William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet
Shakespeare’s famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. The gun-toting members of the families wage a vicious war on the streets as the star-crossed lovers meet their tragic destiny.
The Classic Love Story Set in Our Time.
Auditions: Tuesday August 26, 2014 (5-7p) and Wednesday August 27, 2014 (5-7p)
Location: Great Room Theater ( 13 Leonard St. Gansevoort NY 12831 )
Please bring a dramatic and comedic monologue (they do not have to be memorized) + readings from the script.
*Rehearsals start August 31st: Sundays, Mondays & Wednesdays (*All Tentative) *Possible read thru on Saturday August 30
Performances: Friday September 26 (8pm), Saturday September 27 (2pm&8pm) and Sunday September 28 (2pm) at Great Room Theater ( 13 Leonard St. Gansevoort NY )
Characters: (Juliet is already cast)
Mercutio (African American)
Citizens of Verona :
Prince (African American)
Any questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (If you cannot make these audition dates/times and would like to audition email as well)
Romeo + Juliet 1996 Transcript: http://sfy.ru/?script=romeo_and_juliet_96_ts
*NOTE: For reference: Watch Romeo + Juliet 1996 with Leonardo Dicaprio and Claire Danes. TRAILER:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjxHdNxvySU
*NOTE: We are also looking for a lighting person and backstage crew.