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Auditions (Lethbridge): Misery – New West Theatre

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Auditions (Lethbridge): Misery – New West Theatre

Audition Opportunity

Audition Dates: June 18 & 20, 2024
In-person for artists living in Lethbridge; Online via Zoom for those who live outside of Lethbridge.

Production: Misery by William Goldman, based on the novel by Stephen King
Engagement Dates: Rehearsal starts October 1, 2024; Show opens October 24, 2024; Show closed November 2, 2024
Director: Kelly Reay

Synopsis: When acclaimed author Paul Sheldon is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes, he soon discovers her obsession with his work is far more sinister than he could have imagined. Trapped in her remote home, Paul must write a new novel under Annie’s watchful, menacing eye or face deadly consequences

Roles to be Cast:
PAUL SHELDON — Male Presenting, Late 30s – Early 60s
ANNIE WILKES — Female Presenting, 40s – 60s
BUSTER — Male Presenting, 30s – Late 60s

Casting Process
Equity and non-Equity actors are encouraged to apply.
New West Theatre is committed to facilitating a work space where people are comfortable in a creation process, and can be themselves in every capacity. With this in mind, we encourage submissions from those who identify as Indigenous, Black, or POC as well as 2SLGBTQIA+, Disabled/People with Disabilities and/or Neuro-Divergent people.

How to Submit
We would like to request a submission package consisting of:
● headshot
● resume
Applicants from across Alberta are encouraged to apply.
Please submit via email to

DEADLINE for submissions is June 15, 2024.

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