Benjamin Henson to Direct 2016’s Summer Shakespeare, With Cast Auditions Now Open

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Acclaimed director and playwright Benjamin Henson, will direct 2016’s Summer Shakespeare play The Tempest.
The Auckland production of The Tempest will “take a fresh look at the music and merriment of this stormy tale of love and loss,
forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.” the AUSA Summer Shakespeare Trust says in a statement.
Henson, who is openly gay is currently directing Not Psycho (which he also wrote), playing at Q theatre  until August 29.
Auditions are now open to begin the process of assembling a cast of actors that will bring William Shakespeare’s final masterpiece to life.

Those wanting to audition are instructed to send expressions of interest (including head shot picture and a list of any acting training / experience) to auditions@shakespeare.ac.nz, with the audition weekend set down for Saturday 5th – 6th September.

  Article | Levi Joule.
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