The Raw Shakespeare Project

Written By: William Shakespeare
Directed By: Isabella Shaw

The Raw Shakespeare Project will be performing Macbeth across various Adelaide venues in August 2018. In her directorial debut, Isabella Shaw will be exploring a deep and human side of the relationships between our key characters.

A key focus for The Raw Shakespeare Project has been a strong portrayal of character and relationships. This production will be no different and as such we are looking to find strong character actors who will push their emotions and develop with our growing group. The model we are working toward is having a cast of only 9 actors, this means most actors having the opportunity to play two or three parts and creates the need for all members of the cast to work extremely hard in a close ensemble type setting.

Roles Available:
While these doublings are subject to change between now and final casting please consider these as the available parts for casting.

Male, 35 yr+ - Duncan & MacDuff

Female, flexible age - Witch & Seyton

Male, 35 yr+ - Banquo & Dr

Female, flexible age - Witch, Ross & Lady MacDuff

Male/Female, flexible age - Lennox & Murderer

Male/Female, 16-20 - Malcolm & Fleance

Female, teens - Maid & MacDuff’s Daughter

From approx late April - early May:
Mondays 7 - 9.30pm
Wednesdays 7 - 9.30pm
Fight Training selected Sundays for required actors approx 4 - 6pm

August 16, 2018 > September 01, 2018

Holden St Theatres/Marion Cultural Centre

Wednesday 21MAR18 7pm-10pm
Make contact to book your 20 min slot

Auditionees will be asked to come prepared with a Shakespearean monologue of their choosing (Does not have to be Macbeth). There may also be a cold read.

Marion RSL and Marion RSL Bowling Club
31-39 Norfolk Rd (12.64 km)
5043 Marion, South Australia

More Information:
Isabella Shaw on 0415 333 525 or via

Segue Productions

Written By: Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Music by Tom Kitt
Directed By: Vanessa Redmond, Musically Directed by Ben Stefanoff, Choreographed by Rebekah Stonelaitken

With unforgettable songs and a deeply moving story by the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning creators of Next to Normal, IF/THEN is a fascinating, ambitious and original new musical. IF/THEN simultaneously follows one woman's two possible life paths, painting a deeply moving portrait of the lives that we lead, as well as the lives that we might have led.

Elizabeth, a city planner, moves back to New York to restart her life in the city of infinite possibilities. When her carefully designed plans collide with the whims of fate, Elizabeth's life splits into two parallel paths. IF/THEN follows both stories simultaneously, as this modern woman faces the intersection of choice and chance.

IF/THEN is a contemporary Broadway musical about living in New York today and all of the possibilities of tomorrow. With a powerhouse role for a leading lady and rich and complex supporting roles, this show celebrates dynamite talent and the power of great storytelling.

Roles Available:
Newly single and newly returned to New York City, where she was a grad student years ago. She is eager to start her life over and determined to get it right this time. She is currently in recovery from a long, bad marriage, and she’s capable but not always confident, ambitious but often anxious; smart, straightforward, deliberate, hungry for joy but afraid it may never come.

Vocal Quality and Range: low G-flat with a belt to a high E-flat; along with big belt, must have ability to float and mix higher notes.
Age: 35 - 39
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

A native New Yorker, incurable romantic, and tough-as-sparkly-nails kindergarten teacher, she manages to be a fancy lady, a fierce friend, an unapologetic feminist, and a pal to all. Kate tends to see the best in everyone and to strike up conversations with strangers. *Must be comfortable with same-sex kissing for this role.*

Vocal Quality and Range: big belt to an E with a nice mix.
Age: 30 - 49
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

Kate’s girlfriend, and then wife, and in many ways her perfect counterpart; logical, frank, calm, unflappable, with a more grounded energy, and a more practical nature, but a heart just as big as her lover’s. Anne is quite at home in her body and in touch with her sexuality.
*Must be comfortable with same-sex kissing for this role.*

Vocal Quality and Range: belt to a D with a nice mix.
Age: 30 - 49
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

Ambitious, enthusiastic, fresh-faced but familiar with the ups and downs of life. Elena is fresh from receiving her MA in urban studies, and becomes Elizabeth’s protégé.

Vocal Quality and Range: big belt to an E with a nice mix.
Age: 25 – 29
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

Raised in the midwest, trained in medicine, tempered by two tours as an Army doctor. Josh is confident in his work, but less so in his love life; he feels a little out of step in New York City. Steady, pragmatic, plainspoken, but with a calm, gentle humour.

