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Auditions for Two Solo One Woman One-Acts:
THE DESERT QUEEN BY James Devita and NATURAL SHOCKS by Lauren Gunderson

January 30 & 31, 2023, 7PM
At: Keystone Area Educational Agency (Keystone AEA),

2310 Chaney Rd. Dubuque, IA 5200

Performances: March 17, 18, 19 & 24, 25, 2023.

~ Casting for 2 women; One for each one-act. ~


Meet Gertrude Bell, early 20 th Century, legendary archaeologist, British
intelligence spy and explorer of the Arabian deserts, who influenced the
political future of the Middle-East.

The Play & Character are historical, factually based; age mid- 50s

(or ability to play age); British, high class society.
British accent recommended. Resemblance to character, helpful.


Trapped in her basement, Angela begins to reflect on a lifetime of
trauma, as she waits out an impending tornado. Comedy…until it’s not!
Fictional character; open casting, any woman actor, any ethnicity;
Age will be up to director discretion with auditions.
Mature for language & content.


CONTACT: for perusal scripts or any questions:

THE DESERT QUEEN directed by Lenore Howard 563-581-0178

NATURAL SHOCKS directed by Doug Donald 563-580-6444


Or can also contact: Lenore Howard, Artistic Director, for more info

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