Audition for Margaret Fulton : Queen of the Dessert

By Doug Macleod and Yuri Worontschak

The Bondi Theatre Company is excited to be staging the Sydney premiere of a musical celebration of an Australian and Balmain icon - Margaret Fulton : Queen of the Dessert.

The musical by Doug Macleod (Comedy Company) and Yuri Worontschak (AFI award winning composer) was described  "as ninety minutes of delectable enjoyment as lightly whipped and deliciously sweet as any of the pavlovas on display" at its Melbourne premiere. See a highlight here.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 12 MIDNIGHT – Friday, 15th June 2018 Successful applicants will be contacted with appointment times.

To register interest in receiving an audition time, please email info@bonditheatrecompany.com.au

Include a CV, Headshot and character suggestion.
 

AUDITION DATES Sunday 17th June, 5pm onwards. At the Bondi Pavilion
 

CALL BACKS: Monday 18th June, 7pm onwards.

REHEARSALS To commence Mid August 2018 in the Bondi vicinity, venue TBA.

Rehearsals will be Monday and Wednesday evening and Sunday mornings (or afternoons).

PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES TBC
Sunday, 7 October, Bump in

Friday, 12 October  7:30pm

Saturday, 13 October  7:30pm

Wednesday, 17 October Matinee 11am Friday,

19 October 7:30pm

Saturday, 20 October  7:30pm

Sunday, 21 October  Matinee 2pm

Wednesday, 24 October  Matinee 11am

Thursday, 25 October  7:30pm

Friday, 26 October  7:30pm

Saturday, 27 October  7:30pm (9pm if season extended)

Sunday, 28 October Bump Out  


 AUDITION PREPARATION
 All applicants will be required to prepare two (2) contrasting songs (32 Bars) of their own choosing (One up-tempo and one ballad, both demonstrating a good range) and perform a short acting piece that will be sent once you apply.
 Please note there will be a courtesy payment for all cast member plus a profit share arrangement.  
 

CHARACTER PROFILES:
Isabella, Ghost of Margaret Fulton’s Mother (Female) Age: 30’s to 40’s +  Vocal Range G3-F5


Male performer One - Tenor  Age: 20’s to 30’s Vocal range D3 – A4

Characters played:

• Trevor (a young soldier befriended by Margaret)

• Simon Dee (An English DJ)

• Manager of Hotel Canberra

• Shady figure (An undercover operative for the Gas and Fuel Corporation)

• Paul Hamlyn (a book publisher from London) •

Visitor (a man from Margaret’s bank)

• Graeme (A cabaret artist)

• Michael Mckeag (a cinematographer, also the man described by Margaret as the love of her life)

 

Male performer Two - Baritone Age: Late 20’s – 40’s Vocal range G2 – C3
 Comedic Ability Essential.
 Characters Played:

• First boss (a man in charge of a bolt x-raying works)

• Second Boss (a man in charge of the Gas and Fuel Corporation cooking classes)

• Third Boss (A man of editorial influence on a ‘woman’s magazine’)

• Fourth Boss (A man high up in advertising)

• Thomas Keneally (A prominent Australian author)

• Denis (Margaret’s husband, an actor with good looks)

 

Female Ensemble / Backing Singer Age: 20’s – 30’s Vocal Range G3-G5 Dance essential 

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Creative team

Producer: David Spicer
Director: Ruth Fingret
Musical Director: Mary Lennon
Choreographer: Madison Lee
Associate Producer: Rebecca Spicer

Cast

Dates & Times

Audition on Sunday the 17th of June and Monday the 18th.

Ticket Details

Our Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors: Steven Zoellner Laing & Simmons Double Bay and Bondi Beach.