We're pleased to announce that our summer production 2019 is A Bunch of Amateurs by Nick Newman and Ian Hislop, directed by Jenny Evans - 'A terrific comedy packed with killer comic dialogue'!
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 save their theatre from developers. Jefferson - monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson - career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself - along with his inner Lear!
This comedy has a great range of characters and will be performed at Norden Farm from 26th - 29th June. Audition pieces will be posted here after the preview. We'll also have a range of production roles up for grabs, including Production Manager, Costume Lead, Stage Manager, Director's Assistant, and more! If you're interested, get in touch with a member of the committee or Jenny directly, or come along to the preview to find out how you can get involved.
If you're cast, you'll be expected to attend up to 3 rehearsals per week from early April, rehearsal days TBC.
Some dates for your diary:
Thursday 14th March 7.45pm - Auditions - Waldeck House
Sunday 17th March 2pm - Auditions - Waldeck House
24th - 29th June - Show week - Norden Farm
If you are unable to make the dates above, but would like to be involved, please contact Jenny directly by email email@example.com.