Tacoma Little Theatre announces auditions for Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth

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Tacoma Little Theatre is holding auditions for its production of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” directed and adapted by Pug Bujeaud. Auditions will be held Sunday, March 25 and Monday, March 26 at Tacoma Little Theatre (201 N. I St., Tacoma). Audition appointments will be set between the times of 6-9 p.m. on March 25 and 7-10 p.m. on March 26. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, March 28.

Macbeth is a brave and loyal Thane to King Duncan. After hearing a prophecy that he will become king himself, Macbeth is overcome by ambition and greed. Bolstered by the prophecy and his wife’s encouragement, he kills King Duncan and takes the throne. Afterward, Macbeth’s guilt, fear, and paranoia lead him to commit even more murders to secure his power. His confidence in the prophecies eventually leads to his downfall and he is overthrown and killed by those he has wronged.

Please prepare a Shakespearean monologue not to exceed two minutes. Part of the audition may include a cold reading. All roles are available for this production, and for this adaptation, all ethnicities encouraged to audition, and many roles will be cast gender-blind.

To reserve an audition time, e-mail tlt@tacomalittletheatre.com, or call the Box Office at (253) 272-2281. Please provide: your name, phone number, e-mail address, preferred audition time, and playable age. Bring a headshot and resume to your audition.

Once cast, Macbeth will run from Friday, June 1 to Sunday, June 17.

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