OSF Newsletter: Final Weekend COMEDY

Three more performances!

 Comedy of Errors closes April 30. 

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"Chaos and comedy reign supreme...González is a maters of physical comedy and comedic timing." -West Side Leader

"Perfect timing, pacing, and rhythm...the company illuminates what is significant and vital in the Bard’s work and this vibrant production is a testament to that." -Playshakespeare.com

Audience testimonials:

"Go see it as soon as possible!" -Emily D.

"Awesome...HYSTERICAL!" -Cat R.

"...a wonderful performance! There are four kids in the front row tonight who can't stop talking about it." -Stephanie I.

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Seeking Stage Manager and Carpenter for summer work

Ohio Shakes is seeking a Stage Manager for the summer shows, 10 weeks beginning June 6, $150/week. This person would Stage Manage AS YOU LIKE IT and Assistant Stage Manage WINTER'S TALE. Rehearsals are typically 7-10:30 weekdays and Sundays and noon-5pm on Saturdays, Monday AEA day off. $150/week. See website for performance schedule. Please do not apply if you have tech week or show conflicts.

We are also looking for a skilled carpenter to help build the set in June and strike one week in August, with a couple pick up weeks in July. $300/week, 7 weeks total. Needs daytime availability.

There is a potential that these positions could be combined, too, if someone wanted to turn it into full-time summer work, June-August. 

This work takes place primarily outdoors.

Send applicable resume to tess@ohioshakespeare.com. Looking to hire ASAP.

OSF Newsletter: Pay What You Will(iam)

Pay What You Will(iam Shakespeare)

 One performance only on the April 16 matinee, any dollar amount gets you in to seeComedy of Errors.

You can even make your donation in advance to secure your seats. Call 330-374-7574to take advantage of this deal, or make your donation at the door, space avaliable.

Read about the Free Educator Performance of MACBETH and more free/discounted events here.


Auditions for indoor Greystone season

Ohio Shakespeare Festival

2017-18 Greystone Hall Season

Ohio Shakes, located in Akron, is casting actors for their indoor 2017-18 season, which includes: 

The Three Musketeers: An Adventure, with Music (by Joe Pine, Music by Scott Campbell)

Camelot (book and lyrics by Burt Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe) 

Scapin (by Molière)

King Charles III (by Mike Bartlett)

Auditions will be held at Greystone Hall (103 S High Street, Akron) onSaturday April 22, 12:00-5:00 and Sunday April 23, 7:00-10:00

Actors may request an audition by submitting a headshot and resume to tess@ohioshakespeare.com and please include in the subject line: OSF Greystone season auditions. Actors may request a particular time frame, and will be scheduled in the closest avaliable slot.  Video auditions, though not encouraged, may be submitted to tess@ohioshakespeare.com.

Prepare 2 contracting monologues, no longer than 3 minutes in total length OR a monologue and 16 bars of a song.  (A cappella; no accompaniment for open auditions; accompaniment will be provided at invited callbacks only.)  

Ohio Shakespeare company members who have worked within the Festival within the last two years do not need to come to open auditions.  All said company members must submit their interest to tess@ohioshakespare.com, including roles they wish to read for. Company members must email their interest to be invited to callbacks, no exceptions.

Callbacks will be held by invitation only.