“The Lady in the Van”

Synopsis: The true story of Miss Shepherd, an eccentric woman of uncertain origins, who `temporarily’ parked her broken-down van in writer Alan Bennett’s London driveway, and proceeded to live there for the next 15 years.
When: Auditions available for Wednesday February 27th, 2019 starting at 6:30pm
**Thursday, Feb. 28 has reached capacity**
Where: Workshop Theatre Rehearsal Space. Bay H 1003 55th Ave NE

Please bring your resume and headshot (if available).
Open auditions. Performance dates run May 24th, 2019 – June 1st, 2019.
Please use the form to the right to confirm your preferred date and character >>>

Character List and Descriptions

The action of the play takes place in Alan Bennett’s house, garden and the street outside, in Camden, London between 1974 – 1989.

Miss Shepherd – about 65 years old.
Alan Bennett – the authors public persona
Alan Bennett 2 – the authors inner persona
Mam – Alan Bennett’s mother, about 60 years old
Rufus – Alan Bennett’s neighbour
Pauline – Rufus’ wife
Social Worker – Female
Underwood – a dilapidated figure
Mam’s Doctor – no description given
Leo Fairchild – Miss Shepherd’s brother
Lout – no description given
Ambulance Driver – no description given
Miss Shepherds Doctor – no description given
Interviewer – no description given
Priest – no description given
Council workmen, Undertakers, etc. – no descriptions given

Let Us Know if You’d Like to Audition:

Simply fill out the form below and hit send and someone will get back to you to confirm your time and date.

Auditions available WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019 starting at 630PM.

Please select the character(s) you wish to audition for:
Miss ShepherdAlan Bennett (public persona)Alan Bennett (inner persona)MamRufusPaulineSocial WorkerUnderwoodMam's DoctorLeo FairchildLoutAmbulance DriverMiss Shepherd's DoctorInterviewerPriestCouncil workman, Undertakers, etc.