SHERMAN — The Sherman Playhouse will be holding auditions for Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Parts are available for 10 males and five females ages 16 to 65.

Participants will read from the script. A prepared tragic or comic Shakespearean monologue 2 to 3 minutes is encouraged but not required. No previous experience in this genre necessary. The production will open June 28 and close July 20. Rehearsals will be Sunday afternoons, Monday through Wednesday evenings, starting April 28. Sides will not be provided but participants may request passages with which to audition.

For more information please email the director, Robin Frome at The Sherman Playhouse is located off of Rt 37 in Sherman. For more directions and information go to

Special Ariel auditions announced

The Playhouse will be having special auditions for their production of “The Tempest” for the part of Ariel, Prospero’s head spirit. The part calls for dance experience and prowess. The director, Robin Frome and choreographer, Marisa Caron (”Hair,” “Young Frankenstein”) will be auditioning for this part on Saturday, April 6, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Playhouse. Participants can be male or female, age 16 to 30, and should have experience in Jazz and Hip Hop and some gymnastics or acrobatics.

The audition will consist of several moves and/or routines taught by the choreographer to specific music choices in a group environment. The participants will also be required read for the part that day with the monologue, “you are three men of sin” (Act III, scene 3) from the play. (This monologue as a prepared audition piece is encouraged but not necessarily required. Participants may read from the script if desired) There is no appointment necessary. Registration starts promptly at noon. Pics and resumes encouraged.

For more information, contact director Robin Frome at or visit

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