“When we play up north, it is very much Maggie’s show being a northern girl. Then when we bring it down south, it is about the boys and Jewish refugees. The power dynamics people identify with change massively. “
On behalf of Carn’s Theatre Passion, Sarah Tinsley attended the press preview event for the three-week new musicals festival From Page to Stage, which opened yesterday and runs until 3 September 2017 at The Other Palace in London.
Having sat on audition panels for over 25 years – I have seen too many very talented young people make obvious and often silly mistakes at audition. The aim, vision and inspiration for my Audition Busters workshop is to shed light on the drama school audition format, process and etiquette.
“I sobbed when I came off stage the first night, just went into my dressing room and had a little cry. It’s incredible. I’d never heard of The Addams Family (musical) until a few years ago. Until I was asked to do a concert with Andrew Lippa.”
I talk to Liam Joseph and Callum O’Brien, founders of Moonchild Theatre Company about their upcoming new play Pluto. Liam and Callum are both friends who met through working at the Harold Pinter theatre when working front of house.
Written by Drama Desk and Richard Rodgers Award winner Bill Rosenfield, 46 Beacon is a memory play, directed by Alexander Lass and produced by Oli Sones and Ed Sinke. I caught up with 46 Beacon’s writer Bill, along with one of the actors Oliver, during their busy rehearsal period.
I first remember seeing Dave Willetts playing The Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera; it was my first real experience of live theatre. So it was nice to catch up and have a chat with this highly respected actor who is currently touring with Wonderland.