Sewell Barn Theatre, Constitution Hill, Norwich NR3 4BB Box office: 01603 626414 Sewell Barn Trust: Registered Charity No 277724
The Sewell Barn Company
By Christopher Marlowe
Director: Chris Bealey
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Performance dates: 28 – 30 March, 3 – 6 April (including a matinee on 6 April)
Faustus is a morality play that explores the downfall of over-
The production will draw out and highlight this key theme with live music and the company interchanging between the real and grotesque characters. The timeless theme will have a timeless setting that marks the rise fall and eventual damnation of Dr John Faustus.
Doctor John Faustus – title role with largest speeches and emotional journey. Male aged ideally 25-
Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, Anger, Jealousy, Pride
Wagner Faustus' servant,
Valdes and Cornelius -
Scholar one and Scholar Two – Faustus’ peers
Good Angel and Evil Angel -
Charles V, Emperor of Germany
Duke and Duchess of Vanholt
Old Man -
Helen of Troy,
Spirits and apparitions that appear during the course of the play.
Four singers – ideally live or recorded if necessary
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. There will be a few Sundays to accommodate full runs/tech rehearsals etc. Rehearsals will begin week of Mon 20th January. There will be a read through and character workshop shortly after casting.
Sunday 4th November for Faustus in the Barn, 7pm
Audition pieces for Faustus will be provided in advance of the audition.
Sunday 2nd December for all other roles, 6pm
There will be a mixture of voice and movement work for this audition and no preparation is needed. However, all auditionees are encouraged to read a version of the play.
If you are unable to make the audition date, please contact the director as soon as possible to make another arrangement.
The script is an edited version of one of the forms of play and the text will be available for auditions.