Auditions - Richard II

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It’s that time again! Join us at the Garfield Park Arts Center for auditions for the Garfield Shakespeare Company’s spring production of Richard II!

About the Play: Richard II chronicles the fall of the eponymous King of England at the hands of Henry Bolingbroke, who is backed by a contingent of nobility unhappy with the king’s policies and familiarity with the common folk.

All roles are available!
QUEEN to Richard
John of GAUNT, Duke of Lancaster
Henry BOLINGBROKE, Duke of Hereford/KING HENRY, son to John of Gaunt
Thomas de MOWBRAY, 1st Duke of Norfolk
Edmund of Langley, Duke of YORK
Eleanor de Bohun, DUCHESS of Gloucester, widow to Thomas,
Duke of Gloucester
Edward of Norwich, Duke of AUMERLE, Earl of Rutland, son of
Duke and Duchess of York
Henry Percy, Earl of NORTHUMBERLAND
Harry PERCY, later Hotspur
Sir John BAGOT
Sir Henry GREEN
Baron Walter FITZWATER
Lord William de ROSS
William de Colchester, Abbot of WESTMINSTER
KEEPER of prison at Pomfret Castle
GROOM of Richard’s stable

*Some parts may be doubled depending on the needs of the cast and script.

Auditions will be held over three days at the Garfield Park Arts Center:
Wednesday, January 3rd – 6pm – 9pm
Thursday, January 4th – 6pm – 9pm
Saturday, January 6th – 1pm – 4pm

You do not need to prepare a monologue. Be prepared to read from the script. Perusal scripts are available upon request by emailing the director at

Performance Dates:
3/16/2018 @ 7:30pm
3/17/2018 @ 7:30pm
3/18/2018 @ 3:00pm
3/22/2018 @ 7:30pm
3/23/2018 @ 7:30pm
3/24/2018 @ 7:30pm

The Garfield Shakespeare Company is an all-volunteer community theater troupe. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by donations from the community.

Please feel free to reach out to the director, Chris Burton, with any questions:


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