Auditions take place on 10 December at 19:45
Role up, role up! Fancy a role in our upcoming production of the award-winning comedy 'The Memory of Water'? Well, grab a towel, because auditions take place on 10 December!
So, what's the show about? 'The Memory of Water' is a modern classic about three sisters coming home to bury their mother. The story is as much about the sisters as it is telling the story of their vibrant and complicated mother. There is a lot of laughter and a few tears to be had and at the end, everyone has changed, for better or worse.
Date: Sunday, 10 December
Time: 7.45 pm
Location: St Anne’s Church Hall, St Ann’s Crescent, Wandsworth, SW18 2RS
MEMORY OF WATER
By Shelagh Stephenson
Three sisters gather for their mother's funeral. Each has her memories of her childhood and this creates conflict, which is, by turns, angry, desperate, poignant and wildly funny. The situation is deepened by the recurring presence of Vi, the mum, a ghostly vision is flowing taffeta.
Vi: Mother (whose funeral they have gathered for). Was a glamorous woman when younger, which all the men in the village were enamoured with.
Mary: Middle sister, having an affair with Mike, a married doctor. She had a child when she was 14 which she gave up.
Teresa: Eldest sister, unhappy housewife, runs a health food supplement company with her husband, Frank.
Catherine: Youngest sister, only sister without a partner.
Mike: Doctor, in a 5-year relationship with Mary.
Frank: Teresa’s husband.
Audition pieces and further information are available. Simply drop director, Orna Joseph an email.
Looking to audition? Be sure to check out the key dates below:
Tuesday evenings 20.15-22.15
Rehearsals start Tuesday, 30th Jan 2024
Set builds: proposed – 17 February; 2 March - to be confirmed
Light hanging: Friday evening – 19 April
Tech rehearsal: Saturday (all day) - 20 April
Dress rehearsal: (all day) - 21 April
Performances: 24-27 April 2024
De-rig: Sunday, 28 April
There are plenty of exciting opportunities to get involved with the production side of the show, and to work with the cast during the rehearsal run:
Sound designer/ operator
Lighting designer/ operator
Front of House Manager
Contact Orna if you are interested in getting involved in any of the roles described above.