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Rude Mechanicals announce auditions August 29 and 30

ISSUED: 14 August 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players announce auditions for Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, “As You Like It,” on Wednesday, August 29, and Thursday, August 30, from 8-10:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall.

There are roles, large and small, for all genders and all levels of experience. Also needed, in addition to actors, are singers, tech crew, musicians, dancers, visual artists, video artists, and costume designers. Shepherd students earn three academic credits for acting or participating behind the scenes. Community members over 16 are also welcome to audition.

For more information, contact Dr. Betty Ellzey, chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages, at 304-876-5208 or

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