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Traditional Family Pantomime

Written and directed by Sue & Shaun Penton

Playing Dates:  2nd-9th December 2017

Audition Dates

(All auditions to be held in the theatre)

Company auditions (younger cast)

Sunday 23rd July at 11am  

11:00am – start, registration, drama warm-up games

11.30am – Dance workshop with Beth

12:30pm – Lunch (packed lunch required – no children to leave)

1:00pm – Singing workshop with Shaun

1:30pm – Character workshops with Sue

2:00pm (approx) – Finish

Note: there will be some additional roles – Ladies-in-Waiting x 3, The Magic Carpet (non-speaking dancing role) plus various Villagers, Guards, Market Traders, Chief of Police, Grand Vizier – speaking and non-speaking roles.

Adult auditions

Sunday 30th July at 11am 

11am – Jasmine and Aladdin

12pm – Abanazar and Spirit of the Ring

1pm – Widow Twankey and Wishy Washy

2pm – Genie

2.30pm – Sultan


Abanazar – traditional panto baddy. Male, any age. (Song – Anything You Can Do from Annie Get Your Gun)

Spirit of the ring – down to earth comedy character; perhaps Northern, Female, 45+ (Song: Anything You Can Do)

Aladdin – the hero.  Male, playing age 18-25 (must have good singing voice) (Songs: Love Is An Open Door from Frozen, Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol)

Widow Twankey – panto dame. Male, 40+

Wishee Washee – Aladdin’s brother.  ‘Buttons’ character. Male, 18-30

Jasmine – the heroine. Female, 18-23 (must have good singing voice) (Songs – Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Michael Buble, Love Is An Open Door, Chasing Cars)

Sultan Ardashir – Jasmin’s Father.  Male, 40+

Genie – Male, any age. Larger than life character (Song – Never Had A Friend Like Me from Aladdin, or Razzle Dazzle from Chicago)

For more information contact <shaunpenton@googlemail.com>