Thursday, April 21, 2011

What Happens When Macbeth Comes to Josephine? Auditions for Site-Specific Production this June

April 11, 2011. For Immediate Release -- Josephine Sculpture Park, Melanie Van Houten Executive Director, and independent theatre director Kathi E.B. Ellis announce auditions for their collaborative production of Macbeth centered around “The Crucible” sculpture in the Park located in Frankfort.
Auditions will be held on Saturday, April 23 (Shakespeare’s birthday!):
 1:00p.m. at the Kentucky History Center, downtown Frankfort
 4:00p.m. at the Alley Theater, 1205 Washington Street (The Pointe), Louisville.

This production seeks women to perform all the roles. Actors should prepare a Shakespearean monologue; there will also be cold readings from the text of Macbeth. Headshot and resume preferred. To schedule an audition slot contact

The production opens at Josephine Sculpture Park, 3355 Old Harrodsburg Road, Frankfort on Friday, June 3 and runs six performances, closing on Sunday, June 12. Company members will receive a stipend.

Information about JSP is at and about Kathi E.B. Ellis is at The production is funded in part by the Kentucky Foundation for Women, Kentucky Employees Credit Union, and individual contributions.

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