Auditions: King Lear

Performance:  10 - 20 July 2019 at Reading Abbey Ruins

Auditions (both at Progress Theatre):

  • Sunday 17 March 2019:  3.00pm - 7.00pm

  • Wednesday 20 March 2019: 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Open to all, members or non-members.


  • Saturday 23 March 2019: 2.30pm - 6.00pm


  • Sunday 31 March 2019 (provisionally)


  • Earl of Gloucester [m]
  • Duchess of Kent [f]
  • Edmund [m], former rifleman and bastard son of Gloucester
  • King Lear [m]
  • Goneril [f], eldest daughter of Lear
  • Cordelia, youngest daughter of Lear/ The Fool [f]
  • Regan [f], middle daughter of Lear
  • Duke of Albany [m], husband of Goneril
  • Duke of Cornwall [m], husband of Regan
  • Duke of Burgundy, suitor of Cordelia/ Curan [m], lieutenant to Edmund
  • King of France, suitor of Cordelia/ Old Man [m], aide to Gloucester
  • Edgar [m], son of Gloucester
  • Oswald [f], steward of Goneril
  • Gentleman Knight, link between Kent and Cordelia [m/f]
  • First Servant of Cornwall/ Doctor [f], French medic aiding Cordelia
  • Herald to Albany, Spy in Cornwall’s camp [m/f]
  • Herald to Cordelia, Spy in Cornwall’s camp [f]
  • Attendants, servants, soldiers & other knights will be comprised of this company

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