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Rude Mechanicals to hold auditions May 24 and 25

ISSUED: 10 May 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players announce auditions for Euripides’ ancient Greek play “Andromache” on Wednesday, May 24, and Thursday, May 25, 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. Tech crews, dancers, musicians, video artists, and costume designers are also needed. Shepherd students can earn academic credit. Community members 16 or older are also welcome to audition. The play will be performed on July 14, 15, and 16.

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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