AUDITIONS! Ken Ludwig's The Three Musketeers

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AUDITIONS!

Ken Ludwig's

The Three Musketeers

December 8 and 9 from 1-4 pm

at The Maple Ridge Leisure Centre (preschool room)

Auditions are on a first-come, first-seen basis between 1 and 4 pm. You will not need to stay for the entire afternoon, but you may be asked to attend a call-back (TBA). You may prepare a short monologue of your choice, a song or demonstrate your sword skills (an asset, but not required; safe and choreographed stage fighting instruction will be provided - see preliminary rehearsal schdule below).

Cold read selections from the play will be provided.

All are welcome to audition, including all ages, ethnicities and abilities. Emerald Pig is an inclusive, non-profit, community theatre troupe. If selected for the cast, you will be required to become a member of Emerald Pig ($10 annual membership). This is a nonEquity production.

Production Dates: March 21-23 and 28-30, 2019

at the Port Moody Inlet Theatre

Character descriptions are listed below. Some minor characters may be doubled.

For further information, please contact Sharon Malone, director, at emeraldpig@theatrebc.org

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Stage fighting workshops will be included in the rehearsal schedule on a few Saturdays. Full cast rehearsals are Sundays from 1-4 (aprox). Specific scene work will be scheduled on weeknight evenings (mostly Mondays and Thursdays), depending on actors involved. Additional rehearsals for fight choreography and dance may be added as needed.

Sundays  (1-4pm)  January 13 First Read-Through; January 20, 27, Feb 3, 10. 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17
Saturday January 19 and 26, Feb 23, March 9 (time TBA)  Fencing, Fighting and Choreography workshops
Mondays (7-9pm) January 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25 – no rehearsal on Feb 18 (Family Day), March 4, 11, 18
Thursdays (7-9pm) January 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 , March 7, 14

You might also want to check out some videos I’ve saved to our YouTube channel. You can see that I’m a little bit obsessed with the BBC series The Musketeers!
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxe9fcOdjMhvjBJv-qZHY-pgrpYIRbNJq

Male Characters

(possible doubling)

Description

Age range

D'Artagnan

Young hero/Farm boy from Gascony who sets out to join the Musketeers

Late teens-early 20’s

Athos

Expert swordsman with a troubled past – full of shadows

Late 20’s-40

Porthos

Expert swordsman – described as Bacchus - the great Olympian god of wine, vegetation, pleasure and festivity. Enjoys a drink or two – jovial, vain

Late 20’s-40

Aramis

Expert swordsman – handsome - Enjoys a lady or two – romantic- aspires to become a priest – has a hot temper

Late 20’s-40

Cardinal Richelieu

Controls the church and state by controlling the king – hates the Musketeers

40-60

 

Rochefort

 

Works for the cardinal – Captain of the Red Guards – wears an eyepatch

30—40+

Stanley

 

King Louis XIll

King Louis XIll is a weak and immature leader who relies on the Cardinal as a father figure to guide him

40+

D' Artagnan's father

 

Basille

 

Fouquet

 

Fache

 

Treville

Treville is the Captain of the Musketeers

40+

Duke of Buckingham

The Queen’s lover

Ravanche

 

Ruffian

 

Inkeeper

 

DeBris

 

Female Characters

(possible doubling)

Description

Age range

Sabine

Young heroine - D'Artagnan’s sister – dresses as a man to accompany D’Artagnan to Paris - feisty and adventurous like her brother

Late teens-early 20’s

Milady, Countess De Winter

 

Milady is the most dangerous woman in France – cunning, beautiful, expensive clothes - works for Cardinal Richelieu and is required to do his bidding

30-40+

Old Woman

 

Constance Bonacieux

D’Artagnan falls in love with Constance

Late teens-early 20’s

Adele

Admirer of Porthos

Sister at school

 

Queen Anne

The Queen is having an affair with Lord Buckingham. Cardinal Richelieu enlists Milady Dewinter to entrap her.

30+

D'Artagnan's mother

 

40+

Elise

Lady friend of Aramis

Mother Superior

 

Abbess