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Rude Mechanicals announces auditions for Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’

ISSUED: 10 August 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players announce auditions for William Shakespeare’s “Othello” on Wednesday, August 24, and Thursday, August 25, from 8-10 p.m. in Reynolds Hall.

There are multiple roles, both large and small, for men and women. A diverse cast is highly desirable. Auditions are open to all Shepherd University students and to community members over age 16. Tech crew, musicians, video artists, and costume designers are also needed.

Performances are scheduled for November 4-6 and November 9-12. For more information, contact Dr. Betty Ellzey at 304-876-5208 or at

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