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"Sense And Sensibility" Auditions-Billings, MT - Casting ID # 1606396
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Billings, MT Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 12-03-19
Audition Date 03-07-20 Submission deadline 03-06-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Hilarious and heartbreaking, Kate Hamill's adaptation of this Jane Austen classic is a true breath of fresh air. Set in late 18th-century England, the story follows Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, whose lives are upended when their father abruptly dies, leaving them penniless and with reputations at stake. Together the women must learn to mix sense with sensibility to find happiness in a society where love is ruled by money.

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Role # 1 Colonel Brandon
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A retired officer and friend of Sir John Middleton who falls in love with Marianne Dashwood and acts kindly, honorably, and graciously towards the Dashwoods throughout the novel.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Mrs. Dashwood
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The kind and loving mother of Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret and second wife to Henry Dashwood. She has inherited no fortune of her own but wants the best for her daughters and shares Marianne's romantic sensibilities.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Elinor Dashwood
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The nineteen-year-old eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dashwood and the heroine of Austen's novel. Elinor is composed but affectionate, both when she falls in love with Edward Ferrars and when she comforts and supports her younger sister Marianne.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 19 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Henry Dashwood
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The father of John Dashwood and, by a second marriage, of Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret Dashwood. He dies in the opening chapter of the novel and bequeaths his estate at Norland to his son, leaving his wife and daughters impoverished.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Fanny Dashwood
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The selfish, snobbish, and manipulative wife of John Dashwood and the sister of Edward and Robert Ferrars.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 John Dashwood
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The weak-minded and money-grubbing heir to the Norland estate. At his wife Fanny's suggestion, he leaves his mother and sisters with very little money and remains largely unconcerned for their welfare.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Margaret Dashwood
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The thirteen-year-old, good-humored youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dashwood, Margaret shares her sister Marianne's romantic tendencies.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 17
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Marianne Dashwood
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The seventeen-year-old second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dashwood. Marianne's spontaneity, excessive sensibility, and romantic idealism lead her to fall in love with the debaucherous John Willoughby, though he painfully spurns her, causing her to finally recognize her misjudgment of him. After this turn of heart, she ultimately marries her long-standing admirer, Colonel Brandon.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 19
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Mrs. Ferrars
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The wealthy, manipulative mother of Edward and Robert who disinherits her first son when he refuses to marry a rich heiress.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Edward Ferrars
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The sensible and friendly older brother of Fanny Dashwood and Robert Ferrars. Edward develops a close relationship with Elinor while staying at Norland and ultimately marries her, after he is freed from a four-year secret engagement to Lucy Steele.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Robert Ferrars
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A conceited coxcomb and the younger brother of Edward and Fanny. Robert inherits his mother's fortune after she disinherits Edward. Ironically, he ultimately marries Lucy Steele, even though it was Edward's engagement to this same woman that caused his mother to disinherit him.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Miss Sophia Grey
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The wealthy heiress whom Willoughby marries after abandoning Marianne.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Mrs. Jennings
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Lady Middleton's gossipy but well-intentioned mother who invites the Dashwood sisters to stay with her in London and makes it her "project" to marry them off as soon as possible.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Lady Middleton
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A distant relation of the Dashwoods who lives at Barton Cottage with her husband Sir John Middleton and their four spoiled children.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Sir John Middleton
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The jovial but vulgar distant relation of the Dashwoods who invites Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters to stay at Barton Cottage after Mr. and Mrs. John Dashwood inherit Norland, leaving the women homeless.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Mr. Thomas Palmer
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Mrs. Palmer's gruff, unemotional husband.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Mrs Charlotte Palmer
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Mrs. Jennings' talkative and foolish daughter who invites the Dashwood sisters to stay at her home in Cleveland on their way from London to Barton.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Anne Steele
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Lucy Steele's older, unmarried sister who accidentally reveals her sister's secret engagement to Edward Ferrars.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Lucy Steele
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Mrs. Jennings' cousin and a sly, selfish, and insecure young woman. She has been secretly engaged to Edward Ferrars for four years but she ultimately marries his brother, Robert, once Edward is disinherited.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 John Willoughby
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An attractive but deceitful young man who wins Marianne Dashwood's heart but then abandons her (greedily) in favor of the wealthy Miss Sophia Grey.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -