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February 2017

Oxford Theatre Guild

Oxford Theatre Guild
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Auditions take place at the URC in Summertown, Oxfordshire

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost



Contact: Full details at www.oxfordtheatreguild.com


First round auditions:
Wednesday 1 February 8pm – 10pm
Sunday 5 February 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Monday 6 February 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Auditions take place at the URC in Summertown
Recalls (by invitation only):
Monday 13 February 7.30pm - 10pm
Performances: 18-29 July 2017
Venue: Trinity College Gardens


Oxford Theatre Guild is delighted to present audition details for our latest summer show, set in the beautiful grounds of Trinity College
Rehearsals will start towards the end of March on Sunday afternoons, Monday and Tuesday evenings with Thursday evenings being added as we approach the performances. Of course, not everyone will be called to every rehearsal and the schedule will be built to accommodate existing commitments from the cast. We will also be incorporating specialist verse speaking coaching as part of the process.
Cast will also be expected to be involved in publicising the show as well as the set up and take down of the show.

Posted 28/01/2017

 

DO Theatre Productions

DO Theatre Productions
www.wedotheatre.co.uk

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UK
De Valence Pavilion, Tenby, Wales

Happy Days

Happy Days



Contact: if you have any questions - feel free to drop us an email at info@wedotheatre.co.uk, or message us on Twitter & Facebook.

Workshops: Thu 2nd & Sun 5th Feb
Auditions: Thu 9th & Sun 12th Feb


THE AUDITION PROCESS
The process will include both workshop and audition elements. Thursday sessions will run from 7pm-9pm (approx), Sunday sessions will run from 3pm-5pm (approx).

THE WORKSHOPS
The workshops will be a great chance for performers to get to know ‘Happy Days, A New Musical’ and the team behind it. On the workshop dates, performers will be given a crash course of various elements of the show - from acting & reading, to singing & dance.

You’ll get the chance to work with our Director, Musical Director & Choreographer to develop your performance abilities, and get coaching on the pieces we’ll be using for the audition process, and in the show itself. You’ll also have the chance to take a look around our rehearsal & performance space, and get a feel for how we work and what we do.

Though not compulsory, the workshops will be a fun, energetic and exciting way to get to know the show, the production's creative team, and find your feet with the characters before having to deliver an audition, so we'd love to see you there!

Both workshops will be run in a similar fashion, so if you can only make one of the dates that’s no problem. However, if you want to join us for both we’d be more than happy to see you and help you develop further. Please wear clothing that you can move easily in, plus bring a drink!

THE AUDITIONS
The audition process will be your chance to shine & show us what you can do! Auditions are for anybody aged 11+, and we’d love to see people from various age groups, backgrounds & abilities, to make the whole production experience as enjoyable as possible.

Upon arrival, performers will be asked to fill out a simple form with contact details and previous experience, plus preferred roles. You’ll then be introduced to some of the team behind DO Theatre Productions & the casting panel.

Auditions will consist of both singing & acting elements. We’ll ask that you prepare pieces for both parts that come from Happy Days, A New Musical, and will post details of these online after our first Workshop. To help you remain at ease during what can be a nerve-wracking process, auditions will consist heavily of group working & workshopping.

Posted 07/01/2017

 

Armchair Theatre Liverpool in assoc. with Bravo Theatre Company



UK
Village Hotel, 110 Centre Park Square, Warrington WA1 1QA

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee



Contact: Register your interest by email to jane.rigby4@btinternet.com
Please feel free to supply your CV and recent hed shot or a link to your online profile.


Sun 5th Feb 2017

The Play to be performed at: Brindley Theatre, Runcorn on Sept 28th & 29th 2017.
Pay: £300 flat fee ( successful candidate will be recruited on a self-emplyed basis.
3 of the 4 roles already cats this audition is for NICK:-
- male playing age 25-35
- at least 5' 10"
- athletic/sporty
- convincing / consistent American accent

Posted 09/01/2017

 

The South Devon Players


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UK
Chestnut Community Centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0SA

Jack The Ripper

Jack The Ripper



Contact:
via website or social media or email southdevonplayers@gmail.com

Sunday Feb 5th 2017, 1pm - 4pm (please arrive between 12 and 1pm)

y popular request, we will be adapting legends and mysteries exploring tales of the Victorian serial killer known as Jack The Ripper, to the stage, with a steampunk twist.
All roles are available for casting. This means that there are principal, and smaller roles (all speaking), for ladies and gentlemen of all ages.
The show is profit share, with equal profits less performance venue hire, being shared equally among all involved. Photos and video clips are also provided to all.
All ages are welcome, (we are mainly an adults group, but under 16s with a parent in attendance are welcome) and we are willing to help refine and develop performances, but we do expect a professional level of rehearsal and show commitment.
Please come and be prepared for script readings etc.
Rehearsals at our home base of Chestnut Community Centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, TQ5 0SA
Sundays - 12.30 - 4pm, Wednesdays 6.30pm - 9.30pm.
A minimum of 75% of required rehearsals must be attended in order to create a professional show. We are strict about timekeeping and rehearsing with the rest of the team.

