The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Cathy Tempelsman, writer; Corinne May Farkas, casting dir.
The Shakespeare Theatre (Madison, NJ) is casting "A Most Dangerous Woman."
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin Aug. 20; previews begin Sept. 18; runs Sept. 21-Oct. 6 in NJ.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
$700 min./wk. Equity LORT D Contract.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
George Eliot/Mary Anne (Marian) (Lead):
Female, 35-40, All Ethnicities
The writer, in her mid-30s for most of the play, yet she sometimes appears older and homely, and at others sensual and compelling. The ideal...
George Henry Lewes (Lead):
Male, 30-45, All Ethnicities
A writer, Eliot’s common-law husband, had a reputation for being wild in appearance and even off-putting, and yet he’s charismatic and flamb...
Isaac Evans (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 35-45, All Ethnicities
Eliot’s older brother who is rigid and judgmental.
John Blackwood (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 50-60, Caucasian
Eliot’s Scottish publisher.
George Combe (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 40-50, All Ethnicities
A famous phrenologist, a quack, but a genuine believer in the pseudo-science.
Herbert Spencer (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 35-40, All Ethnicities
A well-known, cerebral and asexual writer.
Edward (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 25-30, All Ethnicities
A young clerk in a publishing house. A strong comedic actor who is warm & versatile and has an ear for dialect is needed.
Barbara Bodichon (Chorus / Ensemble):
Female, 30-40, All Ethnicities
A painter and Eliot’s best friend, physically attractive, with an almost masculine air of authority. Also plays characters from Eliot’s nove...
Woman (Chorus / Ensemble):
Female, 25-40, All Ethnicities
Again, versatility and a strong ear for dialect are essential. This third actress plays the remaining female characters from the novels, inc...
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