Dec 062018
 
BASKERVILLE – A Sherlock Holmes Mystery By Ken Ludwig Rehearsal: June Season: August 8th – 31st Director: Justin Stephens Sunday Feb 3th – 7.00pm Contact the director: redfoxthree@gmail.com 0429 891 275 CHARACTERS Sherlock Holmes (30-49): Highly intelligent, confident, charismatic, quick-witted, obsessive. Thinks very highly of his close friend Watson. A sophisticated mind who savors adventure and an intriguing mystery, and has a manic gleam of mischief in his eyes. A mind that read more
Dec 042018
 
Look Who’s Talking by Derek Benfield Directed by Terry Frawley 7.30pm Monday 7th January 2019 Act 1 Theatre, Old Shire Hall, Gympie Rd Strathpine Cast Requirements – 3 females / 2 males: (note:-  Ages are indicative only) Andrew - Male (50+yrs) Brian (an acquaintance of Jane) - Male (40+yrs) Sheila - Female (40+ yrs) Jane (a friend of Sheila) - Female (40+ yrs) Carole (Andrew’s secretary) - Female aged late 20s – 30s Season: March 8-23, 2019 A light hearted British comedy read more
Nov 302018
 
The Basin Theatre We will be holding auditions for our production of BOEING, BOEING By Marc Camoletti on: Sunday March 10th @ 7pm Doongalla Road and Simpsons Road, The Basin, 3154 Melbourne (Melway Reference 66 - A6) Actors will cold read scenes from the provided script. Actors must notify the production team at the time of audition of any conflicts the actor may have with rehearsal time through to the performances. No other preparation is necessary. Rehearsals will begin June 9th Season read more
Nov 272018
 
The Toorak Rules - this is a paid position Audition Dates:  3rd - 7th Dec Character descriptions and requirements Richard, is former RAF Squadron Leader, and Battle of Britain hero, in his late 40’s early 50s. A businessman, he is formal, urbane, politically minded, a pragmatist, and a conservative. A man, that was attractive, but that attraction has since diminished as his physical being has aged and his drinking has had its effect. He is very much “old Melbourne”, and to him read more
Nov 162018
 
Suite Surrender By Michael McKeever  Directed by George Benca Audition Dates: Tuesday 15 January 2019 at 7.30pm Thursday 17 January 2019 at 7.30pm Bookings essential for audition time via Director George Benca on georgebenca@gmail.com Auditions are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please apply to organise your audition time and for any further information.  Please bring along completed audition form (can be found on the ETC Website atwww.essendontheatrecompany.com.au) along with a non-returnable read more
Oct 312018
 
Hotel Sorrento by Hannie Rayson Directed by Kath Buckingham Season dates - Friday February 15th – March 2nd Eltham Little Theatre Research, Victoria  Auditions will be from 7:30 PM to 9 PM, Wednesday 21 November and from 3 PM to 6 PM, Sunday 25 November. • These will be open auditions. • Please book for either time by contacting the Director, Kath Buckingham on 0411 232 231 – after hours please or on email: palace@hotkey.net.au. When booking, please indicate the role or read more
Oct 312018
 
Calendar Girls Audition Dates: Tuesday 27th November from 7pm - by appointment only. Character descriptions and requirements: CHRIS - 50s. You want Chris at your party. She will talk to people she doesn't know, and things to say to all silences and generate laughter. Part of this is because Chris is at home in crowds, holding court, being the centre of attention. Without Chris in her life, Annie would be better behaved, her life less fun. The two of them are like naughty schoolgirls. read more
Oct 012018
 
Body Awareness by Annie Baker Directed by Kirs Weber.    Audition date:  Monday November 26 from 7.45pm Venue for auditions, rehearsals and performances: Williamstown Little Theatre, 2 Albert St. Williamstown Auditions are by appointment only Enquiries and audition appointments: Kris Weber, Director: kris@keweber.com Season dates: 6-23 February 2019 (16 performances) Rehearsal times:  Rehearsals will normally be 3 evenings a week excluding weekends to begin with. read more
Sep 192018
 
A Man for All Seasons AUDITIONS Season 2 at The Basin Theatre Performance dates:  May 17, 2019 – June 8, 2019 Director:  Malcolm Sussman Auditions will be held at The Basin Theatre: 7.00 p.m. Sunday, November 25 7.00 p.m. Monday, November 26 7.00 p.m. Tuesday, November 27 Bolt’s version of the events leading up to Sir Thomas More’s execution for high treason makes for a compelling evening of theatre.  The heavy themes are leavened by the presence of the Common Man read more
Sep 172018
 
A BUNCH OF AMATEURS by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman directed by Tom Richards Auditions 19, 20, 25 & 26 September 7:30pm at the theatre, 6 Surf Road Cronulla SYNOPSIS Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford -- only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to read more
Sep 172018
 
