Actors Needed for JANE EYRE at Merit Theatre Company

MTC_logoSeeking to fill the roles of Edward Fairfax Rochester and St. John Rivers in Merit Theatre Company & Orchestra’s production of JANE EYRE: A Musical Drama.

We need to fill these roles as soon as possible. Below are the character descriptions. If interested, please email Kaitlyn Iocco at

Rehearsals begin May 16 and will be held in Newport, KY, on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings in May, with the addition of Friday evenings in June. (No rehearsals will be held on Memorial Day or Independence Day.) Tech week begins July 2 and performances will be held July 8–10 and 14–16.

Edward Fairfax Rochester (baritone/high baritone, vocal range B2–G4): An intelligent and powerful male presence, he has been greatly damaged by life and is therefore quite prickly and demanding, but has a keen sense of humor and engaging personality. Age 20s–40s.

St. John Rivers (tenor, vocal range C3–G4): The appealing and handsome curate of the parish of Gateshead who is caring for Mrs. Reed at her death. He is a complex young man, passionately devoted to his faith and duty. Age 20s–30s.

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