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Fortinbras Auditions - July 13th

Actors’ Ensemble of Berkeley will be performing FORTINBRAS, by Lee Blessing ("A Walk in the Woods") at John Hinkel Park in north Berkeley, Sat/Sun August 24th and 25th, and Sat/Sun/Mon August 31st, September 1st, and September 2nd.

FORTINBRAS begins where "Hamlet" ends - with the Norwegian prince Fortinbras appearing just as Hamlet expires in Horatio's arms. Eager to take the reigns of government, he is apoplectic when Horatio explains what happened. Fearing a public relations disaster, Fortinbras attempts to replace the truth with his own fabrication - only to be hounded by the ghosts of the cast of "Hamlet", who want the real story told - and also by the ghosts of his own hubris, who come back to haunt him as well. Fortinbras is a hilarious, modern take on themes which continue to be relevant today.

WRITTEN BY: Lee Blessing
DIRECTED BY: Michael R. Cohen
COMPANY: Actors Ensemble of Berkeley
WHEN: Sat/Sun August 24th/25th
Sat/Sun/Mon August 31st, September 1st/2nd
WHERE: John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre, north Berkeley
CAST: 6-10M; 4-8F, Cold Read. Non AEA, No pay.
AUDITIONS: July 13 by appointment
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Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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