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THE COMEDY OF ERRORS - Seattle Shakespeare Festival Auditions

Posted: April 9, 2021

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THE COMEDY OF ERRORS - EQUITY VIDEO SUBMISSIONS

Seattle Shakespeare Festival

CONTRACT
SPT $319 weekly minimum (SPT 2 - pending contract approval)

SEEKING
In this adaptation of Comedy of Errors, each actor will be asked to take on many roles and even swap some (in a pre-scripted improv comedy manner), for a performance in a style similar to 'Middleditch and Schwartz'. We are seeking 3 Equity principal cast members within an overall ensemble of 3-5.

INSTRUCTIONS
We would love for you to prepare a wacky comedic Shakespeare monologue, no longer than 90 seconds in length. Please begin by slating with your name and title of your audition piece. Please email your video submissions (unlisted YouTube link or Vimeo with password preferred) to casting@seattleshakespeare.org by end of day on April 23.
Deadline: Thu, Apr 22, 2021 (PDT)

SUBMIT TO
casting@seattleshakespeare.org

PERSONNEL
Viewing auditions:
Crystal Munkers (she/her), Director
George Mount (he/him), Artistic Director
Makaela Milburn (she/her), Casting Director

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal: 6/21/21
Opening: 7/22/21
Closing: 8/8/21

OTHER
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

BREAKDOWN
The full character description list is as follows:

EGEON, a merchant from Syracuse
Solinus, DUKE of Ephesus
ANTIPHOLUS OF SYRACUSE, a traveler in search of his mother and his brother
DROMIO OF SYRACUSE, Antipholus of Syracuse’s servant
FIRST MERCHANT, a citizen of Ephesus
ANTIPHOLUS OF EPHESUS, a citizen of Ephesus
DROMIO OF EPHESUS, Antipholus of Ephesus’s servant
ADRIANA, Antipholus of Ephesus’s wife
LUCIANA, Adriana’s sister
LUCE (also called Nell), kitchen maid betrothed to Dromio of Ephesus
MESSENGER, servant to Antipholus of Ephesus and Adriana
ANGELO, an Ephesian goldsmith
SECOND MERCHANT, a citizen of Ephesus to whom Angelo owes money
BALTHASAR, an Ephesian merchant invited to dinner by Antipholus of Ephesus
COURTESAN, hostess of Antipholus of Ephesus at dinner
DR. PINCH, a schoolmaster, engaged as an exorcist
OFFICER (also called Jailer), an Ephesian law officer
LADY ABBESS (also called Emilia), head of a priory in Ephesus
Attendants, Servants to Pinch, Headsman, Officers


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.


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