Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival Holding Auditions May 9

The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival, the county’s second-longest-running professional performance company, has announced that it will hold auditions for its upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. The auditions will take place Tuesday, May 9 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Benjamin Upper School Theater, located at 4875 Grandiflora Road in Palm Beach Gardens.

Interested actors are asked to bring a headshot and résumé, along with a prepared one- or two-minute Shakespearean monologue. This year, the festival is also seeking actor-musicians. Instrumentalists are encouraged to prepare a short selection of music to follow their monologue. Rehearsals begin June 12. This is a non-equity production.

This year’s production runs during Shakespeare by the Sea XXXIII in Carlin Park, Jupiter on July 6-10 and July 13-16, followed by an encore production during Shakespeare by the Palms III at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park on July 20-23. All performances start at 8 p.m.

Those unable to attend the open audition in person may upload their résumé, headshot and video monologue to Visit or call (561) 543-8276 for more information.