Christmas Concert - 2019
Rehearsals for the concert will start on Monday 21 October at the Carriageworks and will be every Monday after that until 2 December (that night's at Tingley). A few Wednesdays available for principals by arrangement.
Adam Boniface, our new MD, and Anita Adams, our Director are looking forward to and busy planning for next main production - HMS Pinafore at the Carriageworks 13-16th May, 2020.
Auditions for principals on Sunday 17 November - Trinity University. There will be a Workshop for everyone in the morning from 10.30am-12.30pm. The auditions will start from 1.15pm.
Rehearsals start in January.
AUDITION PIECES AS FOLLOWS:
Ralph – The Nightingale/A Maiden Fair To See
Josephine – The Hours Creep On Apace
Corcoran – Fair Moon To The I Sing
Deadeye – Act 1 Finale “He Thinks He’s Won His Josephine” to “The Wicked Men In Various Ways”
Carpenter/Boatswain – Own Lines in A British Tar
Hebe – Own line in Oh Joy, Oh Rapture Unforeseen
Sir Joseph – When I Was A Lad
Mrs Cripps – Hail! Men O’ War’s Men - I’m Called Little Buttercup
Sir Joe... p14 “you’ve a remarkably” to p15 “if you please”
Captain... p10 “my child” to “thoughtful father”
Josephine... p10 same as Captain
Ralph.... p18 “it is useless” to “captains daughter”
Deadeye... p5-6 “Red am I” to “I’m resigned”
Buttercup... p26 “How sweetly” To “aye be prepared”
Smaller parts no dialogue learning required.
Auditionees need to think about how they would like to approach the part or indeed the show. Anita, our Director says “Any ideas at this stage are gold and nothing is out of bounds”. Everyone should be familiar with the whole show.
We would be delighted to hear from anyone who wishes to be part of this new and original production. Please email HMSauditions@leedsgands.org.uk for further information and an audition time.
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