AUDITIONS Hedda Gabler - Drama

October 28, 2016

2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13

Henrik Ibsen's great social drama of a caged woman in the late 19th century explores her tormented desire for escape and her yearning for individual and spiritual freedom.

Directed by Mike Beaman


  • January 27-February 19, 2017
  • Preview: January 26
  • Terrific Tuesday: January 31

Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Ave
St. Augustine, FL 32084


  • Please bring a 1-minute monologue, and be prepared to do read from the script
  • Headshots and resumes are preferred but not required. This is very helpful when casting.
  • Rehearsal schedules will be determined by cast availability.
  • Please bring a list of conflict dates for rehearsals.
  • Performers cast in the show must be available for all performances.
  • Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings; and 2 p.m. Sunday afternoons. One Terrific Tuesday performance at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the run.  


  • Hedda Tesman Gabler - The main character, newly married and bored with both her marriage and life, seeking to influence a human fate for the first time. She is the daughter of General Gabler.
  • George (Jørgen) Tesman - Hedda's husband, an academic who is as interested in research and travel as he is in his wife. Despite George's presumed rivalry with Eilert over Hedda, he remains a congenial and compassionate host, and even plans to return Eilert's manuscript after Eilert loses it in a drunken stupor.
  • Juliana (Juliane) Tesman - George's loving aunt who has raised him since early childhood. She is also called Aunt Julle in the play, and Aunt Ju-Ju by George.
  • Thea Elvsted - A younger schoolmate of Hedda and a former acquaintance of George. Nervous and shy, Thea is in an unhappy marriage.
  • Judge Brack - An unscrupulous family friend.
  • Eilert Lövborg (Ejlert Løvborg) - George's former colleague, who now competes with George to achieve publication and a teaching position. Eilert was once in love with Hedda.
  • Bertha (Berte) - A servant of the Tesmans.
  • Diana - Owner of a brothel where Eilert Lövborg dies.