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Montford Park Players Seeks Directors for 2019 Season


Asheville, NC – The Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, is seeking directors for its 2019 season, which will include the following shows:

Henry IV, Part 1 May 31 – June 22
  • Romeo & Juliet Aug 2 – 24
  • Winter’s Tale Aug 30 – Sept 14
16 Years Tried Sept 20 – Oct 5 (World Premiere)

In regards to Winter’s Tale and 16 Years Tried, we are open to the possibility of either hiring two directors, one for Winter’s Tale and one for 16 Years Tried, and presenting the shows as separate productions in sequence … OR, if a director wishes to direct both, the two plays could be performed in repertory for six weeks. Proposals for based on an interest in either option are welcomed.


Director candidates should email John Russell, Managing Director at: with a detailed proposal to direct, including number of actors needed, vision for the show, and other requirements.


Applications must be submitted by midnight, January 31st, and interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible after that.


Click here to download the Director’s Application . . .

Click here to download the script for 16 Years Tried . . .