Plays Directory : Miss Julie

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    August Strindberg
  • Overview
    A play which explores the psychology of a passionate woman - Miss Julie. At the trun of the 20th century when psychology was a new science, Strindberg focusses upon the battle between the sexes, the class war and an amazing power struggle between Jean, the valet, and Miss Julie the aristocrat's daughter. Miss Julie must fall down or be torn down (or does she fling herself?) from her ivory tower. She is compelled to sink to the lowest depths. The play reaches a shattering climax after she has been seduced by the self promoting Jean and she agonises that her blood will be tainted by the 'lackey's' seed. With the arrival home of her father she leaves the stage to end her own life as she can no longer face him. Jean reverts to his inferior role and rushes to obey his master.
    The play is a three hander and all three parts are well worth playing. Obviously Jean and Julie are the main protagonists with a smaller role of the maid (Jean's fiance) but she falls asleep and misses most of the fun!
    Miss Julie is a tour-de-force of a role for an actress. There are smouldering scenes of sexual tension between Jean and Julie which are a joy to play. Both have very long speeches and Julie has some wonderful, scathing outbursts against men and working class men!
    It is a very demanding role psychologically. If you are going to play it - pray that you have a wonderful sympathetic director.

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4 known characters

6 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Cata Lindegaard
2020, Kristin
Sarah Elizabeth Mather
2019, Servant
The Hope Mill Theatre
Danny Solomon
2019, John
Patricia Jastrzebska
Patricia Jastrzebska
Wardrobe Assistant
2019, Costume maker and brakdown artist
Perth Theatre
Lucy Collier
Lucy Collier
Child Actor
2019, Laura - Servant
Queens Hall
Louisa Robinson
2019, Christine
Theatro Technis
Dayna Cumming
Dayna Cumming
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, Assistant Stage Manager
Constance Villemot
Constance Villemot
Set Designer
2019, Set designer
Theatro Technis
Jess Baskind
Jess Baskind
Actor
2019, Servant Ensemble
Hope Mill Theatre
Grant Anderson
Grant Anderson
Lighting Designer
2019, Lighting Designer
Perth Theatre
Lois Mackie
Lois Mackie
Actor
2019, Catherine
Queens Hall Hexam
Sarah Collins
2019, Miss Julie
Milena Simone
2019, Villager
Theatro Technis
Jack Wills
Jack Wills
Lighting Designer
2019, Assistant Lighting Designer
Jermyn Street Theatre
Hiftu Quasem
Hiftu Quasem
Actor
2019, Julie
Perth Theatre; Tron Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Victor Majorin
Victor Majorin
Director
2018, Director
Kogan Academy Theatre
Danica Swinton
2018, Miss Julie
Laura Jayne Feenan
2018, John
Laura Jayne Feenan
2018, John
Sophie Jane Scriven
2018, Julie
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama