Auditions: Ill Met by Moonlight

An adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, directed by Joshua Engel. Auditions will be Monday and Tuesday, May 1 and 2, 8-10 PM at the Greenbelt Arts Center. Auditions will consist of provided sides (PDF); monologues are welcome but not required. Headshots and resumes also welcome but not required. You may attendContinue reading “Auditions: Ill Met by Moonlight”

Cymbeline On Stage!

The Rude Mechanicals return to the stage to complete Shakespeare’s canon. Cymbeline is a classic fairytale, complete with a wicked stepmother, long-lost brothers, a princess in disguise, a prince in exile, true love, and a war brewing in the background. Cymbeline is the only Shakespeare play that the Rude Mechanicals have never performed – untilContinue reading “Cymbeline On Stage!”

Watch Online: Gallathea, for the Rudes’ 22nd Anniversary

By John LalyDirected by Jaki Demarest  The Rude Mechanicals are celebrating their 22nd anniversary with an online production of John Lyly’s “Gallathea” on Saturday, July 24th at 8 PM. The influence this play had on Shakespeare was profound, giving the Bard ideas, plot points, linguistic style, even a few lines plagiarized here and there. ShakespeareContinue reading “Watch Online: Gallathea, for the Rudes’ 22nd Anniversary”

Call for writers, directors, and actors for the 24 Hour Zoom Fest

At 8pm on Friday, June 25, writers are given their prompts and number of actors via email. Prompts will be a few words that you must incorporate, either as phrases or concepts. They then have 12 hours to write a short script (up to 10 minutes). We will have a Zoom room set up overnightContinue reading “Call for writers, directors, and actors for the 24 Hour Zoom Fest”