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Show Dates: 13 -
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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-
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 -
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-
Assistant Director -
Production Manager -
Musical Director -
Assistant Music Director -
Rehearsal Pianist -
Make up -
Set Construction -
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-
Further detail can be read here from Wikipedia