A Wrinkle in Time Auditions

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A Wrinkle in Time

Adapted by John Glore
From the book by Madeleine L’Engle
Directed by Anne M. Byrd

Show Information

Performances Friday, May 4 - Sunday, May 20 (12 performances).
Full performance schedule and show description found here.
First read-through tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, March 13.

Open Call Auditions

Monday, December 4
6:30 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday, December 5
6:30 to 9:30 pm

Callbacks

Wednesday, December 13

From the Director

Based on the beloved children’s novel, A Wrinkle in Time follows the epic quest of Meg and Charles Wallace Murry to find their father. With the help of their new friend, Calvin, and a trio of magical, supernatural beings, their journey takes them across the universe to battle forces of evil. Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin are tested to their limits and must embrace their flaws and faults to gain Father’s release. A tale of courage and bravery, A Wrinkle in Time shows us that we don’t need to be perfect to do amazing things. 

 Audition Preparation

Please prepare a contemporary serious/serio-comedic monologue of two minutes or less.

Character Descriptions

Meg Murry: Awkward and unpopular; uses her faults to become the heroine. 13 years old.

Five actors will play the additional characters including:

Charles Wallace Murry: Meg’s younger brother; brilliant, but odd. 5 years old.

Calvin O’Keefe: Meg’s new friend; popular in school, but neglected at home. 14 years old.

Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, & Mrs. Which: Appear as elderly women; revealed to be ancient beings who assist the children on their quest. Billions of years old.

Additional roles: Mother, Father, Aunt Beast, Citizens of Camazotz

General Information

Actors of all races and ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition. Lyric Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the casting of its productions and, therefore, encourages actors of diverse backgrounds and from underrepresented groups to audition.

  • Auditions are held at Lyric Arts Main Street Stage.
  • Please arrive with a calendar outlining all possible conflict dates between the first read-through and the final performance.
  • Please come prepared with a headshot (or any non-returnable current picture) and resume, if available. Each auditioner will be asked to complete an audition form, a copy of which can be found here.
  • Stipend paid

Please familiarize yourself with our General Audition Guidelines before arriving.
Audition forms can be downloaded here.