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Shakespeare’s 453rd Birthday Bash

Recycled Shakespeare Company is planning Shakespeare's 453rd Birthday Bash on Saturday, April 22. We will be walking through Downtown Waterville, stopping along the way to read some of Shakespeare's sonnets. The event begins at the Waterville Public Library, followed by a Shakespeare period costumed parade through the Concourse, Silver Street, and the South End of […]

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Auditions for Macbeth

Fairfield United Methodist Church 37 Skowhegan Rd., Fairfield

The play will be performed October 20 and 21.if you can't attend auditions, but would like to get involved please contact Emily Fournier, Director of the Recycled Shakespeare Company at 314-8607. Set, crew, etc are all needed.

Shakespeare Slam Competition

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

Similar to Slam Poetry, a Shakespeare Slam is a competition to present Shakespeare through spoken word. Contestants will be judged on their ability to memorize the Shakespearean text of their choosing, their voice and performance, and the understanding of the text they present. Contestants can enter as an individual or get some friends and form […]

Free

Open Auditions for Romeo and Juliet

Fairfield United Methodist Church 37 Skowhegan Rd., Fairfield

Come audition for Romeo and Juliet under the direction of Joshua Fournier. All ages and experience levels welcome; everyone gets a part. Performance dates are June 15, 16, 23, & 24. We do need at least 3 actors to fill in for minor roles at the performances the weekend of the 23 & 24, so […]

Bard’s Birthday Bash

The Concourse Corner of Appleton and Main Streets, Waterville

Believe it or not Recycled Shakespeare Company is about to hold our FIFTH annual Bard's Birthday Bash to celebrate Shakespeare! REM was part of the very first one and several others so we hope you will take part this year. We invite you to join in this community celebration and have some Shakespearian fun on […]

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The School for Scandal

Skills Ervin Center 46 Front Street, Waterville

Richard Brinsley Sheridan may have written his slanderous satire in the 18th century, but audiences could believe it was ripped straight out of a gossip magazine. Join Recycled Shakespeare Company (RSC) as they spread a little mischievous raillery in their performances of The School For Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. In this 1777 English satire, […]

Free

24-Hour Play

Skills Ervin Center 46 Front Street, Waterville

What is a 24-Hour Play? This is a fun, free theater intensive. In 24 hours we write and rehearse short original works to be performed the evening of August 3. What does it involve? You sign up to write, direct, and/or act a short (10-15 minute) play. Writers get to choose their topic and create […]

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The Tempest

Skills Ervin Center 46 Front Street, Waterville

Come away to a private island where the plants, stones, and water are alive. Considered one of Shakespeare’s best fairytales, The Tempest is a magical journey through love, loyalty, and power. Now in its sixth season, the Recycled Shakespeare Company will stage the play at 7 p.m., on Friday, October 18, and Saturday, October 19, […]

Free

Auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Skills Ervin Center 46 Front Street, Waterville

Come audition for Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy. All who audition get a part. All experience levels welcome. Ages 6+ welcome. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Performance dates: June 19, 20, 21, July 11 & 12, and Sept. 19* *A special performance will be held in Limestone, Maine on September 19 for […]

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