Panto Audition INFORMATIOn

Rob Spurway Wellington Pantomime Group May 25, 2022 3 Comments

The Pantomime Group have released the audition information for Once Upon A Time in Pantoland.

(Indicated genders are guidelines for casting. Many roles could be played by actors of any gender. Oh yes they could!) 

Spirit of Pantomime (F) Ultimate good-fairy full to the brim of pantomime cheer 

Tommy Tickle (M) Comic, 

Tiffany Tickle’s Son 

Talullah Tickle (M) Dame, kind & caring owner of the local joke shop 

Tilly Tickle (F) Fiery young woman with passion, integrity and determination 

King Charming (M) A miserable King who hates happiness & joy 

Prince Willy (M/F) A young prince desperate to break free from his father 

PC Pete Potter (M) A cheerful police inspector keen to serve the community 

Baxter (M/F) Policeman’s faithful dog companion 

Mouldywart (F/M) The wicked witch that plights the kingdom 

Snitch (M/F) Mouldywart’s sneaky cat 

Fairy Grandmother (F) An elderly, retired fairy based on Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother 

Debbie (F) Organised and officious, PA to the Fairy Grandmother 

Flaky Pastry (F) Friend of Tilly, Pupil at the Fairy Academy, happy but a bit Flaky 

SUPPORTING ROLES (M/F) 

Villager 1 – Villager 2 – Villager 3 – Villager 4 – Postal Worker 

 Peter – Pan – Jack (Of beanstalk fame) – Jack’s cow – Snow White – Hansel & Gretel – 

Magic Mirror (Voice over) – Fairy Cake – Fairy Lights – Fairy Liquid – Ghost 

COMPANY ROLES 

People of Pantoland –  Students of the Fairy Academy – Mouldywart’s Ghosts, Ghouls and guards.

SCENES 

ACT I 

Prologue Front of Cloth and partial stage ( for fountain ) 

Scene 1 Pantoland Market Square Full stage 

Scene 2 A Country Lane (Front Cloth) & full stage then front cloth 

Scene 3 Pantoland Market Square Full stage 

Scene 4 A Country Lane (Front Cloth) 

Scene 5 The Fairy Academy Full Stage 

ACT II 

Scene 1 Mouldywart’s Castle Full stage and ending up front of cloth 

Scene 2 Mouldywart’s Castle Dungeons Full stage ends front of cloth 

Scene 3 Pantoland Market Square Full stage 

Scene 4 Song Sheet (Front Cloth) 

Scene 5 Finale

Principal and Ensemble Audition songs

For the auditions, the songs will be the original arrangements, so please feel free to find them on your preferred streaming service to practice before the auditions.

Mouldwart – Somebody to Love by  Basstrologe

King Charming – Ooh Ooh Child by The Five Stairsteps

Willy – This is a new song so will only be available at the audition workshops

Tommy – Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves

Tilly & Flaky Pastry (Duet) Part of Me by Katy Perry

Adult and child ensemble song is Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves and this will be taught with basic choreography during the audition workshops

Show synopsis and reminder of audition workshop/audition dates and times

Once Upon A Time in Pantoland

Wellington Pantomime Group is proud to announce they will be performing a brand new pantomime, titled Once Upon a Time in Pantoland in January 2023. 

This bright and funny new production comes hot on the heels of their last success, Treasure Island and the creative Team behind this one – Director Steph Colman, Choreographer Holly Knowles, Vocal Coach Kiera Chard, Musical Director Joe Beckhelling and Production co-ordinator Pete Watts are all raring to go for this roller-coaster of a pantomime.

The story so far – Pantoland, where all your favourite pantomime characters live in peace – Peter Pan, Snow White, Jack (and his beanstalk) Hansel and Gretel, King Charming to name a few, watched over by the Spirit of Pantomime all live happily together.

But wait, the Wicked Witch Mouldywart, aided by her cat Snitch has plans to kidnap the Spirit of Pantomime and make the whole land unhappy. 

Can Tallulah Tickle with son Tommy and daughter Tilly, thwart the evil plans of Mouldywart and save the day along with PC Peter Potter and his trusty dog Baxter, and with the help of Charming Prince Willy (who loves Tilly and will do anything to save her). 

Featuring all your pantomime favourites – Dame, link person, evil witch, good fairy and fairy godmother, Prince charming, a King, bumbling police officers, a cat, a dog and panto cow, plus Postman ‘Pat’, villagers/ensemble, students of the Fairy Academy, ghosts, ghouls and henchmen plus more. 

Launch night and first audition workshop – Tuesday 7th June 7.30pm, 

Second Audition workshop – Friday 10th June – 7.30pm 

Main Auditions – Sunday 12th June, 10am – 3pm – specific times TBA.

All the above at Wellington Arts Centre, Eight Acre Lane, Wellington, TA21 8PS

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!! IMPORTANT !!

To confirm your attendance please email – wellypanto2023@gmail.com

Please let us know which of the audition workshops you will be attending and confirm you will be able to attend the auditions on Sunday. 

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3 Comments

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Michelle Bailey May 31, 2022

Do you need help with painting the set etc?

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Andrew Samuel June 1, 2022

Hi Michelle,

I will pass your details on to the relevant people and someone will be in touch.

Kind Regards,
Andrew

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Jeremy Secrett June 6, 2022

Friday, ok for sunday


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