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A Midsummer Nights Dream-Charlotte, NC - Casting ID # 1560722
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Charlotte, NC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 11-15-17
Audition Date 05-21-18 Submission deadline 05-20-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is one of Shakespeare’s best known and best loved plays. At the core of the story are 4 people who leave the city of Athens to pursue love. In their journey they are put upon by a group of fairies and a mischievous hopgoblin who only manage to complicate their situations further leading to some unfortunate mix ups and some incredible comedy. The story also follows the exploits of a group of ill prepared actors trying to put together a play for the Duke and his soon to be wife who get mixed up in the feud of the King and Queen of the fairies.

Role # 1 Theseus
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Theseus, the Duke of Athens, has recently won a war against the Amazons, and to reward himself for his victory is going to marry their queen Hippolyta, whether she likes it or not.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 2 Egeus
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A courtier at Theseus's court and his master of revels.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Lysander
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A young man of Athens, of good family and fortune.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 4 Demetrius
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Not the most admirable of young men. Having wooed Helena and won her heart, he shifts his attentions to Hermia, who will have none of him, but whose father favors him.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 5 Philostrate
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Theseus's Master of the Revels. The Duke sends him to encourage everybody in Athens to celebrate his wedding and have a festive time during the four days leading up to the ceremony.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 6 Peter Quince
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A carpenter with literary pretensions who organizes some fellow workers into preparing a play he has written to present to Theseus and Hippolyta on their wedding day (in which he presents the Prologue).


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 Bottom
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Bottom the weaver is a take-charge sort of fellow, and a great stage ham who wishes to play all the parts he can in Quince's play.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Flute
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A bellows-mender, a young man whose facial hair is only just beginning to grow.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 9 Snout
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A tinker cast as Pyramus's father and the Wall in Quince's play.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 10 Snug
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Snug the joiner is not the most quick-witted of fellows, and is therefore cast as the lion to avoid his having to learn lines.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Starveling
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Starveling the tailor portrays Moonshine in Quince's play.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 12 Hippolyta
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Queen of the Amazons. Having been defeated in battle by Theseus, she is now betrothed to him.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 13 Hermia
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Egeus's daughter. In love with Lysander, she refuses to marry Demetrius despite the threat of death for her refusal.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 14 Helena
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A young lady of Athens. She was wooed by Demetrius and remains obsessively, even masochistically in love with him.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 15 Oberon
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King of Fairies. Proud, angry, and vengeful, he quarrels with Titania for the sake of a changeling boy, and on being refused decides to humiliate her into obedience.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 16 Titania
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Queen of Fairies. Her quarrel with Oberon disturbs nature, but in memory of her votaress she still refuses to give up the boy who is at the quarrel's root.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 17 Puck
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Puck, or Robin Goodfellow, is an amoral prankster of a spirit. Oberon's jester, he delights in practical jokes, transforming Bottom for a lark and making him the object of Titania's love.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 18 Peaseblossom
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A fairy of Titania's court. Commanded by Titania, it is one of the ones to attend on Bottom.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 19 Cobweb
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A fairy of Titania's court. Commanded by Titania, it is one of the ones to attend on Bottom.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 20 Moth
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A fairy of Titania's court. Commanded by Titania, it is one of the ones to attend on Bottom.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 21 Mustardseed
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A fairy of Titania's court. Commanded by Titania, it is one of the ones to attend on Bottom.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 22 Fairy
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One of Titania's servants, charged with spreading the dew. She recognizes Puck, and is not fond of Oberon.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 23 First Fairy
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The First Fairy sings a charm to keep Titania's sleeping place safe.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 24 Second Fairy
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The Second Fairy sings a charm to keep Titania's sleeping place safe.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60