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AUDITION NOTICE: Ladies in Lavender

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Synopsis Ladies in Lavender is an evocative, heart-warming story of unfulfilled dreams and unrequited love. Based on the hit film screenplay by Charles Dance starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith, and on the original story by William J. Locke, Ladies in Lavender tells the tale of two sisters, Ursula and Janet, who live in a close-knit fishing village in picturesque Cornwall in t

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AUDITION NOTICE: Rules for Living

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Synopsis Rules For Living by Sam Holcroft is a dark Christmas comedy running in real time on Christmas morning from 11am until the serving of Christmas lunch at 1pm. The family celebrations are going ahead despite Francis (the father) having had a stroke. The mother, the neurotic Edith, is determined that everything will go on as usual so that the bullying Francis will not be d

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AUDITION NOTICE: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Synopsis Christopher Hampton’s awarding winning play Les Liaisons Dangereuses was adapted from the novel of the same title by Pierre Chanderlos de Laclos (published in 1782), and was first performed at the RSC in 1984. This is a deliciously clever and witty script, with 10 wonderful roles for 6 women and 4 men. The play tells the story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the

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AUDITION NOTICE: A Bunch of Amateurs

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Please note that these auditions have now closed. Synopsis Jefferson Steel is an arrogant, fading, Hollywood action hero with a recent run of flops to his name. No longer as young or attractive as he thinks he is, he desperately needs a boost to his career. His agent receives an appeal from a theatre company in England who want to invite a famous name to play King Lear in

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AUDITION NOTICE: Daisy Pulls It Off

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Please note that these auditions have now closed. Synopsis Welcome to Grangewood School for Girls! One of the most famous educational establishments in the country. It’s 1927 and our heroine, Daisy Meredith is the first scholarship girl from an elementary school, to be allowed access to these hallowed halls. Enthusiastic and plucky to the last, Daisy finds herself struggling ag

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AUDITION NOTICE: The Father

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Please note that these auditions have now closed. Synopsis: While Andre may be apt to forget things, they are only ever small things. He is an aging man facing persecution from all sides. First, a ‘helper’ steals his favourite watch. Then his daughter Anne, a scheming woman who worries too much, tries to take his apartment away. His other daughter Elise, the one he actually lov

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AUDITION NOTICE: Hobson’s Choice

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Please note that these auditions have now closed. The readthrough and auditions for Harold Brighouse’s Hobson’s Choice are just one week away, so here is a reminder of the dates and roles on offer. Synopsis: Set in Henry Hobson’s Boot shop in 1880’s Lancashire, the play tells the comic tale of an overbearing, alcohol- fuelled father and his efforts to keep

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AUDITION NOTICE: The Government Inspector

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Please note that these auditions have now closed. A long time ago (!), when I was still part of Wokingham Youth Theatre, I was lucky enough to play the Mayor in a production of The Government Inspector at WT, and I’ve loved the play ever since. That’s why I’m incredibly excited to be directing our new production, 10+ years on, in December 2021! Synopsis: Argua

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AUDITION NOTICE: Abigail’s Party

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Please note that these auditions have now closed. Hi, my name is Liz George and I feel extremely privileged and excited to be given the opportunity to direct Abigail’s Party at Wokingham Theatre. The first show that I was involved with at WT was Glorious! in January 2017 as the production manager. However, I am primarily a stage manager and have been involved in a number of sho

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AUDITION NOTICE: September in the Rain

WT is committed to being a diverse and open organisation. Auditions are open to anyone, regardless of background or experience, and we particularly welcome those who have been traditionally under-represented in theatre. Please note that these auditions have now closed. Before the new season starts in September we will be putting on a ‘COVID-friendly’ show, if government regulations and the virus permit! It is ‘COVID-friendly’ in that it is a double hander, making rehearsals and performances easily socially distanced. September in the Rain is a comedy drama by Britain’s

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