We are excited to be one of the first amateur groups to bring ‘Kinky Boots’ to the stage, performing from Wednesday 16th to Saturday 19th February 2022 at the London Oratory School Theatre.
Based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots and mostly inspired by true events, the musical tells the story of Charlie Price. Having inherited a shoe factory from his father, Charlie forms an unlikely partnership with cabaret performer and drag queen Lola to produce a line of high-heeled boots and save the business. In the process, Charlie and Lola discover that they are not so different after all. The excellent writing of Harvey Fierstein combined with an infectiously upbeat score by Cyndi Lauper makes this a show that you do not want to miss out on being part of!
Charlie – Joe McWilliam
Lola/Simon – Devon Johnson
Lauren – Rebecca Tarry
Don – Josh Yard
Nicola – Fiona Scott
Harry – Oscar Denihan
Pat – Laura Pike
Trish – Gemma Ronte
George – Rob Malone
Mr Price – Russell Bramley
Young Lola – Not yet cast
Young Charlie – Not yet cast
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-audition workshops and audition dates are as follows:
Tuesday 28th September; 8pm – first meeting, held virtually over Zoom – please see the info pack for details!
Thursday 30th September & Tuesday 5th October; from 7:30pm – pre-audition workshops
Thursday 7th October; from 7:30pm – auditions
Sunday 10th October: from 2:00pm until 6:00pm – auditions
Tuesday 12th October; from 7:30pm – recalls
Thursday 14th October; 7:30pm – first rehearsal
All meetings and auditions (unless otherwise communicated) will take place at St Barnabas Church Hall, 146 Lavenham Road, Southfields, SW18 5EP.
The creative team
Paul Nicholas Dyke – Director
Ashley Harvey – Musical Director
Catherine Higgins – Choreographer
Alice Newstead – Producer
If you have any questions about the pre-audition meetings, or the auditions themselves, please email us at our dedicated Kinky Boots email address – email@example.com.
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 more opportunities for singers and dances of all genders, ethnicities and ages than would usually be thought of with this show… come along to the first meeting to find out more!
AUDITIONS AND CASTING
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.
Keep checking back to hear about our exciting plans for 2022 and beyond!
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