Infinite Monkeys

Posted: January 23, 2011 by nrhelms in Casting Call
Tags: , , ,

It might be possible for an infinite number of monkeys, given an infinite amount of time and bananas, to peck out Shakespeare’s Hamlet on a few well-maintained typewriters.  Fortunately, Improbable Fictions does not require an infinite number of actors to stage a reading of Shakespeare’s most produced play.  In point of fact, we need only fourteen actors to complete this probability-defying feat.  If you’re interested in participating in a staged reading of Hamlet in late April (most likely Thursday, April 21), send an email to <nrhelms@crimson.ua.edu>.  Please briefly note your theatre experience (though none is required), your interest in particular roles, and any other skills Improbable Fictions should know about (singing, stage combat, ownership of a black box theatre, etc.).  The subject line of the email should read “Hamlet casting.”

A few good actors really are hard to find (and pin down), especially mid-semester, and thus Improbable Fiction’s shows tend to be cast not by audition but by directorial choice.  If we can find more actors than typewriters…I mean, more actors than roles, then there may be auditions.

Comments
  1. Steve Burch says:

    We’re both interested in participating (as usual).

  2. Scott Free says:

    I have a very nice skull available………

  3. Deborah Parker says:

    Gertrude!

  4. Charles Prosser says:

    I’ll play as long as I don’t have to be blind!

  5. Derrick Williams says:

    I’d love to be in it!!!

    • nrhelms says:

      Unfortunately, the show has been cast. If you’re interested in the summer Rude Mech’s show, however, you should talk to Steve!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s