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Open Auditions for Ohio University Eastern’s first-ever virtual production “Scattered Shakespeare”

Open Auditions for Ohio University Eastern’s first-ever virtual production “Scattered Shakespeare”
Cast of OUE Theatre's "The Tempest"

The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern announces open community auditions for its upcoming virtual production of “Scattered Shakespeare.” It is a collection of scenes and monologues from Shakespeare that will be chosen by the OHIO Eastern Theatre cast and Director Dennis Fox.  OHIO Eastern Theatre’s first-ever virtual production “Scattered Shakespeare” will be performed once via live internet streaming in April 2021.

Auditions will be held Wednesday, February 24 and Thursday, February 25, at 7:00pm on Zoom.  Auditions are open to the anyone in the community. Anyone interested, including public school students and community members are heartily encouraged to audition. No previous theater or Shakespeare experience is necessary. Auditions will be cold readings only, so a prepared audition piece is not necessary. The readings to be used will be posted before auditions. Those interested in auditioning should visit the Ohio University Eastern website, https://www.ohio.edu/eastern/current-students/theatre to register for the Zoom audition.

All rehearsals will begin on March 8, 2021 and will be held virtually on Zoom.  Ohio University students are eligible for credit through THAR 2100.  The live performance will be held at a time to be determined on Friday, April 16, Saturday April 17, or Sunday, April 18, 2021.

For more information, please contact OUE Theatre Director Dennis Fox at foxd@ohio.edu.