Shakespeare Auditions



The City of Anderson & 24 Hour Musical, Inc. present William Shakespeare's Hamlet in Downtown Anderson's beautiful Carolina Wren Park!

June 22-25 at 8pm
in Downtown Anderson's Carolina Wren Park
Free Admission • Family-Friendly
Directed by Robert Homer-Drummond
Produced by Diane Lee



Auditions open to all college, high school, and community actors! 

Two audition options – attend either day!
Wednesday, March 21 from 4-6pm
Thursday, March 22 from 6-8pm

Please arrive at the start of auditions. Actors will be seen in the order they arrive.

Headshots and resumes are welcome but not required.

NEW THIS YEAR: We will "pass the hat" for donations, SO all actors will be compensated.

Actors will split the donations received at performances.

The Garage at Whitner Street (City of Anderson Offices)
102 N. Murray Avenue, Anderson, SC, 29625
Parking is free in the garage
Building entrance is street level, corner of W. Whitner & N. Murray Avenue

Questions? Email producer Diane Lee.


Audition requirements

  • a one minute memorized piece from a Shakespeare play
  • a spunky, high-energy boldness
  • an understanding of the play
  • a list of all potential scheduling conflicts
  • headshots and resumes are welcome but not required

Unlike our annual 24 Hour Musical, this show will rehearse over several weeks and have multiple outdoor performances in downtown Anderson. Rehearsals will generally be held weeknights from 6-9pm beginning in May; please provide all schedule conflicts at the audition.