AUDITIONS: Saturday 16 June (by appointment)
Elmwood Players return with a four night season of NZ short plays, on stage Weds 8 through to Sat 11 August.
Please note: These plays will not be entered in this year’s Theatre NZ Play Festival, and will only be performed at Elmwood.
“The Wonderful Miss Ward”
by Andrea Quinlan
Directed by Andrea Quinlan and Phil Dean
Cast: 1F (18 to 30)
Monologue. If you visit the Carnie Hill Goldfields historic park you may meet dancer Arabella Ward. Is she an actor in the living history theatre or is she someone who has a much deeper link to the area's history?
by Stuart McKenzie and Miranda Harcourt
Directed by Susan Cameron
Cast: 2M 2F
Drama: Portraits tells of the rape and murder of a teenage girl in a small community. The play casts light on the family on both sides of the crime. This is the next play in the Verbatim series.
by Neil Troost
Directed by Libby Wilson
Cast: 1M (any age, at least 10ys younger than F) 1F (elderly – can be aged up)
Comedy: An antique dealer keen to own the find of his career at all cost, or preferably no cost. An elderly woman abandoned by her family and eager for company. A statuette that’s been in her family for years.
by Richard C Harris
Directed by Genna Kate Ryan and Garry Thomas
Cast: 1M (30+) 2F (1 x late 20’s early 30’s, 1 x 30+)
Thriller. On being accused of possession of a class A drug Tina is afraid that the news could exacerbate her father’s critical illness. So, when she is blackmailed she turns to a recent new friend for help. Together they hatch a scheme to get Tina off the hook and find closure. A closure that turns very deadly indeed.
Contact Gaz for more information and/or audition time. firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 453138