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Actors Wanted for Brand New Comedy Musical

Actors Wanted for Brand New Comedy Musical

Coventry, UK
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Looking for actors (preferably with a good singing voice) for a comedy musical being staged for the City of Culture event in Coventry in 2020.

It is a tale of Chinese Whispers and has a fairytale feel to it and 14 brand new songs.

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Rehearsals to commence in the next couple of months.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity - Show will be for three performances and rehearsals, once a week

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.

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Dominic is actually revealed to be Dominique later on in the story, so it needs to be a female who can pass off as a male. Dominic is Theodore's trusty companion. Blunt, direct and lacking patience.

Female, aged 18 to 45

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Angel is the mysterious girl in the woods. Hidden behind a cloak and veil, Angel is a sweet girl, but very wary and suspicious of strangers.

Female, aged 18 to 24

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Barney is one of the four owls who watch the story in the Woods unfold. Barney is the comedian of the group and is always trying to eek out whatever humour he/she can find from the owls' mundane existence.

Anyone, aged 16 to 40

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Fish is another owl. Fish is grumpy, moany and totally downbeat. If there's anything to complain about, he/she will find it.

Anyone, aged 15 to 46

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The Squire is the dictatorial, harsh and blunt ruler of the village. He lives in luxury, while the villagers live in poverty and despair. Ultimately though, he proves to be utterly useless.

Male, aged 18 to 50

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Edmund is the downtrodden brother and valet to the Squire. A bumbling yes-man. Seemingly though, Edmund also has a secret identity at odds with his normal persona.

Male, aged 18 and over

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Florence is the head barmaid of the village tavern. She just also happens to be the wife of the Squire. Florence is opinionated and speaks her mind.

Female, aged 24 to 58

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Erica is another barmaid. She is married to Edmund, the Squire's brother. Erica and Florence could be all but twins.

Female, aged 18 to 50

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Delilah is also a barmaid, but a much sweeter, kinder and softly spoken individual than Erica and Florence.

Female, aged 25 to 63

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Various others

Various villagers. Some speaking roles.

Anyone, aged 10 to 85

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Listing created: 2 March 2020
Applications accepted for at least another month.
Casting #1065029
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