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The Railway Children Audition
27 Aug, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Audition Contact: Jane Sherwood – firstname.lastname@example.org
Audition Venue: Harbour Theatre @ Camelot, 16 Lochee Street, MOSMAN PARK WA 6012
Audition Date(s): August 27th 2017
Audition Time(s): 10.00am to 1.00pm
Please prepare a short 2-3 minutes monologue of your choice and be prepared to cold read from the script.
The siblings – on stage for entire show (mid to late teens/early twenties):
Bobbie (Roberta) – oldest girl, most serious of the three children
Peter – the boy in the middle – slight mischievous streak
Phyllis – the youngest and silliest of the siblings
The following roles are smaller and may be doubled up – ages (stage ages) not really important unless specified.
Mother – 35-45
Old Gentleman – older man 50+
Perks Children – young and will double in crowds
Father – 40-50
Mrs Viney – probably older lady
There will also be room for other extras, non-speaking roles of all ages.
Show: THE RAILWAY CHILDREN
Author: Adapted by Mike Kenny
Venue: Harbour Theatre @ Camelot, 16 Lochee St, Mosman Park WA 6012
Theatre Company: Harbour Theatre
Show Dates: December 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 @ 7.30pm with matinees December 3 and 10 @ 2.00pm
Director: Jane Sherwood
The Railway Children is the famously filmed story of a prosperous Edwardian family – mother and three children – forced into near penury in the rural north of England. This adaptation captures the anxieties and exhilaration of childhood with great tenderness and insight.