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The Land of Promise is a four act play that takes place in the wealthy drawing rooms of the British upper-classes and the backwoods cabins of Canadian settlers in the early 20th century.

Show: The Land of Promise by Somerset Maugham
Companies: co-production between Theatre Double Take and Snowdrop Productions
Rehearsal Period: March and April 2015 (Weds, Fri, and Sunday evenings), Tech/Dress Apr 29th and 30th
Performance Dates: May 1st-3rd, 6th-9th 2015
Venue: Red Sandcastle Theatre
Non-union, profit-share

We are casting for the following roles:

  • Mr. Wickham (25-35 yrs): young, married British gentleman
  • Benjamin Trotter: (25-35 yrs): lower-class British farm labourer

Please note: we would ideally like to find someone who can play both roles (this show will involve a lot of double-casting)


  • Availability during the rehearsal and production period is a must.
  • Some skill with accents is an asset

To apply: Email with CV and headshot
Deadline: end of day March 13th. Only those selected to audition will be contacted.

Auditions will be held on March 15th, between 2-5pm at the Fringe Creation Lab.
If you are interested in this role but cannot make the audition time, we will also accept a self-tape.

About the Companies
Snowdrop Productions is committed to producing underperformed plays with an emphasis on Canadian themes. A strong interest in plays written or set in the first half of the twentieth century allows us to examine our cultural history through theatre. We believe in the importance of telling Canadian stories and exploring Canadian history.

Theatre Double Take is a Toronto theatre company specializing in inquisitive adaptations that examine problematic aspects of well-known plays, works of literature, and historical events.

Both companies are committed to providing artistic opportunities for women in theatre, as well as young up-and-coming artists.

Posted by: Theatre Double Take and Snowdrop Productions
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