Please choose a production
|Constellations||Leicester Drama Society|
|Handbagged||Leicester Drama Society|
|ABBA Sensation||Grey Cat Company|
|Round the Horne||Apollo Theatre Company|
|LGS Big Band||Leicester Grammar School|
|David Bolton Hypnosis Show||David Bolton|
|A Bunch of Amateurs||Leicester Drama Society|
|Salad Days||Last Word Productions|
|Up ‘n’ Under||Leicester Drama Society|
|Pinocchio||LDS Youth Theatre|
|Dead Guilty||Leicester Drama Society|
|Ceri Dupree: Blonde for Danger!||Ceri Dupree|
|Jersey Beats: Oh What a Nite!||Viva Entertainments|
|John Shuttleworth||RBM Comedy|
|Rabbit Hole||Leicester Drama Society|
|A Comedy of Tenors||Leicester Drama Society|
|Scheherezade’s Arabian Nights||Leicester Drama Society|
|Aladdin||Leicester Drama Society|
Audition notices for all LDS productions are posted on this webpage in advance of auditions. If you are thinking of auditioning for any show, then you are strongly advised to obtain a copy of the relevant script from the theatre office well in advance. A £5 deposit will be required when a script is signed out for an audition, refundable when you return the script to the theatre office after the audition.
Up ‘n’ Under
Scheherezade’s Arabian Nights
Scheherezade’s Arabian Nights by Jane Rowland and Jeremy Thompson
Directed by Jeremy Thompson
Auditions for Scheherezade’s Arabian Nights will be held on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th February in the Moira Haywood Studio at 7.00pm.
Scheherezade – teller of tales, female 20-30.
Shahryar, the Sultan – all-powerful ruler, male 30-70
Dinya’zad – Scheherezade’s younger sister, female 18-30.
The Vizier – advisor to the Sultan, male or female, 30-70
Prince Alee – petulant prince, male 20-40
The above will also play several other of the roles below, or some of these parts may become stand-alone depending on who auditions:
Jinee 1 (male or female, any age)
Amina (female, 30-60)
Jinee 2 (male or female, any age)
King Al-Mundir (male, 40-70)
Captain of the Thieves (male or female, 40-60)
Akil (male, 40-65)
Hussan (male, 40-65)
Fisherman (male, 30-60)
Ali Baba (male, 20-40)
Plus dancers, thieves, wedding feast revellers, and various vagabonds.
Production Dates are 27th June – 2nd July.
Please let me know if you are interested in coming along. Telephone or text: 07973 436654 or contact me via email Jeremy.firstname.lastname@example.org. Scripts are available from the theatre Box Office from 19th January onwards, or email me and I can send you a PDF copy. If you would like to audition but cannot make it for either of the dates above, then please still get in touch.
This is not panto…! But it is a lot of fun and will be a show that combines storytelling with spectacular lighting, sound and staging to create a bit of ancient Arabia in Dover Street.
Jeremy Thompson, Director
Comedy of Tenors
Comedy of Tenors by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Martin Bell
Auditions for Comedy of Tenors will be held on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th February in the Haywood Studio at 7.30pm.
Saunders – Broadway producer, male, 40-60 years, American accent required.
Max – clumsy, wannabe opera-singer, male, 25-35 years. American accent and singing voice required
Tito – fading opera-singer, male, 40-60. Italian accent and singing voice required
Maria – feisty, long-suffering wife to Tito, female, 40—50, Italian accent required.
Mimi – budding actress, daughter of Tito and Maria, 18-25, female, American accent required.
Carlo – up and coming Italian opera star and ladies man, 20-30, male, Italian accent and singing voice required
Racon – glamorous but fading Russian opera-star, 30-40, female, Russian accent required.
Production Dates are 6th-11th June.
Please let me know if you are interested in coming along. Telephone: 079 144 03 144 or contact me via email email@example.com If you would like to audition but cannot make it for either of the dates above then please still get in touch. Hope to see you at the auditions! It’s going to be a blast.
Martin Bell, Director
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abair
Directed by Paul Beasley
Auditions for Rabbit Hole will be held on Tuesday 25th and Thursday 27th January in the Haywood Studio at 7.30pm. This is a beautiful and powerful piece set in modern-day New York State about a family dealing with tragedy, and all roles will give the actors something to really get their teeth into.
The parts are as follows:
Becca: Female. Late Thirties / Early Forties.
Howie: Male. Late Thirties / Early Forties
Izzy: Female. Early Thirties (Becca’s sister)
Nat: Female. Mid-Sixties (Becca’s Mother)
Jason: Male. Seventeen-ish.
Production Dates are 16th-21st May.
Director Paul Beasley encourages anyone to audition, and if you are interested in auditioning, please let him know in advance by dropping an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending a text message or WhatsApp on 07771 747949. Apologies in advance if I don’t contact each of you back in advance, because I’ll be a bit busy rehearsing and/or performing Constellations before this, but rest assured I’ll have registered your interest. Look forward to seeing you.
Paul Beasley, Director