Auditions

Auditions

Actors' Shakespeare Project 2014-2015 Season - Equity Principal Auditions by appointment in Somerville, MA.

Monday, March 17, 10am-6pm.

NEAT Category 6, this year's weekly AEA actor salary was $451.
In attendance will be Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Casting Director Jennie Israel.

ASP's typical rehearsal schedule is Tuesday-Friday evenings and Saturday & Sunday days.

For an appointment, please contact Adele Nadine Traub at adele [at] actorsshakespeareproject [dot] org.

Equity appointments are scheduled in five-minute intervals and each Equity member has a minimum of three minutes to audition. Please bring your membership card. Please prepare material of your choice (including, if you wish, selections from the season - scripts are available at the StageSource office). For those who wish to perform a scene, a reader will be available. Please be prepared to state your starting & stopping places.

No understudies are being cast. All roles are available for non-traditional casting. Please note that ASP does not supply housing. Actors must have Boston area housing in order to work with ASP. Available roles listed below.

The Comedy of Errors
by William Shakespeare
directed by David R. Gammons
First rehearsal: August 26, 2014
First preview: September 24, 2014
Closing: October 19, 2014
Venue To Be Revealed

Solinus - Duke of Ephesus
Emilia - The Duke's lost wife, now Lady Abbess at Ephesus
Antipholus of Ephesus - twin brother of Antipholus of Syracuse, son of Egeon and Emilia
Antipholus of Syracuse - twin brother of Antipholus of Ephesus, son of Egeon and Emilia
Dromio of Ephesus - twin brother to Dromio of Syracuse, servant to Antipholus of Ephesus
Dromio of Syracuse - twin brothers to Dromio of Ephesus, servant to Antipholus of Syracuse
Adriana - wife of Antipholus of Ephesus
Luciana - Adriana's sister
Nell/Luce - kitchen wench/maid to Adriana
Doctor Pinch - a conjuring schoolmaster

Phaedra
by Jean Racine
directed by M. Bevin O'Gara
First rehearsal: October 21, 2014
First preview: November 19, 2014
Closing: December 7, 2014
Venue To Be Revealed

Theseus, King of Athens
Phaedra, wife of Thesus, daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë, in love with her stepson, Hippolytus
Hippolytus, son of Theseus and Antiope, Queen of the Amazons
Aricia, princess of the royal blood of Athens
Oenone, nurse and confidante of Phaedra

Measure for Measure
by William Shakespeare
directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian
First rehearsal: December 9, 2014
First preview: January 7, 2014
Closing: February 1, 2015
Multicultural Arts Center | Cambridge 

Duke Vincentio, ruler of Vienna
Isabella, Claudio's sister, a novice in the order of St. Claire
Mariana, young lady of Vienna who was once betrothed to Angelo
Juliet, Claudio's betrothed
Mistress Overdone, a Madam
Angelo, a nobleman of Vienna chosen by the Duke to replace him during his absence
Escalus, an old lord at the Viennese court
Claudio, Isabella's brother, a young gentleman of Vienna
Lucio, a fop well-acquainted with brothels
Elbow, a constable who constantly mangles his words
Froth, a foolish gentleman who spends a great deal of his time in taverns
Pompey, Mistress Overdone's bartender who helps her in her painting

God's Ear
by Jenny Schwartz
directed by Thomas Derrah
First rehearsal: March 3, 2015
First preview: March 25, 2015
Closing: April 12, 2015
The Davis Square Theatre | Somerville

Mel, a woman whose son has died
Ted, Mel's husband
Lanie, Mel and Ted's six year-old daughter, played by an adult
Tooth Fairy, the Tooth Fairy

"God's Ear" is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Henry VI, Part 2
by William Shakespeare
directed by Tina Packer
First rehearsal: April 14, 2015
First preview: May 13, 2015
Closing: June 7, 2015
The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University | Boston 

Henry VI, the King of England
Duke of Gloucester, named the protector of England until Henry is old enough to rule
Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester, Gloucester's ambitious wife
Cardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester
Richard, Duke of York (later Richard III)
Edward, son of Richard, Duke of York
Richard, son of Richard, Duke of York
Duke of Buckingham
Earl of Salisbury
Earl of Warwick, son of Salisbury