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Title Tom Jones
Written By Joan Macalpine from the novel by Henry Fielding
Director Brian Moran
Reading Monday 11th February 2019 7:45pm
Auditions Friday 15th February 2019 at 7:45pm and
Monday 18th February 2019 at 7:45pm
Venue The auditions will take place at Incognito Theatre.
Rehearsals Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:45pm; Sundays at a time to be agreed by cast and director.
Production Sunday 19th May 2019 – Saturday 25th May 2019. Sunday performance starts at 6:00pm, all weekday performances start at 8.00pm, Saturday performances start at 3:00pm and 8:00pm.
Script Edition Samuel French edition. Actors successfully cast will be expected to purchase their own edition.
Synopsis Tom Jones is rich, ripe and rowdy. Tom, Squire Allworthy's adopted son, falls victim to the charms of one rustic wench after another, until at last the Squire grows tired of the trouble he causes and sends him off to cause it elsewhere. Then Tom becomes entangled with three women at once: Jenny Waters, a lady of warm heart and generous virtue, Mrs Fitzpatrick, a society lady seeking diversion from her oafish husband, and Sophia Western, whom Tom truly loves.

Cast Details

There are 24 named parts many of which are very short so only details for the main characters are shown. Depending on the number of people auditioning, there may well be some doubling or tripling up required.
Character Playing Age Audition Pages
Tom Jones Early twenties 7/9, 64/68
Squire Allworthy 50+ 12/13, 21/23
Thwackum 40+ 29, 32/34
Blifil Early twenties 36/38, 82/84
Squire Western 50+ 10/13, 55/56
Molly Seagrim/Susan Early twenties 14/16, 21/22, 45/46
Sophia Western Early twenties 17/20, 66/68
Doctor/Fellamar 40+ /30's 30/31, 70/72
Mrs Waters 40+ 46/49
Mrs Fitzpatrick Thirties 69/71
Captain Fitzpatrick 30/40 76/78
Constable Ageless 81/82, 89/90

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