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Musical on Queen Boudicca. Auditions For All Cast in Leigh, Wigan

Musical on Queen Boudicca. Auditions For All Cast in Leigh, Wigan

Manchester, UK

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Composer Paul Nicholson & Book & Lyrics writer Wayne Reedman, are currently in search of cast members for a concert version of their new ‘full length’ musical “Boudicca: First Britannia Queen.”
Political bickering amongst cultural opinions parallels some of the contemporary issues surrounding Brexit.
A great opportunity for artists to perform with a 7-Piece rock band & 30-Piece Choir.
The concert is to be performed at Hope Academy College on 7th July 2019.

Cast wanted include: Young Celtic Warrior, Princess Boudicca; the mature politician warrior, wife and mother, Queen Boudicca of the Iceni Tribe.
Male characters such as, anti-Romans King Caractacus & brother Togo & Pro-Roman King Cogi.
Roman leader Governor Suetonius & cowardly Procurator Catus Decianus.
Mixed Celtic Warriors & Roman Officers
Using big screen projections and pre-filmed sceces in the mix of liva action, this concert puts a forgotten part of British history back in the cultural discourse on women’s rights 2000 years before ‘Me too’
Check out Facebook page: “Boudicca: First Britannia Queen Auditions”

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Auditions: Weekend of 16th Feb & 2nd March.
Rehearsals from 7th March (on/off) til 30th June.
PLAYING AGES: CAST AD43 PLAYING AGES: CAST AD60/61

Job compensation

$

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Young Boudicca (18 – 20 yrs.)

Co-Narrates Act 1 (with younger sister Olwen) reviewing the years AD43 - AD 61.
In Act 2 acts events in real time over several months (Nov AD60 - Jan AD61)
She is the next in line to the Queen Iceni role. A noble, old-for-her-age character.
Sings lines in main theme "Onward To Victory" Chants in "Warpath" Sings love duet "Let's Make The Most Of Now" with newly married King Prasutagus

Females, aged 19 to 20 from Manchester, UK

Queen Boudicca Mid 30 – 40 Leader of Iceni Tribe

Confident, mother yet warrior. Must sing duets well and wants to see how a 7-Piece band and a 30-piece choir shall enhance their performance.
Sings her theme "Onward To Victory" with full company & choir.
"Why Don't You Live" (with choir)
"The Lull Before The Storm" with Suetonius & Choir

Females, aged 37 to 40 from Manchester, UK

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

Caractacus [Renegade Celtic King & Warrior]

Anti-Roman, Has a henchman brother "Togo" who backs him up.
They have a comedic scene across a river against pro-Roman Celtic King, Cogi.
A three-way comedy song should steal the show.
Sings: "We've Got To Win" with brother Togo& King Cogi & Choir

Males, aged 18 and over from Manchester, UK

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

Catus Decianus [Procurator] (Chancellor)

Catus Decianus is joint leader of roman Britain. Suetonius Paulinus is away fighting Druids and their Celtic Warriors near Chester (DEVA) and on Anglesey (MONA). When Catus' troops torcher Boudicca & daughters, for challenging the terms of her husbands will, Boudicca gathers a huge force that destroys 3 cities and wins many skirmishes in-between.
No singing in this edit but must be smug and controlling.

Males, aged 30 to 50 from Manchester, UK

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

Suetonius Paulinus Roman Governor (Commander)

In two key scenes and scattered scenettes, Suetonius will be on a pre-filmed scene filmed on location so as to get off a horse and walk towards the camera lens then appearing on stage to sing a clever duet with Boudicca: "The Lull Before The Storm" (Band/30-piece choir & warriors)

Males, aged 30 to 55 from Manchester, UK

  • Acting experience: Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
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Listing created: 3 February 2019
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