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Production: MA, Actors' Shakespeare Project 2013-14 Season

Actors (Lead)

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Actors' Shakespeare Project is casting its 2013-14 season to include "Romeo and Juliet" (Rehearses Sep. 3-Oct. 2; runs Oct. 5-Nov. 3; Allyn Burrows & Bobbie Steinbach, dirs.), "Hen...more

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Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Actors: (Lead)

Full Breakdown

"Rome and Juliet"—Juliet: 17-25, daughter of Capulet, in love with Romeo. Romeo: 17-25, son of Montague, in love with Juliet. Escalus: prince of Verona. Paris: a young nobleman, betrothed to Juliet. Lady Montague: Montague's wife, Romeo's mother. Lady Capulet: Capulet's wife, Juliet's mother. Nurse to Juliet. Lord Montague: at war with Capulet. Lord Capulet: at war with Montague. Mercutio: kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo. Benvolio: nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo. Tybalt: nephew to Lady Capulet. Friar Laurence and Friar John: Franciscans. Balthasar: servant to Romeo. Sampson and Gregory: servants to Capulet. Peter: servant to Juliet's nurse.

"Henry VIII"—King Henry the Eighth. Queen Katherine: wife to King Henry. Anne Bullen: Katherine's maid-of-honour; afterwards Queen. Cardinal Wolsey: King Henry's right-hand man. Capucius: ambassador from the Emperor Charles the Fifth. Cranmer: Archbishop of Canterbury, spreading rumors about the king. Duke of Norfolk: scheming against Wolsey. Duke of Suffolk. Duke of Buckingham: hates Cardinal Wolsey. Earl of Surrey. Gardiner: Bishop of Winchester. Lord Abergavenny. Lord Sands. Sir Thomas Lovel I. Sir Nicholas Vaux I. Cromwell: servant to Wolsey. Doctor Butts: physician to the king.

"The Cherry Orchard"—Liubov Ranyevskaya: a middle-aged Russian woman, owner of the estate and the cherry orchard, in financial difficulties. Yermolay Lopakhin: a businessman and the son of the peasants on Ranyevskaya's estate. Leonid Gayev: Ranyevskaya's brother. Varya: Ranyevskaya's adopted daughter, in love with Lopakhin. Anya: 17, Ranyevskaya's biological daughter, has lived a sheltered life. Peter Trofimov: a student at the local university, knows Ranevsky from tutoring her son, Grisha, before he died. Boris Simeonov-Pischik: a nobleman, fellow landowner, in financial difficulties. Charlotte: Anya's governess, a former performing clown. Firs: 87, Ranyevskaya's manservant. Simon Yephikodov: a clerk at the Ranyevskaya estate. Yasha: a young manservant. Dunyasha: a maid on the Ranyevskaya estate.

"As You Like It"—Rosalind: daughter of Duke Senior, later disguised as the boy Ganymede. Orlando: youngest son of Sir Roland de Bois, younger brother of Oliver. Duke Senior: father of Rosalind and rightful ruler. Jaques: a faithful lord to Duke Senior. Celia: daughter of Duke Frederick and Rosalind's dearest friend. Duke Frederick: brother of Duke Senior and usurper of the throne. Touchstone: a clown in Duke Frederick's court who accompanies Rosalind into the Forest of Arden when she is exiled. Oliver: oldest son of Sire Roland de Bois. Silvius: a young shepherd hopelessly in love with Phoebe. Phoebe: a young shepherdess who disdains Silvius, falls in love with Ganymede. Charles: a professional wrestler in Duke Frederick's court. Audrey: a simpleminded goatherd who agrees to marry Touchstone.