Auditions

Legally Blonde The Musical
26 Nov 2018 - 29 Nov 2018
Ashfield Musical Society NSW
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Neil Benjamin. Book by Heather Hach based on a novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM movie.
Musical
9793 1331

SHOW DATES -

24TH, 25TH, 26TH, 31ST MAY & 1ST, 2ND JUNE 2019

CONCORD RSL

NULAWARRA AVENUE

CONCORD WEST

PH. 9793 1331

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ACTORS NEEDED FOR 10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
4 Feb 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
Short + Sweet Theatre Sydney 2019 NSW
Short Form Theatre
+61439603623

Performers of all ages, races, sizes, genders, experience levels and abilities are wanted to be a part of our 10 minute play festival. With over 160 plays being performed throughout the festival, there is bound to be a role for you! Register your interest to audition. Auditions will be in Sydney November 11 and November 18!

Caravan
27 Nov 2018 - 29 Nov 2018
Theatre on Chester NSW
By Donald McDonald Directed by Joy Sweeney
Comedy

CARAVAN Takes a lighthearted look at friendship, age and holidays you should never have. Five best friends, in their early forties and hating it, take their first holiday together in a caravan. One of them brings along his new, and all-too-young girlfriend, who threatens the holiday from the start. Tensions are compounded with the heat, the wildlife, frayed relationships and inevitably, rain! In the confined space of a caravan, stress levels explode and the laughs begin! First performed in 1983 by the Ensemble Theatre Company (Sydney), Caravan has been described as one of Australia's 'most successful local comedies'. The play was produced throughout Australia, has been performed in New Zealand, and in 1991 toured provincial centres in the UK. AUDITION DATES TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 and THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 AT Theatre on Chester Cnr. Chester and Oxford Streets, Epping TO BOOK AN AUDITION TIME- contact secretary@theatreonchester.com.au Please nominate the character that would like to audition for, and any preference for date or time. AUDITION FORMAT: Auditions will be approximately 15-20 minutes each. Where possible we will put groups of actors together to play out the scenes. Memorising the script for the audition is not needed, but please be familiar with your character and the appropriate scenes. Audition scenes and script excerpts will be sent on booking. CHARACTERS Penny Robinson (40s) – neurotic, keen to keep the peace, but has her own secrets Parkes Robinson (40s) – proud caravan owner. Penny’s chauvinistic husband Rodney Rice (40s) – intellectual, self-absorbed and less than faithful Monica Rice (40s) – snooty, laconic, would rather be shopping in Paddington (must be tall) Pierce (40s) – bachelor, untouched by responsibility and with a never ending string of increasingly younger girlfriends. Gwendolyn (early 20’s) – young girlfriend of Pierce – who’s been living in an ashram in India, studying with a guru (a non-drinker – which is a problem in this group!) REHEARSAL DATES: Rehearsals are held at Theatre on Chester, Cnr Oxford and Chester St, Epping All Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 15 2019 There will be a couple of Sunday afternoons just prior to the opening A full rehearsal schedule will be given at the first reading NOTE: PLEASE ADVISE US AT THE AUDITION OF ANY PRIOR COMMITMENTS YOU MAY HAVE ON REHEARSAL NIGHTS PERFORMANCE DATES: 29, 30*, 31* March and 3, 5, 6, 7*, 10, 12, 13*, 14*, 17, 19, 20 April *performances are at 5pm all others are at 8pm. Cast required 1-hour prior. FREQUETLY ASKED QUESTIONS: The Theatre on Chester is at the corner of Chester and Oxford Streets, Epping. The theatre is located in the Epping Uniting Church hall, please enter next to the church. The theatre is 5 minutes’ walk from Epping station and street parking outside the theatre is generally easy. Auditions and all rehearsals are held at the theatre. Audition Times – please let us know your preference for an audition day and time when you book. If you have no preference, please let us know as this helps with timetabling. Bring to the audition – Your CV, head shot, script and application form in hard copy. Payment – The Theatre on Chester is a community theatre and as such none of the cast or crew are paid. You will however be rewarded with tea, coffee, biscuits, the occasional pizza and lots of rapturous applause! Membership of the Theatre on Chester – Actors who are cast for the production will need to be members of the Theatre on Chester, $10 for a year. Other commitments – Set building for the production will be on Saturday mornings from 9.00am – 1.00pm. It is appreciated if cast members can give a few Saturdays to help with the set. On performance nights, cast members please stay for 5-10 minutes after the show to help the stage manager close up and the FOH team to pack chairs etc. Many hands make light work and then we can all get away at a reasonable time. The Tuesday evening following the final performance is set break down, help from the cast is appreciated. Other questions – Please email secretary@theatreonchester.com.au.

