ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
Auditions will be held at Eltham Little Theatre (1603 Main Road, Research) for our fourth season 2019 production: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by John Osborne, directed by Terese Maurici.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
To fill the remaining roles, further auditions will be held from 7 PM, Monday 15 July. Contact the director as below to request an audition time. See below for the roles yet to be filled.
Auditions will be from 7 PM, Monday 24 June and from 7 PM, Wednesday 26 June. (by appointment).
Contact the director via SMS to request an audition time: Terese Maurici 0449 932 921, or book by email.
Season and rehearsal information:
The season runs from September 20 - October 5.
Please check that the season information suits your schedule before considering booking an audition.
Rehearsals will be 3 times a week. (2 week nights and Sunday afternoons).
Rehearsals will take place in the Eltham Little Theatre rehearsal room : access via the lower car park.
Auditionees will be asked to read from the script on the night.
We ask that auditionees attempt an American accent.
Auditionees are asked to prepare a 1 minute monologue, introducing themselves (as the character they are auditioning for) and share a little about themselves - This does not need to be memorised.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR MORE THAN 1 ROLE, YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PREPARE MULTIPLE MONOLOGUES.
Billy Bibbit (Supporting): Male, 22-34 (CAST)
An Acute; has been tormented by a stutter all his life and very immature. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Chief Bromden (Lead): Male, 32-60 (CAST)
Huge; son of the chief of the Columbia Indians and a white woman; suffers from paranoia and hallucinations and is reputed to have received over two hundred electric shock treatments. Ethnicity: Indigenous Peoples.
Aide Warren and Aide Williams (Supporting): Male, 18-40
Aides in the psychiatric ward; selected carefully by the head nurse because they were full of hatred; they do whatever she wants them to do. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Cheswick (Supporting): Male, 32-48 (CAST)
Ruckley (Supporting): Male, 33-66 (CAST)
A Chronic; shock treatments have destroyed his brain. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Sandra (Supporting): Female, 18-40
A friend of Candy’s; white trash. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Dale Harding (Lead): Male, 30-48 (CAST)
An Acute; college-educated; has an effeminate manner about him that he can’t stand. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Martini (Supporting): Male, 30-44 (CAST)
Italian; an Acute; he lives in his own illusory, fantasy world; eager and bright-eyed. Ethnicity: European-looking.
Randle P. McMurphy (Lead): Male, 30-48 (CAST)
Strongly built; diagnosed as a psychopath but he is not really insane; outgoing and uninhibited; a gambler and con man. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Nurse Flynn (Supporting): Female, 18-31 (CAST)
Nervous and frightened of the patients; a believing Catholic; wears a crucifix. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Nurse Ratched (Lead): Female, 35-60+
Her manner is coldly efficient; she likes to enforce rules strictly and believes she is trying to help the patients. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Scanlon (Lead): Male, 29-53 (CAST)
An Acute; one of the few patients who had been involuntarily committed to the hospital; has fantasies about destroying things. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Dr. Spivey (Supporting): Male, 31-62
The ineffectual doctor in charge of the psychiatric ward; weak, possibly addicted to drugs. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Candy Starr (Supporting): Female, 26-44
A prostitute from Portland. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.
Aide Turkle (Supporting): Male, 33-60 (CAST)
Works as an aide on the night shift; has worked there a long time. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.