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Rookery Nook Auditions-South / Adelaide - Casting ID # 1585222
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location South / Adelaide Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 11-21-18
Audition Date 05-06-19 Submission deadline 05-05-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Newlywed Gerald has arrived to stay at ‘Rookery Nook’, a holiday cottage, presided over not only by a harridan of a housekeeper, Mrs. Leverett but worse, by his sister-in-law Gertrude.
After Gerald has gotten rid of everyone for the night a pretty girl turns up in nothing but pyjamas, demanding to be rescued from her tyrannical German stepfather. So, compromising a scenario must be kept secret at all costs. All would be fine were it not for nosy neighbours, dastardly friends, fearful relatives and impending wives. fearful relatives and impending

Role # 1 Gerald Popkiss
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A newly wed. Married to Clara, Gertrude’s sister. Awkward and prone to speaking before thinking. Cultured English accent essential.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Clive Popkiss
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Gerald’s cousin, a charming young man with an eye for the ladies. Currently staying with the Twines. Cultured English Accent essential.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Gertrude Twine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Formidable - A ‘well to do’ woman, suspicious and critical of others. Cultured English accent essential.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Harold Twine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Gertrude’s weak, hen-pecked husband. Timid, easily led – Cultured English accent essential.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Mrs Leverett
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The housekeeper of Rookery Nook, very nosy and likes to gossip. Takes no nonsense. English regional accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Rhoda Marley
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An innocent young girl who mysteriously turns up at Rookery Nook in her pyjamas. English accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 29 to 33
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Clara Popkiss
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Sister to Gertrude and married to Gerald. Suspicious of Gerald’s behaviour. English accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Poppy Dickey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A local zany girl with a questionable reputation. Sells flags to raise money for the lifeboats. English regional accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Putz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Rhoda’s Prussian father. A strict, domineering man with a savage dog. German accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Admiral Juddy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A fierce and weather-beaten veteran who plays golf and swears in Chinese. (does not have to know any Chinese) English accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -