Wednesday, May 18, 2011

24:7 2011: First call for actors!

Festival Week:
21-29 July 2011
First call for actors!
 Season 8
Other Stuff:
Open auditions
The Manchester
Fiction Prize
Some local
productions in brief

24:7 2011: First call for actors!

The 13 participating productions are starting to cast their shows.

As each piece has different needs in casting, between now and the end of the month we'll be posting up any casting calls they have.

On this week's list:

No Place Like Home by Rebekah Harrison

The Rainbow Connection by Joanne Sherryden

The Shadow Of Your Hand by Michael Stewart

Sherica by Ian Winterton

There are sixteen parts in total in these four shows. CLICK HERE to go to the casting page on our website. It's not reachable via the homepage.


You'll find a complete list of this summer's shows and writers on the website homepage.

Good luck. More castings soon!


Season 8 of 24:7
will run from 21 - 29 July 2011 in several Manchester city centre venues.
There will be nine days of productions, rather than the usual seven, together with a fully programmed Big Weekend. Watch this space!
Information on all aspects of 24:7 will be added to the main website
as we go along.
CLICK HERE for a look back at 24:7 2010.
Other Stuff!
Monkeywood Theatre: Open Auditions
Monkeywood Theatre are a Manchester based theatre company currently touring with the acclaimed Once in a House on Fire. Previous work includes Last Orders, Maine Road and A Song for the Lovers.
We have a busy programme planned for 2011 onwards and want to meet actors to work with on upcoming tours and future projects. On Saturday 11th June 2011, we plan to meet as many new faces as possible.
CLICK HERE for full information.
The Manchester Fiction Prize
Under the direction of Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, the Manchester Writing School at MMU is launching the second Manchester Fiction Prize – a major international literary competition celebrating excellence in creative writing, with a cash prize of £10,000.
The competition – a complete short story of up to 3,000 words – is open internationally to entrants aged 16 or over; there is no upper age limit.
The Manchester Fiction Prize celebrates the substantial cultural and literary achievements of Manchester, building on the work of the Manchester Writing School at MMU and enhancing the city's reputation as one of Europe's most adventurous and creative spaces. The prizes will be awarded at a gala ceremony hosted as part of the 2011 Manchester Literature Festival.
CLICK HERE for full info and to enter online.
Some local productions in brief...  
Peacefully At Home @ Smiths Restaurant, Eccles, tonight 18 & Thurs 19 May. Dinner bookings 6:15 / 6:30pm, performance at 8:15pm.
Meals and drinks as per menu prices, theatre tickets £8.50. Ring 0161 788 7343 to book
Temp/Casual @ Contact Manchester, tonight until Sat 21 May. Premièred at 24:7 2009. Now with Arts Council funding!
The Crypt Project, meet @ The Angel Centre, Salford, tonight until Tues 31 May
Telling Looks @ Taurus, Manchester on Tues 24 May
Comic Potential @ Capitol Theatre, Manchester, Wed 25 - Sat 28 May

There's also a packed programme of events and performances at the Green Room throughout May. CLICK HERE for the website!


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