Things I Know to Be True

By Andrew Bovell 

Directed by Vanessa Jensen

Written by Andrew Bovell (Lantana, When the Rain Stops Falling), a stunning Australian play with beautifully drawn characters. Warm, funny, heartbreaking and honest, this family drama examines love and family dynamics in a way everyone in an audience can relate to.

Auditions – August 13, call backs – 15 or 16 

Read Through – 21 August

Rehearsals – Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Sunday daytime (may change due to cast availability)

Season – October 28, 29 November 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12

A community theatre production, therefore unpaid and membership of the club required after accepting a part.

Roles –  Set in the suburbs of Adelaide and Australian accents are required.

The ages of the characters need to be adhered to for the family dynamics to be believable, and the storyline to work. Ability to convincingly play the age specified is a must.

The Price family:

Bob, 63, retrenched auto factory worker

Fran, 57, senior nurse

Their children:

Pip, 34, Ed. Dept. bureaucrat

Mark, 32, IT Specialist.

Ben, 28, financial services worker

Rosie, 19, doesn’t know who she is or what she wants to be yet.

Auditions will be held at Melville Theatre Company, Cnr Stock Road and Canning Hwy, Palmyra. Saturday August 13,  2022.

Auditions will be in small groups and will include you delivering the supplied monologue or extract  for the character you are auditioning for, and some scene work from the script with others. 

1. 10.00am – 11.30am

2. 12.30pm – 2.00pm

3. 3.00pm – 4.30pm 

Contact me, vandlars@hotmail.com.au if you want any further information, or to book an audition stating which role and which of the three timeslots you are interested in. 

Vanessa Jensen