Posted 14/01/2017

 

Cotesbach Educational Trust

Cotesbach Educational Trust
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UK
Cotesbach, near Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Captain Pouch's Dream

Captain Pouch's Dream



Contact: Len Holden Tel: 01858 - 446067 email: leonard.holden@ntlworld.com or Sophy Newton on T: 07720761285 E: sophy@cotesbach.net


Audition Dates: Sunday 5th February, at 2 p.m. Cotesbach
Performance Dates: 9th, 10th and 17th June


ACTORS NEEDED!
We are looking for actors, both men and women to take part in the performance of ‘Captain Pouch’s Dream’.
The play is to be performed as a reading, so there will be no need to learn lines.
There is no need for acting experience - enthusiastic amateurs welcome!Captain Pouch’s Dream is a play written by local author Len Holden and is based on real historical events which took place in Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Warwickshire in 1607.
In 1607 a series of riots led by John Reynolds, known as ‘Captain Pouch,’ exploded across three counties. The cause was the enclosure of land which resulted in many people being evicted from their homes and losing their land and animals. ‘Pouch’ was a charismatic and strange figure who in spired the angry peasants to take things into their own hands by digging up the hedges and throwing down the fences which the new landowners had erected. The riots affected many local villages such as Cotesbach, Haselbech and Withybrook and culminated in a huge battle at Newton, Northamptonshire in which over 50 people were massacred.

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Banbury Cross Players


www.banburycrossplayers.org.uk



UK
Oxfordshire

The Allotment by Gillian Plowman

The Allotment by Gillian Plowman



Contact: If you are interested in auditioning but are unable to make the above date, please contact director, Liz Riley on erriley@hotmail.co.uk


There will be a read-through of The Allotment on Tuesday 7th February 7:30pm with auditions 9th February (Open including Members).

BCP are pleased to announce auditions for their 2017 Festival Play - Gillian Plowman's The Allotment - Thursday 9th February 2017 at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, 8pm.

This play with a twist, light comic touches and poignant undertones is BCP’s entry into the 2017 Lighthorne One-Act Festival (7-10 June). The play will also be performed at BCP’s Season Preview evening in September 2017.

Five woman work together on their shared allotment but all is not as it seems amongst the peas and beans. How are the lives of these women linked? What secret is Daisy hiding? Will Lorna pull off one final performance?

Roles for women aged between 30 and 70 as follows:

• Marcie - convicted of dangerous driving
• Norah - serial shoplifter
• Belle - a P.A
• Lorna - an actress and singer
• Daisy - a probation officer

To be directed by Liz Riley

Posted 15/01/2017

 

Medway Little Theatre

Medway Little Theatre
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UK
Medway Little Theatre in Rochester, Kent ME1 1HY

Hay Fever

Hay Fever by Noel Coward



Contact: It would be really good if you could let me know by e-mail, FB message, or text, the date you are likely to attend (I won’t hold you to it, but it does help with the planning).
You are, of course, welcome to join more than one audition. If you would like to see a copy of the script, please let me know.
If you would like to audition but can’t make these dates, please e-mail or call/text to arrange a mutually acceptable date and time. Please do this sooner rather than later as there is a youth production the following week, so the more notice I have the better. I would like to start rehearsals w/c Mon 6th March – rehearsal days to be confirmed. ,br>My contact details are E: julesdoe@btinternet.com ; T: 07986128278; FB: Julie Thompson-Doe


Audition Dates: Tues 7th, Tues 14th, Thurs 16th February
Production Dates: Charity Reviews (already sold): Tues 13th and Weds 14th June.
Run: Thurs 15th – Sat 24th


