Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

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Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

Audition Date: Monday 7th January

CAST

Romeo - The son and heir of Montague and Lady Montague.
Juliet - The daughter of Capulet and Lady Capulet.
Mercutio
 - A kinsman to the Prince, and Romeo’s close friend. 
Friar Lawrence - A Franciscan friar, friend to both Romeo and Juliet. 
The Nurse - Juliet’s nurse, the woman who breast-fed Juliet when she was a baby and has cared for Juliet her entire life. 
Tybalt - A Capulet, Juliet’s cousin on her mother’s side. Vain.
Capulet - The patriarch of the Capulet family, father of Juliet, husband of Lady Capulet, and enemy of Montague. 
Lady Capulet - Juliet’s mother, Capulet’s wife.
Montague - Romeo’s father, the patriarch of the Montague clan and bitter enemy of Capulet. 
Lady Montague - Romeo’s mother, Montague’s wife.
Paris - A kinsman of the Prince, and the suitor of Juliet most preferred by Capulet. 
Benvolio - Montague’s nephew, Romeo’s cousin and thoughtful friend.
Prince Escalus - The Prince of Verona. A kinsman of Mercutio and Paris. 
Friar John - A Franciscan friar charged by Friar Lawrence with taking the news of Juliet’s false death to Romeo in Mantua.
Balthasar - Romeo’s dedicated servant
Sampson & Gregory - Two servants of the house of Capulet
Abram - Montague’s servant
The Apothecary - An apothecary in Mantua. 
Peter - A Capulet servant
Rosaline - The woman with whom Romeo is infatuated at the beginning of the play. 
The Chorus 

 

ABOUT THE SHOW

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays.
 

AUDITIONS

Auditions will be held at the Pranksters Barn on Monday 7th January.
To register interest contact us via email (pranksters@hotmail.co.uk).