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Character Breakdown

Shakespeare

The Bard. Over the top with a huge ego.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: Ab4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Nick Bottom

A struggling writer who cannot stand Shakespeare. Nigel’s older brother.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: A2

Nigel Bottom

Nick’s sweet younger brother. A struggling writer who falls in love with Portia, a Puritan.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Bea

Nick’s wife. She loves Nick despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor. 

Gender: Female

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: D3

Portia

A Puritan woman who loves poetry, theater, and ultimately Nigel.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 35

Vocal range top: F#5

Vocal range bottom: G3

Nostradamus

A soothsayer

Gender: Male or Female

Age: 40 to 50

Brother Jeremiah

Portia's father. A Puritan who thinks Nick and Nigel's plays are sinful.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: G3

Lord/Lady Clapham

A posh patron of the theater.

Gender: Male or Female

Shylock

An investor to whom Nick and Nigel are in debt.

Gender: Male

Minstrel

Gender: Male or Female

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: C#3

Ensemble

Other Roles include: Townspeople, Troupe, Man Servants, Crowd, Chorus, and more!

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SHOW Feb. 10-12
and 16-18, 2023

Auditions are closed for our upcoming reprisal of "Something Rotten!", which was canceled last year due to a Covid upsurge. 

If you are interested in auditioning for an upcoming production, please check back to upload the audition form found on this page and upload a video of you singing a song that shows your range. Email the audition form to info@porchlightplayers.com.

The upload form is below.

 

MTI  offers many scripts to read for free. Once we determine our next show, you can likely read the script and listen to the music at mtishow.com