Theater: Plays

'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'

Casting notice expires: January 25, 2014

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Portland Actors Ensemble
Patrick Cox, casting dir.

Production Description

Casting the play "A Midsummer Night’s Dream." Project description: "Portland Actors Ensemble is holding 2014 season auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Portland Actors Ensemble has been producing Shakespeare-in-the-Parks productions in Portland for 45 years with the mission of providing financially accessible classical theater in a non-traditional environment. A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set. The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses in early Summer; runs July 12-September 1, at various park locations in and around the Portland, OR area.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Some pay.


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