Audition news – Love’s Labour’s Lost

20 August 2012

 Princesses, Spanish knights and young lovers required for Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost”

Take four dashing young men,
Add a vow of celibacy,
Some beautiful young women,
A foolish Spanish knight

And watch the chaos unfold in Shakespeare’s early comedy of hilarity, satire and romance. With a cast of seventeen, plots and sub-plots plus a play within a play, expect a riot as everyone comes to discover that true love doesn’t necessarily conquer all.

For a full cast list and details of how to audition, go here.


King Ferdinand of Navarre
Berowne, a young courtier
Dumain, another young courtier
Longaville, a third young courtier
Boyet, a lord attending the Princess of France
Marcade, another lord of France
Don Adriano de Armado, a fantastical Spaniard
Sir Nathaniel, a Curate
Holofernes, a Schoolmaster
Costard, a country yokel
Moth, Page to Armadio
The Princess of France
Rosaline, a young lady attending the Princess
Maria, another young lady
Katharine, another young lady.
Jaquenetta, a country wench

Reading: Friday, September 7th, 7.45 pm at the Chesil.
Auditions: Sunday, 9th September and Monday 10th September, both at the Chesil at 7.45 pm
Performances: Saturday, December 1st, then Monday, 3December to Saturday 8 December all 7.45 pm. Matinee on Saturday, 8 December, at 2.30pm


About Chesil Theatre

The Chesil Theatre is home to Winchester Dramatic Society, one of the best amateur theatre groups in Hampshire. It is located in a beautiful and atmospheric12th century church that has been turned into fabulous performing area. The Chesil stages sx productions a year - tragedies, comedies, well-loved classics and exciting new works. See more at
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