William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

90 min Abridged Version by Diane Timmerman

Directed by John Brown

Audition dates:

Saturday 4th June 2022 – 10:00am to 4:00pm

Sunday 5th June 2022 – 10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Studio


Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story where the two main characters, Romeo and Juliet, are supposed to be sworn enemies but fall in love. Due to their families’ ongoing conflict, they cannot be together, so they kill themselves because they cannot cope with being separated from one another. Romeo and Juliet is a Shakespearean tragedy.


Romeo – Male. Montague’s son.

Juliet – Female. Capulet’s Daughter.

Montague – Male. Head of Veronese family at feud with Capulets.

Benvolio – Male/Female. Montague’s nephew/niece Friend of Romeo and Mercutio.

Mercutio – Male/Female. a young gentleman/lady, friend of Romeo

Balthasar – Male/Female. Romeo’s Servant.

Capulet – Male. Head of Veronese family at feud with Montagues.

Lady Capulet – Female

Tybalt – Male/Female. Lady Capulets Nephew/Niece.

Nurse/Lady Montague – Female. Nurse to Juliet.

Gregory/Second Watch – Male/Female. Servant to Capulet

Sampson/Second Watch Male/Female. Servant to Capulet

Friar Laurence – Male/Female of the Franciscan order

Apothecary/Capulets servant. Male/Female. of Mantua

Prince/Princess – Male/Female. Prince/Princess of Verona

Paris – Male/Female. A noble kinsperson to the prince/princess.

*Please note, all roles are 18+


Auditions will consist of

  1. a Shakespearean monologue of your own choosing and
  2. a cold read in a group of a scene.

Auditions will be judged on acting ability, interaction with scene partners and suitability for roles.

Requests for an audition time slot are now open and are to be sent via email to Please include your bio, head shot and contact details.

An audition time will be allocated and returned via email.


Wed 14th September 2022 -11:00am

Thu 15th September 2022 -11:00am

Fri 16th September 2022 -11:00am and 7:30pm

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