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Auditions

season 9

WINTER SPRING '24 SCHOOL TOUR

and SOL THEATRE

 

Dates: September 23rd and 30th 

Times: 4 - 6:15 pm

Place: Sol Theatre, 3333 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton

What to Bring: Any 2 speeches of Shakespeare, at least one in verse

How to Prepare: Come to the Sol on a Wednesday between 4 - 9 pm and get coached on a selected speech or be given a speech for the audition. 

Focus: Selections from Hamlet

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Self-tapes are acceptable

Send to anon@shakestroupe.org

SIX ROLES TO BE CAST, with DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

 

Character assignments:

Actor 1 - Claudius, Hamlet's uncle, now King of Denmark

Actor 2 - Ophelia, in love with Hamlet, Rosencrantz, a political aide, Player, in a troupe that Hamlet befriends, Priest, presiding over the funeral of Ophelia, Osric, a referee to the fight

Actor 3 - Polonius, Father to Ophelia, adviser to the King, Marcellus, officer of the watch, Player King, Grave-digger

Actor 4 - Horatio, Hamlet's school chum, First Player, recites Pyrrhus speech, Player Queen

Actor 5 - Laertes, Brother to Ophelia, Guildenstern, a political aide, Player, in a troupe that Hamlet befriends, Lucianus, the Murderer of Gonzago in the play-within-the-play

Actor 6 - Gertrude, Hamlet's mother, Queen of Denmark, Bernardo, officer of the watch, Player, in a troupe that Hamlet befriends

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