Cotuit Center for the Arts announces auditions for "Much Ado About Nothing"

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 elow you will find an audition notice for an upcoming performance on Cape Cod. If you have an audition you would like to post, email all pertinent information including name of the performance, audition dates, location, times and role requirements to [email protected].

Now casting for specific roles

Director Toby Wilson will hold a second round of auditions for Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing on Saturday, April 18 from 11am to 1pm at Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road (Rte. 28) in Cotuit. 

Casting is available for male actors of all ages (16+) in small parts and character roles, one of which is a singing role.   Actors should be prepared to move and readings will be from the script. 

Perusals scripts are available at the arts centers' office. 

Production dates are slated for June 25-July 19, 2009. 

For more information, please call 508-428-0669 or email [email protected].

Shakespeare's comic battle of the sexes!  Relationships that end on a sour note, not only can leave the ex-lovers with a bad taste but with those around them as well.  What's cupid to do when his love arrows have gone awry?  Take aim and try again.  In Much Ado About Nothing, young lovers come together, are broken apart and then reunited but this time around it's the slightly older, slightly jaded ex-lovers that take center stage.  Benedick, a consummate military commander has sworn off the pursuit of women, most likely because of his constant war of words with Beatrice.  A woman who herself has given up on finding the right man and just happens to be Benedick's ex.  The two live for and loath the witty repartee that ensues whenever they are near each other and have a strange intimacy that few couples ever achieve.  However, while they may enjoy these little encounters, their relatives and friends are less than amused.

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