Here is your chance to bid on a walk-on role alongside top actors in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Freud Playhouse in Los Angeles on September 27!
This year’s cast will be led by Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks. Other confirmed cast members include Martin Short, William Shatner, Topher Grace, Eddie Redmayne, Gillian Jacobs, Olivia Thirlby, and Cedric the Entertainer.
Every year, some of today’s finest actors donate their time to participate in a staged reading of a Shakespearean comedy. Co-chaired by Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks, the annual tradition raises awareness and funds in support of The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles’ programs. Don’t miss the opportunity to share an evening with some of Hollywood’s greatest talent. The event will feature a tie-dyed cast of hilarious hippies in an evening filled with peace, love, and psychedelic Shakespeare. This auction experience is one of the most unique ever offered on eBay. The lucky winner will get to act on stage with some of the most iconic and beloved thespians of film and stage in a fun reading of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. No acting experience is required, and though the part will be brief (just one line of dialogue), the winner will get to take part in a number of ways: 10-to-15 minute rehearsal before the show, a pre-reception with the actors, appearance in the cast photo, name in the program (a fantastic memento!), the opportunity to take a bow on stage alongside the other actors, and a post-event reception where some of the actors will also be present. The play will take place at Freud Playhouse in Los Angeles on September 27 at 7:30pm.
SCLA’s mission is to enchant, enrich, and build community through professional theatrical traditions that are accessible to all. Since 1985, SCLA has been a cherished community and cultural resource. Whether it’s through their nationally recognized youth and education programming, or their free, high-quality outdoor productions, they are committed to making the Bard’s works accessible and relevant for Angelinos from all walks of life.
If you want to bid, you’d better be quick – the auction ends today at 18:00 PDT. Access it here.