Praxis Stage is casting for its summer 2018 Praxis Shakes in the parks production of HENRY IV, directed by Jessica Ernst.
Our initial round of auditions will be on two consecutive Mondays (April 2nd and 9th), the next Monday (the 16th) will be held aside for possible callbacks.
Please email your head shot and resume to
When emailing please identify a half hour block you can be seen within between 5pm and 10pm on one of those two Mondays. We will send you an email confirmation with a specific time within the block of time you request
For the audition, please prepare a classical monologue of about 2 minutes.
We cast with an eye on diversity and no limitations on role assignments. We encourage all genders, races, ethnicities, abilities-- all identities-- to audition,
Show Runs: July 11 through July 29 (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Saturday nights; Saturdays and Sundays-- matinee shows. In the parks of Cambridge, MA
Rehearsal Period will begin on Tuesday, May 29.
There will be a small stipend for actors that will be part of the budget.
Praxis Stage tries to operate as equitably as possible, and for our summer Praxis Shakes we always employ a total profit-sharing model after our initial investment is recouped.
Our production will be an event that is free to the public, so we rely on people's good will and enthusiasm for our work to fill up donation buckets after each show. In our experience the good people of our audiences have been very generous, and actors have made, off donations, about as good money as one is liable to make in a "fringe" production in Boston. Consequently, taking a role in a Praxis Summer Shakes show indicates a complete willingness to mingle with the audience, bucket-in- hand after curtain call.
Once we make back our investment all profits are divided into equal shares and all members of the cast and creative team, except the director, get an equal share. In acknowledgment of the extra work and overall demands of the job, Praxis directors collect two shares for creating a Summer Shakes show.
[ EDIT: Please note: the role of Henry (the king) has been cast ]
Find out more about us at: www.praxisstage.com