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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. neighbours, dastardly friends, 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 -