The Wasp Auditions Sunday 3rd October 5pm AND Monday 4th October

by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
Directed by Kirsty Woods and Alana Wright


Sunday 3rd October 5pm AND Monday 4th October 7pm

Audition location: The Tank Room (Upstairs in the Bath Brew House – 14 James St West)

Performance Dates: March 2022 (tbc) at the Rondo Theatre

Synopsis: Heather and Carla haven’t seen each other since school. Their lives have taken very different paths – Carla lives a hand-to-mouth existence while Heather has a high-flying career, a husband and a beautiful home. And yet, here they are in a café having tea and making awkward conversation. That is until Heather presents Carla with a bag containing a significant amount of cash and an unexpected proposition…

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s electric thriller asks how far beyond the playground we carry our childhood experiences and to what lengths some people are willing to go in order to come to terms with them.


Heather: Playing age 25 – 45 – A successful businesswoman who still holds on to her troubling past and propositions Carla to escape her supposedly perfect life.

Carla: [is pregnant] Playing age 25 – 45 – Maintains her mannerisms and dress code from her teenage days, is unambitious but will do anything for money – or will she?

Trigger warning: This play contains descriptions of abuse of a sexual and physical nature and may be triggering for some.

Notes on the casting:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the first amateur staging of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s electric thriller which debuted in London in 2015.

Although this play only lists two characters, we are looking for a much larger cast as this project will be very collaborative where multiple actors will be playing the lead roles and working together to direct, produce and support the production.

If you are unable to make the above audition dates but would still like to be considered, or if you have any questions about the production or the audition process, please contact the directors at: