Springfield StageWorks presents ROMEO and JULIET by William Shakespeare
Directed by Lisa Howard-Welch
The director is seeking 10 to 14 Company members, aged 18 and older for this production. Some actors may be cast in multiple roles and some roles may be cut or adjusted. Many roles are open to both male or female auditionees.
THE STATE THEATRE
19 S. Fountain Avenue
-Monday, January 12th 6:30 to 10pm
-Tuesday, January 13th 6:30 to 8pm
-Wednesday, January 14th TBA, if required
-Tuesday, January 13th 8:00 to 10:30pm
ADDITIONAL AUDITION SESSIONS
-For those who are not able to attend one of the above sessions, we will be scheduling individual appointments, beginning January 5th. Please contact the director to arrange a specific audition time.
Registration begins at 6pm each night. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.
WHAT TO BRING:
- Actors new to StageWorks should prepare a one minute monologue from Shakespeare (any play.)
- All actors should be prepared to read from the script.
- Resume (or list of previous experience) and photos are recommended, but not required.
- All actors should bring a list of conflicts detailing scheduling issues between January 26th through April 12th and June 25th through July 5th.
- The show requires various forms of stage combat, music and some dance at the ball. If you have any experience in any of these genres, please be prepared to share this with us.
April 2nd to April 11th, 2015 at the State Theatre
Additional performance on July 5th, 2015 at Veteran’s Park Amphitheater during the Springfield Summer Arts Festival.
Rehearsals will be held at the State Theatre in Springfield beginning in late January / early February. They will be scheduled 3 times per week, according to the conflicts given by actors at auditions.
Escalus – (M / F) Age 25+
Paris – (M / F) Age 18 to 40
Capulet – (M) Age 35+
Lady Capulet – (F) Age 30+
Nurse – (M / F) Age 35+
Friar – (M/F) Age 35+
Montague – (M / F) Age 35+
Mercutio – (M / F) Age 18++
Tybalt – (M) Age 20+
Benvolio – (M / F) Age 18+
Peter – (M / F) Age Any
Romeo – (M) Age 18+
Juliet – (F)
Ensemble – (M / F) Age Any
(NOTE: Age listed is playing age)