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THE WINTER’S TALE at Folger Theater

THE WINTER’S TALE at Folger Theater

Folger Theatre
Washington, DC

Artistic Producer: Janet Alexander Griffin
Associate Artistic Producer: Beth Emelson
Director: Aaron Posner
Casting: Eisenberg/Beans Casting

Rehearsals Begin: February 13, 2018
Performances: March 13 – April 22, 2018

Contract type: LOA LORT – weekly minimum $577 (2017/2018 season)

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Subject Line: THE WINTER’S TALE Folger [Insert Role Here]

Folger Theatre practices non-traditional casting. We encourage people of every race, color, culture, age, gender, physical disability, and sexual orientation to audition, EOE.

NOTE: All actors need to be excellent with Shakespearean language. This play will be performed with the actors’ natural accents. Roles may be doubled.

POLIXENES (40s-60s): Male. King of Bohemia, he is falsely accused of having an affair with Hermione. Direct and honorable. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ETHNICITIES.

FLORIZEL (20s-30s): Male. Son and heir to Polixenes, he defies his father by eloping with Perdita. Charismatic, willful, and sweet. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ETHNICITIES.

SHEPHERD (50s-60s): Male. An elderly countryman who finds the baby Perdita and raises her as his own. Honorable and good-hearted. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ETHNICITIES.

PERDITA (20s): Female. The daughter of Leontes and Hermione; believed to be illegitimate by her father, she is abandoned on the shores of Bohemia and raised by a Shepherd. Charming, clever, and innocent. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ETHNICITIES.

Polixenes TWT Folger Sides

Florizel TWT Folger Sides

Shepherd TWT Folger Sides

Perdita TWT Folger Sides