The Comedy of Errors
Come out and audition for William Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS directed by Kerri Rae Ryan.
Production dates are November 12 – 14 and 19 – 21, 2021.
If you have never performed Shakespeare before, please still audition! We are doing the “translated” version which means it is in modern English that everyone can understand!
Friday, August 27th at 6:00pm
Saturday, August 28th at 1:00pm
Callbacks: Sunday, August 29th at 1:00pm
Corn Stock Theatre Center, Upper Bradley Park
1606 Park Rd, Peoria, IL 61604
Actors of all ages, races, and ethnicities, and body sizes are encouraged to audition!
Per the Directors request, you must be fully vaccinated to audition and be in this production. No exceptions will be made.
You will do a simple and quick improv exercise with the director and some readings from the scripts.
Script readings can be found HERE.
Antipholus of Syracuse (Male; age 20-35)
The twin brother of Antipholus of Ephesus and the son of Egeon; he has been traveling the world with his slave, Dromio of Syracuse, trying to find his long-lost brother and mother.
Antipholus of Ephesus (Male; age 20-35)
The twin brother of Antipholus of Syracuse and the son of Egeon; he is a well-respected merchant in Ephesus and Adriana’s husband.
Dromio of Syracuse (Male; age 20-35)
The bumbling, comical slave of Antipholus of Syracuse. He is the twin brother of Dromio of Ephesus.
Dromio of Ephesus (Male; age 20-35)
The bumbling, comical slave of Antipholus of Ephesus. He is the Syracusan Dromio’s twin brother.
Adriana (Female; age 20-35)
The wife of Antipholus of Ephesus, she is a fierce, jealous woman.
Luciana (Female; age 20-35)
Adriana’s unmarried sister and the object of Antipholus of Syracuse’s affections.
Egeon (Male; age 50-60)
A Syracusan merchant, husband of the Abbess (Emilia), and the father of the two Antipholi. He is, like his Syracusan son, in search of the missing half of his family; he has been sentenced to death as the play begins.
Abbess (Female; age 50-60)
Emilia, the long-lost wife of Egeon and the mother of the two Antipholi.
Duke Solinus (Male; Any Age)
The Duke of Ephesus; a just but merciful ruler.
Balthasar (Male; Any Age)
A merchant in Syracuse.
Angelo (Male/Female; Any Age)
A goldsmith in Syracuse and a friend to Antipholus of Ephesus.
Merchant (Male/Female; Any Age)
An Ephesian friend of Antipholus of Syracuse.
Second Merchant (Male/Female; Any Age)
A tradesman to whom Angelo is in debt.
Doctor Pinch (Male/Female; Any Age)
A schoolteacher, conjurer, and would-be exorcist.
Luce/Nell (Female; age 20-35)
Also called Nell. Antipholus of Ephesus’ prodigiously fat maid and Dromio of Ephesus’ wife.
Courtesan (Female; age 20-35)
An expensive prostitute and friend of Antipholus of Ephesus.
For questions, please email Kerri directly at [email protected].