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Audition Notice : CALENDAR GIRLS

METRO THEATRE  is holding auditions for

CALENDAR GIRLS

Written by:  Tim Firth

Directed by:  Alison Schamberger

on Monday, July 24th and Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

from 7 – 9 pm

Callbacks: Sunday, July 30th and Monday,  July 31st, at 7:00 pm

 

AUDITION ADDRESS: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

SHOW RUNS:  October 28 – November 18, 2017

Synopsis

Based on the movie of the same name, this humorous and at times poignant play tells the story of a group of women, all members of the Knapely (Yorkshire) Women’s Institute who band together on an unusual fund-raising project.

Characters Needed

10 female 4 male (some doubling)

Chris (50s)-the live wire with tendencies to be outrageous

Annie (50s)-her bosom buddy, more conformist

Cora (40s)-has had more life experience than the others-must have a strong enough singing voice to lead the singing and if possible be able to play the piano

Jessie (late 60s/70s) – retired teacher, doesn’t put up with any nonsense

Celia (35-50) – wealthy and more materialistic than the other women

Ruth (40s) – at first downtrodden but is transformed throughout the play

Marie (40s) –The WI is her entire life

John (50s)-Annie’s husband-strong and warm

Rod (50s )- Chris’s husband  -hard-working and loyal

Lawrence (late 20s)- Shy young photographer

Lady Cravenshire (60s)- upper class snob

Brenda Hulse (60s)-tedious woman who gives talk on broccoli

Elaine-(20s)-young make-up artist

Liam (20-30) director of the photoshoot

Requirements: Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read. No appointment necessary.

Notes:

English accents required

This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to sit around and wait as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.

Please READ THIS SECTION!

PRODUCTION DATES 

Thursday-to-Saturday,

October 28 to November 18, 2017 at 8 pm

with Sunday Matinees: 

November 5 and November 12, 2017 at 2 pm

Private bookings may occur on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays, for each performance week, with no more than one private booking per week.  Please keep these days free to perform.

REHEARSALS  begin September 2017 and continue until Opening Night. If you are cast, you will be required to become a Member of Metro Theatre and your 12-month Membership Fee of $20 will be collected at the first read-through.

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For Further Information Please Contact:

Alison Schamberger media@metrotheatre.com

METRO THEATRE PRIVACY POLICY:  Metro Theatre is collecting personal information about you.  If you are cast in this show, your contact information will be provided to other members of the company.  Unless you ask us not to:  you will be added to our mailing list; the information on this form will be made available to directors or other Metro shows for audition and casting purposes.  You may request to be removed from our mailing list at any time.

 

 

 

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