Vocal Quality and Range: tenor; belt to an A/B-flat
Age 35 - 44
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

An activist, blogger, urban farmer, homesteader, barista, and citizen of the world. Lucas is intelligent and ideological, well-read and well-spoken, dedicated to fighting injustice and dismissive of normative values, be they political or personal, and sexually flexible.
*Must be comfortable with same-sex kissing for this role.*

Vocal Quality and Range: baritone; belt to an A-flat.
Age: 35 - 39
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

A charismatic, confident mover and shaker in city government. Stephen is passionate about the issues but wise to political reality. He’s smart and somewhat glib, idealistic but also slick; an operator, attractive, and he knows how to use it.

Vocal Quality and Range: high baritone/low tenor; belt to A-flat or A.
Age: 35 - 44
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

Lucas’ boyfriend; charming but not glib, handsome but not unattainable, smart but without the need to show it. David is a successful surgeon who’s ready to meet the right man, settle down, and start a family. He has fairly traditional values — but doesn’t require them in a mate.
*Must be comfortable with same-sex kissing for this role.*

Vocal Quality and Range: belt to A-flat/A.
Age: 30 - 39
Choreography note: Strong dancer/mover

The ensemble for If/Then plays a very integral part of the show. The ensemble member play many different characters that weave through Elizabeth’s life. All of the smaller named roles will come
from the ensemble.

Vocal Range: All vocal ranges required, however must be strong singers
Stage Age: varies
Choreography notes: Strong dancers/movers

Rehearsals will be every Monday and Wednesday nights from 7.15pm until 10.15pm throughout June, and then Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons (mid to late afternoons), and will be held at Hawthorn Church of Christ, Angas Rd, Hawthorn.
The first rehearsal date will most likely be Monday 11th June 2018.
A full rehearsal schedule will be available in the weeks leading up to the first rehearsal

Production Week: September 9 - 12
Preview Night: September 13 (8pm)
Shows: September 14 (8pm), 15 (2pm & 8pm), 19 (8om), 20 (8pm), 21 (8pm) and 22 (2pm & 8pm)

Star Theatres - Theatre One
145 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Hilton South Australia 5033

Sunday March 25:
- 2.30 – 3.45pm (the compulsory group choreography will start at 2.30pm, followed by individual slots)
- 4.00 – 5.15pm (the compulsory group choreography will start at 4pm, followed by individual slots)
- 6.15 – 7.30pm (the compulsory group choreography will start at 6.15pm, followed by individual slots)

Tuesday March 27
- 7.30 – 8.45pm (the compulsory group choreography will start at 7.30pm, followed by individual slots)

Only one session time needs to be attended.

Hawthorn Church of Christ, Angas Rd, Hawthorn.

Please visit to see the full audition requirements, information pack and to book auditions.

More Information:
Segue Productions via

Therry Dramatic Society

Written By: Alan Seymour
Directed By: Kerrin White

While living in Sydney, playwright Alan Seymour was on his way home from the 1955 Anzac Day March when he saw drunken former soldiers brawling outside hotels. That day to change his life. Written in 1958 (when Seymour was 31) for an amateur playwriting competition, The One Day of the Year was also inspired by an article in the University of Sydney newspaper denouncing Anzac Day.
On its release, the play created outrage. Seymour’s fictional work highlighted social inequality, issues of mateship and masculinity and questioned Australians’ notions of national identity.

The play has since become a classic of Australian theatre, alongside Ray Lawler's Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, both dealing with concepts of mateship and the Australian way of life

Roles Available:
Alf Cook (late 40s/early 50s)
Loud and opiniated. Alf believes in traditional community values and mistrusts educated people.

Wacka Dawson (60s)
A first world war veteran. Wacka is a quiet, softly spoken man who doesn't talk about his war experiences.

Dot Cook (mid-40s)
The glue that holds the Cook family together. She is always trying to smooth the way between her outspoken husband and sensitive son.

Hughie Cook (18-20)
Son of Dot and Alf. He rebels against his conventional and conservative upbringing. Hughie is frustrated with his father's lack of education and conservative values.

Jan Castle (18-20)
From the upper-middle class, Jan looks down her nose at the Cooks. She mocks her own family for their social pretensions but is full of her own.

Pencilled in for Monday and Thursday evenings, Sunday afternoons commencing mid-late June.

