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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead
Producers: Ann Horgan
Emily Winston
Director:Michael McCormack
Fee:$175 due at audition.
No refunds after start of auditions.
Registration:Feb 15–Mar 5

Mon Mar 19, 5–7 PM

Call backs: Wed Mar 21, 6–7:30 PM


Mon & Wed, 5–8 PM starting March 26th.

Dress Rehearsals:May 7–10
Performances: 7 PM Friday, May 11
2 PM Saturday, May 12
7 PM Saturday, May 12
Trinity Baptist
Reduced program fees are available to those who require financial assistance. An application for reduced program fees must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the first meeting of a production or workshop to be considered. Please contact the treasurer for more information.


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Arlington Children's Theatre
115 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington MA, 02474

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Welcome to ACT's 2018 Spring Shakespeare-related production.

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Auditions are scheduled for Monday, March 19th 5:00–7:00 PM

All ACTors are required for call backs on Wednesday, March 21st, 6–7:30 PM.

In preparation for auditions, please:

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First Rehearsal and Parent Meeting

Our first rehearsal will be Monday, March 26th from 5–7:30 PM at ACT, and we will have an important parent meeting from 6:45–7:30 PM. This is where we will go over the essentials you need to know for the play as well as talk about the many different kinds of volunteer opportunities there are to help the show come together for our kids. Don't worry, there are big and small ways that you can help and we will go over all of it on Monday at 6:45.

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Schedules Posted

Links to the online schedule for all shows can be found in the table on the right. These schedules will continue to be updated as rehearsals start, so be sure to check back frequently.

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Bring your forms and payment with you to your audition.

About the Play

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play. In Tom Stoppard's best-known work, this Shakespearean Laurel and Hardy finally get a chance to take the lead role, but do so in a world where reality and illusion intermix, and where fate leads our two heroes to a tragic but inevitable end.

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Last updated: Wed Jul 4 2018 15:00 EDT