Open Read Through of Script of "Colder Than Here" Theatre & Performing Arts

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Open Read Through of the Script of "Colder Than Here", a black comedy by Laura Wade - open to you all, regardless of membership.

The Exmouth Players present an OPEN READ THROUGH of the script for "Colder Than Here", a black comedy by Laura Wade, at 7.30pm on 16th April 2019 at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth.
This will give those of you interested in auditioning for this play a chance to read parts, get to know the play and familiarise yourselves with the characters.
OPEN AUDITIONS will be held on 23rd April 2019 at 7.00pm at The Blackmore Theatre.
This open read through and auditions are open to you all regardless of whether or not you are a member of The Exmouth Players, age and experience. It does not matter if you have not acted before. We are here to help wherever we can. Come along and have some fun and, if it is your first time, gain some experience. It all helps.
Nobody can ignore the fact that Myra is dying, but in the meantime life goes on. There are boilers to be fixed, cats to be fed and the perfect funeral to be planned. As a mother researches burial spots and biodegradable coffins, her family are finally forced to communicate with her, and each other, as they face up to an unpredictable future.
Director’s Notes
Terminal illness is not an easy subject but the writer of this play takes us down the path, with wit and insight, as one family tries to come to terms with the inevitable. Myra is determined to find a suitable site as her resting place and organise her own funeral. This four-hander is completed by the daughters who, as in many families are chalk and cheese and, with their father’s own determination to ignore what is really happening (as well as his eventual castigation of the company who seem completely incapable of mending his boiler) create their own dramas, pathos and amusement for audience enjoyment. This play can make you laugh out loud as well as bring a tear to the eye.
Wendy Bishop – Director
Characters
Myra (age guide – over 50)
Alec (Husband. Age guide – over 50)
Jenna (Daughter. Age guide – 20-30’s)
Harriet (Daughter. Age guide – 20-30’s)
Production Dates & Times:
• Monday 16th to Friday 20th September 2019 - Evening Performances at 7.30pm; and
• Saturday 21st September - Matinee Performance (Time TBC).
Please click on the website link provided for further information.
Please contact us at publicity@blackmoretheatre.co.uk to register your interest in this read-through, leaving your name and contact details.
If you are unable to attend the read through and/or auditions but wish to be considered, then please contact us at the email address above.
This amateur production of "Colder Than Here" is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD (Subject to Licence).
Reviews
Laura Wade may possibly be best known for “Tipping the Velvet”. “Colder Than Here, her beautifully poised family drama was first performed at the Soho Theatre, London, in 2005, with the following reviews:
“Laura Wade’s play is a 90-minute masterpiece, a jewel, dark but translucent.” – John Peter of the Sunday Times
“Wade’s original and beautifully observed play balances raw emotion with a deliciously delicate black humour.” - Aleks Sierz of The Stage

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Date(s)16 Apr 2019
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VenueThe Blackmore Theatre
AddressBicton Street, Exmouth, Devon,
EX82RU

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Event Details

Date16 Apr 2019
Time(s)7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
CostFree
VenueThe Blackmore Theatre
Bicton Street
Exmouth
Devon
EX82RU
Phone07725652323
CategoryTheatre & Performing Arts


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