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

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, with the audition weekend set down for Saturday 5th – 6th September.

  Article | Levi Joule.