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"Shakespeare in Love"-Charlotte, NC - Casting ID # 1609536
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Charlotte, NC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-03-20
Audition Date 08-27-20 Submission deadline 08-25-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he's in desperate need of inspiration. That is, until he finds his muse – Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will's greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including breaking the law) to appear in his next play. Against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics, Will's love for Viola quickly blossoms and inspires him to write his greatest masterpiece.


The audition will consist of cold readings from the script. If a musical, be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of your choice (please bring sheet music with you) and you will also learn a dance that will be taught by the choreographer. will be taught by

Role # 1 Will Shakespeare
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Poet and playwright.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Viola de Lesseps
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An admirer of shakespeare and a brilliant actress. She must be able to disguise herself as a man.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Colleague, friend and inspiration.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The money in the play.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Lambert & Frees
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Fennyman's henchmen.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Owner and manager of the rose theatre.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Lead actor of the chamberlain's men.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Wardrobe mistress.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Looking for versatile actor to play this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The lord chamberlain.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Servant to viola.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Sir Robert de Lessep
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Viola's father.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Betrothed to viola.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Guard at de lesseps.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

At de lesseps hall.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Molly and Kate
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

Boatman waiter barman molly & Kate, tavern whores.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Novice actor, plays nurse and petruchio.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Nol
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Novice actor, plays benvolio and sampson


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Novice actor plays lady capulet


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Novice actor, plays gregory, benvolio and servingman


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 John Webster
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Street urchin, aspires to be a player.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Novice actor, henslowe's stammering tailor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Lead actor of the admiral's men, plays mercutio


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Sam
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Actor, plays juliet


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Peter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Actor, plays tybalt


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Ensemble members / musicians / attendants


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -