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GODSPELL


Show Dates: 13 - 28 May 2016 - Fridays 8pm, Saturday 1pm and 7pm.

Preferential Bookings: 1 April 2016. Join our mailing list here for priority bookings.

Public Bookings Open: 6 April 2016.



GODSPELL Cast Announcement

Now for the news you have all been waiting for......The announcement of our fabulous cast!

The Godspell team were delighted by the roll-up to auditions and sincerely thank all auditionees for their enthusiasm and for providing several nights' worth of great entertainment! We were already very much looking forward to this show, and what we saw from you increased our excitement even more!

 

We are thrilled to be able to announce the following principal and minor principal cast:

 

Jesus: Sam Hile

John the Baptist/Judas: Anthony Mason

Lamar: Isaac Owen

Jeffrey: David Forbes

Herb: David Hoffman

Joanne: Emma Sedlak

Gilmer: Chloe McKenzie

Sonia: Suzanne Chin

Robin: Kathryn Weismantel

Peggy: Rebecca Forbes

The Philosophers: Caroline Reddel, Juliet Smith, Guy Burge, Rachael Foreman and Myfanwy Warner

On the Willows: Michael Clewes and Cathy Bulfin


We are also looking for an enthusiastic chorus/ensemble with a range of ages and backgrounds - so we hope you will come along to our first rehearsal  on Friday 29 January 2016 at 7:30pm!

For people who have not performed with our society before, please register to attend the New Members' Night and Auditions on Friday 22 January by sending an email to Kath Sharpham who is our New Members Co-ordinator.



Production Team

Director - Wendy Cosier

Assistant Director -

Production Manager - Kath Sharpham

Musical Director - Andrew Yager

Assistant Music Director - Stephen Lee

Rehearsal Pianist - Sharon Weismantel

Choreographer - Clare Burgess

Make up -

Lighting -

Décor - Linda Newman

Costumes -  Beth Virzi

Set Construction - Howard Cosier and Keith Barry



GODSPELL


Synopsis


Godspell is a joyful, upbeat show by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, The Baker’s Wife). It is a lot of fun to be part of!


Godspell is based on Biblical accounts of the life and teaching of Jesus Christ, but set in a contemporary era. The show is not built on a traditional plot, but rather focuses on Jesus and a small group of followers who share and enact stories/parables and lessons using a range of theatrical styles, storytelling techniques, games and much comedy. In the second act, the show begins to follow a more linear narrative as Jesus is betrayed, crucified and resurrected.


Although Godspell has set characters and a script, just exactly who those characters are (eg. what “type” of people they are) can vary greatly from production to production, particularly according to where the show is set.


This production of Godspell will be set in the vicinity of a modern-day Sydney railway station. As such, the characters are likely to come from a cross-section of contemporary Sydney society. They could be a wide range of ages, cultural backgrounds, socioeconomic backgrounds etc.


Further detail can be read here from Wikipedia