AUDITION FOR ‘TRIVIAL PURSUITS’ SUNDAY 14 APRIL 2019 @ 2PM
KADS Theatre’s third performance season is the acerbic comedy Trivial Pursuits, written by Frank Vickery and directed by Anita Bound.
The season runs from 17 July to 3 August and rehearsals will be on weeknights to be agreed between the director and cast. There are ten great roles for both men and women 20 years – 50 years+.
SYNOPSIS: A summer evening’s BBQ is the setting for a meeting of the Trealaw and District Operatic Society. Next season’s play is to be announced by Nick, the Society’s Business Manager, who has promised a different show and the plum role to four different people. As the evening progresses each character’s foibles and talents are revealed. The complex relationships between players emerge as moments of pure slapstick and farce, alternate with real drama and pathos.
CAST (With stage ages – approximations only)
NICK – the society’s business manager who selects the shows 30+
JOYCE – once talented and well meaning, now a vindictive drunk 50+
TEDDY – sweet and strident, gay, camp and bitchy, 30-40
DEREK- pathetic, boring but lovable and very rich (and separated from Deirdre) 40
MONA – the Society’s “Diva” 40-50
PEARL – meek and mild Treasurer of the Society 50+
EDDIE – Deidre’s friend, a TV obsessed bore. 40+
DEIRDRE – DEREK’S wife, separated 40
ROZ – married to NICK, sister to JOYCE 30+
JESSICA – young, pretty and ambitious 20-25
The Audition will be done as a group cold read and is being held at KADS Theatre, 6 Central Mall Kalamunda at 2pm on Sunday 14 April. If you’re interested in coming along, we’d ask you to complete the audition form on the KADS website at www.kadstheatre.com.au/auditions.
If you have any questions or you haven’t been to KADS Town Square Theatre before, contact us or check the map via www.kadstheatre.com.au/contact-kads
We look forward to seeing you at the audition!
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