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Water Works Theatre Company Announces Auditions for Shakespeare in the Park

Casting for "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and "Much Ado About Nothing" begins in March.

Water Works Theatre Company will hold auditions for its 2013 season of Shakespeare in the Park on March 10-11.

This year's preformances include "The Merry Wives of Windsor" directed by Paul Hopper and "Much Ado About Nothing" directed by Barton Bund.

General auditions 

Sunday, Mar. 10: Appointments are available between 3-7 p.m.
Monday, Mar. 11: Appointments are available between 4-10 p.m.
Call-back auditions: Monday, Mar. 18 from 7-10 p.m.
Where: Royal Oak First United Methodist Church, located at 320 W. Seventh St.

Actors who want to make an appointment for General Auditions should request their preferred time via email to: waterworksbackstage@earthlink.net. Include your name, which day you wish to audition, and a preferred time slot. Please include a phone number where staff can contact you to confirm your appointment.

Actors please prepare two Shakespeare monologues, one comedic, and each no longer than two minutes in length. Be prepared to work them in different ways.

All roles are open to Equity and Non-Equity actors. Equity members will be engaged by approved Special Appearance Agreement. All non-Equity actors will be paid a small stipend.

Rehearsals for all shows will begin after July 4. Performances will take place in Royal Oak’s Starr Jaycee Park.

The "Merry Wives of Windsor" will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from Aug. 1-11. 

"Much Ado About Nothing" (daylight family show) will be performed  Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and weekends mid-day from Aug. 3-11.

About Water Works Theatre Company

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

Source: Water Works Theatre Company

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