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Actors are chosen through formal auditions open to the public. Auditions may involve cold reads from the script, prepared monologues or other material at the discretion of each director. Please refer to specific Audition Announcements for the requirements for any particular show.

Auditions at Guelph Little Theatre are open to the public. We advertise auditions on this site and in the Guelph Little Theatre Facebook page and group. You do not have to be a GLT member to audition, but anyone who is cast in a GLT play must become a member of Guelph Little Theatre.

The playbill for the upcoming season (running from Sept to June) is announced annually in the April/May timeframe. Audition notices will start to appear here shortly after that and throughout the year, typically 3-5 months prior to a show being on stage.

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I Hate Hamlet

Written By: Paul Rudnick
Directed By: Gerry Butts

As successful tv actor Andrew Rally struggles with taking the dream role of Hamlet, he is also dealing with a girlfriend who’s keeping a firm grip on her chastity and the ghost of John Barrymore who’s haunting his apartment. What will Andrew choose when an offer arrives to star in a tv pilot? Will he choose potential fame and fortune on tv or Shakespeare and his girlfriend?

Performances: April 20th -April 30th. There will be 8 shows over 2 weeks, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun.

When: Sun, Jan 15, 2017 7:00-10:00 pm
  Mon, Jan 16, 2017 7:00-10:00 pm
  Wed, Jan 18, 2017 7:00-10:00 pm  Call backs

Book your audition slot by contacting the director at buttsg1@gmail.com

Auditions will be cold reads from the script.

Characters:

Andrew - Age is twenty something or perhaps a little older. He is a popular tv personality who has been offered the role of Hamlet. His girlfriend loves Shakespeare but Andrew hates Hamlet!

Barrymore - He is a mature actor who is the ghost of John Barrymore, one of the great Hamlets. He is suave and sophisticated and he is also what my mother would call a "bounder"(womanizer) Barrymore teaches Andrew how to play Hamlet

Deirdre - She is Andrews girlfriend and a virgin! She is the only reason Andrew is considering playing Hamlet

Lillian - Andrew's elderly agent. She once had a fling with Barrymore

Felicia - Real estate agent and part-time Medium. She conducts a seance to summon the spirit of Barrymore.

Gary - Big time director/producer who offers Andrew a great new series instead of Hamlet.