THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Tennessee Williams
Performance Dates: 26 April to 11 May 2024
Audition Dates: Sunday 3 December 2023 10am & Monday 4 December 7:30pm at our theatre, 29 Burke Road, Malvern East
This role has been precast.
Tom Wingfield: Male, aged late 20s – early 30s.
Amanda’s son, and the narrator of the play. A poet with an unbearable job in a warehouse who dreams of escape from his humdrum family life. His nature is not remorseless, but to escape from a trap, he has to act without pity.
Laura Wingfield: Female, aged late 20s – early 30s.
Amanda’s daughter, a fragile person suffering from a debilitating shyness, who finds refuge from her demons in the make believe world of her Glass Menagerie.
Jim O’Connor: Male, aged lates 20s – early 30s.
The gentleman caller. A nice, ordinary young man, Amanda’s white knight for Laura.
Ages are indicative and approximate only. An actor’s true age may be different from the age of the character, if they look and sound right for the part. Please do not hesitate to audition because you are uncertain about the suitability of your age.
The play is set in St. Louis Missouri and a reasonable Southern US accent should be used at the audition. However, voice coaching will be offered during production.
Full details can be found on the VDL website https://vdl.org.au/auditions
VERY IMPORTANT: You must book an audition time with the Director (refer information on VDL website for contact details), after which you will be emailed a link to complete the online Audition Form.