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A tale of two Ceasars

Tonight, I’m off to see the all-female Julius Ceasar at the Donmar Warehouse. It’s great that there’s a major mainstream venue drawing attention to the ideas and issues surrounding all-female Shakespeare, and the production looks to be a corker. I’m dead excited! But one thing’s niggling me, and I wanted to note this thought before […]

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An interesting moment, and some stuff with a visa

Something interesting happened in today’s rehearsal. Tom stepped in to play the Nurse in Act III scene iii. With Romeo and Friar being played by Leila and Carly respectively, this meant that everyone on stage was playing the opposite gender. And roles that are quite rooted in their gender identity too, I reckon. This was much more […]

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Romeo & Juliet audition speeches

Here follow the four extracts from Romeo & Juliet we’re asking auditionees to read from on Saturday. Take a look at them all, and choose one. Remember, we’re looking for a performance that shows a real contrast from your main, prepared monologue. We don’t expect you to learn these, but take a look and get […]

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Call for Actresses

Three’s Company are seeking talented, enthusiastic actresses of all ages and backgrounds to perform an all-female production of Romeo & Juliet. We’ll keep this post updated with the latest audition info, check the bottom of the post for updates. The show is the exploratory debut of a new, all-female theatre company. ‘Smooth Faced Gentlemen’ will […]

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2012 Summer Tour

We’re very proud that we can now announce our plans for the 2012 Summer Season. Our main project this summer is The World’s Greatest Walking Tour Of Edinburgh. We will be presenting this as part of the Pleasance’s programme at the Edinburgh Fringe from 3-27 August. This is our sixth year at the world’s biggest […]

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More Shakespeare for 3C

Discussions are underway for Three’s Company to mount another Othello-like production. Since our success in the Pauper’s Pit Theatre with Othello in 2004, we have wanted to stage another of the great Elizabethan Verse plays. As well as our wish to re-stage our version of Shakespeare’s Othello set in ‘Iago’s theatre of Mass Destruction’ 3C […]

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in fair Verona….

Well, the very day after Auditorium ends, Michael starts his run of Romeo and Juliet in London. After a week of previews tonight is the Press Night for Theatre of Memory‘s production. (And, in case you wondered, that’s why Michael wasn’t in Edinburgh). If you haven’t quite had your fix of Three’s Company, pop along […]

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