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The Death of Me

Auditions

Saturday 8 June 2019 10:00 am
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At
Stables Theatre
Cnr Arthur St & Main Highway
Ellerslie
Auckland
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The Death of Me is being presented as one of six one-act plays selected for The Ellerslie Festival of One Act Plays 2019. The play run-time is around 25 to 35 minutes.

The Play
When John bargains with the Angel of Death for a second chance at life, he quickly discovers that fixing the mistakes of your past is difficult especially when there are all sorts of new mistakes to be made.

Contact details
Contact Vic Leilua to get an e-copy of the play.
email: Vic.leilua@outlook.com
mobile: 021 058 1438

Rehearsals
Commence Monday 17 June 2019 and are week evenings and Sunday afternoons.

Season
Thursday 22 August to Saturday 31 August 2019 - 5 performances of each play including 1 matinee.

About the director - Vic Leilua
Since 2012 Vic has directed twenty-five school holiday programme comedy drama plays for the Auckland Council. In a 2015 Howick and Pakuranga Times five star review of THE LOVE LIST, written by Norm Foster and presented at the Howick Little Theatre the cast and director Vic Leilua were described as having 'done a superb job in bringing a funny but complex script together which, in conjunction with the playwright will leave a legacy'. In 2018 Vic directed the New Zealand premiere season of GOOD PEOPLE at the Howick Little Theatre which was awarded the Best Production Winner.

Audition Notes
* Please request and read the script.
* The ages are only suggestions and should only be treated as guidelines. If you are outside of this age range but feel you are perfect for the role, please come along to audition.


Characters
Angel of Deathfemale 40-50s Efficient, no nonsense, bureaucrat with a sense of humour
John Adderlymale 20s-30s Socially awkward, average nice guy prone to sarcasm
Cassiefemale 20s-30s Scatter-brained and paranoid clerk
Doctormale 50s Slick, quick-talking, more concerned with lunch than patients


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