The Merchant of Venice - NYC OPEN Call by Appointment
Call Type: Open Call
Basic Showcase Code; application and approval pending
Rehearsals: Nov 1-December 3
Tech and Previews: Dec 5-9
Performances: Dec 14-18
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
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Equity and Non-Equity Actor/Musicians for Hamlet Isn't Dead's Merchant of Venice. HID's thirteenth mainstage production will be a romantic, musical adventure that explores how love transcends the constraints of class, religion, and tradition. All races, ethnicities, and genders are encouraged to audition. See breakdown.
Shylock - 30s to 50s
Antonio - late 20s to 40s
Bassanio - 20s to early 30s
Portia - 20sto early 30s
Lorenzo - 20s to early 30s
Jessica - 20s to early 30s
Gratiano - 20s to early 30s
Nerissa - 20s to early 30s
Launcelot Gobbo - 20s to early 30s
Tubal/Duke - 30s to 50s
APPOINTMENTS: For appointment, email.
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 23, 2016, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
WHAT TO PREPARE:
Please prepare one Shakespearean monologue and an a cappella excerpt from a folk/folk song. Also be prepared to read sides from the script. Bring picture and resume.
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