OLIVER! ADULTS OPEN AUDITIONS

We are soon holding a set of  auditions open to all-comers for our production of Lionel Bart’s ever-popular OLIVER! to be staged at the ROYAL COURT THEATRE, Liverpool from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th NOVEMBER, 2017.

Candidates will need to come to BOST HQ at 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, CH41 2SG for their audition.

The major adult roles of Fagin, Nancy, Bill Sikes, Mr Bumble and Widow Corney will be auditioned on the evening of TUESDAY 13th JUNE, starting at 7pm.

The other adult characters, Mr & Mrs Sowerberry, Mr Brownlow, Mrs Bedwin, Dr Grimwig, and Old Sally will be auditioned from 7 o’clock on the evening of THURSDAY 15th JUNE , as will the teenage roles of Bet, Charlotte and Noah Claypole.

Audition passages for all the above roles will become available in a couple of weeks’ time.  In the meanwhile, here is the list of songs required for each character’s audition:

(The above-named characters not appearing in this list will only be required to audition script, as they do not have a particular song.)

 

            FAGIN – Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two  &  Reviewing The Situation

            NANCY – As Long As He Needs Me  &  It’s a Fine Life

            SIKES – My Name

            BUMBLE – I Shall Scream  &  Boy For Sale

            CORNEY – I Shall Scream

 

            SOWERBERRYS – That’s Your Funeral

            BEDWIN – Where Is Love?

            BET – It’s a Fine Life

 

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