Cornwall Playhouse Productions Auditions

Callout for Professional Performers for Fisherman’s Friends The Musical and Cinderella

Hall for Cornwall are excited to announce the scheduling of auditions in Cornwall for the first two productions of its new in-house producing company, Cornwall Playhouse Productions.

Expressions of interest are invited from professional performers living and working in Cornwall who would like to be considered for roles in two world premiere shows in its inaugural opening season.

Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical

The world premiere of Fisherman's Friends: The Musical will be the first co-production for Hall for Cornwall's new in-house producing company, Cornwall Playhouse Productions, and produced in partnership with UK producers ROYO.

This brand-new musical is based on the true story of Cornwall's favourite singing sea-shanty sensations and the smash-hit 2019 Universal Pictures film which grossed over £11.5 million worldwide at the box office.

The production will be directed by James Grieve (former Joint Artistic Director of Paines Plough and former Associate Director of the Bush Theate). It is designed by Lucy Osborne with musical supervision from David White.

The creative team are keen to meet professional performers, singers and musicians with excellent acting skills, big personalities and comedy bones, and the ability to be serious, sincere and direct. All voice types and ranges required. If you think you fit the bill, please contact Casting Director Jim Arnold, via email [email protected] with your spotlight link or professional CV, agent details, headshot and showreel (if you have one), with the email subject line ‘Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical – Cornwall Auditions’ by Friday 9th July 9am.

Please also indicate in your email if you play an instrument and, if so, to what standard. The creative team are only able to meet those aged 18 and above.

Dates and location: The casting call will be held on Thursday 22nd July in Falmouth. An application must be made to the casting director ahead of the day in order to be considered and those selected to be auditioned will be notified by Friday 16th July. 

Cinderella

This family Christmas Show, produced by Cornwall Playhouse Productions, is written by the  stellar creative team of Hall for Cornwall’s previous record-breaking Christmas productions, Sleeping Beauty and Jack and the Beanstalk.

Packed with all the traditional ingredients and a large sprinkling of Cornish heart and magic, this homegrown retelling of the classic Cinderella tale will charm adults and children alike. The production is co-written by Simon Harvey and Richard Healey (Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk & Kernow King's A Cornish Carol), directed by Simon Harvey (HIRETH (o-region), FUP (o-region / Kneehigh), Brief Encounter on Tour / West End (David Pugh Ltd) and with Musical Direction by Richard Healey (HIRETH (o-region), New Jersey Nights (MK Theatre & International Tour), Ordinary Days, (Finborough Theatre & West End, ALP).

A full casting breakdown of requirements can be found at this link

Please contact Casting Director Suzy Catliff via email [email protected] with your spotlight link or professional CV, agent details, headshot and showreel, with the e-mail subject line ‘HfC Cinderella Auditions.’ For this casting opportunity, a self-tape of a pop song up to two minutes in length is required. Please provide a link in your email and send to us by Friday 9th July 9am.

Dates and location: The casting call will be held on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd July in Falmouth. An application must be made to the casting director ahead of the day in order to be considered.


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