Wednesday, 15th to Saturday, 18th August 2018 at 8 pm
Wednesday 22nd to Saturday, 25th August 2018 at 8 pm
Matinees both Saturdays at 2 pm

The Arts Theatre, 53 Angas Street, Adelaide

To be advised

Therry Clubrooms, 1 Regina Court, Beverley

More Information:
Jill via or Julia via 0419 842 975

University of Adelaide Theatre Guild

Written By: Tom Wright, adapted from the book by Joan Lindsay
Directed By: Geoff Brittain

The year is 1900, the location Appleyard College, a private girls school near Melbourne. On St Valentine’s Day, the pupils set of on a picnic to nearby Hanging Rock. It’s a blistering summer’s day and four students and a teacher venture up the rock. All but one vanish, never to be seen again. In Tom Wright’s chilling adaptation, five performers struggle to solve the mystery of the missing girls and their teacher.

Roles Available:
5 Female Actors aged between 18 & 24.

Monday 23 and Wednesday 25 July 7pm-10pm and thereafter Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 7pm-10pm & Sunday afternoons, 2pm to 5pm. Some longer Sunday rehearsals may be required.

Opening Night: Saturday 6 October 7.30pm
Sun 7 October (4pm matinee)
Wednesday to Saturday 10-13 & 17-20 October 2018, 7.30pm

Little Theatre, The Cloisters (gate 10 off Victoria Drive), University of Adelaide
The Cloisters is the name given to the courtyard in front of Union House facing Victoria Drive and the river. The entrance to the theatre is in the south west corner of the courtyard.


Little Theatre, The Cloisters, University of Adelaide

The group will consist of up to 20 participants and it is anticipated it will last approximately 2 hours.

You will not be required to prepare anything in advance but we strongly recommend you familiarise yourself with the play by googling it!

During the workshop each participant will be asked to read excerpts from the play in front of the group so please be prepared to throw yourselves into it and have fun.

To book a place, please email providing a contact telephone no., your current age and detailing any previous acting experience or call the Theatre Guild Office on 8313 5999 during business hours, Monday to Friday.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow yourself time to prepare and to complete an audition form.

We recommend you wear loose comfortable clothing and bring water.

Please be aware that everyone involved in a Theatre Guild production is required to be a member of the Theatre Guild. Any roles offered will only be confirmed once you have become a member. Online memberships can be purchased via

Little Theatre, The Cloisters (gate 10 off Victoria Drive), University of Adelaide
The Cloisters is the name given to the courtyard in front of Union House facing Victoria Drive and the river. The entrance to the theatre is in the south west corner of the courtyard.

More Information:
Melanie Hibberd on 08 8313 5999 or via

Wings2Fly Theatre

Written By: Evelyn Merritt and Alan Haehnel
Directed By: Alicia Zorkovic & Michelle Nightingale

"Letters" is a series of monologues/dialogues from youths during wartime - from the American Civil War to Iraq and many in between. The times have changed but the stories remain constant - war affects us all, from soldiers and nurses to those who have been left behind.

"A Rare Condition" follows Sophie, who is acting very strangely -- she wears her formal dress to school, stands up to a tyrannical teacher, hugs her younger brother, and even tries to join the boys' wrestling team. In a series of monologues, Sophie's friends and family open up about how her odd behaviour has affected them, with reactions ranging from bafflement to anger, frustration to admiration. It's only after Sophie's sudden death that her motives are revealed, and everyone is left to ponder their own rare condition.

Roles Available:
We are looking for 18 talented actors aged between 13-19 for these beautiful written dramatic one act plays. All actors will be cast in both plays, and all have meaty roles which will engage and challenge them. This is a teaching institution so we are looking for POTENTIAL not necessarily accomplished actors.

Characters available - Letters
Sarah – WWII, at home writing to her brother
Darla – mother of a soldier in the Iraq War
Katie – WWII at home writing to her boyfriend
Harriet – Civil War Nurse
Megan – writing to a soldier in the Iraq War
Kristin - writing to a soldier in the Iraq War
Iris - writing to a soldier in the Iraq War
Janice – Vietnam, writing to her boyfriend
Shawna – Vietnam, at home
Tammy - Vietnam, at home
Marie – Korea, writing to her friends
Elsie – WWI nurse
John – WWII soldier
Robert – WWI soldier
Lewis – Civil War soldier
Billy – WWII soldier
Ben - WWII soldier
Caleb – WWI soldier
Richie – Vietnam soldier
Michael – Korea soldier
Jim – Civil War soldier

