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12th December 2018



 
 
Rehearsals are about to start for INTO THE WOODS!

We are about to start with Into the Woods which is our Spring production to be presented at St Christopher School May 30th - 2nd June 2018

We would like to invite you to an information meeting on Thursday 11th

January, 7.30pm to 8pm. This is a general talk through. You will meet

the production team and hear their vision for the next show 'Into the

Woods'.

Show Dates - 30th May - 2nd June 2018

Show Venue - St Christopher School, Letchworth.

Director - David Walker

Musical Director - Peter Jones

Please note that David will not be going through the whole story. See this under the news section of the website.

Those wishing to audition/take part must be current members and should stay for further information:

8pm Audition prep.

This is primarily a principal show (23 parts), with a very limited

chorus. There will be an opportunity to learn more about the piece, and

if you are interested in auditioning for a role this is the chance for

you to sing through the songs. We will explain the process for auditions

as this will be different to normal. There is no preparation needed for

Thursday, but all that David asks is that you read the story to get an

idea of which parts may be suitable for you. If you are unsure about the

parts suitable for you, he can have a chat with you individually.

The prologue, which features most of the principle parts, will be used

for the singing audition, the other smaller roles will be covered at

audition prep over the next few weeks.

Principal roles

Witch

Narrator

Cinderella

Jack

Jack's Mother

Baker

Baker's Wife

Little Red Riding hood

Cinderella's Stepmother

Florinda

Lucinda

Mysterious Man

Wolf

Rapunzel

Rupunzel's Prince

Cinderella's Prince

Giant ( female voice act 2 only )

Small roles

Steward

Granny

Cinderella's Mother ( singing one scene )

Snow White ( one scene )

Sleeping Beauty ( one scene )

Dates for the diary

Tuesday 16th Audition prep

Thursday 18th Audition prep

Tuesday 23rd Audition prep

Thursday 25th Auditions

David very much hopes to see you there, if you are unable to attend but

wish to take part in the production, please email me Elizabeth Shaw

(production secretary). shawsee@talktalk.net or

productionsecretary@letchworth-arcadians.co.uk

Those of you who's membership has lapsed must renew membership prior to auditioning - you know the rules! See me or Jan if you are unsure and we'll be happy to relieve you of your Christmas money!




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