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"Pride and Prejudice"-Little Rock, AR - Casting ID # 1613801
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Self Response
Location Little Rock, AR Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-18-20
Audition Date 10-11-20 Submission deadline 10-09-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
This isn't your grandmother's Austen! Bold, surprising, boisterous, and timely, this P&P for a new era explores the absurdities and thrills of finding your perfect (or imperfect) match in life. The outspoken Lizzy Bennet is determined to never marry, despite mounting pressure from society. But can she resist love, especially when that vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aggravating Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn?! Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent adaptation. Because what turns us into greater fools…than the high-stakes game of love?

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

Bright, lively, intelligent, witty, lovely. Lizzie is the one literary character who many young women aspire to be. Though with few prospects for marriage, she is confident in her values, feelings and choices. Lizzie does not want to settle for an unhappy union even if it means losing Longbourn. Lizzie is confident when speaking with Darcy or Miss Bingley or Lady Catherine. As real [truths are revealed, she is prepared to reconsider her opinions and prejudices.


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

Role # 2 Jane Bennet
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The oldest sister. beautiful, kind and graceful. Jane loves her sister, Lizzie for her spirit. Jane walks through the world seeing as much good in people as she can. She is careful and measured and not as open, her true feelings can be mistaken.


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

Role # 3 Mrs. Bennet
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Was a beauty in her youth, charming and irresistible but from the merchant class and, therefore, not a "lady". Her imperative- find husbands for her daughters. They will inherit little so they must seduce suitors with their charms- as she did! Mrs. Bennet does not have a filter whether in public or private. She says what she feels without consideration of its impacts.


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

Role # 4 Mr. Bennet
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A gentleman, current \"owner\" of Longbourn- He inherited Longbourn- the land makes him a gentleman. On his death, the estate must go to a male heir, Mr. Collins. This accountant for the number of daughters- 4 in the play, 5 in the novel- the hoping for a son.


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

Role # 5 Lydia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A flirt and her mother's daughter. She cares about the latest fashion, dancing, being the centre of attention and a man in uniform. There is no self-reflection or concern about the impact of her behavior on her family. With little fortune, she can be and will be taken advantage of by the likes of Wickham.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 22
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Mary
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Studious, reads, serious-minded and plays the piano. As she is the youngest, she observes all the goings-on and is not yet truly out in society.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 18
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Mr. Darcy
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A handsome, proud, very rich man, single. He is the archetype of the romantic ideal but with Austen twist. He is proud but within his world at Pemberly, he is known as the best man and master. He loves hsi sister and looks after her. He is also capable of great love and generosity. HE utterly understands the impact of Lydia and Wickham's behavior on the Bennet family and on Elizabeth. He did what he needs to be done to make things right even with the prospect that Elizabeth would not accept him.


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

Role # 8 Mr. Bingley
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A lovely, sweet, handsome rich man, single. HE is just what a young man should be- kind, generous of heart and spirit and rich. He truly is taken by Jane and does love her. However, both Darcy and Caroline can convince him that he will be brokenhearted as his love is not reciprocated. He is then convinced of the truth and returns to Netherfield and Jane.


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

Role # 9 Ms. Caroline Bengley
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Mr. Bingley\'s sister who prefers London society. Caroline is the realist in the family. She also likes having status and wealth. She can appreciate the goddess of Jane but is happy to participate in separating her from her brother. The Bennet family is unacceptable. Does she have designs on Darcy? Does she want Bingley to marry Georgianna Darcy?


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

Role # 10 Mr. Collins
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Mr. Bennet's cousin, a clergyman who will inherit Longbourn society. He is not a a clergyman because of a deep spiritual calling but because it what was available. A chance recommended him to Lady Catherine. HE manages to embarrass and bore his cousins. Lizzie will not marry him but he finds a partner in Charlotte Lucas.


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

Role # 11 Charlotte Lucas
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Elizabeth's close friends who marries Mr. Collins. Charlotte does not have romantic notions. She is an intelligent young woman and Lizzie\'s equal in many ways. Her home is more settled as her father\'s estate will not be lost. But she is getting older and there are not many choices out there.


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

Role # 12 Lady Catherine
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Lady Catherine de Bourgh, Darcy's wealthy aunt and patroness to Mr. Collins. She is steeped in her status, her place in the world and is an authority on all things. Her direct manner does not deem to take in the feelings of others. She is not to be crossed. She believes her daughter is to marry Darcy and join the two household. She cannot fathom that Darcy might see something in Elizabeth- not possible


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

Role # 13 Mr. Gardiner
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Brother to Mrs. Bennet, uncle to the Bennet girls. He is very successful business man with a lovely home in London though not up to Caroline Bingley\'s requirements of a suitable address. He is a good father, a good husband and a good uncle who will look after his family. He is not all like his sister.


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

Role # 14 Mrs. Gardiner
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Married to Mr. Gardiner, aunt to the Bennet girls. She is cherished aunt who is the opposite of Mrs. Bennet, her sister-in-law. She enjoys the company of her nieces, Jane and Elizabeth and will provide thoughtful counsel.


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

Role # 15 The Militar
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The army or navy was a position for young man to aspire to in order to have standing- a respected manner to earn a living.


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

Role # 16 Mr. Wickham
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A new militiaman and known to Darcy and his family. He is very charming and seductive that even Lizzie could not see through him at first. He will seem very romantic. He is looking for an easy way out and will lie and cheat though seeming to be the best of men. Heaven only knows his real intent in running off with Lydia- perhaps he thought someone would rescue her resulting in money for him.


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

Role # 17 Mr. Denny
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A militiaman, a friend\'s of Lydia. A genuine young man trying to make his way in the world. He is enjoying phis time in Meryton.


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

Role # 18 Mr. Brandon
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A militiaman , a friend's of Lydia. Another genuine young man like his friend Mr. Denney.


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

Role # 19 Mrs. Hall
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The Bennet's housekeeper.


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

Role # 20 Mrs. Reynolds
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Darcy's housekeeper.


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

Role # 21 Hopkins
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Bingley's servant male in livery.


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

Role # 22 Dancers
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Looking for actor to play this role.


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

Role # 23 Ball Guests
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Looking for actor to play this role.


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