Play Synopsis
Hay Fever is a comic play written by Noël Coward in 1924 which was first produced in 1925. Best described as a cross between high farce and a comedy of manners, the play is set in an English country house in the 1920s, and deals with the four eccentric members of the Bliss family and their outlandish behaviour when they each invite a guest to spend the weekend. The self-centred behaviour of the hosts finally drives their guests to flee while the Blisses are so engaged in a family row that they do not notice their guests' furtive departure.
So I am looking for four family members (2m 2f), four guests (2m, 2f), and the maid. All the characters have great lines. The maid, who has fewer lines than the other roles, has the potential to get the best laughs, so all lovely parts to play. I do want to hear the lovely ‘Coward’ accents of the time. I am deliberately not specifying ages to the characters, because there are potentially a few different possibilities.
Character Analysis:
Character Description
Judith Bliss A large role which requires a real ‘presence’ on stage. Judith still demands the limelight, as she struggles with the realities of family life after her career as an actress. Not able to reconcile herself to being the lady of the manor, she yearns to return to the adoration of her fans.
David Bliss Married to Judith. He is a writer of some acclaim, who is out of place in an English country house. His character would be better suited to being a bohemian street painter in Italy. He is totally absorbed in the completion of the book he is writing.
Simon Bliss Son of Judith and David, and a would-be artist. He is spoilt and unruly, and given to tantrums. He describes his family as ‘slapdash’.
Sorel Bliss Daughter of Judith and David. She is bored with most of life, and wishes her family could be more ‘normal and bouncing’.
Clara She was once Judith’s dresser, now she is the housekeeper. She speaks as she finds, secure in the knowledge that her job is safe - there would be no-one else willing to put up with the Blisses!
Sandy Tyrell Judith’s guest for the weekend, and a sporty fan of hers. He is a young boxer. Fit and good-looking, and an outdoorsy type.
Myra Arundel Simon’s guest, and knows the Blisses. She is well-dressed, confident and sophisticated. Although she is at the house by invitation of Simon, her motive is to meet with David. Before Myra even appears on stage, Judith, describes her as a "self-conscious vampire" who "goes about using sex as a shrimping net’.
Richard Greatham Sorel’s guest and a diplomat – described as ‘iron-grey and tall’. As a ‘diplomatist’, he is probably the most qualified guest to deal with the Blisses. He is well-travelled.
Jackie Coryton David’s guest, she is a brainless but ‘perfectly sweet flapper’. She has been invited so that David can ‘study her a little in domestic surroundings’. She is extremely self-conscious and terrified of embarrassing herself.

Posted 03/02/2017

 

Weston Super Mare Pride 2017



UK
Cameo Bar, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

Weston Super Mare Pride 2017

Weston Super Mare Pride 2017
Audition Day



Contact:
Send an email fro more detail or to register your place to wsmpride17.stage@hotmail.com

Sunday 12th February 5pm-8pm

We are looking for amateur
Solo Singers, Groups, Dancers, Hot Dance Troupes & Amateur Drag Kings/Queens
To perform on our stage and in local venues on Pride Day to compliment our local and internationl performers.

Posted 06/02/2017

 

Masquerade Drama Group Arklow

Masquerade Drama Group Arklow
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Ireland
Pipeband Hall Arklow

I Do Not Like Thee Dr Fell

I Do Not Like Thee Dr Fell



Contact:
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Thursday 16th & Tuesday 21st February 8pm

Written by Bernard Farrell
Directed by Maggie Murphy
All are welcome

Posted 09/02/2017

 

South East Dance



UK
Jasmin Vardimon Production Space, The Stour Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL

JVINTENSIVE and JV2 OPEN AUDITION

JVINTENSIVE and JV2 OPEN AUDITION



Contact: Further information on JVIntensive and JV2 visit: www.jasminvardimon.com


Saturday 18th February 2017
Registration from 09:30am
Audition begins at 10:00am


Participants must be aged 18 to apply.
Please bring a non-returnable printed copy of your current CV, photo/headshot, suitable dance wear, shoes and kneepads.
The audition will be to consider applicants for JVIntensive and JV2 for 2017 entry.
Please state upon registration which programme you would like to be considered for.

Posted 31/01/2017

 

Vale Royal Musical Theatre

Vale Royal Musical Theatre
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UK
Salvation Army Headquarters, Weaver Street, Winsford CW7 4AA

Calamity Jane audition

Calamity Jane



Contact: If you would like more details please contact the musical director at sally@woollysheep.org or contact us through our facebook page


Performance: 21st - 24th June, 2017

Our next show is 'Calamity Jane' which we will be performing at the Memorial Court, Northwich on 21st - 24th June, 2017.
Rehearsals are underway for Calamity but if you would like to come and join us for this show come down to a rehearsal at the Salvation Army Headquarters, Weaver Street, Winsford CW7 4AA. We meet on a Monday night from 7.30 pm.

Posted 19/02/2017

 

SouthAM DRAMatic Group

SouthAM DRAMatic Group



UK
The Gallery in Ellenborough Park Hotel, Southam, Gloucestershire

LAST TANGO IN LITTLE GRIMLEY



Contact Gerry Jones for more info on; 07823 883203 or email me on: gerryjones108@gmail.com


Auditions: February 20th from 7pm
Performance: May 20th & 21st


Please come along if you are male or female and over 16 to be either on stage or back stage.
Come and be part of a successful team and have some fun.

