We will be performing the production on March 15 at 7 p.m., March 16 at 2 p.m., March 21 and March 22 at 7 p.m. at Recycle Here in Detroit's New Center.
I like to call this show "Sustainable Shakespeare" or "Maker Shakespeare" as many of the costumes and set pieces will be created from materials directly from the recycling center.
This is an ensemble cast.
Actor 1- White Male- Philo, Agrippa, Messenger, Soldier
Actor 2- White Male- Octavius Caesar
Actor 3- White Male- Antony
Actor 4- Black Female- Cleopatra
Actor 5- White Male- Lepidus, Messenger, Thadius
Actor 6- White Male- Enobarbus
Actor 7- Black Male- Soothsayer, Menas, Eros, Messenger
Actor 8- Black Female- Charmain
Actor 9- Black Male- Iras, Pompey, Messenger
Actor 10- White Female- Octavia, Demetrius, Messenger, Soldier
Auditions are Sunday, Jan. 12 at 1401 Vermont in Detroit (at Ponyride) from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please, email ShakespeareinDetroit@gmail to schedule a time (walk-ins will be accepted, however, those with appointment times will be seen first) and to find out pay rate for roles.
Please, prepare a Shakespeare monologue and bring an extra copy for the show's director, Kyle Grant. In addition, please, bring two copies of your headshot and resume.
Rehearsals will take place Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sundays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Please note: There will be an additional Tuesday OR Wednesday evening rehearsal as well. Actors will be kept in the loop as to when we find a space for those rehearsals. However, the Saturday, Sunday and Monday rehearsals will take place at Ponyride.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at auditions!
~ Sam White, Artistic Director