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An Audition for "Mary Stuart"-Grand Junction, CO - Casting ID # 1600444
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Grand Junction, CO Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 08-23-19
Audition Date 08-29-19 Submission deadline 08-28-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A drama depicting the conflict between Elizabeth I and her cousin Mary Stuart. Elizabeth struggles over whether to keep Mary alive or execute her. Follow the politically-charged biographical drama and power-play between two of history’s greatest monarchs, who happened to be women. Written by Jean Stock Goldstone and John Reich. Directed by Shelley Butler.

Additional Information:
- All roles listed in character breakdown below are available. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition. A headshot and resume are recommended. Sides will be provided.

Role # 1 Elizabeth
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Queen of England. Complicated and layered, at times manipulative and uncertain as jealousy consumers her—but always formidable, radiating power and holding her own in a male dominated world.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Mary Stuart
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Queen of Scotland, prisoner in England. Equally complex, she is beautiful and charismatic with a hypnotic power that captures those around her. Often level-headed, but capable of fiercely letting loose when the chips are down and she makes her passionate case.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Hannah Kennedy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mary Stuart’s nurse, Hannah has cared for Mary since birth. She is a faithful and fierce protector of Mary and her royal rights, and an intelligent fighter with a soft heart. May have a trace of an Irish brogue.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 70
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Robert Dudley
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Earl of Leicester - Changeable, crafty and sometimes weak-willed, but handsome and charming if a bit oily. Has multiple alliances and a thirst for attention, recognition and love.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Sir Amias Paulet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Proud, strong and kind, he places fairness above all else. Though unabashedly partisan, he will not stand for anything that departs from the letter of the law. He will boldly challenge anyone he distrusts.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 George Talbot
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Earl of Shrewsbury, thoughtful and deliberate with a strong sense of justice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 William Cecil
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Lord Burleigh: Lord High Treasurer, harsh, dark and powerful, he is fiercely loyal to Elizabeth and disdainful of Mary.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 79
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Sir Edward Mortimer
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Earl of Kent: Sir Amias’s nephew is young, zealous and passionate, and dedicated to Mary’s cause. He is a bit of an opportunist.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Sir William Davison
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Sir William is the Secretary of State; cautious and careful and ultimately a bit flustered when made the scapegoat by Elizabeth. Comically unwilling (unable?) to take initiative.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Count Aubespine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The French Ambassador.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Sir Andrew Melvil
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mary’s house steward. Devoted and kind, he becomes a priest to hear Mary’s last confession.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 70
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Ensemble Male 1
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Plays O’Kelly (Mortimer’s friend), Page, and Servant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Ensemble Male 2
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Plays Drugeon Drury (Mary’s second guardian), Sheriff, and Officer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Ensemble Male 3
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Guard 1.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Ensemble Male 4
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Guard 2.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -