Walloomsac River Theatre Company is announcing auditions for Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night- Abridged” directed by Lauren Biasi, held on Monday June 26th from 6pm-8pm, held at Second Congregational Church, UCC, 115 Hillside St, Bennington, VT 05201; By Appointment Only

Roles Available: (Unless specified otherwise, character gender are open to interpretation)

  • ORSINO, (male presenting) Duke of Illyria, in love with Olivia
  • OLIVIA, (female presenting) a rich countess who falls for “Cesario”
  • MALVOLIO, steward to Olivia 
  • SEBASTIAN, (male presenting) brother of Viola
  • ANTONIO, able seaman, friend of Sebastian
  • MARIA, (female presenting) Olivia’s handmaiden
  • SALLY, (female presenting) a scullery maid, assistant to Maria
  • A SEA CAPTAIN, friend of Viola
  • VALENTINE, gentleman attending on Duke Orsino
  • CURIO, gentleman attending on Duke Orsino
  • SIR TOBY BELCH, (male presenting) Uncle of Olivia
  • SIR ANDREW AGUECHEEK,(male presenting) friend to Sir Toby
  • FABIANO, assistant steward to Olivia
  • FESTY & JESTY, 2 clowns, in Olivia’s house

Priest, Sailors, Officers, Musicians, and Attendants- who may be filled by other cast members.​


A 60-90 second SHAKESPEARE monologue of your choice, Comedic OR Dramatic

To sign up for an audition slot, click here: https://forms.gle/yVatia28e8FYEE879 

*IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND: Please prepare the same audition requirements and submit a VIDEO AUDITION to president@walloomsacrivertheatre.org by 6/26/2023*

This one-night only performance is a fundraiser for Walloomsac River Theatre Company and Monument Arts & Cultural Center. Performances are August 6th at 7pm, performed at Bennington’s Monument Arts and Cultural Center, located at 44 Gypsy Lane in Bennington, VT 05201. Tickets: $10 at the door or at https://wrtc.booktix.com/index.php

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