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Shakespeare Theatre Company of DC

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Shakespeare Theatre Company of DC
Alan Paul, assoc. artistic dir.; Carter Niles, resident casting dir.

Production Description

Casting the Shakespeare Theatre Company of DC's 2014-2015 season. Season includes "A Winter's Tale (Free for All)" (Rebecca Taichman, original direction. Rehearsals begin July 31; runs Aug. 19-31 at Sidney Harman Hall), "As You Like It" (Michael Attenborough, dir. Rehearsals begin Sept. 18; runs Oct. 23-Dec. 14 at the Lansburgh Theatre), "The Tempest" (Ethan McSweeny, dir. Rehearsals begin Oct. 23; Nov. 28-Jan. 25, 2015 at Sidney Harman Hall), "The Metromaniacs" (Alexis Piron, writer. David Ives, translation. Michael Kahn, dir. Rehearsals begin Dec. 26; runs Jan. 29-Mar. 29, 2015 at the Lansburgh Theatre), "Man of La Mancha" (Alan Paul, dir. Rehearsals begin Feb. 5, 2015; runs Mar. 12-Apr. 26 at Sidney Harman Hall), "Tartuffe" (Moliere, writer. Dominique Serrand, dir. Rehearsals begin Apr. 30, 2015; runs May 18-July 5 at Lansburgh Theatre), and "Enrico IV" (Luigi Pirandello, writer. Tom Stoppard, adaptation. Michael Kahn, dir. Rehearsals begin Apr. 23, 2015; runs Mary 28-July 19).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses and performs in Washington, DC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $883 (Cat. B+) and $812 (Cat. B); Equity LORT Non-Rep Cat. B+ & B.


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Character Breakdown

LORT Non-Rep

By William Shakespeare
Directed by TBA
Original direction by Rebecca Taichman
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: July 31, 2014
Preview: August 19, 2014
Opening: August 20, 2014
Closes: August 31, 2014

Available roles: Camillo, Hermione, Polixenes, Perdita, Florizel


By William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Attenborough
Performs at the Lansburgh Theatre
1st Rehearsal: September 18, 2014
1st Preview: October 23, 2014
Opening: November 3, 2014
Closes: December 14, 2014.

Available roles: Rosalind, Celia, Phebe, Audrey, Orlando, Oliver, Adam, Touchstone, Duke Senior, Duke Frederick, Charles, Le Beau, Jacques, Amiens, Silvius, Corin, Lord, Sir Oliver Martext, William


By William Shakespeare
Director: Ethan McSweeny
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: October 23, 2014
1st Preview: November 28, 2014
Opening: December 8, 2014
Closes: January 25, 2015.

Available roles: Alonso, Sebastian, Prospero, Antonio, Ferdinand, Gonzalo, Adrian, Francisco, Caliban, Trinculo, Stephano, Boatswain, Ariel, Shipmaster, Juno, Iris, Miranda, Ceres


By Alexis Piron
Translated by David Ives
Directed by Michael Kahn
Performs at the Lansburgh Theatre
1st Rehearsal: December 26, 2014
1st Preview: January 29, 2015
Opening: February 9, 2015
Closes: March 29, 2015.

Available roles:

Damis (male, self-styled poet, head in the clouds, 20s-40s)
Dorante (male, young lover 20s-30s)
Lucille (female, daughter of Francaleu, young lover 20s-30s)
Lisette (female, classic comic French maid, saucy, bawdy word play 20s-30s)
Mandor (male, classic clever servant late 20s-40s)
Francaleu (male, wealthy landowner, 40s-60s)
Baliveau (male Uncle of Damis, friend of Francaleu 40s-60s)


Book by Dale Wasserman
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Music by Mitch Leigh
Adapted from Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Directed by Alan Paul
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: February 5, 2015
1st Preview: March 12, 2015
Opening: March 23, 2015
Closes: April 26, 2015

Available roles: Captain of the Inquisition, Sancho, Don Quixote, Governor/Innkeeper, Duke/Carrasco, Padre, Aldonza, Maria, Fermina, Antonia, Jose, Tenorio, Paco, Juan, Anselmo, Housekeeper, Pedro, Quito, Barber


By Moliere
Directed by Dominique Serrand
Performs at Lansburgh Theatre
1st Rehearsal: April 30, 2015
1st Preview: May 7, 2015
Opening: May 18, 2015
Closes: July 5, 2015.

Available roles: Orgon, Elmire, Cleante, Mariane, Valere, Droine, Damis, Pernelle, Flipote, Laurent, Pascal.


ENRICO IV By Luigi Pirandello
Adapted by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Michael Kahn
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: April 23, 2015
1st Preview: May 28, 2015
Opening: June 8, 2015
Closes: July 19, 2015.

Available roles: Henry, Doctor, Belcredi, Di Nolli, Landolf, Harold, Ordulf, Bertold, Giovanni, Matilda, Frida