Casting a Sitcom Pilot. Slapstick Comedy Set in a Struggling Theatre
Ultimately looking to get commissioned for a series.
Unfortunately due to budget we can only pay travel expenses, food and provide a copy of the finished product.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesWill start with video calls or video clip auditions so we don’t waste anyone’s time.
Dates: TBC, aiming for end of May or beginning of June
This job is unpaid
Expenses paid - Travel, food provided, accommodation if necessary
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Petey: Generals dog body around the theatre
Still lives with Mum and Dad. Innocent, harmless, always tries to help and failing. Exposes all the failing of the theatre.
Males, aged 35 to 45
Theatre manager of competition across the road – potential love interest with Mark.
Age: mid to late 40’s
Attributes: Successful manager with many contacts. Smart, intelligent, self righteous, new money posh voice, acts like she own Marks theatre.
Females, aged 40 to 45
Debt collector on behalf of the council / taxman.
Attributes: Well built, slightly menacing, professional, little or no sense of humour.
Males, aged 30 to 40
Ticket checker / front of house staff.
Attributes: rude, dry, cocky, doesn’t suffer fools, experienced employee, pushes the boundaries and speaks her mind freely.
Females, aged 60 to 70
Box office staff – Married to Racheal
Attributes: Mirrors his wife: Frustrated, tired, blunt and yet exceedingly polite to customers.
Scenario: Always on the receiving end of his wife sorting out their dirty laundry in the box office.
Males, aged 25 to 35
- Located in London, UK
- Joined April, 2019