OLIVER! ADULTS OPEN AUDITIONS

We are soon holding a set of  auditions open to all-comers for our production of Lionel Bart’s ever-popular OLIVER! to be staged at the ROYAL COURT THEATRE, Liverpool from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th NOVEMBER, 2017.

Candidates will need to come to BOST HQ at 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, CH41 2SG for their audition.

The major adult roles of Fagin, Nancy, Bill Sikes, Mr Bumble and Widow Corney will be auditioned on the evening of TUESDAY 13th JUNE, starting at 7pm.

The other adult characters, Mr & Mrs Sowerberry, Mr Brownlow, Mrs Bedwin, Dr Grimwig, and Old Sally will be auditioned from 7 o’clock on the evening of THURSDAY 15th JUNE , as will the teenage roles of Bet, Charlotte and Noah Claypole.

Audition passages for all the above roles will become available in a couple of weeks’ time.  In the meanwhile, here is the list of songs required for each character’s audition:

(The above-named characters not appearing in this list will only be required to audition script, as they do not have a particular song.)

 

            FAGIN – Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two  &  Reviewing The Situation

            NANCY – As Long As He Needs Me  &  It’s a Fine Life

            SIKES – My Name

            BUMBLE – I Shall Scream  &  Boy For Sale

            CORNEY – I Shall Scream

 

            SOWERBERRYS – That’s Your Funeral

            BEDWIN – Where Is Love?

            BET – It’s a Fine Life

 

Latest News

Musical tribute to former leading lady

Published: June 27th, 2020

We are saddened by the recent passing of Davina (Dee) Jones. Davina was a member of BOST for many years and was a talented performer and good friend. She first joined in 1979, fresh out of University, for our production of The Sound of Music. ...

Read More

West End Masterclass series launched

Published: June 21st, 2020

Theatre fans given the chance to join exclusive online events with West End stars We have launched a series of special West End Masterclasses, which will be held throughout the year, with a different West End star taking part each time. Exclusive to BOST’s membership base, ...

Read More
Impact of COVID-19 on BOST

Impact of COVID-19 on BOST

Published: March 20th, 2020

Earlier this month we made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming production of ‘When The Lights Go On Again’, as the health of our audience members, cast and crew is of utmost importance. While further rehearsals are unable to take place at the moment, ...

Read More

Keep up to date with our latest news

Enter your email address here:

 
 

© 2020 Birkenhead Operatic Society.
Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG
Charity No/259 306.

Royal Court Theatre
Gladstone  Theatre Port Sunlight
Floral Pavilion New Brighton
Liverpool Empire Theatre