Auditions Auditions Auditions! Theatre Auditions For Victoria

With my thanks to the Victorian Drama League for the notifications! Come on all you budding young actors/actresses/production people! Time to let your bright star shine!

I HATE HAMLET

Author: Paul Rudnick

Director: John Mills

Enquiries: 03 97521941

Characters: 3 x male (20’s-30’s)
3x female (20’s- 30’s)

Audition Date: 7pm, 5 December, 2011
Audition Venue: The 1812 Theatre
5 rose Street
Uppere Ferntree Gully 3156

Theatre: As Above

Company Email: [email protected]

Company Website: http://www.1812theatre.com.au

Synopsis: I Hate Hamlet was written in 1991. Set in John Barrymore’s old apartment in New York City the
play follows successful television actor Andrew Rally as he struggles with taking on the dream
role of Hamlet, dealing with a girlfriend who is keeping a firm grip on her chastity, and playing
host to the ghost of John Barrymore, who, clothed as Hamlet, has come back to earth for the
sole purpose of convincing Rally to play the part. Real estate agent, Felicia Dantine convinces
Rally to stay in the apartment and hold a seance.
CARAVAN

Author: Donald Macdonald

Director: Dawn Hinrichsen

Enquiries: 0416 073 649

Characters: 3 males 40ish,
2 females 40ish,
1 female 25ish
Audition Date: 7.30pm, 6th & 8th December, 2011
Audition Venue: Bradshaw Street Community Hall
9 Bradshaw Street
West Essendon 3040

Theatre: Bradshaw Street Community Hall
9 Bradshaw Street
West Essendon 3040

Company Email: [email protected]

Company Website: http://www.essendontheatrecompany.com/

Synopsis: A light-hearted look at friendship, age and the holidays that you should never have. Five best friends, nudging forty and hating it, take their first holiday together in a caravan. One of them brings along his new and all-too-young girlfriend. In the caravan’s confined space, tensions rise and the laughs begin.

WAIT UNTIL DARK

Author: Frederick Knott

Director: David McCall

Enquiries: 9789 3273

Characters: 5m, 3f
Suzy Henderson – Blind due to an accident 25+;
Sam Henderson – Suzy’s husband, photographer 25+
Gloria – Schoolgirl (able to portray teenager);
Mike Trenton – Con man,pleasant,charming,late20s;
Croker – Con man, Mike’s partner, not very smart, late 20s;
Harry Roat – Con man, nasty piece of work, psychotic 30+;
Policeman – walk on part;
Policewoman – walk on part.

Precast Characters: nil
Audition Dates: 10am, 11 December, 2011 & 7pm, 12 December, 2011
Audition Venue: The FTG rehearsal Shed,
Overport Park
Cnr Somerset & Overport Rds,
Frankston South.

Theatre: George Jenkins Theatre
Monash University
McMahon’s Road,
Frankston
Melways 102 F4 Map 476 Building A

Company Email: [email protected]

Company Website: http://www.frankstontheatregroup.org.au

Synopsis: A cool-as-ice psychopath smooth talks his way into the home of an unsuspecting blind woman. Unbeknownst to Susie, she’s harbouring a dangerous prize and he’ll use every trick to get it. Spend an evening on the edge of your seat with the genre Hitchcock made classic. This psychological thriller probes which frightens us more – the evil you can see coming, or the one you can’t.

Other Information: Setting is late 1960s in Notting Hill London.
Accents neutral with English influence.

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