AUDITIONS!

Posted on: 16th June 2015

 

Please see a breakdown for the TOUR of the Playhouse's next Production in the Autumn. Auditions will be in July. Please forward suggestions with Subject Line 'Auditions for Josef'! to kieran@derryplayhouse.co.uk
See below the brief and specific character descriptions for audition.

Josef Locke - A Grand Adventure (Musical) on Tour (Venues: Danske Bank Stage @ the Lyric and Millennium Forum)
Written by Felicity McCall
Directed by Kieran Griffiths
Starring Karl McGuckin and Peter Davidson
Composition: Brian O'Doherty
Design by Phil Ruddock
Brief:
The Playhouse brings back to a larger stage the life of Josef Locke in the return of this unique piece of music theatre exploring his life, music and legacy.
Known as The Singing Bobby, Locke established himself as a star of Britain and Ireland's variety halls, becoming one of the most popular (and highly paid) singers of the 1940's and 50's.
After last year's sell out success of this heartwarming and uplifting show in 2014, esteemed singer Karl McGuckin will again join local musicians for an affectionate look at Locke's life, music ... and his tax affairs.
"An absolutely wonderful show... a show you just have to go to" BBC Radio Ulster
Female Lead with a strong sense of Music Theatre (Attractive with long hair - Multi - Role (Mezzo Soprano / Soprano) Multiple accents
Playing age: 25 - 45
We require a great Actor Singer for this role. There are 3 parts in the musical, 2 of which are multi role male and female. This is a short tour to two venues with a view to a UK wide tour in 2016. It will require 2 weeks rehearsal.
Dates of tour are
Oct 23/24 Millennium Forum Derry
Nov 13-15 Lyric Theatre

 



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