We will be doing a rehearsed reading of a new play called ‘Also By Mail’ by Olumide Popoola @ The Hat Factory on Thursday 5th December 2013.
Also by Mail
This play tells the tale of Nigerian/German history. When Mr Ogunleye returns to Nigeria he leaves his two African/German Children behind to cope with everyday racism without his guidance or protection.
Auditions Date and Venue
The Auditions will take place on Saturday 23rd November 2013 @ The Hat Factory, 65-67 Bute Street, Luton, LU1 2EY between the times of 1pm – 6pm
Evenings [6pm- 9pm]
• Tuesday 26th November 2013
• Wednesday 27th November 2013
• Tuesday 3rd December 2013
• Wednesday 4th December 2013
• Saturday 30th November 2013 [12pm – 6pm]
• Thursday 5 December 2013 [2pm – 6pm]
We are looking for 8 Actors for this piece with 1 of the Actors who can play the Nigerian talking drum.
Character roles below as follows:
Mr Ogunleye – (deceased) father 58 years of age.
Funke – the daughter, second born (Nigerian-German) of Mr Ogunleye first Marriage, 28 years
Wale – the son, first born (Nigerian-German) of Mr. Ogunleye first Marriage, 31 years
Uncle Bola – senior brother to Mr. Ogunleye, 62 years
Aunty Yemisi – junior sister to the Mr. Ogunleye and Uncle Bola, 48 years
Lanre – son, first born of Mr. Ogunleye’s second marriage, 21 years
Mrs. Akinbiyi – 2nd wife of Mr. Ogunleye, divorced, Lanre’s mother, 48 years
Hope – Mr. Ogunleye mistress, mother of 2 year old son, 31 years
The Nigerian Musicians x 2 sing chorus (1 plays the talking drum)
Expenses will be paid to all the actors for this rehearsed reading project based on £10 per hour once selected.
If you are interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading Auditions stating that you will be attending the Auditions on Saturday 23rd November 2013.
Telephone No: 01582 878100