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This event repeats every day until 02/02/19
Performing William Shakespeare's original unabridged text, the award-winning South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, homegrown in Brixham, bring this drama to life in an all-new production. This classic tale of ambition, destiny and murder takes place in the near future, dramatized across a post-WW3 landscape, performed by a strong team of local professional actors.
Winners of the 2017 Epic Award for England, am annual national award for groundbreaking innovation and creativity in the arts, the South Devon Players specialise in high-quality productions based on classical texts, and researched history, developing and showcasing the talent of actors and other creatives from around South Devon.
Torquay performances will take place on
Friday Feb1st 2019 - 7.30pm
Saturday Feb 2nd 2019 - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
at Torquay Museum
529 Babbacombe Road,
Devon TQ1 1HG
- Moderate bloodshed
- No strong sexual content
- No strong language
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE SOUTH DEVON PLAYERS
Based off the original novel by Victor Hugo, this show requires a full cast, aged from 10 - 70, male and female, for named speaking roles. It is a non-musical dramatic adaptation of the novel, for full scale stage performance.
All roles except "grown up Cosette" open for casting, please scroll down for a list of all roles being cast.
AUDITION INFORMATION PACK AVAILABLE FROM
Auditions are on Sunday Feb 10th 2019, at Chestnut Community centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon TQ5 0SA. Please arrive to begin at 1pm. (doors open from 12). .
Castings will take the form of reading and characterising excerpts from the script.
As with all our in-house shows, all persons appearing as cast and crew for this production will be entitled to remuneration as
- equal profit share (ticket-take less venue hire cost)
- portfolio photos and video for portfolio use
- copies of all press in which the character is featured
- programme credit
(and anything else we find that we are able to offer)
More information on our audition process is to be found at https://www.southdevonplayers.com/auditions.html
THERE IS NO CHARGE TO AUDITION OR BE INVOLVED WITH US.
Brixham, Torquay, Plymouth, on Friday-Saturdays in June 2019
Rehearsal dates: Wednesday evenings 7pm - 9.30pm, Sundays 12.30pm - 5pm,
at Chestnut Community Centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0SA, the same as the auditions. For this reason, priority will be given to performers who live in the South Devon region. Please note that you will be expected to attend regular rehearsals.
Due to previous incidents we need to state that
1) All cast will need to be able to attend regular rehearsals, and to be able to learn characterisation, lines and blocking,
2) Actors will be required to wear costumes
3) All people in the production are expected to adhere to socially acceptable behaviour at all times.
4) Performances are on an open-book equal-profit share basis.
5) We welcome performers of all backgrounds.
MORE ABOUT US
ROLES BEING CAST:
(Key: *= roles we may be able to combine, L= large roles)
Roles spanning both acts
Jean Valjean (middle-aged or older male) L
Javert (middle-aged or older male) L
Madame Thenadier (female) L
Roles in Act 1
Brevet (male, convict)
Fantine (female, single mother) L
Factory Boss (male or female) L
Bambataois (male roustabout and fop) *
Little Cosette (female child around 12/ 13 years -Fantine’s daughter) *
Bishop (male) *
Mlle Baptistine (female, Bishop’s housekeeper) *
Innkeeper in Digne (Male or female) *
Petit Gervais (child, age 9 - 13, ideally male, otherwise female) *
Factory girl 1 (female) *
Factory girl 2 (female) *
Sister Simplice (female, nun who takes care of Fantine after her rescue)
“Gendarme” (male, policeman) *
Estella (female, prostitute) *
Bernardo (Male, sailor)*
Sailor (male, sailor) *
Landlord (Ideally male, otherwise female, who tells Jean to leave his inn) *
Prosecutor (Male, at the trial of Champmanthieu) *
Champmanthieu (male, needs to be a similar build to Jean, as mistaken for Jean) *
Factory workers (female) *
Prostitutes (female) *
Marius (male. Law student, revolutionary) L
Enjolras (male, student, revolutionary, very dedicated to his cause) L
Grantaire (male, student, revolutionary but more interested in a few drinks) L
Mlle Gillenormand (female, Marius’s aunt) L
Coufeyrac (male, law student, friend of Marius) L
Eponine (female, almost destitute, in love with Marius, but her interest is not returned) L
Gavroche (child, street urchin with an attitude age 8 - 13 – male)
Jean Prouvaire (male, student, revolutionary, much quieter spoken than the others) *
Madame Mabeuf (female – male in the book, but changed to female for ease of casting,
elderly bookshop owner whose shop went out of business) *
Le Cabuc (Ideally male. revolutionary and a generally not very nice person! )*
Toussaint (female, Jean and Cosettes housekeeper. )
Madame St Just (female, homeowner killed by Le Cabuc) *
Les Miserables Audition Information Pack.pdf
They both have their own interests – he loves listening to the cricket on the radio, she likes to travel. But all is not well as Peter discovers one afternoon when he’s dozing on his deckchair and listening to the last test from The Oval.
