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Actors Wanted for Professional Musical Workshop

Actors Wanted for Professional Musical Workshop

London, UK. Apply from all UK.

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  • Joined July, 2018
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Auditions for musical adapation of the children’s novel ‘Terror at the Sweet Shop’ - workshop week, succesful applicants will be required to be avaialble from Monday October 28th through till Saturday November 2nd.

Auditions are in London on Sunday 22nd of September. The Actors Centre, Leicester Square

We will ask for a self tape before auditions.

The musical was previewed last year at ‘The Other Palace’ Theatre in London Victoria last year.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Auditions September 22nd

Job payment

Paid - Paid within the Equity guidelines


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Miss Primrose

MISS PRIMROSE Comic lead - 40s/50s. Child-hating witch. Slightly mad and extremely vengeful, Miss Primrose will stop at nothing in her quest to remove fun from the world. Charming to adults, she uses her magic to obtain power over others. She begins small (taking over the sweet shop), but quickly climbs, in pursuit of becoming mayor and ultimately spreading misery across the entire world. Her strong personality can sway the room. Strong vocal ability essential. (G2-D5)

Females, aged 38 to 55

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Mr McNulty

MR MCNULTY 40s/50s. Kindly sweetshop owner, who narrates the story in the form of a cat. Usually charismatic and bubbly, appealing to children, as a cat he is somewhat on-edge and prickly. Breaks the fourth wall to address the audience directly, he is as close to being master of ceremonies a cat would likely get. Strong vocal ability essential. (G2-G4)

Males, aged 38 to 55

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Mrs Tarrant

MRS TARRANT Comic lead –Late 30s- Early 40s. Single mum, bruised by her husband’s rejection, Mrs Tarrant has taken up yoga and new age spirituality as a pathway to self-improvement. Her self absorption makes her unwittingly neglectful of her son, Oscar, whom she loves but it at pains not to be exasperated by. Strong comic performer, Essex accent. (E3-F5)

Females, aged 35 to 45

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Mr Baker

MR BAKER* Secondary role. Widower, reclusive and depressed. Has never recovered from the death of his wife two years previously. Unwittingly neglectful of his daughter Emma, who is left to fend for herself. Loses himself in television.

Males, aged 37 to 47

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Mr Khan

MR KHAN* Ishy’s father. Restaurant proprietor and entrepreneur. Business-minded and family orientated. Strict but fair, works to instil pro-activeness and business sense in his children. (G2-G4)

Males, aged 40 to 61

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani

Mrs Goodman/Mrs Khan

MRS GOODMAN* Mid 30s/early 40s. As infatuated with her husband as when they first fell in love. Prone to public displays of affection at less than appropriate moments, much to the embarrassment of their son Reece. Aretha Franklin-type gospel voice. (Vocal range: Alto G2-C5) MRS KHAN* Secondary role. Indian, mid-30s-early 40s. Runs an Indian restaurant with her husband. Very proud of her hard working family, and successful restaurant. (Vocal range: Alto G2-C5)

Females, aged 35 to 46

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent, Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Other
  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Mr Fazey

MR FAZEY* Secondary comic role. Early 40s. Failed rock musician turned headmaster, Mr Fazey still longs for his dream of becoming a rock star in the vein of Status Quo and Elvis Presley, and keeping the flame of rock and roll burning. As a head teacher he is distracted and ineffectual, lacking the ability to assert authority and would rather be seen as cool by the children. He has a positive mantra for every occasion. (G2-G4)

Males, aged 37 to 48

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Mr Goodman

MR GOODMAN* Comic secondary role. Mid 30-s/early 40s. As infatuated with his wife as when they first fell in love. Prone to public displays of affection at less than appropriate moments, much to the embarrassment of their son Reece. Barry White-esque voice. (G2-G4)

Males, aged 35 to 45

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  • Joined July, 2018
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Listing created: 12 August 2019
Applications closed: 21 August 2019
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