Shakespeare in the Park 2013

Event - Date & Time: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 8:46am - Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 8:46am

Celebrating more than 10 years of Shakespeare in the park, the Water Works Theatre Company presents a series of shows this summer in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park, August 1 through August 11. For additional information visit online at:

The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare
August 1 - August 11, 2013: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 5:00 pm.
Performances will be directed by Paul Hopper at Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park, 1101 W 13 Mile Road.

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
August 3 through 11: August 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 1:00 pm; August 6 and 7 at 7:00 pm.
Performances will be directed by Barton Bund on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and weekend afternoons.


Auditions for the 2013 Shakespeare in the Park will be held on March 10 from 3-7 p.m. and March 11 from 4-10 p.m. at the Royal Oak First United Methodist Church, 320 W. Seventh St., Royal Oak. Call backs will be March 18.

Actors planning to audition should prepare two Shakespeare monologues, including one comedic and neither longer than 2 minutes each. All roles are open to equity and non-equity actors. Equity actors will work under a special appearance agreement. Non-equity actors will be paid a small stipend.

To make an audition appointment, email with the actor’s name, phone number, and choice of audition date and time. Audition requests will be confirmed by phone. Rehearsals for all shows will begin after July 4.

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