The Nomads will be presenting Bouncers by John Godber in January 2019, directed by Hayley Clines.
- Performance dates: 23 – 26 January 2019
- Rehearsal days: One mid-week and Sunday for a few hours, exact details to suit company
- Tuesday 9th October – 8-9.30pm
- Sunday 14th October – 6:30-8pm
Auditions will be held in the Bob King room at The Nomad Theatre, Bishopsmead Parade, East Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey KT24 6RT (click here). Please email the Director to confirm you’ll be attending.
Contact details: Hayley Clines
E: [email protected]
About the show
This is a depiction of a nightclub through the evening as told by 4 bouncers, each with a different take on the nightlife world. This will have a twist as it will not be set “up north” but daaaaaaawn south, so bring your best east end accents with you. Our January 2018 production of Shakers (the female partner production) was set in the ’80’s, so we’ll be choosing a different decade for this one.
Can you dance, can you rap, can you have a laugh and make sure that the life of one of the following bouncers can become your own for 4 nights only….? Read on:
Eric – Recently separated from his wife. Can be older than the other bouncers. Gives the impression that he is a deeper, more thoughtful character than some of the others. His monologues show his distaste as the objectification of women within the nightlife.
Also plays Baz ( Group fo lads) and Maureen ( Group of ladies) and a Buxom Swede.
Les – Eager to get into fights. Hot-headed and temper runs high.
Also plays Kev ( Group of lads), Rosie( Group of girls).
Judd – Wheeler and dealer sort of chap. Involved in petty theft. Judd knows Eric from gym and training and tries to pick a fight with him regularly in the show.
Also plays Barber and Hairdresser when we meet new characters first. Then becomes Terry and Elaine.
Ralph – Calm and reflective one of the group. Also plays Jerry and Suzy ( Sexy and flashy), DJ and Nobby the Swedish Postman.
- Eric – Pg 25-26
- Ralph – Pg 37
- Las – Pg 28-29
- Judd – Pg 7 – 8, Pg 9
- Everyone Pg 11-13.