Auditions


Toowoomba Repertory Society invites auditionees


to an audition session at the Rep Theatre

(94 Margaret St Toowoomba) 

at 10am Sunday July 24th 


for roles in Noel Coward's
Blithe Spirit


to be directed by Terry Brady

(Guest Professional director)

 

One of Noel Coward’s most enduring plays, BLITHE SPIRIT is an extremely entertaining farce. Fast and witty dialogue slices through a plot dealing with relationships on both sides of the grave. When a writer, Charles Condomine, seeks the assistance of a highly eccentric medium, Madame Arcati, in order to gather information for his next novel, he cannot imagine the consequences when her séance inadvertently summons his dead first wife back from her grave.

Throw his jealous, current wife and two less than helpful friends into the evening, together with a dithering housemaid, and you have all the ingredients to keep this improbable farce rolling to a very satisfying, comic and chaotic conclusion.

The play is set in the Condomine’s house in Kent, England in 1941 

BLITHE SPIRIT has roles for seven actors:

Charles Condomine, a writer    - late 30s to mid-40s
Ruth Condomine, his second wife     - mid-30s to 40
Madame Arcati, an eccentric Medium    - 50 to 70s
Edith, the Condomine’s maid   - 20 to 40
George and Violet Bradman, their friends   - both 50 to late 60s

Elvira, a ghost, Charles’ first wife     - mid-20s to mid-30s

Please use the ages as a guide only. It is possible to audition if you are slightly either side of the suggested age range.


The audition information and excerpts can be downloaded from this site. (see below)

BLITHE SPIRIT entails considerable technical requirements and anyone wishing to become involved in this area of the production should contact Terry Brady with details of their experience.    tbrady22@bigpond.com    

A date will be arranged to meet with interested crew members.

Documents for the Audition follow:


Date Posted Title Type of post
Mon, 4 Jul 2022Audition InformationAudition Information
Tue, 5 Jul 2022Bradmans, RuthAudition Information
Tue, 5 Jul 2022Edith, Madame Arcati, Charles, RuthAudition Information
Tue, 5 Jul 2022Elvira, CharlesAudition Information
Tue, 5 Jul 2022Madame Arcati, RuthAudition Information
Tue, 5 Jul 2022Ruth, Madame Arcati, Bradmans, CharlesAudition Information