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The Castaways Repertory Theatre Announces Auditions for Macbeth

Macbeth
Written by
William Shakespeare
Directed by Leslie Ann Ross

Auditions: July 9 and July 11 from 7:00 to 9:30 pm. Callbacks July 15 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Location: The Dr. A. J. Ferlazzo Auditorium, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191

Audition requirements: Bring a two (2) minute Shakespearean monologue and be prepared to read sides from the script. The sides will be posted on the Castaways website soon. The show will be set in 11th century Scotland and staged traditionally. The set will resemble Stonehenge with two stone monoliths. The costumes will be period kilts and muslin dresses (resembling the film Braveheart).

Contact the director Leslie Ann Ross if you have any questions. [email protected] or call The Castaways number 703-232-1710

Performance Dates: October 18, 19, 25, 26, November 1, 2, 3

Cast: 10 men and 8 women. Actors for adult roles must be at least 16 years old

Minions – 6-8 total: Children age 10 and up. They will not have to do the monologues or come with anything prepared. The director will ask them to do improvisations. They will be asked to do some physical movement activities.

Actor Character(s)
Male, 30-50 Macbeth
Female, any age First Witch
Female, any age Second Witch
Female, any age Third Witch
Female, 30-45 Lady Macbeth / Young Siward
Male, 35+ Banquo / Siward
Male, 25+ Macduff / Apparition 7
Male, 20+ Ross / Apparition 6
Male, 50+ Duncan / Doctor
Male, 20+ Malcolm / Second Murder
Female,  16+ Donalbain / Macbeth Servant / Apparition 2
Male 20+ Sergeant  / Seyton / Apparition 1 / First Murder
Male, 18+ Porter / Apparition 4 / Third Murder
Female, 25+ Lady Macduff / Gentlewoman
Female 16+ Caithness / Fleance / Macduff’s son / Apparition 3
Male, 16+ Lennox / Apparition 8
Male, 16+ Angus / Apparition 5
Male, 40+ Menteith / Old Man

Directions to Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building: 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge VA 22191

From the North (DC, MD, N.Va)

•Capital Beltway I-495 to Springfield VA exit

•South on I-95(Richmond) to Dale City/Rippon Landing exit 156, left

lane toward Rippon Landing to US Route 1/Rest Area

•Exit to the right sharply just after driving under the overpass (do

not proceed straight to the Rest Area)

•After exiting you will merge onto Dale Blvd (Rt 784 East)- you must

merge left or you will be forced to take a right at the end of the

lane.

•Turn Right onto US Route 1 South (second light after exiting from 95

and merging onto Dale Blvd)

•Turn Right at second light from Route 1 onto Cardinal Drive

•Turn Left at the first light onto Donald Curtis Drive (sign overhead

says Gov’t Center), Ferlazzo Building is on the right.

For the latest information about Castaways Repertory Theatre, call 703-232-1710 or go to www.castawaystheatre.org

CRT is a community theatre, there is no pay involved. The Castaways Repertory Theatre is a volunteer organization, a member of the Prince William County Arts Council, NVTA (formerly the Northern Virginia Theatre Alliance) and WATCH (the Washington Area Theatre Community Honors). Partial funding is provided by a grant from the Prince William County Parks and Recreation.

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