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Or Not to Be
by Andrew Batten
Directed by Julia Haist
Glass Hammer Productions

Synopsis: Sebastian wants to direct the greatest play in the English language, and he wants his best friend to play the lead. Sarah wants her husband to stay. And Ben – Ben is trying to figure some stuff out, before it’s too late. In this play, all three characters grapple with the ultimate question; what is the role of a lifetime?

Audition Dates: Wednesday October 4th (evening) & Thursday October 5th, (afternoon) 2017
Audition Location: b current Studio Theatre, Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Callback Date: Friday, October 6th, 2017, 2pm
Payment will be on a profit-share model.
To Book an audition, email director Julia Haist at

Rehearsals begin October 2017

Performance Schedule:
January 11-14; 18-21; 25,-28, 2018; Evening Performances Thursday-Saturday weekly with Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays (no matinee on Saturday, January 13th.)
Performance Venue: Red Sandcastle Theatre

BEN (preferably South Asian, age range 30-40): Aspiring actor, living with incurable but treatable rare form of cancer. Optimistic realist, faithful friend and husband.

SEBASTIAN (Any Ethnicity, age range 30-40): Theatre director, best friend to Ben, opinionated, strong-willed, joker, passionate about theatre and Shakespeare in particular.

SARAH (Any Ethnicity, age range 30-40): Wife of Benjamin; pragmatic, natural care-taker, supportive, patient, type A personality, dry humour.

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