Auditions for William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing will take place on Sunday, May 22 from 1 pm to 6 pm, Tuesday, May 24 from 6 pm to 9 pm, and Thursday, May 26 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm, all at the Bernards Township Community Center, located at 289 S. Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920. Performances will be on July 29, 30, and August 4, 5, and 6.
The following roles are all available.
- Leonato, the governor - 50s+, gregarious host and doting father
- Antonio, Leonato’s brother - 50s+, rickety of limb, but sharp of mind
- Don Pedro, Prince - 30s-50s, both general and friend to his soldiers
- *Claudio - 20s-30s, soldier returned from war, enamored with Hero
- Benedick - 20s-30s, soldier, allergic to love, in an ongoing battle of wits with Beatrice
- Hero, Leonato’s daughter - 20s-30s, enamored with Claudio
- Beatrice, Leonato’s niece - 20s-30s, in an ongoing battle of wits with Benedick
- Margaret, attendant to Hero - 20s-40s, sharp tongue, questionable loyalties
- *Ursula, attendant to Hero/ Sextant - 20s-40s, loyal friend/ county judge
- Don John, the prince’s brother - 20s-50s, scheming, melancholic sort
- *Borachio - 20s-50s, a soldier, Don John’s closest compatriot
- *Condrade/ Friar - 20s-50s, a soldier, friend of Don John/ fakes a death, as friars do
- *Dogberry, the local constable/ Soldier - 40s+, verbose and soused, couldn’t hurt a fly
- *Verges, Dogberry’s partner/ Soldier - 30s+, the brains of the operation, such as it is
- *Watchman/ Messenger - Teen+, local citizen/ messenger of the prince
- *Watchman/ Balthasar - Teen+, local citizen/MUST SING,* ability to accompany self a bonus
*Actors of any gender will be considered for these roles.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it is imperative that you visit https://www.trilogyrepertory.com/auditions/ after signing up for an audition appointment below. We suggest that you bookmark the Trilogy site now so you have it as a reference. As noted on the audition website, we need you to prepare for your audition by filling out the audition information form and by bringing your sides. Also, please plan to arrive five minutes before your scheduled audition time.
If you have any questions, please reach out to producer Hank Barre at 908-872-6247 or at [email protected] Thank you!
Bernards Township Community Center, 289 S. Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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