Auditions

The Elephant Man,
August 9-25, 2019

by Bernard Pomerance.

Auditions will be held June 17-18 in the Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre. Doors open at 6:40. Auditions will run 7-9pm. Come either day, no appointment needed. Be prepared to stay the entire time.

The Elephant Man

Auditions will be cold readings from script. All ages, abilities, and ethnicities welcome. There will be a rehearsal schedule at the audition, please bring and note your conflicts on your audition form.

Bring your current HEADSHOT and RESUME. If you DO NOT have a headshot and/or resume, DON’T LET THAT STOP YOU! COME AND AUDITION!

This production will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, August 9-25, 2019. Rehearsals will begin either late June or early July depending on scheduling.

Character Sketches


The cast requires 6 men and 2 women. Most actors play multiple roles.

FREDERICK TREVES a surgeon and teacher.

CARR GOMM administrator of the London Hospital.

ROSS Manager of the Elephant Man.

JOHN MERRICK the Elephant Man.

THREE PINHEADS three women freaks whose heads are pointed.

BELGIAN POLICEMEN

LONDON POLICEMAN

MAN at a fairground in Brussels.

CONDUCTOR of Ostend-London boat train.

BISHOP WALSHAM HOW

PORTER at the London Hospital.

SNORK also a porter.

MRS. KENDAL an actress.

DUCHESS

COUNTESS

PRINCESS ALEXANDRA

LORD JOHN

MISS SANDWICH a nurse.