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Production: 'The Children's Hour' (See all 14 roles)

Mary Tilford (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "The Children's Hour," a 1934 stage play written by Lillian Hellman. It is a drama set in an all-girls boarding school run by two women, Karen Wright and Martha Dobie.

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Female, ages 12-14, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Mary Tilford: (Lead) the spoiled granddaughter of Amelia Tilford, a problem child at the Wright-Dobie School, appears “undistinguished,” but she is clever and used to having her own way with her doting grandmother, attempts to manipulate everyone at the school, resorting to a variety of tricks, including flattery, feigned sickness, blackmail, physical intimidation, and whining complaints.