LOST IN YONKERS by Neil Simon Director: Gayle Poor AUDITION DATES: Tuesday 23 October 2018 from 7:00pm Friday 26 October 2018 from 7:00pm SEASON DATES: February 15 – December 1, 2018 Weeknights and Saturdays at 8:00pm; Sunday and middle Saturday at 2:00pm PLAY SUMMARY: After the death of their mother, two brothers, Jay and Arty are sent to live with their formidable German grandmother and mentally-challenged Aunt Bella. Meanwhile their dad travels about, desperately trying to read more
Aug 282018
 
‘Last of the Summer Wine’ (5 Male & 2Female). All roles require Yorkshire or Northern English accents, all ages are character ages. Foggy (Walter C. Dewhurst). Tall Male 60’s. A former soldier, with exaggerated stories. Generally meek & incompetent. Considers himself the leader of the trio. Cleggy (Norman Clegg). Male 60’s (Shorter than Foggy). A cynical, nervous man, easily led and apprehensive at the others schemes. Compo (William Simmonite) Short Male 60’s. A rascally read more
Aug 212018
 
Managing Carmen by David Williamson     Directed by Bianca Butler Reynolds     SYNOPSIS     Brent is the star player of the AFL. His manager, Rohan, wants to cash in on Brent’s fame with celebrity endorsement deals, but there’s just one problem: Brent         can’t act. Rohan hires therapist Jessica to loosen Brent up for the cameras, but Jessica unravels an enormous secret. In his spare time, Brent likes to                     masquerade as Carmen, read more
Aug 022018
 
Exit Laughing Audition Dates: 17th August 7.30pm & 18th August 10.00am Character descriptions and requirements: Rachel Ann: 21 a young woman who seems to have issues with life and men until Bridge Night opens her eyes. Connie Harland: 50-60 Mother of Rachel who finds on this fateful Bridge Night that life doesn't end at 55. Leona: 50-60 One of Connie's closest friends and is a long-standing member of the Bridge Night. A woman who's a beautician by profession and a rather caustic lush read more
Jul 232018
 
The Mountaintop by Katori Hall Director: Kris Weber  Audition dates:  Wednesday Sep 5 and Monday Sep 10 from 8pm Venue for auditions, rehearsals and performances: Williamstown Little Theatre, 2 Albert St. Williamstown Auditions are by appointment only Season dates: 6-23 February 2019 (16 performances) Rehearsal times:  Rehearsals will normally be 3 evenings a week excluding weekends to begin with. Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 7.45 - 10.30 are the proposed days and read more
Jul 232018
 
A Good Man A Comedy by Frederick Stroppel  Directed by Rosalin Shafik-Eid Audition Dates: Friday 10 August 2018 – 7pm Sunday 12 August 2018 at 10.30am  Bookings essential for audition time via Director Rosalin Shafik-Eid via email at auditionforetc@gmail.com Auditions are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please apply to organise your audition time and for any further information.  Please bring along completed audition form (can be found on the ETC Website at www.essendontheatrecompany.com.au) read more
Jul 202018
 
Marrying Italian: a story told with song. This is a new work based on the book Marrying Italian: when love is not enough. Audition Dates : 7.30 - 9.30 pm Wednesday 1 August, Donald St Community Hall, Preston Workshop dates: 7.00 - 9.30 pm Mondays 20 August, 24 September, 15 October, 22 October Performance: Sunday 28th October, 10.30- 4.30 rehearsal with choir followed by public performance ( last day of the Darebin Music Feast)  CHARACTERS:  ELISEO:  Age: from his 40’s to his read more
Jul 192018
 
False Pretences by Eric Chappell Audition Dates: July - according to actor availability Character descriptions and requirements: 5 males Kevin: an estate agent; late 30s-50s Victor: Valerie's brother, pale, well groomed; 30-50s Tank: big, robust, self-important bank manager; 50-60 Soapy: good looking, raffish; 30-50s Toby: bulky build, serious; 30-50s Synopsis: When confidence trickster Victor Blake descends on his long suffering sister and brother-in-law after a spell in prison read more
Jul 102018
 
Lamb of God by John Summons Directed by George Benca Audition dates Sunday 19th Aug 7.00pm Monday 20th Aug 7.00pm Performance Dates November 8-18 Synopsis Lamb of God is the story of Jim, and adolescent growing up in a working class Australian house in 1968. His family has strong religious beliefs and send Jim to the local catholic school. However, while Jim’s family has strong faith, Jim is questioning his. This is under the shadow of the Vietnam war. Jim’s best mate read more
Jul 092018
 
FOUR FLAT WHITES IN ITALY Written by Roger Hall Directed by Neil Moulang AUDITION DETAILS Monday 16 July 2018 at 7:30pm at the Arts Theatre Cronulla. Audition pieces will be readings from the script. SEASON Preview: Sunday 21 October Charity Preview: Wednesday 24 October Opens: Friday 26 October; closes Saturday 1 December Performances: Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sunday matinees: 4, 18 and 25 November at 2pm CHARACTERS ADRIAN: Recently retired university librarian; read more
Jul 092018
 
THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME Written by Katherine DiSavino Directed by Laura Bradley & Michaela Smith Comedy – 3m, 3F, 1 m/f AUDITION DETAILS: Sunday 19 August from 3pm and Tuesday 21 August from 7pm atGuide Hall, Glebe Ave, Cheltenham All auditions are by appointment only.They will take around 30 minutes (but allow longer). To express your interest in auditioning (or to request a copy of the script) please forward a short CV and headshot by email tolaurachaela@gmail.com by read more
Jun 282018
 
Holding the Man by Tommy Murphy based on the memoirs of Tim Conigrave Holding the Man is a classic piece of Australian culture, particularly in the LBGT community and has been inspiring, moving and devastating audiences for over twenty years. Since the memoir was first published in 1995, the story of Tim and John’s relationship weathering the storms of family, homophobia, infidelity, distance and illness has been adapted into a movie, documentary and play. Each medium has been successful its read more
Jun 262018
 
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield ​Directed by Peter Newling Production Coordinator: Barbara Hughes  Dates/Venue:  Audition  Dates: Tuesday  28 and Wednesday  29 August, from 7:30pm   Season  Dates: 15  November to  1 December Audition  and performance  venue: Williamstown  Little Theatre, 2 Albert  Street Williamstown Character  Descriptions:   3  x Males   No  defined  age range,  but read more
Jun 212018
 
'Warriors' by Hayley Lawson-Smith Auditions are being held on Monday the 6th of July from 4:30pm and Wednesday the 4th of July from 4.30pm. Please email the director David Lawson-Smith at dlawsonsmith@bigpond.com to book an individual audition time. Auditionees will be supplied with a reading at the audition. Character Synopsis - Belinda: 15 – 19 years. Playing 16 - 17. Caring, smart and mature for her years. Very patient. - Amy: 12 – 15 years. Playing 13 - 14. Dreamy, loves read more
Jun 142018
 
A black farce masterpiece, Loot follows the fortunes and misfortunes of two young amateur thieves, Hal and Dennis. Dennis is a hearse driver for a funeral parlour. After robbing the bank next door they hide-out with the loot in Hal’s home. Hal's mother has just died and the pair conceal the money in her coffin, hiding the body in a cupboard. Playing with all the conventions of popular farce, Orton creates a world gone mad and examines in detail mid-century English attitudes. read more
Jun 142018
 
'Love and Information' by Caryl Churchill Individual auditions are Sunday the 24th June or Tuesday the 26th of June. Please book a time with the director. This play has more than 50 scenes. No characters are named, given an age or gender. An ensemble will be cast by individual audition. Workshops will then be used to discover the actors' relationship to the text and the scenes will then be cast and go into rehearsal. It is a wonderful, intense, moving and funny play. Audio-visual will be used read more
Jun 082018
 
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare Directed by Drew Mason The Mount Players Contact info: drew.mason@optusnet.com.au PH: 9382 6284 Auditions Friday 20 July 7.30 pm Saturday 21 July 2 pm Audition will consist of presenting one short prepared sonnet or speech from Shakespeare as well as reading selected scenes from the play with other auditionees. Please be prepared to spend some time at the audition. Performances November 9 to December 1 (will be approximately read more
Jun 072018
 
Speaking in Tongues by Andrew Bovell, presented by Encore Theatre Audition dates:  Sunday July 15th  from 2pm and Monday July 16th from 6pm Character Descriptions & Show requirements: Leon (M 30-45): Police officer who is married to Sonja but has an affair with Jane. Though appearing quite solid and steadfast, his self confidence suffers at times and therefore is dependent on Sonja’s more outgoing personality, though he is resentful of this fact. Sonja (F 30s or 40s): read more
Jun 062018
 
On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson, directed by Roderick Chappel: Season performances 7 to 22 September. Eltham Little Theatre Research, Victoria  Auditions will be held at Eltham Little Theatre at  7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday 25 June and Wednesday 27 June.   Description:  On Golden Pond is a warm, witty and moving play.  Ethel and Norman Thayer come to spend summer – as for years they have spent every summer – in their rural retreat on the edge of Golden Pond, which is a read more
Jun 062018
 
INHERITANCE by Hannie Rayson Director: Tim Scott AUDITION DATES: Saturday 8 September 2018 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm Monday 10 September 2018 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm SEASON DATES: November 16 – December 1, 2018 Weeknights and Saturdays at 8:00pm; Sunday matinees at 2:00pm Note: The final Saturday, December 1 has two performances: at 2:00 pm and at 8:00 pm PLAY SUMMARY: The 80th birthday of twin sisters Dibs and Girlie should be a cause for celebration, but as the family gathers read more