Casting Evening, Sep 8th – Blackadder Goes Forth

Following on from the informal read through in August there will now be an official casting evening on Saturday 8th September, 7pm in the bar!

All are welcome, whether you’re wanting to perform in the play or just to unleash your inner Rowan Atkinson! We’ll be aiming to read through the three episodes we’ll be staging […]

By |September 3rd, 2018|Castings, News|0 Comments

Casting Evening – The Importance of being Earnest

This classic play runs 17th-29th October and the casting evening is Wednesday 25th July, 7.30 at the Playhouse. If you want a part please come along, all welcome. Here are the notes from our Director John Davies:

This marvellous play needs no introduction. It is one of the purest gems in the crown of British theatre. […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Castings, News|0 Comments

Players Needed For All My Sons

Penrith Players are staging Arthur Miller’s play, All My Sons in late April and are looking for eight actors for a variety of roles.

Director Ian Baker says “It’s Miller’s first successful play, a drama of a family at a critical turning point, set in the 1940’s. There are some great acting opportunities, and for a […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Castings, News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Casting for Toad of Toad Hall

“Never work with children and animals”? Don’t believe them – its great fun! We are shortly recruiting actors for our December production (6th-9th) of A A Milne’s stage version of the Wind in the Willows. We need a Toad and his friends, a judge, a nurse, a policeman, rabbits, chief stoat, a gaoler, etc etc…. […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Castings, News|0 Comments

April 4th – Read through

In August Penrith Players are presenting Duet for One by Tom Kempinski, directed by Keith Spence. A read-through for anyone interested in playing the two roles, or helping with the production, is taking place on April 4th. The characters to play are Stephanie Abrahams, a concert violinist in her 30s, and Dr. Alfred Feldmann, a […]

By |February 19th, 2017|Castings, News, Play Reading Evenings|0 Comments

Casting evening for Communicating Doors

Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn

How can you describe this killer, thriller, comedy? Back to The Future meets Psycho, meets Allo Allo? Mix together a serial wife murderer, two wives from different times, a ‘tart with a heart’ dominatrix and an incompetent hotel security guard – stir in a connecting suite door that is a time […]

By |February 5th, 2017|Castings, News|0 Comments

Casting for The Graduate

In April we are presenting the stage adaptation of the classic 1960’s film which makes a fascinating piece of theatre, a bittersweet comedy with a bit of steaminess. Essentially a coming-of-age tale as the academically brilliant Ben is seduced by family friend Mrs Robinson and then complicates things further by falling for her daughter […]

By |January 28th, 2017|Castings, News|0 Comments

Casting for February’s play “One Man Two Guvnors” – Nov 22nd

“YOU got to concentrate ain’t ya with two jobs,” says the hilarious Francis Henshall in Richard Bean’s One Man Two Guvnors — which is to be Penrith Player’s first show of 2017 next February, performed from 15th to 18th

An English take on the Italian classic The Servant of Two Masters, Richard Bean’s version is set […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Castings|0 Comments

Butler, anyone?

“Arcadia”, running 19th-22nd Oct, still has one part unfilled – that of the implacable Jellaby, the butler of the house. He appears a few times throughout the play, never with too many lines.  Rehearsals not too onerous!  If you are interested then do get in touch with us via our Contact Page.

By |September 4th, 2016|Castings|0 Comments

Casting evening for Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime. Monday 19th September 7.30pm at the Playhouse

“A zany, ‘improbable’ comedy of murder, chocolate and a night on the Embankment in 1890s London”, “still rolling in the aisles, and deservedly so”….. Our end-of-November production is an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s melodramatic short story concerning the forthcoming marriage of Lord Arthur, and his unexpected need to commit a murder.  

Think along the lines of The […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Castings|0 Comments