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BOYS REQUIRED FOR ALL ROLES
INCLUDING OLIVER, ARTFUL DODGER AND FAGIN’S GANG
IN CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S SMASH-HIT MUSICAL
The forthcoming national tour of Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Lionel Bart’s smash-hit musical OLIVER! is looking for boys to play all roles.
The producers are looking for boys who are aged 7 – 12, under 5 foot tall and have unbroken voices. All children must live within a 45 mile radius of Birmingham to audition for these roles.
Auditions will be held during the weekend of Saturday 10 September 2011.
For further information and to book an appointment please contact Jo Hawes on firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls or submissions by post.
OLIVER! will be at Birmingham Hippodrome from 13 March to 21 April 2012, starring Neil Morrissey from Tuesday 13 March – Saturday 1 April and Brian Conley from Tuesday 3 April – Saturday 21 April.
NEIL MORRISSEY is probably best known as ‘Tony’ in the hugely successful TV series “Men Behaving Badly”. His other TV credits include “Waterloo Road”, “Skins”, “Paradise Heights” and “Carrie and Barry”. No stranger to the stage, Neil’s West End theatre credits include Victoria Wood’s “Acorn Antiques”, ‘Nathan Detroit’ in “Guys and Dolls” and “A Passionate Woman”. His film credits include “Up ‘n’ Under”.
BRIAN CONLEY is one of the UK’s most versatile actors and performers. His West End stage credits include ‘Edna Turnblad’ in “Hairspray” at the Shaftesbury Theatre, ‘Caractacus Potts’ in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at the London Palladium, as well as originating the role of ‘Al Jolson’ in “Jolson” at the Victoria Palace for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. On television, he is probably best known for playing ‘Doug Digby’ in “The Grimleys”, his ITV1 show “The Brian Conley Show”, his hugely successful “An Audience with Brian Conley” and numerous Royal Variety Performances.
The sensational score of OLIVER! is full of Lionel Bart’s irresistible songs including Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You’ve Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two, I’d Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah and As Long As He Needs Me.
OLIVER! recently completed a two year run at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London where it opened to rave reviews, sell-out business and the biggest advance sales of all time for a West End show. Last year, OLIVER! celebrated its 50th birthday, having premiered in the West End in 1960.
OLIVER! is presented by Cameron Mackintosh, Southbrook Group Limited and Stage Entertainment UK.
Tickets for Oliver! are priced from £18.50-£52 and are available on 0844 338 5000 or www.birminghamhippodrome.com. Calls vary from 5p per min. 5% transaction charge.
30 August 2011