SPEAKING IN TONGUES
by Andrew Bovell
Directed by Susan Rundle
Two couples set out to betray their partners…
A lover returns from the past and a husband doesn’t answer the phone… A woman disappears and a neighbour is the prime suspect… Contracts are broken between intimates and powerful bonds are formed between strangers.
In Andrew Bovell’s masterfully interconnected polyphony, an evocative mystery unravels at the same time as a devastating tale of disconnection between individuals, partners and communities.
The film adaptation Lantana won seven AACTA Awards including Best Film and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Sunday 21st August 1-5pm and Wednesday 24th August 8-10.00pm
Season: 18 Nov-3 Dec 2016
VENUE – Warrandyte Theatre, Mechanics Hall, Yarra Street, Warrandyte
Auditions by appointment only –contact director on [email protected] or phone 0416 298 136
Required 2 males aged 35-50 and 2 females aged 35-50
Actress 1 will play Sonja and Valerie
Actress 2 will play Jane and Sarah
Actor 1 will play Leon and Neil
Actor 2 will play Pete, Nick and John
Leon – A police detective working on a missing persons case. Leon has an affair with a woman he meets at a bar.
Sonja – A working mother who is tempted to cheat on her husband after meeting a man at a bar.
Pete – A husband who does not want children and almost cheats on his wife after meeting a woman at a bar.
Jane – A childless wife who has an affair after meeting a man at a bar.
Valerie – A psychologist whose car breaks down on the side of a back road late one night and is unable to contact her husband.
Neil -A lonely man, who while riding on the bus one morning, sees his ex-fiancée who, years earlier, disappeared without warning.
Sarah – A woman with commitment issues who is reading letters that have been sent to her by someone from her past.
Nick – An unemployed man who is being questioned by the police in regards to a missing persons case.
John – The husband of a woman who has gone missing.
PRECAST – None