Groping For Words
10 Dec 2018 - 12 Dec 2018
Tea Tree Players Theatre SA
Sue Townsend
Dramatic Comedy
0403799709

Production : Groping For Words Written By : Sue Townsend To be Directed By : Sylvia Bolingbroke (e) sylvia.bolingbroke@gmail.com (p) 0403 799 709 Production dates : Wednesday the 3rd of April to Saturday the 13th of April, 2019 Audition Dates : Monday December 10th and Wednesday December 12th, 2018 Synopsis Set in a small creche within a school building, Joyce, a middle aged and apparently successful Teacher takes on an Adult Literacy class of two students. Thelma, a trendy twenty year old nanny and George, who is living in a hostel. The initial meeting is interrupted by Kevin, the acting head caretaker and a bit of a tearaway. The play follows the interactions of this small group as the two students cope well and it becomes clearly evident that Kevin has more than a passing interest in their activities, drawing to a heart warming conclusion. Cast of Characters Kevin (early 20 ish) Kevin is brash loud and full of himself but has a soft centre when he gets to know you . - 370 Cues Joyce (mid 40 to 50) Joyce is childless and has no one who needs her so she’s trying to make difference anyway she can. - 401 cues Thelma (very young, 20 going on 17) Thelma thinks she is stupid because she’s been told this most of her life,she just wants to keep her job. 249 Cues George (50 ish) George is a good kind man who people usually take advantage of - 311 Cues

Hotel Sorrento
21 Nov 2019
Eltham Little Theate VIC
Hannie Rayson
Drama
0411232 231 after hours please

Much loved Australian drama. Set in the early 1990s in Australia, Hilary lives in seaside Sorrento with her father and sixteen-year-old son; Pippa is visiting from New York and Meg returns from England with her English husband. Three sisters, reunited after ten years in different worlds, again feel the constraints of family life. It is Meg’s semi-autobiographical novel, recently shortlisted for the Booker prize, which overshadows their homecoming

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
31 Oct 2018 - 29 Nov 2018
MLOC Productions VIC
Frank Loesser
Musical
0402452994

