Calling all performers: the New York Renaissance Faire is holding auditions. This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the New York Renaissance Faire and they're looking for those who want to join the cast of this year's 2017 season.

Don't have acting training, don't worry. All are invited to audition. Cast members must be at least 16 years of age and children are encouraged to audition as long as a parent member is in the cast. Instruction will be given on how to be a successful citizen of the shire.

Auditions will be held Friday May 12th from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the New York Renaissance Faire grounds in Tuxedo Park, New York. Additional auditions will be held Saturday May 13th at 520 8th Avenue in Manhattan from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for more information feel free to call 845-351-5171.

Musicians, especially drummers, are wanted. Also, feel free to bring your own instrument. It's a fun opportunity for those who love to create and learn about music. Come be a part of the festive village streets.