Fall 2022 Auditions & Crew Sign Up

by Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker

Based on the adventures of the real-life Mary Frith (nicknamed Moll Cutpurse), The Roaring Girl is a wild and transgressive comedy about gender, trickery, and the criminal underworld of London in the early seventeenth century.

For a synopsis of the play, see https://www.rsc.org.uk/the-roaring-girl

Join our energetic, interdisciplinary group and earn course credit!

Running since 2007, English 2041F - Drama Production draws students from all faculties together to perform, produce and even compose as a team. No prerequisites.

In this course, students participating in the Drama Production explore in theory and practice approaches to text in performance. Only students working as an actor, stage manager, assistant stage manager, lighting, set or costume designer may enrol. Fall 2022 Syllabus 


Online auditions will be held via Zoom on June 1, 2, and 3 from 4 to 6 pm. Please prepare a short (11 line) monologue from a Shakespeare play. No need to memorize. To book a time slot for an audition, or to sign up for production crew, contact the director/instructor, Dr. Jo Devereux: jdevereu@uwo.ca


Show Dates, Time and Location TBA


For more information about the production and the course, please contact the director/instructor: Professor Jo Devereux jdevereu@uwo.ca.

Previous Productions

2021: The Witch of Edmonton
2020: The Rehearsal
2019: The Cenci
2018: Dido, Queen of Carthage
2017: Macbeth

2016: Q1 Hamlet
2015: Women Beware Women
2014: Doctor Faustus
2013: The Wild Duck
2012:The Knight of the Burning Pestle
2011: The Revenger's Tragedy
2010: The Country Wife

2009: The Bear, The Proposal, Uncle Vanya
2008: Hamlet
2007: She Stoops to Conquer
2006: Mrs. Warren's Profession
2005: Arcadia
2003: The Rehearsal