There are two upcoming productions which will hold auditions in the later part of the year.
Writers: Suzanne Walshe, Padraig Denihan and Ray Murray Directed by Valerie Greene
Auditions early August – date to be confirmed
Synopsis: The Irish aristocrat Violet Gibson, 5-foot-1 with long greying hair, at fifty was an unlikely assassin. On April 7, 1926 she shot Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. She was the only would be assassin to actually hit the great man, grazing his nose with her bullet. Nobody knows if Gibson acted alone. Her ultimate fate is hauntingly sad. Together the director, writers and actors will explore the character of Violet through a synergetic process culminating in performance presenting Violet through the different stages of her life. The Debutante. The Assassin. The Madwoman. Underscored by a soundtrack which unveils her state of mind.
Written by Padraig Denihan Directed by Mary Conlon
Auditions mid-August – date to be confirmed
Synopsis: DEARBHLA a journalist for a mothers and babies magazine. Also blogs about her single life, including her own decision never to have children. Meanwhile, she and her UK editor TOBY have been carrying on an affair. Her mother BRID is anxious about her but has a bit of a knack for making things worse not better. After bumping into JASON, an old – now married – acquaintance, Dearbhla re-examines her attitudes via her blog. Now, with a high-profile baby products trade fair to attend, will she finally find a way to confront her demons.
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