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The Wedding Singer

30 Oct – 2 Nov

Auditions: 17th June

all at 7:30pm at BLODS Hall.

Playing dates: Weds 30th, Thurs 31st October, Fri 1st, Sat 2nd November at 7:30pm + Sat 2nd November 2:30pm.

FAQs AND ALL AUDITION MATERIAL CAN BE FOUND HERE

The BLODS’ Autumn 2019 production will be the musical comedy, ‘The Wedding Singer’. It is a first for the society and we hope to make it a spectacular show – and one that stands out as a great experience for our cast. There are eight principal parts available, plus many memorable featured-ensemble characters which we can have a lot of fun with.

TWS is based on the classic 1997 rom-com of the same name, starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, but unlike the film it does not feature any 80s pop classics. It has a fantastic original score for us to get our teeth into, in addition to the two songs played by Robbie in the film (“Somebody Kill Me” and “I Wanna Grow Old With You”).

We hope that you will join us for the auditions on Monday, 17th June. They will be closed full details can be found via the link above.

Please note: Playing ages are just a guide.

Production Team

Band

Keys: Judy Gilham, Jonathan Bruce, Guitar: Dan Jefferies, Bass: Jim Goddin, Reeds: Trevor Sheldrake, Brass: Andy Gill, Drums: Darren Barnes.

Cast

(In order of appearance)

Robbie Hart

(Lead) – The charismatic lead singer/guitarist of ‘Simply Wed’. A confident performer – until jilted on his wedding day. Ability to play guitar a bonus.

Sammy

Robbie’s band mate and best friend. Holly’s ex.

George

Robbie’s band mate and Boy George superfan/lookalike.

Julia Sullivan

(Lead) – Glen’s girlfriend (later fiancee). Caring and witty but a little naive.

Holly

Julia’s cousin, Sammy’s ex. Looking for love in all the wrong places. Vulnerable with a confident exterior.

Glen Guglia

Julia’s sleazy boyfriend. Rich, materialistic womaniser.

Rosie

Robbie’s Grandma. A kind, caring old lady with a surprising past. Ability to rap and street dance a bonus!

Linda

Robbie’s Ex. A narcissist rock chick.

Angie

Julia’s Mom. A divorcee – who wants Julia to have a happy marriage with Glen.

Children x6

Includes: Bar Mitzvah boy (Jared Shapiro) plus children of wedding guests. Please note – priority will be given to children of the cast, for safeguarding reasons.

Featured Ensemble

Includes: brides and grooms, wedding guests/losers (Ugly Guy, Sideburns Lady, Comfort-Eating Lady etc), miserable single men, Wall Street Traders, Glen’s bits-on-the-side and many more…!