Nelson Repertory 2019 Productions

Allo Allo March 2019

Our first show for 2019.

Allo Allo Wed 13 March – Sat 16 March

Based on the hugely popular TV comedy series, the stage version of Allo Allo follows the adventures of René, the hapless cafe owner in the war-torn occupied France, as he and his wife Edith struggle to keep themselves as priceless portrait stolen by the Nazis and kept in a sausage in their cellar. René is hiding two British airmen and is endeavoring to repatriate them with the help of the Resistance.

However, communications with London through a wireless disguised as a cockatoo add to many embarrassments he endures in the company of his patrons. Matters come to a head with the news that the Fuhrer is to visit the town and the cafe becomes filled with tricksters intending to impersonate Hitler before the event.

René will need all the wit he can muster to save his cafe and his life…!

Only 4 performances so don’t miss out on a great night’s entertainment and fun.

Ideal for groups with great group discounts available.

Visit www.theatreroyalnelson.co.nz/show/allo-allo for details and ticket prices.

Auditions Dracula : The Bloody Truth   

Sunday 24 February 1  to 3 pm

This critically acclaimed, high energy comedy is having its New Zealand premiere in Nelson!
Join Professor Abraham Van Helsing and his three amateur actors, as they stage a life-changing theatrical production surrounding the arguably true events of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Will they pull it off? It’s highly unlikely!
With four actors playing over 30 characters, you’ll see sensational slapstick, frantic costume changes and airborne props, all strung together with clever dialogue and hilarious wordplay.
‘Dracula: The Bloody Truth’ will be a comedy to sink your teeth into!

PRODUCTION DATES 12 – 15 JUNE

 Auditions will be held in the rehearsal room at the Theatre Royal

Sunday 24 February 1 to 3 pm

“Tonight I need you to understand the difference between fiction and truth. Tonight you will discover that Bram Stoker’s Dracula is in fact….fact” Travelling across Europe from the dark and sinister Transylvanian mountains to the charming seaside town of Whitby, Professor Van Helsing and his three amateur actors stage a life-changing theatrical production of Dracula – hoping to establish , once and for all, the bloody truth.

Performed by four actors playing forty characters, “Dracula – the Bloody Truth” is a full-bloodied adaption offering abundant opportunities for Nelson Repertory to sink their teeth into.

“ ‘Dracula – the Bloody Truth’ is side-splittingly funny and is, by far, the best new comedy I’ve seen this year’ Broadway World 2017.

We plan to perform this play with four very versatile actors, two male and two female.

Please contact Hugh for copy of script and audition time on hugh4921@gmail.com or 027 551 1100

 

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