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A Midsummer Night’s Dream-Albany, NY - Casting ID # 1581030
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Albany, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-20-18
Audition Date 01-15-19 Submission deadline 01-12-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A Midsummer Night’s Dream—Shakespeare’s enchanting comic tale of love lost and found—presents love in all its glory, warts and all: Love at first sight, innocent love, love twisted by the mind, by lust, by jealousy, by a marriage on the rocks; love that is thrown into chaos by a mischievous fairy’s mistake.


Role # 1 Theseus
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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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Bottom
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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
Ethnicity: Any -

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


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Snug
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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
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Starveling
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The tailor portrays Moonshine in Quince’s play.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Helena
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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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Puck
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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
Ethnicity: Any -

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: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Cobweb
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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
Ethnicity: Any -

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
Ethnicity: Any -

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 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 A 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
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 First Fairy
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Sings a charm to keep Titania’s sleeping place safe.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Second Fairy
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Sings a charm to keep Titania’s sleeping place safe.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -