Stolen Shakespeare Guild Auditions

Emma by Jane Austen and adapted by Jon Jory

Directed by LibbyHawkins

Performed at Arts Fort Worth / the Fort WorthCommunity Arts Center in the Sanders Theater.

Production Dates: December 1 – December 17, 2023

Audition Location: First Christian Church,Irving South - 114 West Grauwyler Rd. Irving, TX 75061.




- Auditions will be on Saturday, September 23rd starting at 2:00 p.m.

- Please email us at  to make your audition appointment. In the initial e-mail send us   1) list your conflicts for October25th – December 17, 2023. We ask for this because we don’t want to waste your time auditioning if you are unable to come to rehearsals/shows..

2) Your contact information


- Callbacks are TBA.

-         If you wish you may join the SSG Auditions Facebook group. In the group we post sides, updates on the audition, and let you know when all parts have been cast.

-         Participation in the strike is required to be in the shows and receive stipends.

-         Rehearsals will be in Irving and will move to the Sanders Theater in Fort Worth the week of the production.

 - If you are unable to attend the audition date, a video audition is a possible alternative, though attending the live audition is strongly recommended.

Non-Equity Actors Compensation:

1)      We will provide a stipend of $100.00

2)      SSG actor ensemble members will receive a $50.00 bonus. (To become an ensemble member, you will have to have been in at least 10 SSG shows as an actor, actress, or performer.)

3)      You will receive 2 comps for the openingweekend of the show.

4)      You receive an actor’s pass which you may useonly for yourself to see our future shows on opening weekends for one year.


Equity Actors:

We are not able to provide equity contractscurrently.




Emma Woodhouse

Mr. Knightley

Harriet Smith

Mr. Woodhouse

Mr. Elton

Mrs. Elton

Mr. Weston

Mrs. Weston

Miss Bates

Frank Churchill

Jane Fairfax


Ensemble: Party Guests,Butlers and Maids, and    Robert Martin


The Story

Matchmaker Emma Woodhousehas just moved on to her newest “project” - a sweet, but modest girl namedHarriet Smith. Having played matchmaker for her governess, vivacious Emma isdetermined to find Harriet an impressive suitor in spite of her lacking socialstanding. But as Emma becomes entangled in the romantic lives of her friendsand acquaintances, she unwittingly falls in love with the least likely ofbachelors in this lighthearted take of gossip, matrimony, and misunderstanding.


Show Schedule

December1, 2023 @ 8:00 P.M. Friday

December2, 2023 @ 2:00 P.M. Saturday

December2, 2023 @ 8:00 P.M. Saturday


December 8, 2023@ 8:00 P.M. Friday

December 9, 2023@ 2:00 P.M. Saturday

December 9, 2023@ 8:00 P.M. Saturday

December 10, 2023@ 2:00 P.M. Sunday


December 14, 2023 @ 7:30P.M. Thursday

December 15, 2023@ 8:00 P.M. Friday

December 16, 2023@ 2:00 P.M. Saturday

December 16, 2023@ 8:00 P.M. Saturday

December 17, 2023@ 2:00 P.M. Sunday