Central PA Auditions for Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing”

03/18/2019

ALL ROLES – Much Ado About Nothing

Location: Central PA and surrounding

Type: Theater

26th Annual Free Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing
Celebrating victory after a hard-fought war, the ladies and gentlemen of Messina renew their own “merry war” of courtship and deceit, love and vengeance. But in this atmosphere of trickery, where new passions mix with old resentments, can they trust their eyes? Their ears? Their hearts? Shakespeare’s wittiest comedy invites us to laugh at love and all the ways it brings out the best (and worst) in us.

AUDITION TIMES
Tuesday March 19, Thursday March 21, and Friday March 22 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm
OUT-OF-AREA ACTORS: Sunday, March 24 – 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Callbacks will take place on Sunday, March 24th at 4:00pm
Actors should keep their schedules clear on Sunday in case they are needed for callbacks.

Actors MUST call the theatre at (717) 238-4111 to schedule an audition. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Auditions will be held at Gamut Theatre
15 North 4th Street
Downtown Harrisburg

Actors are required to present a memorized classical monologue one to two minutes in length. Actors should be familiar with the play and should come to auditions with an idea of the role for which they would like to be considered. Those with musical ability are especially encouraged to audition. We are seeking actors aged 16 and older of all genders and ethnicities. Bring a resume of your work and a headshot/photo. If you have any questions, please call the theatre at 717-238-4111.

Actors should bring their up-to-date schedules for April, May, and June to auditions. Rehearsals for Much Ado About Nothing will start early April and are held weekday evenings and weekend afternoons and evenings with no rehearsals on Mondays. Not everyone is called for every rehearsal.

Much Ado About Nothing will be performed at Levitt Pavilion in Reservoir Park in Harrisburg.
Performances are
May 31 – June 2 at 7:30 p.m.
June 5-8 at 7:30 p.m.
and June 12-15 at 7:30 p.m.

ACTORS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL PERFORMANCES AND STRIKE, ON SUNDAY JUNE 16TH.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Central PA and surrounding
Please submit to: See above by 2019-03-24

This casting notice was posted by: Harrisburg Shakespeare Company



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