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"Romeo & Juliet"-Calgary-Edmonton, AB - Casting ID # 1608624
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Calgary-Edmonton, AB Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-17-20
Audition Date 01-23-20 Submission deadline 01-22-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The Rude Mechanicals present Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, a tale of high-stakes, forbidden love in the era of Don't-Ask-Don't Tell. Two young women attempt to navigate their culture, their family's expectations, prejudices, and their own feelings to tragic and disastrous results.
to tragic and disastrous

Role # 1 Prince Escalus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Prince Escalus of Verona has the misfortune of ruling over a state where two major families are locked in an unending war.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 County Paris
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A nobleman of Verona, close kin to the Prince and to Mercutio.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Montague
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The head of an old family of Verona.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Capulet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The head of an old family of Verona.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Old Capulet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Capulet's cousin, is an old man, possibly even his uncle. He sits with Capulet at the feast and gossips of old times and people they know.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Romeo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The only son of the Montague family of Verona.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Mercutio
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A kinsman of the Princes, and a close friend of Romeo's.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Benvolio
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Montague's nephew. By nature law-abiding and peaceful, he attempts to break up the opening quarrel only to end up embroiled in it.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Tybalt
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The nephew of Capulet's wife, and that family's chief troublemaker.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Petruchio
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of Tybalt's friends. He is present at the Capulets feast and accompanies Tybalt when the latter goes seeking Romeo the next day.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Friar Lawrence
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Franciscan friar who is confessor to both Juliet and Romeo, and whom Paris immediately thinks of when he requires a priest for his wedding.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Friar John
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Sent by Friar Laurence to Mantua, with letters informing Romeo that Juliet is not in fact dead.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Balthasar
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Romeo's manservant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Abram
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of Montague's servingmen.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Sampson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of Capulet's servants.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Gregory
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of Capulet's servants. He has a tendency towards wordplay, and plays this well with Sampson.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Peter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A servingman of the Capulet's who accompanies the Nurse when she goes out of the house, partly as her protection and partly to carry her fan.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Page to Paris
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Paris' Page accompanies his master to Juliet's grave. Frightened of graveyards at night, he stays all the same, until he sees his master in a fight with some unknown man, and runs to fetch the Watch.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Apothecary
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A poor, starving, skeletal man with massive eyebrows whose shop does little business.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Lady Montague
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She tries to hold back her husband from doing any actual fighting, and is worried that her son Romeo might have joined in.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Lady Capulet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Lady Capulet makes mock of her aged husband's pretensions to fighting.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Juliet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The only child of the Capulet family. A fortnight shy of fourteen, she is an obedient child, but reveals herself to be passionate and willing to betray all that she has been brought up to when she falls in love with Romeo.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Nurse
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Juliet's closest companion, the woman who in essence brought her up.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Citizens of Verona
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Are thoroughly fed up with both Capulets and Montagues, and come out armed with clubs to beat them all up in the hopes that they'll stop fighting.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 First Servingman
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A superior servant in the Capulet household, with permission to address Lady Capulet directly. He orders others about as they serve the feast, and has a taste for marzipan.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Second Servingman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Unable to read, which does not prevent Capulet from sending him out to deliver the invitations to his feast.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Third Servingman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Unaware of Juliet's identity, and is therefore likely to have been hired just for the night of Capulet's feast.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Anthony
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A servant of Capulet's, overworked the night of the feast. He is sent to invite the guests to Juliet's wedding.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Potpan
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A servant of Capulet's, overworked the night of Capulet's feast.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 First Musician
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Hired for Juliet's wedding, and after her death refuses to play a merry song for Peter, particularly as he cannot pay.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Second Musician
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Plays the rebec. He attempts to have Peter calm down and put his dagger away. Like the first musician, he will not play without pay.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Third Musician
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A singer. He does not quite know how to react to Peter.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 First Watchman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Brought by Paris's Page to the Capulets monument.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 34 Second Watchman
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Second Watchman arrives at the graveyard with the First Watchman. He is sent to search for anybody who may be around, and finds Balthasar.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 35 Third Watchman
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Third Watchman arrives at the graveyard with the Chief Watchman. He is sent to search for anybody who may be around, and finds Friar Lawrence.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 36 Page
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mercutio's Page runs to fetch a doctor after his master is wounded.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -