Auditions – Cheshire Cats

The Nomads will be presenting Cheshire Cats by Gail Young, directed by Marion Millinger.

  • Performance dates: 17-21 March 2020
  • Rehearsal days: TBC
Auditions will be held in the Bob King Room at 7.30pm on:
  • Monday 2 September
  • Friday 6 September
  • Wednesday 25 September

Please contact Andrew Hamel-Cooke for any queries and to let us know when you plan to audition: [email protected]

Published in July 2011, this play follows the girl’s emotional journey as they aim to speedwalk their way to fund raising success in the London Moonwalk while also enjoying a girly weekend away in the capital. Trainers and wildly decorated bras are in, high heels and designer labels out – but a last-minute substitute to the team doesn’t meet the physical criteria!

Cast and roles are as follows:

  • HILARY – bombastic, middle-aged team leader/organizer.
  • SIOBHAN – caring and diplomatic. An old friend of Hilary.
  • YVONNE – overworked/overweight stressed-out mum and friend of Hilary.
  • MAGGIE – overweight younger mum.
  • VICKY – artistic, fit, glamorous middle-aged divorcee.
  • ANDREW – trim toyboy.
  • AEROBICS INSTRUCTOR – may be played by the person playing ANDREW in the version of the play for 6 characters.
  • HANDSOME DRUNK – may be played by the person playing ANDREW in the version of the play for 6 characters.
  • MADGE – elderly cockney marshall, can double up with the person playing SIOBHAN or HILARY in the version of the play for 6 characters.
  • ETHEL – elderly cockney marshall, can double up with the person playing SIOBHAN or HILARY in the version of the play for 6 characters

Additional characters for the ensemble version of the play:

  • POLICEMAN can double with HANDSOME DRUNK if required.
  • RON, elderly cockney marshall, married to Madge.
  • MARSHALLS, between 2 and 5 needed.
  • PHOTOGRAPHERS, at least 2 needed, preferably male.
  • A RADIO VOICE

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