If you are interested in auditioning for the roles below- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your attendance.
The show will run from the 19th to 23rd January 2022 at The Henrician Theatre (Formerly known as Evesham Arts Centre).
Auditions will take place on Sunday 1st August 2021 at The Henrician Theatre, with a workshop from 11.00 am which will cover singing and dancing for the show, plus an overview of the show, the schedule and also what happens in auditions later in the day.
Breaking at 12.30/12.45 for a short lunch break will see auditions commence at 1.30 pm.
You will be able to audition for a maximum of 2 parts, due to time limitations, but will be considered for other parts if you so wish.
Listed below are the charater parts with a brief desciption, along with audition pieces for each character. Some parts require you to sing a solo/duet. If this is the case you will be expected to sing the song we will have practiced in the morning workshop session.
Character parts are as follows:
Dolly Doolittle - Panto Dame and cook. Male.(SINGING)
Alderman Fitzwarren - Father of Alice. Male Comedy part
Percy Partridge - A wimpy man. Male comedy part (SINGING)
Alice Fitzwarren - Dick's love interest. Female (SINGING)
Dick Whittington - Our hero. Male (SINGING)
Tommy the cat - Non speaking part. Male/female youth part.
Walter Winkle - Dollys assistant. Male comedy part
King Rat - Villian of the panto. Male/Female
Fairy Snow - The good fairy. Female (SINGING)
Joshua Bilge - Sea Captain. Male/Female
The Mate - Sea captain's mate. Male/Female
Princess Taffeta - Princess of Morocco. Female
There are other small role sthat will be allocated either on the Audition day or 1st Rehearsal.
Please note: Only the following parts will need to sing at auditions. Song to be sung is listed next to the Characters name along with the artist. Please use YouTube to practice the song:
Alice Fitzwarren; Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Judy Garland)
Alice/Dick Whittington; Together Forever (Rick Astley)
Dolly Doolitte All to sing You Cant Stop the Beat - from Hairspray The Musical
What commitment do I need to be in the show?
The commitment to the show is as follows:
Rehearsals: Every Sunday at Offenham Village Hall starting 17th October 2021 from 2pm -5.30pm until Sunday 19th December 2021 for full cast. Occassional Monday evening rehearsals at Aston Sommerville Village hall 7-9pm for principal cast/choreoraphy from Monday 18th October as required.
Rehearsals recommence on Sunday 2nd January 2022 at The Henrician Theatre with additional rehearsals from the 14th January, to showtime of 19th January.
If you cannot commit to attend please do not audition. As a group we operate a policy of 3 rehearsals per production as the maximum allowable for pre-planned absences. You will be asked to leave the production if more are missed.
Are there any limitations to the number in the cast?
Dependant on the numbers that apply to perform it may be necessary to limit numbers in the chorus. The cast will be advised of any decisions taken once we know how many we need to accommodate.
Phoenix stand committed to give everyone the opportunity to participate in live theatre and we will do everything in our power to continue with this aim.
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What happens next?
Auditions for all on Sunday 1st August at the Henrician Theatre
If you are unfortunate not to get a main part you will still have the opportunity to take part in the chorus.
If you have any questions on the above please call Keith Norledge, the Producer, on 0777 333 7108 or email: email@example.com to answer any questions.