​All performances, auditions, and rehearsals take place at
The Theater at Drew United Methodist Church 28 Gleneida Ave., Carmel, NY 10512
unless otherwise noted.

Sign up for our Shakespeare Workshop on December 11th

The Brewster Theatre Company will be running a two-hour Shakespeare workshop on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 PM ahead of auditions for Romeo & Juliet on December 14 & 16. The workshop will explore how to prepare audition monologues, and how to use your body to communicate the language with the audience. If you wish to attend please email BTCromeoandjuliet@gmail.com, bring a monologue (memorization not required) and notetaking materials.

The Brewster Theater Company is pleased to announce auditions for our upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, directed by Vince Umbrino, fight choreography by Michael Serpe. This non-stylized production puts Shakespeare’s words front and center for the audience and incorporates many aspects of Elizabethan theater without being a period piece. The casting of many roles is flexible regarding age and gender.

Performances will be held on Friday, March 1, 7:30 PM, Saturday, March 2, 7:30 PM, Friday, March 8, 7:30 PM, Saturday, March 9, 7:30 PM, and Sunday, March 10, 2:00 PM

Rehearsals will be held on Mondays and Thursday from 7-9:30 PM, as well as Sundays from 1-4 PM.  Additional rehearsals may be scheduled based on need and availability on Fridays from 7-9:30 PM.  Not every actor will be called to every rehearsal. 

Audition Information

Date: Thursday, December 14th, from 7-9:30 PM and Saturday, December 16th from 1-4 PM 

Location: Drew United Methodist Church, 28 Gleneida Rd, Carmel, NY

Preparation: Please prepare a one-to-two-minute Shakespearian monologue showcasing your acting range and emotional depth. Familiarity with the play is recommended but not required. For those interested, an optional audition workshop will be held by the director on Monday, Dec. 11th from 7-9 PM at the Drew United Methodist Church. 

To schedule an audition slot or for further inquiries, please click the button below.  Walk-ins are also welcome.

We invite talented actors to audition for the following roles:

Character Descriptions:
Romeo (Male, late 20s to 40s): Heir and only son of the house of Montague.  He falls in love with Juliet of the rival house of Capulet.

Juliet (Female, mid-20s to 30s): Only daughter to the house of Capulet.  She falls in love with Romeo of the rival house of Montague.

Friar Lawrence (Male, 50s or older): A Fransiscan monk.  Friend to Romeo. 

The Nurse (Female, 50s or older): Works for the Capulet family.  Has looked after Juliet since she was a child. 

Mercutio (late 20s to 40s): Friend to Romeo. Related to Prince Escalus and attendees of the party at the house of Capulet.

Benvolio (late 20s to 40s): Friend to Romeo. Often the source of exposition for the audience.

Lord Capulet (Male, 50s or older): Father of Juliet.  Enemy of the House of Montague.

Lady Capulet (Female, 40s or older): Mother of Juliet.  

Tybalt (20s to 40s): Cousin to Juliet.

Paris (Male, 30s to 50s): Juliet’s intended 

Lord Montague (Male, 50s or older): Father of Romeo.  Enemy of the House of Capulet.

Lady Montague (Female, 40s or older): Mother of Romeo. 

Prince Escalus (40s or older): Prince of Verona, who tries to control the feuding members of the House of Capulet and the House of Montague

Supporting Roles (ages 20s to 60s): Roles may double. 

Friar John
The Apothecary

Please note that actors of all ethnicities and backgrounds are encouraged to audition.

The play will NOT be performed using British accents.

​All auditions are at Drew Methodist Church, 28 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512​

To audition for any show, please send an email to BrewsterTheaterInfo@gmail.com with the name of the show in the subject. Include your full contact information.