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The Kitchen Sink
9 Mar, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Audition Contact: Grace Hitchin firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile 0422 499 369
Audition Venue: Mosman Park Memorial Hall, 16 Lochee Street, MOSMAN PARK WA 6012
Audition Date(s): Saturday 9th March 2019
Audition Time(s): 11am
This will be a group format audition as the Director needs to see how the potential family members interact and look with each other.
CAST REQUIRED (ages are stage ages)
KATH (40 – 50yo) – mother and the one everyone turns to when they want to talk. Good natured, even tempered and wise. Understands the need for change as life changes around the family
MARTIN (40 – 50yo) – father. A gruff, sullen man, Martin has spent most of his adult life working as a milkman. Business has steadily been dropping and he has to decide whether to throw in the towel.
BILLY (17 – 20yo) – Kath and Martin’s son. Desperate to get into art college. Little rapport with his father who finds it hard to come to terms with his son’s homosexuality.
SOPHIE (18 – 21yo)– Kath and Martin’s daughter. Dreams of becoming a ju-jitsu instructor. She is feisty and a bit of a firebrand. She is temperamental and uncompromising.
PETE (20 – 25yo) – Sophie’s potential boyfriend. Softly spoken and misguidedly dotes on Sophie despite her petulant attitude towards him.
Show: THE KITCHEN SINK
Author: Tom Wells
Venue: Camelot Theatre, Mosman Park Memorial Hall, 16 Lochee Street, Mosman Park Wa 6012
Theatre Company: HARBOUR THEATRE
Show Dates: May 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th, 31st May, 1st 2nd June 2019
Director: Grace Hitchin
Things aren’t going to plan for one family in Withernsea, Yorkshire. Pieces are falling off Martin’s milk float as quickly as he’s losing customers and something’s up with Kath’s kitchen sink. Billy is pinning his hopes of a place at art college on a revealing portrait of Dolly Parton, whilst Sophie’s dreams of becoming a ju-jitsu teacher might be disappearing down the plug hole.
Amid the dreaming, the dramas and the dirty dishes something has to give. But will it be Kath or the kitchen sink?
Tom Well’s irresistibly funny and tender play about big dreams and small changes premiered at Bush Theatre UK in 2011. “One of the best new plays I have seen this year…” The Telegraph
“Outstanding…” Evening Standard
This earthy, heart-warming and laugh out loud production will be playing at Harbour Theatre from 23rd May to 2nd June 2019 (10 performances).