Shakespeare Festival St Louis

Audition Notice: HENRY IV & HENRY V

Dates: December 6 & 7; Callbacks December 7 & 8
Location: Old Orchard Studios at Webster University MAP

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis seeks a diverse and versatile company of Equity and non-Equity actors to perform Henry IV and Henry V in Forest Park from May 15 – June 15, 2014 (rehearsals begin April 1, 2014). Auditions will be held in St. Louis on December 6 & 7, at the Old Orchard Studios at Webster University. Callbacks will be held December 7 & 8.

Please note:

• There are not sides for every character. Many actors will play multiple roles. And the sides that are here should be enough to evaluate who should be cast where.
• Those auditioning for Chorus should read both the Chorus side and the Montjoy side.
• Those auditioning for Hostess Quickly should read both Hostess Quickly sides and the Alice side.
• Those auditioning for Bardolph should read the Bardolph side and the Burgundy side.
• Those auditioning for Orleans or Dauphin should read also read the Williams side.
• The following roles have already been cast: Hal, Henry IV, Henry V, Hotspur, Lady Percy, Princess Catherine.

To sign up for an audition, please email requesting a time slot, which are given on a first come-first served basis. Auditions in NYC are by invitation only.

Character Breakdowns

All actors in the company will be cast in both shows. Many will play more than one part in a show. Some parts have been cast, and breakdowns for those roles do not appear below.

Download Casting Notice and Character Breakdowns PDF

Audition Sides

Bardolph and Burgundy
Chorus and Montjoy
Exeter and Dauphin 2
Hostess Quickly and Alice
Orleans, Dauphin, Constable and Williams
Queen Isabel