“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
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