Clevedon Players presents
A Bunch of Amateurs
by Nick Newman and Ian Hislop
7.30pm Thurs-Sat 12-14 April 2018
At Princes Hall, Community Centre, 2 Princes Rd, Clevedon BS21 7SZ
Tickets : £10 (£8 concessions on Thurs only)
From: Souk, The Triangle and the Community Association 01275-873405
or from 0781-615-8445
A Bunch of Amateurs
Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from closure. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic Am-Dram thespians (some a little over-keen!). As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear!
Readings / auditions
In the Stables, behind Princes Hall – the next open reading is 7.30pm on Mon 22 Jan 2018.
The cast has already been selected for the April production.
Seating is ‘early-bird’ (ie unmarked) – if you have a particular need (eg require an aisle seat), please let us know when purchasing your tickets.
Note re. future shows
Readings / auditions are held (usually 7.30-10pm) at the Stables, behind Princes Hall.
All are welcome. If a part is offered and accepted, the actor/actress will need to join Clevedon Players – hopefully forever but at least for the current year. The cast will need to commit to being available for all of the live week plus for rehearsals in the preceding weeks.
Rehearsal nights are usually 7.30-10pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – but you may not be needed every time.
Other Events for the Future include:
More open play readings at 7.30pm at the Stables, later in the year.
Our next production will be “???” 14-16 June 2018.
Watch this space for dates of more open readings to consider our future plays.
Readings are in the Stables, behind Princes Hall (BS21 7SZ).