Water Works Theatre Company
announces that auditions for its 14th season ofShakespeare In The Park
in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park will take place March 24 & 25. This season, Water Works will present Hamlet
July 31 - August 10 as the festival's main stage performance. For its popular daylight family show, the theatre company will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)
by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, August 2-10.
Auditions for Hamlet
and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)
will take place March 24 & 25 at St. John United Methodist Church, 3506 Rochester Road in Royal Oak, MI 48073. Audition times will be scheduled between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm both days. Interested actors should request an audition appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or calling (248) 399-3727
. To audition, actors must prepare two contrasting monologues, one Shakespeare, and one comedic contemporary piece, lasting no longer than 4 minutes total. When calling or emailing for an appointment, actors should include their name, the date and time of their preferred slot, and an email address and phone number to be contacted with a confirmed appointment.
will be directed by Water Works founder and executive director Ed Nahhat. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)
will be directed by Water Works Artistic Director Sara Wolf Molnar. Both shows are open to Actors' Equity and Non Equity performers. All roles are available with the exception of Laertes and Ophelia in Hamlet. Equity members will work under a special appearance contract and non-equity actors will be paid a small stipend.
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 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.