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Ruby Stanley One-Act Festival Auditions

It’s time again for the Ruby Stanley annual One Act Festival Auditions!
On Dec 17 and 19 from 7-9
Four different directors seek men and women of all ages and ethnicities for
four different casts, to perform
four different plays on
two very special nights, February 22 and 23, 2019.

Auditions will be cold readings from the scripts.

The play which is voted audience favorite will compete in the state festival, and possibly at a regional and national level!!
Any questions?



Ruined Auditions

Director Sean Kelly seeks 4 African-American women and 7 African-American men for the March 29-31, 2019, production of Ruined written by Lynn Nottage.

Auditions will be held Monday Dec 10 and Tuesday Dec 11, starting at 7pm and concluding at 9pm. Callbacks if necessary will be Thursday Dec 13 at 7:00pm.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.

Set in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during a complex civil war, a savvy businesswoman, Mama Nadi, both protects and profits from the women whose bodies have become battlegrounds.


SALIMA – 20s to 30s. A woman from a tiny village in the Congo.

JOSEPHINE – 20s to 30s. A worker in the brothel. Mama Nadi’s right hand woman. 

JEROME KISEMBE – 30s to 40s. Leader of the rebel militia. 

MAMA NADI – Late 30s to 40s. Businesswoman who runs the jungle brothel. 

FORTUNE – 20s to 30s. Salima’s husband, now a soldier in the government army.

SIMON – 20s to 30s. Fortune’s cousin. Also a soldier in the government army.

CHRISTIAN – 30s to 40s – A cheerful traveling salesman. 

COMMANDER OSEMBENGA – Late 30s to 50s. A military leader.

MR. HARARI – 30s tp 40s. A Lebanese diamond merchant.

PASCAL/SOLDIER – 20s to 30s. 

SOPHIE – Late teens to 20s. A defiant beauty. Must sing.  






Beginning September 4, 2018 the Wilmington Drama League will have regular office hours Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 pm. Calls or visits can be made to the main office (side door on Shipley St) (302) 764-3396. Our box office line however will remain fully automated. Questions should be directed to the main office line or sent to