EMILY
Galleon Theatre Group

Written By: STEPHEN METCALFE
Directed By: WARREN McKENZIE

Emily is a stockbroker who mixes it up with the boys and always comes out on top. She is as cynical and ruthless as any man in her position until she meets John, a caring, sensitive actor who doesn't fall for her manipulative ruses. This nice guy with no money sees the girl inside the ruthless yuppie who may or may not exist.
"Glorious...sparkling Comedy with bite to it. The title character is a gold mine of a role for an actress. - The San Diego Tribune
"A real winner....A bravura balancing act right on the edge of sentimentality, finally and triumphantly crystalline in its emotional honesty....A triumph." - The San Diego Union.

Roles Available:
We have one role still to fill in this play - the role of JOHN (Lead role.)

This role is quite large although the actor will play other characters throughout the script.
Emily’s love interest.
John is a good hearted, intelligent person with a hint of self doubt and a sense of emotional value. He is generally not a push over and has a creative streak in him.
Does he find love or loss?

Age required - 25 to 40 , with a "stage age" look of mid 30's preferable

Rehearsals:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 7.30-10.00pm,

Sundays 1.30-5.30pm

First rehearsal Sunday 9August 2021 or thereabouts

Performances:
Thurs 21, Fri 22, Sat 23 Oct 2021 @ 8pm
Thurs 28 Oct, Fri 29, Sat 30 Oct 2021 @ 8pm
Matinee: Sat 30 Oct 2021 @ 2pm

Venue:
Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre
287 Diagonal Road, OAKLANDS PARK SA 5046

Auditions:
Sunday 28th February 2021

11.00am to 1.00pm

Please contact Warren for an audition time.

Venue:
Park Holme Community Hall, 638 Marion Road, PARK HOLME (corner Wallala Avenue & Marion Road)

More Information:
Contact WARREN McKENZIE on 0418 890 117 or email mckenziw@hotmail.com

4000 MILES
University of Adelaide Theatre Guild

Written By: Amy Herzog
Directed By: Erik Strauts

Leo bursts into his grandmother Vera’s Manhattan apartment in the middle of the night, unwashed and reeking after a transcontinental bicycle ride. Something terrible has obviously happened on Leo’s cross-country trek. He seems reluctant to contact his parents and his erstwhile girlfriend, Bec, has turned him away. Nearly everyone seems furious with the young man, but Vera enjoys having the company. She agrees to let him stay a while and even promises not to tell his parents back in Minnesota that he’s there. He settles into the living arrangement, feeling useful because Vera’s memory is slipping. He even gets comfortable enough to invite an art student, Amanda, up for a late-night tryst (inevitably interrupted by Vera).

Vera and Leo frequently get angry with each other, but each of them are, in their own way, “outsiders” and, as such, are kindred spirits. As they get to know each other, they manage to help each other come to terms with life’s challenges.

OTHER INFORMATION:

The setting is New York – a comfortable apartment living room. The present.
Show duration approx. 1hr 40min plus 20 minute interval.
Winner of Obie Award for Best New American Play (2012).
Winner of Time Magazine’s #1 Play or Musical (2012).
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (2013).
Professional production toured Australia’s eastern states in 2016, but this will be the South Australian première.

Roles Available:
Amanda (on 13%). Female, early 20s, first generation American of Chinese descent (critical to story line, could be part-Chinese). University student. A girl Leo picks up in a bar. Pleasant enough but spoilt (rich parents). For Leo, she is a potential escape from his other worries.
A small but relevant supporting role ideal for a budding actor with limited experience after some non-trivial stage time without the pressure of a large part.

Please note that the roles of Vera, Leo and Bec have already been cast.

Rehearsals:
First Read: Late June, date and time to be confirmed by Director
Rehearsals from 25 July - Tuesday & Thursday evenings & Sunday afternoon or evening, time to be confirmed. Rehearsals will usually take place in locations on the North Terrace Campus and Waite Campus which will be indicated on the rehearsal schedule.

Performances:
Sunday 2 to Saturday 24 October 2021 (inc. bump-in, tech. and dress rehearsals, performances and bump-out).
Opening Night: Saturday 9 October 2021, 7.30pm
Matinee: Sunday 10 October 2021, 4:00pm
Then: Thursday to Saturday 14-16 & 21-23 October 2021, 7.30pm


Venue:
Little Theatre, The Cloisters, University of Adelaide

Directions:
The Cloisters is the name given to the courtyard in front of the Union Building (Union House) facing Victoria Drive and the river (Gate 10). The entrance to the theatre is in the south west corner of the courtyard on the ground level, after the Unibar and the staircase leading up through Union House.


Auditions:
Saturday 13 March 2021, 10am-1pm


Venue:
Little Theatre, The Cloisters, University of Adelaide

More Information:
Contact Theatre Guild on 0438 275 814 or email theatreguild@adelaide.edu.au

ROLEPLAY
Tea Tree Players

Written By: Alan Ayckbourn
Directed By: Robert Andrews

Justin and Julie-Ann, hopelessly mismatched in love, are about
to introduce their respective parents to each other over
dinner - Justin's upper-crust alcoholic mother from Surrey and
Julie-Ann's bigoted Yorkshire father and prim mother.

Into this doomed scenario drops, literally, via the balcony
upstairs and the river, Paige Petite, a former lap-dancer with
suicidal tendencies and her thick, gun-toting minder who is
employed by her violent boyfriend.

Roles Available:
Character - Gender - Stage Age - Description - (Cues)

Justin Lazenby - M - 25-35 - Upper class, yuppy, software designer  (378)

Julie-Ann Jobson - F - 20-30 -    Justin’s mismatched fiancée, highly strung (215)

Paige Petite - F - 25-35 - Ex-exotic dancer, feisty (243)  

Micky Rale - M - 40-50 - Ex-boxer and Paige’s gun-toting minder, not too bright (101)

Derek Jobson - M - 50's -   Julie-Ann’s father, bigoted right-wing northern stereotype, Yorkshire accent (149)

Dee Jobson - F - 50's - Julie-Ann’s mother, dim, intolerably cheery (108)

Arabella Lazenby - F - 50's - Justin’s mother, stylishly alcoholic toy-boy chasing lush - (107)

Rehearsals:
Monday and Wednesday evenings; some sundays - commencing April/May

Performances:
To be confirmed. August/Sept approx

Venue:
Tea Tree Players Theatre
(Gate One, Tilley Recreational Park)
Corner of Yatala Vale and Hancock Roads,
Surrey Downs  

Information Night:
7:30pm Monday the 22nd of March and Wednesday the 24th of March

Auditions:
7:30pm Monday the 22nd of March and Wednesday the 24th of March

Venue:
Tea Tree Players Theatre
(Gate One, Tilley Recreational Park)
Corner of Yatala Vale and Hancock Roads,
Surrey Downs 

More Information:
Contact Robert Andrews on 0412 060 989 or email robert.andrews@eklips.com.au