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Ghostlight Ensemble

Much Ado About Nothing

Category: Non-Equity Audition
Pay: Stipend

We are now accepting submissions to audition for Ghostlight Ensemble's upcoming immersive production of Much Ado About Nothing to be performed in an Albany Park home, where audience members may move amongst the action as all the drama and comedy unfolds around them. The production will be directed by Producing Director Holly Robison.

Character Description:
Looking to cast all roles, ages ranging from early 20s to 70s. Seeking a strong ethnically diverse cast of all genders, ages, shapes and sizes. Some roles may be double cast and/or considered for gender fluid casting. Please see character breakdown below.

BEATRICE, pleasant spirited lady

HERO, Beatrice's younger cousin

LEONATO, Governor of Messina - Hero's father and Beatrice's uncle

MARGARET, waiting gentlewoman to Hero

URSULA, waiting gentlewoman to Hero

BENEDICK, a gentleman from Padua

DON PEDRO, Prince of Aragon

CLAUDIO, a young lord from Florence

BALTHASAR, servant/singer

DON JOHN, Don Pedro's brother

BORACHIO, Don John's comrade

CONRADE, Don John's comrade

DOGBERRY, Master Constable in Messina

VERGES, Dogberry's deputy

GEORGE SEACOAL, leader of the Watch





Time Commitment:
Performance Dates will be Friday and Saturn evenings and Sunday matinees, April 24 to May 17, 2020, with a possible extension. Tech will be April 18-23, 2020. Rehearsals will begin early-mid March on weekday evenings and weekend days. Rehearsals will be scheduled according to cast availability.

Material To Prepare:
Sides will be forwarded with audition slot. Location will be provided when audition slot is assigned.

Contact Info:
Please submit your headshot and resume to Jean at, and she will be in touch with sides and an audition appointment if we'd like to see you. Please indicate any time restrictions you have for the audition period in your email.

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Audition Dates:

Jan 15 6:30-9:30pm
Jan 16 6:30-9:30pm
Jan 18 Callbacks 11-4pm
Posted Date: Dec 28, 2019