'Measure for Measure'
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The Shakespeare Company of Washington DC
Jonathan Munby, dir.; SH Entertainment, casting.
Casting "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare. The production will be set in the late 1920’s-early 1930’s in Vienna.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin Aug. 8; runs Sept. 23-Oct. 27 with a possible extension to Nov. 3 in Washington, DC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays $857 min./wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Vincentio, Duke of Vienna (Lead):
Male, 40-50, All Ethnicities
conflicted, secretive and something of an enigma, has a wild side, a man who escapes & hides when things get tough but he soon returns and a...
Male, 35-45, All Ethnicities
the Duke’s cold & authoritative Deputy, outwardly confident, controlling, ordered and fastidious, all this hiding an inward crisis of self, ...
Female, 30-38, All Ethnicities
a postulate who is contemplating becoming a nun, seemingly confident, pious, chaste, intelligent, quick witted, independent and strong. Her ...
Male, 20-29, All Ethnicities
sympathetic, masculine, handsome, younger brother of Isabella, not as worldly, or confident as his sister, condemned to death for impregnati...
Male, 30-40, All Ethnicities
a strip club emcee and singer, probably gay, but has to keep it closeted, well connected, likes being a part of everyone’s business, "friend...
Male, 60-85, All Ethnicities
faithful, kind, honest and trusted, probably a great statesman in his time, not a curmudgeon; major role.
Female, 35-49, All Ethnicities
damaged and lost, her rejection by Angelo cuts deep, tries to remain strong, but she has no voice or power to do anything about it, must hav...
Male, 35-49, All Ethnicities
strong, ruthless, hard-edged and domineering, the classic Gestapo Officer, pure Aryan (blond, blue eyes, a Hitler youth type would be ideal)...
Pompey Bum (Supporting):
Male, 50-69, All Ethnicities
quick witted, hard-edged, mobster-like, a wheeler-dealer, like a used car salesman, wears lots of gold jewelry, in jail for pimping.
Male, 30-39, All Ethnicities
once posh but loves his booze too much. Small supporting role; must understudy Lucio.
Seeking submissions from: NYC, NY
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