Auditions are coming up for two local Shakespeare productions at the end of May.


DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre's Theatre Under the Trees program will hold auditions for William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, and Wednesday, May 29, at the theater, 100 Carlisle Ave., York.

Performances will take place in York County Parks and businesses, July 26 through Aug. 4.

For the 15th summer of Theatre Under the Trees, "The Tempest" will mix romance, intrigue and comedy. The setting will be modernized with jazz-influenced New Orleans style.

Actors, musicians, dancers, crew and designers are needed. No preparation required.

For more information, call DreamWrights at (717) 848-8623 or visit


OrangeMite Studios will hold auditions for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Thursday, May 30, and Friday, May 31, at The Barn at Tall Fir Acres, 3025 Tall Fir Drive, Dover Township.

Performances will take place at the barn July 19-21 and 24-25.

The production will match Shakespeare's time as much as possible with period costumes, props and set.

Roles are open to all ages, including children, and previous acting experience is not required. Memorizing a monologue to audition is not required; performers will be asked to read from the script.

For more information, call OrangeMite at (717) 814-1151 or visit