SATURDAY 31 JULY | Rehearsals all day; performance 7.30pm
Part of the Sedos Members' Week
Join the fun this Members' Week as part of the cast in Dion Bouccicault's The Corsican Brothers. One of Queen Victoria's favourite plays, this action-packed ghost melodrama by the nineteenth century international star actor and playwright is based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas (The Count Of Monte Cristo, The Man In The Iron Mask).
Audience watch this exciting and highly theatrical piece free at 7.30pm on Saturday 31st July for one night only at the Bridewell Theatre.
It’s free for friends and family to attend, though audiences do need to register via our box office, https://sedos.co.uk/tickets. The running time is approximately 60 minutes.
FABIEN and LOUIS DEI FRANCHI | Paul Matania
M. DE CHATEAU RENAUD | Peter Cabrera
MME. EMILE DE L'ESPARRE | Emma McAllister
BARON DE MONTGIRON | Tim Perkin
BARON GIORDANO MARTELLI | Ren Ramirez
MME. SAVILIA DEI FRANCHI | Kimberley Allen-Philbey
ALFRED MEYNARD | Graham White
MARIE | Aileen Ryan
GRIFFO | Ren Ramirez
ORLANDO | Tim Perkin
COLONNA | Morgane Lafrance
ANTONIO SANOLA | Matthew Partridge
CORALIE | Aileen Ryan
ESTELLE | Kimberley Allen-Philbey
CELESTINA | Morgane Lafrance
VERNER | Graham White
BEAUCHAMP | Matthew Partridge
SURGEON | Tim Perkin BOISSEC | Morgane Lafrance
TAKE PART – NO AUDITION NECESSARY
To be part of the cast of The Corsican Brothers, please contact director Peter Foster via firstname.lastname@example.org by 6.30pm on Saturday 17 July. You must be fully available at the Bridewell Theatre all day on Saturday 31 July.
Scripts (which you do not need to learn!) will be issued online to cast members on Sunday 18 July, and there will be an online meeting and read through prior to the live rehearsal and performance day. The play runs approximately one hour.
The range of roles encompasses age and sex, and as with Sedos Reads, our online performance season during lockdown, casting is completely open to all. The Corsican Brothers has a large cast - we are looking for a cast of up to 16 - and everyone who expresses an interest to take part will be cast. No audition is needed to take part and roles will be allocated after the deadline to sign-up has passed.
Deadline to sign-up: Saturday 17 July
Scripts given out: Sunday 18 July
Online readthrough: One evening before the live reading
Rehearsal: Saturday 31 July (all day)
Performance: Saturday 31 July at 7.30pm (show lasts 60 minutes).
Audience: It’s free for friends to attend, though audiences do need to register (coming soon)