Casting Call for “Romeo & Juliet” Stage Play

Expires: 3/8/2024
Paying up to $120/day
Description

The company is seeking Equity Actors For Roles In “Romeo & Juliet”, please see the details below.
ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED.

Additional info:
Please prepare two contrasting Shakespeare monologues, of no more than 3 minutes total.
Also, please bring your headshot and resume stapled together.
First Rehearsal, 06/18/24.
Opening, 07/11/24.
Closing, 07/28/24.
Possible Extesion, 08/01-08/17.

Please apply to schedule an audition appointment.
In the subject line please put, “Equity Audition Appointment”.

12 Project roles
Romeo
Both genders
20
-
29
y.o.
All ethnicities
Idealistic, passionate, funny, tender, impulsive; masculine. Falls deeply in love with Juliet, the daughter of his family’s enemy. Torn between loyalties, Romeo is swept into violence and cannot escape his fate. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Juliet
Female
20
-
29
y.o.
All ethnicities
Fiery, strong willed, and brave. Tough and headstrong. Falls deeply in love with Romeo, the son of her family’s enemy, and displays incredible courage in pursuing that love. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Mercutio
Both genders
26
-
35
y.o.
All ethnicities
Romeo’s best friend; a master of wit, imagination, and playfulness. Has a brilliant mind and volatile temper; extroverted, sexually charged. Charismatic. Excellent fighter. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Benvolio
Both genders
20
-
29
y.o.
All ethnicities
Nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo. He is a natural peacekeeper. Has strength and compassion. Is an old soul. A loyal and a thoughtful presence. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Tybalt/Apothecary
Male
20
-
29
y.o.
All ethnicities
Tybalt is Juliet's cousin. Hot-tempered and aggressive, quick to seek revenge, has no desire to end the Montague/Capulet feud. Alpha male. Excellent fighter. Apothecary is a druggist who grudgingly sells Romeo's poison. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Paris/As Cast
Male
20
-
36
y.o.
All ethnicities
The suitor to Juliet most preferred by Capulet. A good guy. Not a clown. Comes from a good family. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Lord Capulet/Chorus
Male
50
-
59
y.o.
All ethnicities
Juliet’s father; neglectful father, though one who loves his only daughter deeply. Though not involved in her day-to-day life, he has a deep desire for her to marry well. Capable of real fire and also real compassion. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Lady Capulet/As Cast
Female
45
-
59
y.o.
All ethnicities
Juliet’s mother. Though she has left the day to day raising of Juliet to the Nurse, she is nevertheless quite attached to her only child. A neglectful, but loving mother. In the end, one who prioritizes the will of her husband over her daughter’s. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Any Ethnicity.
Application deadline closed.
Friar Lawrence
Male
40
-
69
y.o.
All ethnicities
Confidant to Romeo. A natural peacemaker, he has the best intentions to both help the young lovers and to maintain peace between the two families. Strong facility with language. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Any Ethnicity.
Application deadline closed.
Nurse
Female
40
-
69
y.o.
All ethnicities
Juliet's confidant. Distractible, big hearted and warm, unintentionally very funny. Great comedic AND dramatic depth, with an ability to shift quickly between both. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Prince
Both genders
40
-
69
y.o.
All ethnicities
The Prince is the royal of the land and threatens deadly punishment in his frustrated desire to stop the long-running feud between the Capulets and Montagues. He is given the respect of his office from everyone and is both admired and feared. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.
Abram/Balthasar
Both genders
18
-
29
y.o.
All ethnicities
A servant of the Montague house. Is a trusted friend to Romeo, and they have a brotherly relationship. Note: Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Application deadline closed.