Characters available - A Rare Condition
Sophie (lead) – In every scene, including a closing monologue. Teenage girl, kisses Paul and kisses and wrestles James (boyfriend). Demanding role
James (lead) – Sophie's boyfriend, has two monologues and various scenes. Kisses Sophie and wrestle her. Demanding role
Allison (support) – Sophie's mother, one monologue. Sensitive character
Glen (support) – Sophie's father, one monologue. Distanced and concerned
Paul (support) – Student, one monologue. Kisses Sophie
Ms Potter (support) – Science teacher, one monologue. Tired and worn out
Sammy (support) – Sophie's school friend, one monologue
Josh (support) – could be female – Sophie's younger brother, one monologue
Beth (support) – Glen's wife. Not keen on Sophie
Coach Maxfield (support) – Coach of school's wrestling team
Caitlin – school friend of Sophie
Grace – school friend of Sophie
Aidan – student in Ms Potter's class
Extra students (male and female) for various scenes

Sunday 24th June ~ 10.30-1pm ~ Full cast read through
Monday 9th to Saturday 14th July ~ 9am to 4pm ~ rehearsals

Saturday 14th July @ 5pm and 8pm

Seymour College Centre for Performing Arts

Sunday 8th April from 12noon
Individual audition slots of 10 minutes each

Callbacks ~ Sunday 15th April 2-4pm if required

Seymour College

More Information:
Alicia Zorkovic on 0414261591 or via

Barossa Players

Written By: Dale Wassermann
Directed By: Paul Paulenas

When Randle Patrick McMurphy gets transferred for evaluation from a prison farm to a mental institution, he assumes it will be a less restrictive environment. But the authoritarian Nurse Ratched runs the psychiatric ward with an iron fist, keeping her patients cowed through abuse, medication and sessions of electroconvulsive therapy. The battle of wills between the rebellious McMurphy and the inflexible Ratched soon affects all the ward's patients.
The movie won a fistful of Oscars in 1976, including Best Film, Best Director (Miloš Forman), Best Actor (Jack Nicholson), Best Actress (Louise Fletcher)

Roles Available:
All roles are open for all-comers, including the 'to die for' parts of McMurphy and Big Nurse. Requirements of a minimum of 13 males and four females, with a splendid mix of core and supporting players.

The major characters are:

Randle P. McMurphy
Alpha male – larrikin – a life force - fighter, drinker, gambler, insubordinate – sexual; “like to fight and fuck”

Big Nurse Ratched
Is the control mechanism on the ward – outwardly pleasant – passive aggressive
For patients, she is a cross between a school ma’am and a disappointed mother
To the staff, she is more of a dragon – more abrupt and business-like

Dale Harding
A goody two-shoes who has a need to stick rigidly by the rules – seeks approval from the mother figure - correct process and order are vitally important to him – has a young wife – feels intimidated by her – not comfortable about her "womanly" behaviour – his effeminate use of hands gives him away as being uncomfortable with his masculinity

Billy Bibbitt
Stuttering, anxious - terrified of his mother and her opinion of him – a man-child, made worse by fact that his mother and Big Nurse are personal friends

Chief Bromden
Is locked away in his own head – doesn’t want to know a lot of what is going on around him - an elective mute - represents the indigenous man battered by intolerance of white society - has had electro-shock therapy - for much of the play we share his thoughts through voice-overs, however he is involved in more spoken action than in the movie

Short, stout, truculent, argumentative - childish - however, easily diffused

An anarchist – plotter – indignant, teaser, walks with a stalk - cannot fit in because behaviour knows no rules, regulations, boundaries

Italian – eager and enthusiastic – bright-eyed - but sees what’s not there and often does not see what is there

Dr Spivey
Psychiatrist – nice enough guy, but accommodating - harassed, fumbling - ulcer – doesn’t want to make waves

Nurse Flinn
Insipid, colourless, apprehensive, apologetic, scurries around – a mouse?

Candy Starr & Sandra
A couple of ‘good-time girls’ – well-adjusted, caring, sexy - stand as a marked contrast to Big Nurse – represent everything she is not (i.e. woman as whore cf woman as mother)

Aide Warren
Physically small – hence, small man syndrome – disrespectful bully with respect to Chief and other patients - embraces any opportunity to control, however, is easily controlled by Big Nurse

Aide Williams
A follower and echo of Warren – not nearly as nasty, but feels that he has to go along with Warren in order to prevent backlash

Aide Turkel
Night porter – drinker - doesn’t want hassles, so not stringent on the rules

Added to this is an assortment of patients with minimal or no lines

Rehearsals will be conducted on Sunday afternoons between 1.00 - 6.00 pm.
Evening rehearsals in Tanunda will take place as the production's performance season approaches
Cast attend as required by the script (this will be spelled out in detailed rehearsal schedule)
Rehearsal venue will be in Gawler

Thursday 11th October at 8.00 pm
Friday 12th October at 8.00 pm
Saturday 13th October at 2.00 pm & 8.00 pm

*** The option is being left open for Sunday 14th October at 2.00 pm and/or 8.00 pm

The Brian Eckermann Theatre, Barossa Arts & Convention Centre, Tanunda

Information Night:
NB Information Session and Auditions are being held early, as Director will be overseas mid-year

Information Session: Sunday, 1st April @
SA Performing Arts Studio, 11 Calton Rd, Gawler East SA 5118
(It should be noted that the studio is not well sign-posted and difficult to see from the road, but it is definitely and no.11!!)

