attn: WITHIN THE LAW
220 East 4th Street
New York NY10009
Seasonal Showcase Code; $500 total AEA stipend
Actors for 3 female roles, 6 male roles
NYC auditions held week of 4/7/14. Email, mail or drop off picture/resume ASAP for consideration.
Rehearsals Begin: May 1, 2014
Performance Run: May 31 – June 29, 2014 NB: Performances include Sunday matinees each week, plus two Wednesday and Saturday matinees in the final weeks.
Written by Bayard Veiller (1912)
Director: Michael Hardart
Sides will be made available when auditions are scheduled.
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Falsely imprisoned for theft, a woman vows revenge on the rich and privileged set by
manipulating the very laws they hide behind. A thrilling melodrama from 1911 that
explores the injustices of a justice system that protects the wealthy and punishes the poor.
Mary, 25-30, Wrongfully convicted shop girl who uses the law to seek revenge on the privileged set that imprisoned her.
Sarah, 30-45, Gilder’s long-time secretary. Observant but cautious. Wants to keep her job.
Agnes, 20-29, Confidence woman. Must play both high and low brow.
Dick, 25-30, Happy-go-lucky son of a wealthy man
Gilder, 50-65, Owner of a department store. Arrogant and selectively self-righteous
Demarest, 30-45, District Attorney. Troubled by the compromises he must make.
Garson, 30-40, Lifetime criminal trying to do the right thing. Hot tempered.
Griggs, 30-45, English gentleman criminal.
Burke, 40-55, Merciless police Inspector.