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Death and the Maiden

20 Feb, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

About the Show:

Paulina Salas is a former political prisoner who had been raped by her captors, led by a sadistic doctor whose face she never saw. The rapist doctor played Schubert’s composition Death and the Maiden during the act of rape; hence the play’s title.
Years later she hears his voice again as he, by chance, is invited into her home by her husband,
Paulina decides to kidnap him to make him stand trial for his crimes

Available Roles:

Paulina Salas — 30-35 years old
Gerardo Escobar — her husband, a lawyer, 40-45 years old
Roberto Miranda — a doctor, 50 +

Preparation:
For an audition pack please email Lars Jensen at ljensen@stmarys.wa.edu.au using Death and the Maiden as the subject title.

Accents will not be required.
The audition will be an open audition workshop style using texts from the play.

Audition Contact:

Lars Jensen ljensen@stmarys.wa.edu.au 0417 910 948

Show Details:

Show: Death and the Maiden
Author: Ariel Dorfman
Venue: Roy Edinger Hall, Stock Rd, Palmyra
Theatre Company: Melville Theatre Company
Show Dates: May 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20 and 21.
Director: Lars Jensen

Details

Date:
20 Feb, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Melville Theatre Company
Phone:
(08) 9330 4565
Email:
melville.theatre.company@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.meltheco.org.au/

Venue

Melville Theatre
cnr Stock highway & Canning Highway
Melville, WA 6158 Australia
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Phone:
(08) 9330 4565
Website:
http://www.meltheco.org.au