Event Synopsis: A live theatre event where over 3 hours the audience is transported to a magical kingdom in the land of Florin to explore the world of the movie The Princess Bride.
Cast will depict key characters from the film to accompany a screening. This is a highly immersive event where all cast must be comfortable interacting with the audience and improvising.
Applying: Interested actors should submit a headshot, resume and general availability for rehearsals to email@example.com by March 22nd, 2018. Resemblance to the actors who play the characters in the film is preferred but not mandatory. Watching the movie is highly recommended prior to auditioning.
Auditions: March 24, 2018
Rehearsals: TBA (April 1 – May 23, 2018)
Event Runs: May 24, 25, 26, 31 & June 1, 2, 2018
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Compensation: Profit sharing
Casting for the following roles:
- Westley - (Male 25-35) - Known mostly as the Dread Pirate Roberts this sword-fighting hero will do anything to reunite with his true love even when he is ‘mostly’ dead. This role requires basic combat and sword fighting skills.
- Prince Humperdinck - (Male 25-40) - Humperdinck is heir to the throne of Florin. While initially seen only as a love rival, Humperdinck is later revealed to be the villain of the story.
- Count Rugen - (Male 25-50) - The right-hand man of Prince Humperdinck who has a disturbing interest in the scientific study of pain, and created a machine to suck the life out of a person.
- Vizzini - (Male 25-50) - He is a Sicilian man of genius who is hired by Humperdinck to kidnap and murder Buttercup.
- Fezzik - (Male 25-50, Minimum height of 6 ft) - He is a timid, large-hearted and obedient giant who loves rhymes and his friend Inigo, and is excellent at lifting heavy things.
- The Impressive Clergyman - (Male 25-60) - Officiates the wedding ceremony between Buttercup and Prince Humperdinck.
- The Albino - (Male 25-60) - He works for Count Rugen and Humperdinck and takes care of all those that enter the Pit of Despair.
- Miracle Max - (Male 25-60) - He was once the king's leading miracle man, but Humperdinck fired him and so he retired.
- Valerie - (Female 25-60) - Valerie is married to Miracle Max and stands in as his witch, since all miracle men must have their own witches.
- The Ancient Booer - (Female 25-60) - She is an old lady that boos loudly.
- Female 1 and Male 1 (20-60) - These characters will take on multiple roles throughout the event.
Posted by: The Secret Sessions
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