Auditions

Sense and Sensibility

Cast List

The Merchant of Venice

Directed by Adrienne Sher

Location: PAC 160, Art Court Theatre, City College
Date: Feb. 4, 2018 7:00pm
Callbacks: Feb. 5 & 6, by invitation
Performances: April 20 - May 13, 2018
New curtain time for evening performances: 7:30pm

Please bring your resume, headshot and list of conflicts. Auditions will consist of readings from the script and some physical/athletic exercises. Dress to move.

All roles currently available. Age range 18 - 35 unless otherwise noted. Skateboarding, roller blading or roller skating skills needed (for mulitple characters.)

Characters

  • ANTONIO, a merchant of Venice 40+
  • BASSANIO, a Venetian gentleman, suitor to Portia
  • SELENIA
  • ANGELINA
  • GRATIANO
  • LORENZO
  • VALERIA, servant to Antonio
  • LEONORA, servant to Bassanio
  • PORTIA, an heiress of Belmont
  • NERISSA, her waiting-gentlewoman
  • BALTHAZAR
  • STEPHANIE
  • suitors to Portia
  • Prince of MOROCCO
  • Prince of ARRAGON
  • SHYLOCK, a Jewish moneylender in Venice 40+
  • JESSICA, his daughter
  • TUBAL, another Jewish moneylender (m/f)
  • CHUS (m/f)
  • BARUCH
  • RAIZEL
  • LAUNCELOT GOBBO, servant to Shylock and later to Bassanio (m/f)
  • OLD GOBBO, Lancelet’s father (m/f) 40+
  • DUKE of Venice (m/f)
  • CLERK of the Court (m/f)
24 Cast Members
  • 9 male
  • 9 female
  • 6 m/f

Perusal Script

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsal is usually held Sunday - Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 10:30. Rehearsals will begin in late Feb. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. There is a Saturday matinee on May 12 and 10:00am school matinee on Friday, May 4.

Upon being cast in this production, you will be required to register for 3 units in a Theatre Arts Performance class at the first rehearsal. Do not register prior to auditions - enrollment does not guarantee casting.

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