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Rude Mechanicals to host January 16 and 17 auditions

ISSUED: 7 January 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University‚Äôs Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players announce auditions for the spring production, three plays written by Shepherd creative writing students and a short medieval play set in contemporary America. Auditions will take place on Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17, from 8-10 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. The performances are scheduled March 29-April 6.

There are multiple roles, both large and small, for all genders. A diverse cast is highly desirable. Tech crew, dancers, musicians, video artists, and costume designers are also needed. Community members age 16 or older are welcome to audition. Shepherd students can earn academic credit for participating.

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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