UNREQUITED: AN IMMERSIVE AFFAIR
AUDITIONS: AUGUST 29-30,2022
PERFORMANCES: OCTOBER 28 – NOVEMBER 9, 2022
Come be a part of a new immersive theatrical experience at Pensacola Little Theatre!
Based on William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, Unrequited is an immersive theatrical event that takes small audiences through the Cultural Center as they follow the Characters through the story. The audience will dance with the Capulets in their grand ballroom, dodge the Montagues on the streets of Verona, and be a part of a thrilling affair.
Unrequited follows Romeo and Juliet as they risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them.
This show is part of Pensacola’s annual Foo Foo Festival and will run on week nights as well as the weekend. A full rehearsal and performance schedule will be available at auditions.
THE VALET (20s – 40s | Nongender specific ) The audience’s guide through the entire show. This character steps in and out of the action playing multiple roles along the way such as a bar guest, butler, and apothecary.
CAPTAIN ESCALUS (40s | Male Presenting) Police Chief of Verona. He is very tired of the fighting in his streets but isn’t exactly on the up and up.
MONTAGUE (40s – 50s | Male Presenting) Romeo’s father and mortal enemy of Capulet. Patriarch of the Montague family, he is very concerned with his son’s life and well being.
LADY MONTAGUE (40s – 50s | Female Presenting) Romeo’s mother and Montague’s wife. She loves her son and dies of grief after his death.
CAPULET ** (40s-50s | Male Presenting) Father of Juliet and enemy of Montague. Cares for his daughter, but not her opinions. Quick-tempered, but well-meaning.
LADY CAPULET (40s – 50s | Female Presenting) Mother to Juliet and wife to Capulet. She was married young and eager for her daughter to do the same. She relies on the nurse a lot for tough parenting moments.
BENVOLIO ** (20s | Male Presenting)
Montague’s nephew, Romeo’s cousin, and close friend. He makes a genuine effort to defuse violence between the two families.
ROMEO * ** (20s | Male Presenting)
The son of Montague and Lady Montague. He is intelligent, and sensitive, while also being impulsive and naive.
MERCUTIO ** (20s – 30s | Nongender Specific) Related to Captain Escalus and best friend of Romeo. Mercutio is full of wit and double entendres. The person that got along with all the friend groups in high school but found teenagers to be exhausting.
BALTHASAR ** (20s -30s | Male Presenting) A close friend of Romeo.
PARIS (20s -30s | Male Presenting)
A wealthy young nephew of Captain Escalus seeking to marry Juliet. He is preppy and presumptuous with a slight awkwardness about him.
NURSE (30s – 50s | Female Presenting)
Juliet’s nurse who raised her. She is crass, long-winded, and sentimental. A practical woman who wants Juliet to be happy.
JULIET * (20s | Female Presenting)
Daughter to Capulet and Lady Capulet. She is bold and courageous but naive to the ways of the world.
TYBALT ** (20s – 30s | Nongender Specific) Cousin to Juliet on her mother’s side. Tybalt is vain, fashionable, proud of their family, and very much aware of the lack of respect coming from the Montagues.
FRIAR LAWRENCE (30s – 50s | Nongender Specific) A close spiritual friend of Romeo and Juliet. They are a kind-hearted encourager who always has a plan and an extensive knowledge of plants and potions.
THE CHORUS (20s – 50s | Nongender Specific) Made up of 10 actors playing multiple roles such as party guests and guards.
* denotes a character featured in a physically intimate scene or costumed in undergarments for a portion of the performances.
** denotes a character featured in a stage fight.
Auditions will consist of cold readings.
The script is available for perusal in the PLT Box Office.
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