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Production: Yale Repertory Theatre, 2013-14 Season

Principal Roles (Lead)

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Casting the 2013-14 Season to include: "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Owners," "Accidental Death of an Anarchist," "The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls," "These Paper Bullets," and ...more

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Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Principal Roles: (Lead)

Character Breakdowns


The role of Blanche DuBois has been cast. All other roles are available.


All roles available.


The role of the Maniac has been cast. All other roles are available.


All roles available. Seeking:

MASHA: 19-year-old Russian woman. Her boyfriend Misha turned into a bear and is keeping her like a prisoner.

ANNIE: 20-year-old American woman. Eager, brave, and curious. She comes to Russia to improve her Russian and stays with her “aunty” Yaroslava.

OLGA/PASSPORT CONTROL OFFICER/PROFESSOR/VALENTINA: female, 40s. Olga is Annie’s Russian mother. Valentina is the tsar’s wife.

YAROSLAVA/BABA YAGA: female, middle-aged, Annie’s “aunty,” but not related to her. Just like the fairy tale character Baba Yaga, she ages every time she is asked a question.

KATYA: 19-year-old Russian woman. The tsar’s mistress and also in love with the tsar’s daughter, also named Katya.

OTHER KATYA/NASTYA: Other Katya is the tsar’s daughter. She is like Katya’s twin soul, 19 year-old, very similar in character and disposition. Nastya is a 20 year-old prostitute and a friend of Masha’s.


The roles of Ben and Beatrice have been cast. All other roles are available. Seeking:

CLAUDE: male. Member of the famous band, The Quartos. From Liverpool.

PEDRO: male. Member of the famous band, The Quartos. From Liverpool. Brother of Don John.

BALTH: male. Member of the famous band, The Quartos. From Liverpool.

DON JOHN: male. The Quartos’ former drummer who was replaced by his brother Pedro.

DOGBERRY: male. Head of security team in The Messina.

LEONATO: male. Owner of the hotel The Messina in London.

ANTONIO: male. Brother of Leonato.

MARGARET: female. Hero’s assistant.

FRIAR FRANCIS: a priest.

VERGES: male. Dogberry’s partner in the hotel security team.

HERO: female. Leonato’s daughter. A Twiggy-esque model.

URSULA: female. Waiting woman to Hero.

BORACHIO: male. Companion to Don John.

CONRAD: male. Companion to Don John.

WATCH: male or female. Plays various parts.

SEXTON: male or female. Plays various parts.


All roles available. Seeking:

LAZARE ALBANS: male, 72, Caucasian. A wealthy merchant who just choked on a fish bone and died.

BEARTRICE ALBANS: female, 50, African-American. Lazare’s mistress. Mother of Agnes, Maude Lynn, and Odette. Strong willed and strict. She has a history with her past lovers’ mysterious deaths.

AGNES ALBANS: female, 29, African-American with butter-colored skin. First daughter of Beartrice. In love with a wealthy white man, Ramon Le Pip.

MAUDE LYNN ALBANS: female, mid-20s, African-American with white skin. Second daughter of Beartrice. Pious and righteous.

ODETTE ALBANS: female, 20, African-American with brown skin. Third daughter of Beartrice.

MAKEDA: female, 40, African-American. Servant to Lazare and Beartrice.

LA VEUVE/MARIE JOSEPHINE: females, African-American. La Veuve is a 45 year-old free woman of color and friends with Makeda. Marie Josephine (48 years old) is Beartrice’s sister and is slightly insane and also prophetic.