OPEN CASTING CALL FOR ‘HENRY V’

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We are holding two casting sessions for our next open-air stage production, Shakespeare’s ‘HENRY V’, directed by Carl Walker and which will be performed in Ludlow Castle between Mon 24 and Fri 28 June (with Tech Rehearsal Thurs 20 June and Dress Fri 21 June), as part of the Ludlow Fringe. Rehearsals will take place during April to June- some may be during the weekday, as well as evenings and weekends. Details will be given at auditions. We are offering two dates for open auditions:

AUDITION 1: MON 4 MARCH, 7-10pm, Little Witley Village Hall

AUDITION 2: SUN 10 MARCH, 10.30am-1.30pm, Little Witley Village Hall

If you would like to audition, you must register your interest via email to Carl Walker on carl@wild-edric.com.

The principal roles available are listed below (with some parts being solo, some requiring doubling up). We look forward to seeing some old and new faces at these auditions

MALE ROLES:

HENRY V: Male. Playing age 25-35 yrs. Stage combat experience preferred

DUKE OF EXETER (the King’s Uncle): Male Playing age 50+ yrs

EARL OF WESTMORELAND/CAPTAIN MACMORRIS: Male. Playing age: 30+. This is a ‘Doubling’ role. Must be able to do an Irish accent for MacMorris

ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY/CAPTAIN GOWER: Male. Playing age 40+. This is a ‘Doubling’ role. Must be able to do a Scottish accent for Gower.

BISHOP ELY/CAPT FLUELLEN: Male. Playing age 30+ This is a ‘Doubling’ role. Must be able to do a Welsh accent for Fluellen.

PISTOL: Male. Playing age 30+ yrs

BARDOLPH/DUKE OF BURGUNDY: Male. Playing age 30+ This is a ‘Doubling’ role.

KING OF FRANCE/SIR THOMAS OF ERPINGHAM: Male. Playing age 40+ This is a ‘Doubling’ role.

DAUPHIN (King of France’s son): Male. Playing age: 20+

MONTJOY: (French Herald): Male. Playing age: 20+

CAPT JAMY/DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE/DUKE OF ORLEONS: Male. Playing age 40+ This is a ‘Doubling’ role.

CONSTABLE/HONFLEUR: Male. Playing age 40+ This is a ‘Doubling’ role.

LORD SCROOP/DUKE OF BOURBON: Male. Playing age 40+ This is a ‘Doubling’ role.

SIR THOMAS GREY/LORD RAMBURES: Male. Playing age 40+ This is a ‘Doubling’ role.

BOY: Male. Playing age 12+

FEMALE ROLES:

PRINCESS KATHERINE (daughter of King of France). Female. Playing age 18+

MISTRESS QUICKLY (wife of Pistol)/QUEEN OF FRANCE: This is a ‘Doubling’ role. Female. Playing Age 20+

MAID ALICE (maid to Katherine): Female. Playing age 18+

NYM: Female. Playing age 18+. (this is a change to the traditional male role of Nym…think ‘kick ass’ female warrior!

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