Theatre seeks Shakespeare and history buffs for production

KeepItSimple Theatre Productions is holding open auditions

KeepItSimple Theatre Productions is holding open auditions for its second annual production in its Shakespeare and the History Through Drama series.

This season’s production of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part 1 will be staged at the Metro Studios Theatre in early August and will be directed by Wendy Merk.

Merk is a seasoned theatre professional with 20 years experience performing and directing across Canada in everything from opera to Shakespeare. Merk participated in the second Fringe Festival in Victoria and sits on the board at the Langham Court Theatre. Her latest directorial venture was the popular 2011 Victoria Fringe production of The Smell of the Kill.

Auditions for Henry IV Part 1 are scheduled for Jan. 21 and Jan. 28 at The University of Victoria. For more information and/or to schedule an audition, please contact Marianne at 250-208-7936 or by email at