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The Young Rep Play

Much Ado About Nothing

Beatrice and Benedick are the perfect match. It’s too bad they can’t stand each other. While their friends try to trick the bickering pair into admitting they’re in love, their young sidekicks Hero and Claudio start a romance of their own. But will false accusations, broken promises, and even a bumbling police force prevent a happy ending?  One of the most popular comedies in Shakespeare’s cannon, Much Ado About Nothing has captivating heroines, dancing wordplay, and the endearing desire to love and be loved in return.

No Shakespeare experience is necessary to participate as this is the perfect play to expose new Shakespeare learners to the accessible world of the world’s greatest playwright.

Open to ages 12 and up.

Auditions: Saturday Dec 15, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

  • Click here to find out what to expect at your audition.
  • Please fill out our audition form, attach a photo of yourself, and bring it to your audition with a list of all conflicts you foresee during the rehearsal period.
  • Please prepare a memorized classical monologue
  • Do not stress about this. It will be fun!
  • Contact Nathan Cummings with any questions or concerns.
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Callbacks: Wednesday December 19, 4:00 – 8:00

Rehearsals: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-7pm + Saturdays 10am-2pm beginning January 8

  • Additional tech rehearsals the week of March 3
  • Not all performers may be called to all rehearsals.

Performances: 4 Performances: March 8, 9, 10

Tuition: $600