Thanks to all the boys and girls who came to the Sleeping Beauty Open Rehearsal last night for a read-through of the 2016 GLOC Panto!
Details of parts for auditions are below. Auditions are taking place on the evening of Wednesday 21st September – email firstname.lastname@example.org for a slot. No need to audition for chorus roles, all are welcome!
For the audition, you will be asked to sing a song of your choosing (please check with GLOC when you sign up for a slot that we have the music, or bring it with you so that the pianist can accompany you!), and then asked to read through a coule of pages from the script.Good luck to everyone auditioning!
Female rolesPrincess Anna Pea, the sleeping beauty in question
. Sings “My Favourite Things” from Sound of Music, and “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Prince Lee.
Prince Lee, from the neighbouring kingdom. Sings “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Princess.
Fairy Poppins, fairy godmother. Speaks in rhyming tetrameter couplets AA BB. Sings “Mr Sandman” with other fairies.
Fairy Liquid, fairy godmother. Speaks in trochaic tetrameter with an ABAB rhyming pattern. Sings “Mr Sandman” with other fairies.
The Fairy Frogmother. Evil fairy, main villain. Boo, hiss etc. Sings “Be prepared” from the Lion King.
Queen Bea, mother of the Princess.
King Dom, father of the Princess. Sings “The Life I Lead” from Mary Poppins.
Nanny Noesbest, long-standing nursery maid to the Princess. Panto dame. Sings “Shake It Off”, and backing to “I know him so well” with Lord Chamberlain.
Lord Chamberlain. Retainer of the prince. Sings “I know him so well” from Chess.
Ian, henchman of Fairy Frogmother. The stupid one who knows nothing. Sings “Cell Block Tango” as part of small ensemble.
Male or female roles
Amphib, henchman of Fairy Frogmother. The stupid one who knows everything. Sings “Cell Block Tango” as part of small ensemble.
Fairy Nuff, fairy godmother. Speaks in limericks. Sings “Mr Sandman” with other fairies.