MLOC Production Inc presents How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying Performance dates: 24 May to 1 June 2019 Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale (Melbourne) Audition Dates: Vocal: 24 (daytime) & 27 (evening) November 2018 Dance: 29 November 2018 (evening) Call Backs: 6 December 2018 AUDITION BOOKINGS: https://www.trybooking.com/ZFEWk SYNOPSYS How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a story about the triumph of the common man amid the buffoonery of big business. When a restless, creative, and ambitious window washer named J. Pierrepont Finch happens upon a book entitled 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying', he decides to begin his rise the corporate ladder. With the book’s instructions and a dose of his own cleverness, Finch starts by landing a job in the mailroom at the World-Wide Wicket Company, before quickly gaining promotions and outsmarting his scheming, snivelling rival, Frump - who also happens to be the boss's nephew-- until finally reaching the very top of the organization. From the very beginning, Finch has had the love and support of Rosemary, a marriage-minded secretary who recognizes Finch’s potential, and finds his innocent demeanour endearing. But in his single-minded pursuit of the top job, Finch is in danger of discounting Rosemary’s love. In a moment of crisis, Finch’s manual to success can no longer help him: he must rely on his own wits, and ultimately, his heart, to save the day. ROLES J. PIERREPONT FINCH - Window cleaner. (Male - Age 20-35, tenor) Finch is young and driven to succeed in the business world. He exhibits a great amount of charm and pluck but is never completely trustworthy. He will vacillate between uncertainty and over-confidence J.B. BIGGLEY - President of the World-Wide Wicket Company. (Male - Age 45-60, baritone) Biggley is a self-important blowhard. He is the head of the company and makes sure everyone knows it. However, he is completely brought to his knees by the women in his life. BUD FRUMP - Biggley's nephew. (Male - Age 20-40, tenor) Frump is a lazy weasel who expects to succeed in the company through nepotism. He appears to have everything put together, but the people who know him, know the truth. ROSEMARY PILKINGTON - Office Secretary (Female - Age 20-35, mezzo or alto) Rosemary is beautiful, loyal and long-suffering. She is in love with Finch and supports him in his climb to succeed in the company. She is spurned and ignored several times throughout the show and continues to return to Finch. HEDY LA RUE - The Other Woman (Female - Age 20-40, soprano or mezzo) Hedy is the sexy bombshell who is having an affair with Biggley. She is not bright but knows how to use her looks to succeed in the company. She later appears as the pirate mascot in the company "treasure hunt." SMITTY - Office Secretary (Female - Age 20-45, mezzo or alto) Smitty is friend and confidant of Rosemary. She is less idealistic than Rosemary and encourages her in her efforts to snag Finch. MISS JONES - Mr. Biggsley's secretary (Male - Age 20-60, high belt) Miss Jones is the extremely gruff executive secretary to the head of the company. She is the one that keeps Biggley in line, and all the employees try to stay out of her way. She breaks this mould late in the show with an upbeat solo. This character must be a belter. BERT BRATT - Personnel Manager (Male - Age 20-60, baritone) Harried executive that does a quality job. Bratt is central to the hiring’s and firings that move the plot along and is one of the only executives who seems to do his job. MR TWIMBLE - Head of the Mail Room (Male - Age 30-60, baritone) Hardworking low-level executive who has been beaten down by working in the mail room for too many years. He is a genuinely likeable guy. WALLY WOMPER - Chairman of the Board (Male - Age 40-70, baritone) Womper is a grumpy looking man who is largely silent. When he does speak, he is revealed to be a gruff but charming man who is proud of his blue-collar background. MISS KRUMHOLTZ - Mr. Gatch's secretary (Female - Age 20-60, soprano, mezzo, or alto) Miss Krumholtz is the professional secretary that is completely loyal to the executive she is assigned to that day. MILT GATCH - Head of Plans and Systems (Male - Age 20-60, tenor, baritone, or bass) Gatch is a confident and handsome junior executive who is not immune to an attractive female. BENJAMIN BURTON DANIEL OVINGTON - New head of advertising (Male - Age 20-40, tenor, baritone, or bass) Ovington is the golden boy. Tall, handsome, athletic and smart. He is hired to head up the advertising department ENSEMBLE Company employees, executives and secretaries. Some of the ensemble members can double up and play some of the supporting roles. Ideally, we would love a small group of featured dancers that would be a part of the ensemble as well.

Moon Over Buffalo
14 Jan 2019 - 16 Jan 2019
tea tree players theatre SA
Ken Ludwig
Farcical Comedy
0407611162

To be directed by : Jo Allenby The hilarious Moon Over Buffalo centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. At the moment, they’re playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in rep in Buffalo, New York with five actors. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George’s dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee, and if he likes what he sees, he might cast them in his movie remake of The Scarlet Pimpernel. Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong, abetted by a visit from their daughter’s clueless fiancé and hilarious uncertainty about which play they’re actually performing, caused by Charlotte’s deaf, old stage-manager mother who hates every bone in George’s body.