Auditions: "Beware the Ides of Adar" a Shakespearean Purim Spiel
Actors Ensemble of Berkeley and Temple Beth Hillel, Richmond, will be producing "Beware the Ides of Adar - A Shakespearean Purim Spiel", by Deborah Bodin Cohen, directed by Michael R. Cohen (no relation). The performance will be in the afternoon of February 21st, via Zoom. All rehearsals will also be via Zoom.
The characters are:
Vashti - King Ahasuerus' wife and current Queen of Sushan, Persia
King Ahasuerus - King of Sushan, Persia
Mordechai - Esther's Uncle and a very good man.
Esther - Young Jewish woman who becomes Queen of Sushan, Persia
Haman - Prime Minister of Sushan, Persia and a very bad man.
A.E. Online Audition Submissions Checklist
1) Film an approx. 1 minute Comedic Monologue
a) Filmed monologue (format mp4)
b) Resume (if you do not have a resume, add any relevant experience to the Audition form below)
3) Fill out Audition Form https://forms.gle/7sxYaDyyohvJwp9J8
5) If you are new to auditioning we have suggested monologues available upon request.
We encourage both theatre veterans (Non AEA) and newcomers to audition - if this is your first time - write us and we will help you through the process. A.E. is an entirely volunteer company, though actors do receive a small compensation for expenses and a portion of performance donations in alignment with AB5. We regularly cast cross-gender and cross-type, and we actively seek folks of all ages, races, genders, and persuasions to audition. Ages and Genders specified above are characteristics of the role, not necessarily of the actor playing the role.
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