Auditions For Cymbeline
Shakespeare in the Park with Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival

The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is holding auditions for the annual Shakespeare in the Park series. This year’s production is Cymbeline, one of Shakespeare’s latest plays and one that is rarely produced. Some reference the play as having Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits, with scenes and theatrical conventions from many of his earlier plays.

This is fifth season at the new location at the Rivendale site in Towsley canyon, and the second year as the renamed LA SummerFest. SCSF received a grant to buy a new stage for the festival. This year is also an expanded festival with concerts, musicals and special events

Auditions are Saturday, May 17th between 10 am – 4 pm. Auditions are by appointment only. Actors are asked to submit a picture and resume to Actors will receive a confirmation with their audition time and location. Actors are asked to prepare a two-minute Shakespearean monologue for the auditions. All roles are open. Preferences to actors with theatrical training and experience, experience with Shakespearean text, and experience performing in an outdoor venue. There will be some double casting and possible cross-casting.

This year’s production is directed by Erin McBride Africa and assistant director Luck Hari.

The Shakespeare in the Park series is part of the LA SummerFest, an eclectic theatre and music festival serving the entire North Los Angeles County region. For more information and a complete schedule of events please visit

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