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You can be in ‘The Comedy of Errors’

Performance dates for “The Comedy of Errors” will be Sept. 14, 15, 21, 22 at Applegate Park in Merced, and possibly one more weekend in Mariposa.
Performance dates for “The Comedy of Errors” will be Sept. 14, 15, 21, 22 at Applegate Park in Merced, and possibly one more weekend in Mariposa.

In its 18th Season, Merced Shakespearefest invites actors to audition for the popular slapstick comedy “The Comedy of Errors” on Saturday, June 29, at 11 a.m. at the MAC, the Merced Arts Center, on 645 W. Main Street, in downtown Merced.

Performance dates will be Sept. 14, 15, 21, 22 at Applegate Park in Merced, and possibly one more weekend in Mariposa.

This early Shakespeare comedy is a madcap farce, featuring not only one, but two sets of identical twins. It plays with twisted and loopy situations, and has the happy ending of a family reunited.

The show is directed by Andrew Burkum.

Some 16 – 20 actors are needed. Shakespearefest directors encourage all ages and genders to audition. In audition, actors will be provided with scene texts to read. Shakespeare monologues are not mandatory, but will be enjoyed!

This early Shakespeare comedy is a madcap farce, featuring not only one, but two sets of identical twins who all end up in the same location by chance. It plays with twisted and loopy situations, but has the happy ending of a family reunited.

Rehearsals begin in August.

For more information, go online to: mercedsakespearefest.org., or call 723-3265.

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