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.
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
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
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.