SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK 2014
July 31 – August 10
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Edward Nahhat
Performance Dates: July 31—August 10
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield
Directed by Sara Wolf Molnar
Performance Dates: August 2—10
Audition Dates: Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, between 6:00 pm and 10 pm, ***New Location *** Royal Oak First United Methodist Church 320 W. Seventh Street in Royal Oak, Michigan. Please prepare two contrasting monologues, one Shakespeare, and one comedic contemporary piece, no longer than 4 minutes total.
Please request your preferred time for an audition appointment via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248 399 3727. Please include your name, the date and time of your preferred slot, and an email address and phone number where we can contact you to confirm your appointment. All prospective acting interns should attend auditions. We support non-traditional casting.
All roles are open to Equity and non-Equity actors, with the exception of Laertes and Ophelia in Hamlet. Equity actors cast will be offered a Special Appearance Contract. All non-Equity actors will be paid a small stipend. Rehearsals will begin after July 4.
Since 2001 Water Works has presented Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak and other award-winning productions. Water Works enhances the quality of life in the community by offering Michigan’s only outdoor professional Shakespeare event, close to home in Royal Oak’s Starr Jaycee Park. Water Works’ mission is to provide a place to call home for local professional actors, designers, directors, teachers, and other artists in a dynamic collaboration with skilled professional volunteers and other community supporters. Learn more at: www.waterworkstheatre.com