Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespeare

  • Friday, 4th July 2014 at 7:45pm - 10:15pm
  • Saturday, 5th July 2014 at 7:45pm - 10:15pm
  • Saturday, 12th July 2014 at 3pm - 5:30pm
  • Sunday, 13th July 2014 at 3pm - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday, 16th July 2014 at 7:45pm - 10:15pm
  • Thursday, 17th July 2014 at 7:45pm - 10:15pm
  • Friday, 18th July 2014 at 7:45pm - 10:15pm
  • Saturday, 19th July 2014 at 3pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday, 19th July 2014 at 7:45pm - 10:15pm
  • Sunday, 20th July 2014 at 3pm - 5:30pm

Location: Various; see listings

This event is in the past.

Dates and venues

Friday              4 July     Southend Pier                               7.45pm

Saturday         5 July      The Village Hall Field, High Easter       7.30pm

Saturday         12 July    Rayleigh Mount, Rayleigh                   3.00pm

Sunday           13 July    Rayleigh Mount, Rayleigh                   3.00pm

Wedneday      16 July    Leigh Library Gardens                        7.45pm

Thursday         17 July   Leigh Library Gardens                        7.45pm

Friday              18 July  Leigh Library Gardens                        7.45pm

Saturday         19 July    Willow Cottage, Stapleford Abbotts     3.00pm & 7.30pm

Sunday           20 July    Southchurch Hall Gardens, Southend    3.00pm

Gallery
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The characters

Benedick, A lord and soldier from Padua; companion of Don Pedro. Could be young or middle aged, depending on who else is cast. Act 1 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 3; Act 3 Scene 2; Act 4 Scene 1; Act 5 Scene 1; Act 5 Scene 2

Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon. 

Ditto. Act 1 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 3; Act 3 Scene 2; Act 5 Scene 1

Don John, "the Bastard Prince," brother of Don Pedro. Ditto. Act 1 Scene 3; Act 2 Scene 2; Act 3 Scene 2; Act 4 Scene 1

Claudio, of Florence; a count, companion of Don Pedro, friend to Benedick. Youngish. Act 1 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 3; Act 3 Scene 2; Act 4 Scene 1; Act 5 Scene 1

Leonato, governor of Messina; Hero's father. Middle aged. Act 1 Scene 2; Act 2 Scene 1; Act 3 Scene 5; Act 4 Scene 1; Act 5 Scene 1

Antonio, brother of Leonato. Middle aged, Maybe older. Act 1 Scene 2; Act 5 Scene 1

Balthasar, attendant on Don Pedro, a singer. Any age. Could be doubled. Act 2 Scene 3

Borachio, follower of Don John. Any age. Act 1 Scene 3; Act 2 Scene 2; Act 3 Scene 3; Act 5 Scene 1

Conrade, follower of Don John. Any age. Could possibly be female. Act 1 Scene 3; Act 3 Scene 3

Beatrice, niece of Leonato. Could be young or middle aged, depending on who else is cast. Act 1 Scene 1; Act 2 Scene 1; Act 3 Scene 4; Act 4 Scene 1; Act 5 Scene 2

Hero, daughter of Leonato. Youngish. Act 3 Scene 1; Act 4 Scene 1

Margaret, waiting-gentlewoman attendant on Hero. Needs to bear a passing resemblance to Hero ideally. Act 3 Scene 4; Act 5 Scene 2

Ursula, waiting-gentlewoman attendant on Hero. Any age. Act 3 Scene 1

Dogberry, the constable in charge of Messina's night watch. Middle aged. Act 3 Scene 3; Act 3 Scene 5; Act 4 Scene 2; Act 5 Scene 1

Verges, the Headborough, Dogberry's partner. Traditionally older. Act 3 Scene 3; Act 3 Scene 5; Act 4 Scene 2

Friar Francis, a priest. Any age. Likely to be doubled. Act 4 Scene 1

A Sexton, the judge of the trial of Borachio. Any age. Likely to be doubled. Act 4 Scene 2

A Boy, serving Benedick. Any age. Likely to be doubled.

The Watch, watchmen of Messina. Act 3 Scene 3; Act 4 Scene 2. Any ages. Likely to be doubled.

Attendants and MessengersDitto. Likely to be doubled.

Other information. There are going to be two dances in the play, which involve nearly all of the cast, so be prepared!

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