The featured Shakespeare production this year for the Alcott Arts Center’s "Shakespeare in the Parking Lot" will be “The Merchant of Venice.”
Audition dates are 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, through Friday, Aug. 23, at the center, 180 S. 18th, Kansas City, Kan.
The play will be performed at 3 p.m. Sept. 14, 15, 21 and 22 at Alcott.
The famous story of the moneylender in Venice who tries to exact a pound of flesh for repayment of a debt will be directed by Anna Jennings.
Those auditioning should bring resumes and headshots, if possible. They should be prepared to do cold readings from the script. The play is currently looking for one man and one woman between the ages of 15 and 30 years old.
For more information, call 913-233-2787 or visit www.alcottartscenter.org.