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Monday, January 8, 2018

Auditions: ‘MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING’ at Holmdel

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Open Auditions for
William Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Directed by Tom Frascatore
Wednesday, January 31st 7:00PM-9:30PM
Thursday, February 1st 7:00PM-9:30PM

Callbacks (If Necessary) Saturday, February 3rd 1:00PM-3:30PM
Needed are a range of performers, both female and male, all ages and ethnicities welcome. No pre-registration is required. Classic monologues are welcome but not required. Audition sides from the script will be provided at auditions.

All Roles Are Open. Equity Special Appearance Contract available.
The Bard’s famous comedic romp known for the brilliant war of words between the feisty Beatrice and the staunch bachelor Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party.
PERFORMANCES
April 13 - April 28
Cast members must keep rehearsal scheduling conflicts to a minimum
CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS
Don Pedro- Male 30's - Sensible, thoughtful, handsome, generous. A Natural Leader
Don John- Male 30's - venomous, jealous, slimy, clever. A good looking Villain
Claudio- Male 20's - Handsome, fickle, young, willful, impulsive, gullible.
Benedick- Male 30's - Brazen, Charming, Vulnerable, Arrogant, Handsome, A 'ladies man'
Leonato- Male 50's+ - Strong, Respected, Generous, Vocally Strong.
Borachio- Male 20's-50's - Villain, physically 'round & loud mouthed. Opportunist
Conrade- Male Late 20's - 50's - Follower. Not Bright. Thinks himself as a 'player'.
Padre Paul- Male Late 20's - 50's - A Peace Maker. Sensible. Positive.
Deputy / Drunk / Townsperson- Male 30's - 50's - Character actor to play small roles
Dogberry/Sheriff- Male or Female 40's -50's - A Natural Comedian. Earnest
Verges / Deputy- Male or Female - 30's - 60's - A Side Kick. Fight experience preferred
Balthasar- Male or Female - 20's-30's - Singer & Guitar player a plus.
Townsperson / Deputy- Male or Female 18-20 Yrs. 30's - Physically agile, Comic type. Eager. Naive
Antonio/Antonia- Male or Female 40-50's - Stubborn, Nosy, Short Tempered. Fight Experience preferred
Hero- Female - Late Teens to 20's - Innocent. Beautiful. Honest. Forgiving
Beatrice- Female 30's - Sassy. Sexy. Strong. Funny.
Margaret- Female 20's - Sexy, Sassy and Promiscuous
Ursula- Female 20's-50's - Good sense of humor. Simple
Duncan Smith Theater
36 Crawfords Corner Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733

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