Curtain up on Neville's Island auditions - The Worcester Observer

Curtain up on Neville's Island auditions

Worcester Editorial 29th Jun, 2019   0

ASPIRING actors are being invited to audition for the Swan Theatre Amateur Company’s (STAC) October production, Neville’s Island by Tim Firth.

Four out-of-condition businessmen sent off on a team-building exercise in the Lake District succeed in being the first people ever to get shipwrecked on an island in Derwent Water.

Bound in by fog, menaced by the wildlife and cut off from the world, this perfunctory middle-class exercise turns into a hilarious carnival of recrimination, French cricket and sausages.

What should have been a bonding process for Gordon, Angus, Roy and Neville turns into a muddy, bloody fight for survival.

Auditions will be held tomorrow (Sunday) in the studio at the Swan Theatre at 2.30pm.

A STAC spokesperson said: “If you have acted before or are new to the game, please come along and try out for one of these intrepid characters. Performance dates are October 23 to 26 on the main stage at the Swan Theatre.

“Rehearsals will be on Monday and Thursday evenings with some Sundays nearer the run. We are also looking for people who would like to help out backstage, so please get in touch if you are interested – new members are always welcome.”

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