AUDITIONS

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Performing:   6th – 16th October 2021 

AUDITIONS:  

10am – 3pm, Saturday 31st July 2021

Drama Theatre, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, 16 Merivale Lane, Christchurch

For more information and to book an audition time, contact:

Darren Sundborn - C. 027 438 0829 or E. darren@riccartonplayers.co.nz

 

BECKY SHAW is an amusing and cleverly constructed comedy about ambition, the cost of being truthful and the perils of a blind date. The fast and funny dialogue navigates between five distinctively perverse and disingenuously dysfunctional characters.

 

Cast:  3 Women and 2 Men

 

Synopsis: A newlywed couple fixes up two romantically challenged friends: wife's best friend, meet husband's sexy and strange new co-worker. When an evening calculated to bring happiness takes a dark turn, crisis and comedy ensue in this wickedly funny play that asks what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep.

 

Roles: 

 

Suzanna: Female, 30-39
getting her PhD in Psychology, with a dependent personality and financial difficulties. Has a great love for Max as a brother (or something more).


Max: Male, 30-39
cynical, pull-no-punches personality, tells it like it is.  Was adopted by Suzanna'’s father and is now a successful financial planner.


Andrew: Male, 30-39
Brown Graduate; works as an office manager but really wants to write. With an indie rock personality and helpful nature, he is Suzanna'’s loving husband.


Becky: Female, 30-39
emotionally charged woman with no money and no family; damaged, she is extremely dependent and oddly obsessive over Max.


Susan: Female, 60 plus
Suzanna's mother; suffers from MS and has finical difficulties. After Suzanna’s dad passed, she moved on quickly with her new lover Lester.

You don't need to be an actor to get involved! If you are interested in any aspect of theatre,

we would love for you to join us.

 

Acting ~ Set Design ~ Backstage ~ Set Construction ~ Administration ~ Sound ~ Set Painting ~ Playwriting ~ Lighting ~ Front of House ~ Directing ~ Wardrobe ~ Publicity ~ Choreography ~ Properties ~ Artwork ~ Poster Design ~ Musician ~ Band ~ Make-up ~ Stage Management