His wife announces that she has sold the house and she’s moving to Bexhill-on-Sea with her lover. When the new owners move in they discover they have an elderly cricket-loving squatter living in the garden…
The Final Test is the first stage play by highly acclaimed novelist Chris Paling. A touching and poignant comedy about marriage, cricket, and the dangerous lure of Bexhill-on-Sea.
In the Malcolm Edwards Theatre(MET) at Stafford's Gatehouse.
Tickets are £10.50, concessions £9.50 (includes Gatehouse Booking fee)from www.staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk or 01785 619080
Grown women, aching feet and heaving
bosoms! Follow the Cheshire Cats team as
they speed walk their way to fundraising
success in the London Moonwalk. Hilary,
Siobhan, Yvonne, Vicky and Maggie are
attempting to walk 13 miles across the
capital in record time in their decorated
bras and posh new trainers, but the 6th
member of the team doesn't seem to meet
the physical criteria! Cheshire Cats is a
cross between a girls night out and a real
mission to support a cause close to many
hearts, with plenty of laughs and a few
tears along the way.
Cosmopolitan Players are pleased to be
supporting the breast cancer charity,
Walk the Walk.
Wed 13th -Sat 16h February 2019 7.45pm
Saturday matinee @ 2pm Tickets Standard £13 Concessions £11
Next February half-term prepare to be enchanted by Garden Suburb Theatre’s inventive and magical production of Peter Pan. Come and fly with Wendy, her brothers and Peter Pan and Tinker Bell for an awfully big adventure on a journey to Neverland... an island in a galaxy far away, populated by scurvy Pirates, fearless Braves, mischievous Mermaids, a gaggle of Lost Boys and, of course, a fearsome crocodile.
Book tickets at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/gardensuburbtheatre
TICKETS £13/£11, family ticket £40
Performing Wednesday 20th February to Saturday 23rd February at 7.30pm, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February at 3pm
Charlie Conrad is a celebrity. His talent? He hasn’t got one; the nation took him to their hearts for very publicly being unable to do anything competently. One fateful day, however, Charlie meets Marsha, and his marriage and career go into freefall … Drowning on Dry Land examines the current obsession with celebrity for its own sake and chillingly but hilariously demonstrates how celebrities can be destroyed as quickly as they are made.
Adam Alexander, Louise Gaul, Chris Lang, Mark Campbell, Alex Parker, Shereen Sands and Mark Foulds
8pm, Wednesday 20th – Saturday 23rd February 2019
Doors open 30 minutes before curtain up
Seats: £9.00 Concessions: £8.00
The Alexandra Hall, Bramshot Avenue, Charlton, SE7 7HX
You can book your tickets via the WHAT'S ON page on our website, by emailing us, text or phone.
07867 627 987 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.alexandraplayers.org.uk
NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN DUE TO ADULT THEMES AND LANGUAGE
This event repeats every day until 02/03/19
Directed by Robert Walsh
Considered a classic of 20th Century theatre, this comedy about corruption is set in a police station, where an investigator must discover whether a recent suspect really “fell” to his death from the window or if there’s been a cover-up. “A zany political farce” - The Guardian