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Wednesday 24th - Saturday 27th June 2020

 

7.30 p.m. (and a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee) 

A U D I T I O N   I N F O R M A T I O N

Date/Time: Saturday 1st February 2020 

at 10 a.m. (till 1 p.m.)

Please arrive promptly.

Venue: The Drama Studio at Walthamstow School for Girls', Walthamstow, E17 9RZ

(Church Hill, main entrance)

The Greek Theatre Players 2020 Production will be:

'The Taming of the Shrew'.
Dir: Mark Greenall

Key dates (Provisional - to be confirmed):
Dress rehearsal:        Sat 20th June (10am - 6pm)
Copped Hall (Performance): Sun 21st June (10am - 6pm)

Dress rehearsal:        Mon 22nd June (7 - 10pm)

however, please note there is also likely to be a planned abridged matinee performance for the pupils (during the daytime, around 2pm)

Performances:           Wed 24th to Sat 27th June

(performances at 7.30pm, including a Saturday Matinee at 3pm)
 

(You MUST be available for all of the above)
Regular rehearsals will be Saturday mornings 10am - 1pm.

 

First rehearsal will be on Saturday 15th February 2020 (at Walthamstow School for Girls)


 

AUDITION PROCESS

If you wish to be involved but cannot attend the audition, please contact Mark Greenall at: shrew2020@gmail.com

 

Production/Casting Notes:

Please note that the parts of Petruchio and Kate have been pre-cast.

All other parts are available.  Gender-swapping will be considered (e.g. for roles such as the Lord in the Induction and Lucentio's servant Biondello).

It would be helpful if, ahead of the audition, you contacted Mark Greenall at shrew2020@gmail.com, if you know for which parts you would be interested in reading, although this is just for awareness. 

 

Audition day:
 

It will be a relaxed and informal morning, looking at a few scenes.  There will be a breakout area for when you are not involved in a particular section.

Various scenes will be read, and the following will definitely be looked at:

1.1 - Arrival of Lucentio and the suitors bothering Baptista, Kate and Bianca

3.1 - The Latin and Music Lesson

5.1 - The Pedant et al versus Vincentio


Any questions? Please contact:

Mark Greenall at shrew2020@gmail.com 

 

 

"If I be waspish,

best beware my sting"

 

© 2019 JAC

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