Next Play - Proscenophobia (Stage fright)

Performance Dates - Spring 2022

(subject to any social distancing rules that may or may not be in place at that time)

Open auditions were held for our next production at the rear of The White Harte Inn, Cuckfield and the cast has been chosen. 

Play Characters:

Adelaide: A successful actress, attractive and ambitious, vain and selfish but with a certain amount of self-knowledge. 40s.

Millie: Her understudy.  Old friend of Adelaide’s, Bright, breezy and attractive.   Once also married to one of Adelaide’s husbands.

Judy: The assistant stage manager, a rather neurotic and nervous young woman, 18 – 20.

Justin: The Company Manager, an extravert, affected, impertable, sophisticated. 50s

Edward: “The Husband”, an impresario, charming, debonaire and unscrupulous.

Pearl: Sickly sweet and ingratiating, secretly envious of the two main actresses but hides it well.  50s

Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

Play synopsis:

A theatre company on tour includes a star and her understudy who were both married to the same man. When the understudy takes the stage at a provincial theatre, the gun fires bullets instead of blanks and she is killed. Who was the intended victim? Who loaded the gun? Focus is on human motivation rather than police investigation in this theatre mystery.

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