Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates, a pantomime by Tom Whalley.

Performances on the 25th and 26th January 2019 at the East Didsbury Methodist Church

Evening performances at 8pm. Saturday matinee at 2.30pm

Auditions

All Didsbury Player auditions are open for everyone, you do not need to be a member to attend.

We are having a read-through of the script on Tuesday 25th September from 8pm at the Didsbury Cricket Club.

Auditions will be held on Sunday 30th September (from 2:00pm at the East Didsbury Methodist Church) and Tuesday 2nd October (from 7:30pm at the Didsbury Cricket Club).

There will be an optional dance audition for everyone, this will be a short routine taught at the start of the auditions to everyone, you will then perform it individually as part of your audition, so please make sure to be there at the start.

The actual audition pieces are in the document at the bottom of the page.

Principal Parts

CAPTAIN BLACKTASHE (Male or Female) A fearsome pirate captain with Voodoo powers.

Acting Audition: Pages 1 - 2 of the below document.

Singing Audition: "I Am A Pirate King" (backing track) from the Pirates of Penzance (original)


WINKLE (Male or Female) The bumbling henchman of the above. Missing teeth and bad hygiene.

Acting Audition: Pages 3 - 4 of the below document.

Optional Singing Audition: "Look Down" (backing track) from Les Misérables (original)


CALYPSO (Male or Female) Spirit of the Seventh Sea. Very magical!

Acting Audition: Pages 5 - 7 of the below document.

Singing Audition: "I Need a Hero" (backing track) by Bonnie Tyler


DAME CRYSTAL CRUSOE (Male) Robinson’s loveable batty Mother.

Acting Audition: Pages 8 & 12 of the below document.


CAPTAIN CRUSOE (Male or Female) Robinson’s Dad. Charming.

Acting Audition: Page 12 of the below document.


SPRAT CRUSOE (Male or Female) Robinson’s brother. Daft as a brush!

Acting Audition: Pages 5 - 7 of the below document.


ROBINSON CRUSOE (Male or Female) The man himself! Traditional principal boy.

Acting Audition: Page 14 of the below document.

Singing Audition: "Hooked on a Feeling" (backing track) by Blue Swede (original)

OR "Everything Has Changed" (backing track) by Taylor Swift ft. Ed Sheeran


POLLY PERKINS (Female) The Innkeeper’s Daughter. Soft spot for Robinson.

Acting Audition: Pages 9 - 11 & 14 of the below document.

Singing Audition: "Everything Has Changed" (backing track) by Taylor Swift ft. Ed Sheeran


PETER PERKINS (Male) The Innkeeper, dotes on his daughter.

Acting Audition: Pages 9 - 11 of the below document.


FRIDAY (Male or Female) An island native.

Acting Audition: Page 13 of the below document.

Singing Audition: "Copa Cabana" (backing track) by Barry Manilow (original)


PINCHY STRYDER (Male or Female) Crab.

Singing Audition: "Under the Sea" (backing track) from "The Little Mermaid"


Chorus Parts

“SMALL PART ONLY” for Acting - Read as Peter or Polly Perkins (your choice).

DANCING - You will do the dance audition as described above.

SINGING - "Look Down" from Les Misérables (backing track) (original)

OR "Let Me Entertain You" (backing track) by Robbie Williams

Audition Pieces

Robinson Crusoe Audition Pieces.docx

Director James Mason

Production Manager Gemma Perry

Script provided by www.tomwhalleypantomimes.com