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When:
11 February, 2016

Location:
Murdoch University room SS2.051

Organised by:
Murdoch Theatre Company


Murdoch Theatre Company present it's first production for 2016, Punk Rock by Simon Stephens.
Directed by Justin Crossley
AD by Katie Southwell

Synopsis:
William Carlisle has the world at his feet but its weight on his shoulders. He is intelligent, articulate and f***ked. In the library of a fee-paying grammar school, William and his fellow Sixth-Formers are preparing for their mock A-Levels while navigating the pressures of teenage life. They are educated and aspirational young people, but step-by-step, the disclocation, disjunction and latent aggression is revealed.

Characters:
William: a studious, slightly awkward teen who has fallen for the new girl at school

Lilly: The New girl, trying to find her feet and adjust to her knew surrounding, she is an intuitive but cynical person who also has a tendency to gossip

Bennett: A self-confident and arrogant individual who always commands the attention of the room and enjoys belittling and manipulating others. Doesn’t give a shit about school or grades

Cissy: The straight A’s coaster, intelligent and pretty, things seem to come pretty easy for her. She is Tanya’s best friend and dating Bennett

Tanya: the quieter, kinder best friend of Cissy, she can still joke around and be sexual when she wants to. Has a crush on a teacher at the school

Nicholas: The attractive, muscular lacrosse player, he is a quieter type, who struggles a bit more with his studies then some of his friends. He is the mediator of the group

Chadwick: a vastly intelligent but socially challenged young man, attending the school on a scholarship, who is constantly abused by his class mates

Audtions will be in 15 minute slots and will consist of a prepared, dramatic monologue and a cold reading.

Audition Dates:
11th Feb - 5:30pm-10pm
13th & 14th - 10am-4:30pm

Production Dates:
24th-30th April
Show Dates:
28th 29th & 30th April

Please request a time slot in the comments below