Much Ado About Nothing
By William Shakespeare
Sunday, March 23rd -
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Monday, March 24th -
6:00 – 9:00 PM
*Call backs (if necessary) will be Tuesday March 25th
from 6:00 – 9:00
Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer Street, S. Portland, ME, (207) 799-1421
Director: Charlie Marenghi
All parts open. Actors of all experience levels are welcome. Please see character descriptions
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
First reading - Monday, April 7th
from 6:30 – 9:00 PM
First rehearsal - Monday, April 28th
from 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Performance Dates: June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29.
Cast of Characters
Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon. Recently victorious and returning to Messina after the conclusion of the
Benedick, of Padua, a lord and companion of Don Pedro. Romantically conflicting with Beatrice. Mid
Claudio, of Florence, a lord and companion of Don Pedro. Romantically involved with Hero. Variable
Balthasar, attendant on Don Pedro, a singer. Variable age.
Don John, the bastard brother of Don Pedro. A villain, and hateful of his brother. 20s-50s.
Borachio, a follower of Don John and a scoundrel. 20s-40s.
Conrad, a follower of Don John and a ruffian. Variable age.
Leonato, Governor of Messina. Father of Hero and uncle to Beatrice. 50s-60s.
Hero, daughter of Leonato. Romantically involved with Claudio. Late teens through twenties.
Beatrice, an orphan, niece to Leonato. Romantically conflicting with Benedick. Mid 30s-40s.
Antonio, an old man, brother of Leonato. 50+
Margaret, a waiting-gentlewoman attendant on Hero. Variable age.
Ursula, a waiting-gentlewoman attendant on Hero. Variable age.
Friar Francis, a Friar. 40+.
Dogberry, the Constable in charge of the Watch. An idiot. Variable age.
Verges, the Headborough, Dogberry’s partner. The one handling Dogberry’s job. Variable age.
A Sexton, Watchmen, Attendants and Messengers of various ages and dispositions.
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