September 30, 2008
Contact: Heather Nowlin
Pioneer Theatre Company
Announces Local Auditions
ROMEO & JULIET
Date: Auditions for Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet will be held Monday, October 20, 2008 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Callbacks will be scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, 2008; callback times will be announced later.
Time: AEA (Equity)-only auditions will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, October 20th. AEA members may sign up for any time slot. Non-Equity auditioners audition from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the same day.
Location: Auditions will be held in Room 237 of the Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre.
Sign Up: All auditioners must sign up for a time on the board inside the PTC Business Office, Room 325 on the main floor in the theatre. The sign-up sheet will be posted by 12 noon on Monday, October 13, 2008.
Casting: Romeo & Juliet includes roles for men and women over the age of 18. All roles are open except for that of Lady Capulet. Auditioners will be asked to read from the script; scripts will be available for checkeout on Monday, October 13th from the PTC Business Office.
Rehearsal and Production Information: Rehearsals for the production are Monday, January 19, 2009 through Thursday, February 12, 2009. Production dates are Friday, February 13, 2009 through Saturday, February 28, 2009. Paul Barnes will direct.
Synopsis: This is Shakespeare’s famous tragedy about two star-crossed lovers and their feuding families.