JUPITER, FL – The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival, the County’s second longest-running professional performance company, today announced it will hold auditions for its upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.” The audition takes place May 9 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Benjamin Upper School Theater located at 4875 Grandiflora Road in Palm Beach Gardens.
Interested actors are asked to bring a headshot and resume along with a prepared 1 or 2-minute Shakespearean monologue. This year, the Festival is also seeking actor-musicians; instrumentalists are encouraged to prepare a short selection of music to follow their monologue. Rehearsals begin June 12. This is a non-Equity production.
This year’s production runs during Shakespeare by the Sea XXXIII in Carlin Park, Jupiter on July 6 – 10 and 13 – 16, followed by an encore production during Shakespeare by the Palms III in Royal Palm Beach Commons Park on July 20 – 23. All performances start at 8 p.m.
Those unable to attend the open audition in person may upload their resume, headshot and video monologue to pbshakespeare.org/submit-resume. Visit pbshakespeare.org or call 561.543.8276 for more information.
ABOUT THE PALM BEACH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival is a 501(c)3 professional theater company dedicated to enhancing the accessibility and appreciation for Shakespearean, classic and contemporary theater for all ages and socioeconomic levels. For more information about the Festival, its history or its season, please visit www.pbshakespeare.org.