Potential cast members will be able to book in audition times at this meeting

Gawler Auditions
Sunday, 8th April (1.00 pm til whenever) - specific audition times booked

Tanunda Auditions
Tuesday, 10th April (7.00 pm til whenever) - specific audition times booked

Gawler: SA Performing Arts Studio, 11 Calton Rd, Gawler East SA 5118
Tanunda: Barossa Arts & Convention Centre, Trinity College Grounds, Magnolia Street, Tanunda

More Information:
Paul Paulenas on 0401 336 684 or via

Galleon Theatre Group


'How The Other Half Loves' follows three married couples whose lives are hopelessly entwined. Frank employs Bob and William and is considering William for promotion. Bob is having an affair with the boss's (Frank's) wife and argues constantly with his own wife, Teresa. Frank and Fiona's marriage by contrast is polite and distant. Mary thinks (incorrectly) that William, her husband, is having an affair. The plot thickens when each of the adulterous parties, plays host to William and Mary at dinner parties on successive nights, both of which dinners end in disaster. As relations between partners deteriorate, matters become more confused and only the truth can restore order to chaos.

The play has a single set, which represents two separate but over-lapping living rooms. One is a smart room with reproduction period furniture (the Fosters’ home); the other more contemporary and shabby (The Phillips’ home). Action takes place in both houses simultaneously which adds to its humour and cleverness.

Roles Available:
Frank Foster (stage age 40-60). Employs Bob and William.

Fiona Foster (stage age 40-50). Frank's wife; having affair with Bob.

Bob Phillips (stage age 30-45). Works for Frank; having affair with Fiona.

Teresa Phillips (stage age 30-40). Bob's wife.

William Featherstone (stage age 30-45). Works for Frank.

Mary Featherstone (stage age 25-45). William's wife.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 7.30-10.00pm, Sundays 1.30-5.30pm

First rehearsal Sunday 5 August 2018 (TO BE CONFIRMED)

Thurs 18, Fri 19, Sat 20 October 2018 @ 8pm
Thurs 25, Fri 26, Sat 27 October 2018 @ 8pm
Matinee: Sat 27 October 2018 @ 2pm

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

Saturday 14 April from 1.00pm & Monday 16 April if needed.

20 minute sessions for each auditonee to be booked with the director.

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

More Information:
Warren McKenzie on 0418-890-117 or via

Tea Tree Players

Written By: Fred Carmichael
Directed By: Lilly Dolman

Peter has come to a lovely old house to finish a play, a murder story in a place where another author had been murdered years before. A weird electrical storm causes a confused and chaotic state and his characters come to life. There is the lovely ingénue, the trusty butler, a feisty character woman, a dauntless hero, a fascinating ’other woman’ and a wily lawyer waiting for midnight to read the will. Peter loses control of his characters and after an attempted murder with him as the intended victim, other murders occur and events follow a typical thriller to a hair raising climax, until all is solved ingeniously with romance, suspense and cosmic wit.

Roles Available:
M Peter Knight 35-49 author, confident, harried 528 Cues
F Minna 40-45 farm worker, hefty, intense 104 Cues
F Lydia 40’s well groomed, sophisticated 261 Cues
M Cogburn 50’s butler, proper, quiet 129 Cues
F Kay Kelsey 20-25 ingénue, sweet, trusting 277 Cues
F Fiona 50-60 character lady, severe 220 Cues
F Addie 20’s pert, vulnerable, emotional 49 Cues
M Dick Stanton 20’s juvenile, eager, overly nice 89 Cues
M Jordan 60’s lawyer, well dressed, staid 44 Cues

7/7:30pm Monday and Friday evenings and possibly some Weekend/Sunday rehearsals.

8pm WEDNESDAY 22nd to SATURDAY 25th AUGUST 2018 and

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

7:30pm Monday the 14th of May, 2018 and Wednesday the 16th of May, 2018

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

More Information:
Theresa "Lilly" Dolman on 0411 091 597 or via