Shakespeare Theater Auditions Cape Cod Massachusetts

By | November 19, 2013

MA Theater

The Bay Colony Shakespeare Company is holding auditions for the Shakespeare plays “hamlet“, “Much Ado About Nothing” and “MacBeth“.

Auditions are by appointment only, please read the below instructions on how to submit your resume and head shot.

About the company:

We are a professional, classical theatre company, based on the South Shore of Massachusetts and incorporated as a registered Massachusetts non-profit.

The Bay Colony Shakespeare Company Mission:

To invite our community
To engage our community
and. most essential
To be present to our community
Through language and the transformative power of theater

We are looking for actors for multiple roles to join our Company. ‘Hamlet’ will rehearse and perform form January to March. ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ and ‘MacBeth’ will perform in the summer, with rehearsals starting in mid-June. Some roles have already been cast. Though we are offering generous stipends, and significant opportunities. Ideally we would like to cast actors for all three shows. Actors who are familiar with Shakespeare or are willing to develop their skills are welcome to apply. The Company is based in the South Shore, and will tour schools and multiple venues in the South Shore and Cape Cod with ‘Hamlet’, and then for our summer season we will be based in Plymouth for 4 weeks and will then tour for another 4 weeks. We are also hoping to then extend for a week at a Boston Venue.

Auditions for Shakespeare Hamlet

Laurence Olivier and Eileen Herlie as Hamlet and Gertrude.


The Bay Colony Shakespeare Company was founded by Artistic Director Neil McGarry and comprises of himself and Associate Ross MacDonald. They have worked for companies such as, Actors Shakespeare Project, The Publick Theatre of Boston, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival, The Oxford Shakespeare Company, The British Shakespeare Company, RNT, and The Globe Theatre of London.

Please send resumes and headshots to or

by mail
Ross MacDonald,The Bay Colony Shakespeare Company
12 Devon Road, Braintree, MA 02184

Please feel free to call Ross on 781 817 3261.

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