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Auditions – Home, I’m Darling

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Home, I'm Darling

BY LAURA WADE
DIRECTED BY SUSAN RUNDLE

Winner of the Laurence Olivier Award “Best New Comedy” in 2019

GENRE: COMEDY

PERFORMANCE PERIOD
8 – 17 November 2024

SYNOPSIS

Every couple needs a little fantasy to keep their marriage sparkling, right? But behind the gingham curtains, being a domestic goddess is not as easy as it looks.

Judy and Johnny have chosen to lead a 50’s lifestyle, clothes, décor, appliances. She stays at home while Johnny works as an estate agent. He hopes for a promotion. He realises they have financial problems; the house might be repossessed. Three years earlier Judy had taken voluntary redundancy, but the money has run out.

Roles

JUDY, 38
loves everything 1950s, married to Johnny

JOHNNY, 37
real estate agent, married to Judy

FRAN, 35
married to Marcus, good friends of Judy and Johnny

MARCUS, 43
married to Fran, good friends of Judy and Jonny

SYLVIA, 67
Judy’s mother, who can’t work out why her daughter is trying to live in the 1950s

ALEX, (female) 30
Johnny’s new and younger boss

NB: Ages are indicative of the character’s age

Audition Details

DATES:
Sunday 11th August 2024 from 2:00pm
OR
Tuesday 13th August 2024 from 7:00pm.

LOCATION:
Unit 8/417-419 Warrigal Road, Cheltenham

Auditions are by appointment only using the booking system on this page below or by clicking here.

Download a copy of the play here (PDF) or contact the director, Susan Rundle by phone on 0416 298 136 or e-mail: theatre@psrundle.com.

Please note: anyone who is offered a role will be asked to pay a $20 fee for membership and insurance.

All rehearsals will occur at The Girl Guide Hall, Glebe Avenue, Cheltenham. Rehearsal schedule will be arranged with cast but most likely Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

Performance Dates

Friday 8th November – Opening Night

Saturday 9th November – Matinee & Evening Performances

Sunday 10th November – Matinee performance

Wednesday 13th November – Evening Performance

Thursday 14th November – Evening Performance

Friday 15th November – Evening Performance

Saturday 16th November – Matinee & Evening Performances

Sunday 17th November – Final performance (Matinee)

Please ensure you would be available for all performances before auditioning. If you have a conflict with any of the rehearsal dates, please advise the Director at audition and if it becomes relevant, every effort will be made to work with it.

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