Posted 15/02/2017

 

Banbury Cross Players


www.banburycrossplayers.org.uk



UK
Oxfordshire

Lovesong by Abi Morgan

Lovesong by Abi Morgan



Contact: via website


There will be a read-through of Lovesong on Tuesday 21st February with auditions 14th (Members) and 16th March (Open).
Performance dates: 5th – 8th July 2017


to be directed by Tara Lacey

Posted 14/11/2016

 

Quince Players


www.quinceplayers.co.uk



UK
Cordes Hall, Sunninghill, Berks

Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw



Contact: For details contact Andrew on andrew.w.darling@btconnect.com


21st & 23rd February at 8pm

Auditions for our next production take place at the Cordes Hall, on 21st & 23rd February at 8pm Sunninghill. The director, Andrew Darling, is looking for 9 actors for Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw. The much loved story about the cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle and Professor Higgins was later made into the timeless musical My Fair Lady, starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison.
Everyone is welcome at auditions, and remember, there are also many roles behind the scenes for those who prefer to avoid the spotlight. Come along and see how to get involved.

Posted 30/01/2017

 

Garden Suburb Theatre



UK
Free Church Hall, Northway, NW11 7AG London

Neighbourhood Watch by Alan Ayckbourn

Neighbourhood Watch by Alan Ayckbourn



Contact:
Please email the director, Gabi Maddocks, publicity@gardensuburbtheatre.org.uk if you want any more information or a copy of the script for reading.

Audition Sunday 26 February, 6.30pm
Neighbourhood Watch will be performed at The Bull Theatre in Barnet from 11-13 May


Bluebell Hill Development is a wonderful place to live, until an innocent mistake leads to the residents taking extreme measures to protect themselves.
In this play, highly topical given recent political events, Ayckbourn suggests that the biggest threat to the neighbourhood is not the danger that lies outside it but the fear that spreads within it. With some blissful comic moments, love at first sight, affairs, medieval torture devices and gnomes, there really is something for everyone.

Neighbourhood Watch is GST's entry in the Barnet and District Drama Festival.
Roles:
• Martin: 40s – unprepossessing but with inner fire
• Hilda: his sister, a little older – dotes on her brother, crafty
• Rod: 60s – retired security guard with a chip on his shoulder
• Dorothy: 60s – curtain twitcher
• Gareth: 50s – redundant engineer who keeps busy in his garden shed
• Amy: his wife, 30s – sleeps with everyone except her husband
• Luther: 30s – angry Guardian reader
• Magda: his wife, 20s – music teacher with a secret
See the website for further details: www.gardensuburbtheatre.org.uk

Posted 09/02/2017

 

Clacton Musical Theatre Society


www.c-m-t-s.co.uk

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UK
Brunel Rd, Co15 4LP Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

ALL SHOOK UP

ALL SHOOK UP



Contact: via website or social media


Auditions will be held at our unit in Brunel Road, Clacton on Sea. Sunday the 26th February at 10:30am. Everyone welcome.
Our final pre-audition rehearsal will be Thursday 23rd February)


Clacton Musical Theatre Society are holding OPEN AUDITIONS this Sunday for our next production - 'ALL SHOOK UP' - featuring the music of ELVIS!

We're looking for Men, Women and Children from Secondary school age upwards for both principal roles and chorus.

Actors, Singers and Dancers required!

Posted 22/02/2017

 

Clacton Amateur Dramatic Society (CADS)


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UK
Wick Lodge, Jaywick Lane, Essex

Run For Your Wife



Contact: We look forward to seeing you there!


Read through on 28th Feb, 7.30pm
Auditions following on 1st March, 7.30pm
Performance: Weds 14th June - Sat 17th June 2017


CADS next production which runs Weds 14th June - Sat 17th June 2017 will be 'Run For Your Wife', a comedy by Ray Cooney. This will be directed by Alex Bass, whose first directorial venture 'Par For The Course' has recently been nominated for the NODA District 11 - 'Best Drama' award!
Run For Your Wife is a superb example of the British farce which had audiences rolling in the aisles in London and New York! A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his irregular working schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding.
John Smith is a taxi driver and very ordinary, he has a lovely wife and a perfect existence in Streatham and a lovely wife and a perfect existence in Wimbledon. And he flits between Streatham and Wimbledon – a distance of only 2 miles – like an over-sexed bumble bee.
This could have gone on forever except that one day a policeman...but that would be giving the game away. RUN FOR YOUR WIFE ran for over eight years in London followed by a New York production. It was described by the critics as “British comedy at its best” and is constantly being revived all over the world.
A play in two acts - The action takes place in the Wimbledon flat of John and Mary Smith, and, simultaneously, in the Streatham flat of John and Barbera Smith
Set Present Day
Characters
John Smith
Mary Smith
Barbera Smith
Detective Sergeant Troughton
Stanley Gardner
Newspaper Reporter
Detective Sergeant Porterhouse
Bobby Franklyn
Ages will need to match with partnership of John and his two wives, apart from that exception men will be young to middle aged, and 2 women to preferably be young(ish)

Posted 21/02/2017

 


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