The Elephant Man

Gallery Players announces auditions for The Elephant Man, by Bernard Pomerantz. Directed by Mark Gallagher.

Auditions are as follows:
Wednesday, September 6th @ 6-10pm Open Call

Saturday, September 9th @ 2-5pm Callbacks

Sunday, September 10th @ 12-5pm Callbacks

Please prepare a 1 – 1.5 minute dramatic, contemporary monologue.

 

BREAKDOWN

JOHN MERRICK: male/late 20s-early 30s/highly intelligent, sensitive, artistic and gentle soul living within a severely disfigured body

FREDERICK TREVES: male/31/driven, contradictory, brilliant and accomplished surgeon/lecturer in anatomy at the acclaimed London Hospital (also plays BELGIAN POLICEMAN)

MRS. KENDALL: female/approx. 35-45/determined, successful, sophisticated, compassionate and witty leading lady of the British theatre of the day (also plays PINHEAD and possibly COUNTESS) Role will require partial nudity.

CARR GOMM: male/50s-60s/blunt, acerbic and forthright administrator at the London Hospital (also plays CONDUCTOR

ROSS: male/40s-50s/crude, brash and cruel manager of “The Elephant Man” in a seedy sideshow (also plays BISHOP WALSHAM HOW – righteous, rigid and self-serving bishop – and possibly SNORK)

MISS SANDWICH: female/mid 30s-mid 40s/confident, earthy, experienced but, ultimately, hypocritical nurse (also plays PINHEAD, PRINCESS ALEXANDRA and possibly COUNTESS)

PINHEAD MANAGER: male/30s-40s/harsh, crass sideshow manager of “The Pinheads” in a Belgian circus (also plays WILL (PORTER), EARL, LORD JOHN, LONDON POLICEMAN and possibly SNORK)