Auditions for "The Death of Robin Hood"

April 11, 2021
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
RFA Lakeside Theater
Call (207) 864-5000 for more information

Auditions:

The Death of Robin Hood

Sunday, April 11, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St in Rangeley.

We are looking for:

Cast and Crew for RFA’s Summer Production of “The Death of Robin Hood.”

The Story

Oh no! Our Intrepid Hero of the People, Perpetual Scallywag, Master Archer, Savior of England, loved by women and children alike, is DEAD! How could this have happened? WHY would it happen? And how did he get so many fabulous titles in the first place? In “The Death of Robin Hood” we learn the whole sordid affair from those who knew him best, both friends and foe. A Comedy in 2 Acts with a running time of an hour and a half. Will be full of silly costumes, witty dialogue, daring sword fights, and a whole lot of fun!

CAST OF CHARACTERS (Cast Total: 6 – 2F, 4M)

ALAN: M, 20s-30s. A wandering minstrel, recently returned to Loxley, with a weak stomach. (actor will be taught sword fighting choreography, and archery stance)

LITTLE JOHN: M, 30s-50s. A boisterous, friendly blacksmith. Had studied to be a priest in a past life. (required to be able to pick up a full grown woman, will be taught archery stance)

ELLEN: F, 20s-30s. Lady Marian’s maid, Will’s athletic sister, and Alan’s former lover. (actress will be taught archery stance)

MARIAN: F, 20s-40s. The bored wife of the Sheriff, with long, luxurious hair. (must be willing to be carried by fellow actor)

SHERIFF: M, 30s-50s. Lady Marian’s husband and Loxley’s frustrated lawman, who has some skill with a sword. (actor will be taught sword fighting choreography)

WILL: M, 20s-30s. Ellen’s older brother and Alan’s former best friend, who happens to be an excellent swordsman. (actor will be taught sword fighting choreography, and archery stance. Slight of hand skills would be useful)

Audition Details:

Auditions: April 11th, 1-3pm, Lakeside Theater.

Come with Readings prepared- memorization is not necessary, but you have to have some idea how you want to read the line.

Expect to read group scenes with other hopeful cast members- we are looking for various forms of chemistry between different roles.

Can’t make the audition time? That’s ok! You can send in a video recording of the provided reading. Please record all lines in your gender. We would also like to see-

Male Auditions: Looking Sick (like you want to puke), Fake sword fight (with a stick or tube, we don’t care, want to see you move), and drawing a bow (archery bow, can be pretend, want to see your stance)

Female Auditions: Walking and sitting like a lady in a long skirt (whatever you think that looks like), a dramatic sigh, drawing a bow (archery bow, can be pretend, want to see your stance)

*note: We are willing to accept auditions from college students that won’t be in town until 2nd half of May. Must be willing to memorize lines, practice choreography and blocking, and finish other work required of actors on their own time before returning to town. Script, instructions and video examples will be provided.

Video auditions must be sent to the email address below by no later than April 10th, so we can review your audition with everyone else’s.

Contact Information

If you are looking to send in a video audition or looking to join our crew as a non-cast member, please contact us at this email:

Rangeleyarts@gmail.com

Production Details:

Performances: July 30-31, Aug 1-2, Lakeside Theater. Evening shows with the possibility of a Sunday Matinee.

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