Current SHOW

Big Fish

We are thrilled to be bringing Big Fish to the stage, performing 7th to 10th September 2022 at the Putney Arts Theatre.

With music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John August, Big Fish is based on Daniel Wallace’s 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, and the 2003 film written by John August and directed by Tim Burton.

Big Fish explores the relationship between sixty-year-old Edward Bloom, a travelling salesman, and his adult son Will, who looks for what is behind his father’s tall stories. In the present-day real world, Edward faces his mortality while Will prepares to become a father himself. In the storybook past, Edward ages from a teenager, encountering a Witch, a Giant, a Mermaid, and the love of his life, Sandra. The stories meet as Will discovers the secret his father never revealed.

Cast

Edward – Juan Miralles
Young Edward – Tom Cane
Will – Jack Kenny
Dr Bennett – Jason Thomas
Ms Calloway – Claire Wimbush
Don Price – Phil Ruby
Witch – Daniella Gambier
Sandra – Kate Vlietstra
Young Sandra – Hannah McKenna Vickerstaff
Josephine – Abbie Minnock
Jenny – Beth Owen
Karl – Mark Hunter
Zacky Price – Samuel Matthews
Lambs – Emma Crocombe, JJ Lam

Company
Anneka Crawley
Aoife McDermott
Emma Fleming
Izzy O’Flanagan
Keira Lockard
Lauren Cronin


Nicola Morgan
Nika Borsic
Phoebe Hitt
Sinead Burniston
Sophie Lee
Tara Rogerson

Ensemble
Harriet Ruby
Conor Rooney
Sophie Lee
Yumiko Shimizu
Aimee Batchelor
Alex Johnston

Featured Dancers
Emily Howe
Hillary Zondlak
Vicki Smith
Leanne Armstrong
Ariana Simone
Kirsty Rome

If you are interested in auditioning, please fill in the audition form. Full details of the characters and more information about our production are available in the information pack. If you have any questions about the roles or process, please email us on cygnetskinkyboots@gmail.com

Audition Information

Pre-audition workshops and audition dates are as follows:

Monday 9th May at 7.30pm – first meeting and the pre-audition workshop, please see the info pack for details!

Sunday 15th May from 2:00pm till 5:00pm – auditions
Monday 16th May from 7:00pm till -10:00pm – auditions
Wednesday 18th May from 7:00pm till 10:00pm – recalls

To book an audition you must submit your form by Midnight on Wednesday 11th May

All meetings and auditions (unless otherwise communicated) will take place at St Barnabas Church Hall, 146 Lavenham Road, Southfields, SW18 5EP.

The creative team

Kathryn Felton – Director
Ashley Harvey – Musical Director
Gemma Miles – Choreographer
Lisa Baltovich – Producer

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

We are committed to making this an inclusive and diverse production which showcases the talents of our society and which gives each and every member of the cast a moment to shine. As such, there will be opportunities for singers and dances of all genders, ethnicities and ages… come along to the first meeting to find out more!

AUDITIONS AND CASTING

Audition dates will be announced soon, and will be held in early-mid May.

Anyone is welcome to audition. In order to join the cast and perform in the show, you’ll need to pay an annual membership fee (currently £35 as a one-off, or £30 if paid by direct debit / standing order).

We will try to audition everyone that wants to take part; but this may not be possible if your audition form is submitted after the given deadline, or the number of available audition slots has been exceeded.

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Keep checking back to hear about our exciting plans for the rest of 2022 and beyond!

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