On August 4th (Saturday 10 -3) and 5th (Sunday 12-3) 2018 we will be auditioning for Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Wit. This powerful play explores the question, How should we live our lives knowing that we will someday die? The play is both uplifting and redemptive. The play is about a renowned English professor, Vivian Bearing, diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. As her disease and painful treatment progress, she begins to question the single-minded values and standards that have always directed her life.
Vivian Bearing, PH.D - Female 50; Professor of Seventeenth-Century Poetry
Mr. Bearing - Male 40 -70; Vivian's father
Dr. Kelekian, M.D - Male or Female 40 -65 ; Chief of Medical Oncology
(Jason) Posner, M.D - Male or Female 28-35 ; Clinical Fellow
Susie Monahan, R.N. , B.S.N. - Female 28 - 35; Primary Nurse, Cancer Inpatient Unit
E.M. Ashford, D. Phil. - Male or Female 45 - 70; Professor of English Literature
Four 20 somethings:
This play will be performed with a cast of ten: the four Technicians, Fellows, Students, and Code Team Members will double.
Show dates will be November 30, December 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 2018.
If you are interested in knowing more about the auditions, or would like to sign up for one of the audition days, please email us back or call (724) 263-0075. You do not need to have prior acting experience to audition. Bringing a head shot is optional. If you have a memorized monologue, we would love to see it. However, monologues are also optional. Most auditions will be a cold reading from the script. Thanks, and good luck to those who come out and audition for this Pulitzer Prize winning play.
Iron Horse Theatre Company
348 Maplewood Avenue
Ambridge, Pa. 15003
Phone: (724) 263-0075
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