Progress auditions are open to members, all ex-members, and non-members residing within 10 miles of Progress.
If you are cast for a show, you will need to become a member this is for legal and safety reasons.
Progress Theatre is committed to the principles of inclusion, and roles are open to all, including any age, gender identity, disability or ethnicity. Although some characters may be historical figures, auditionees of different ethnicities, disabilities and gender identities are encouraged to audition. We are committed to improving our access to all and would love to welcome you to the Progress community. Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org, to let us know if you have any access/inclusion requirements or concerns including (but not exclusive to): disability, gender, race, sexuality, gender identity, age, financial aid.
Dark Sublime Auditions
Performance dates 17-22 January 2022, including Saturday matinee
Auditions will be held at Park United Reformed Church Hall, near Palmer Park
Sun 26 Sept 7pm & Tues 28th Sept 7.30pm
If you are unable to attend either of the above auditions or have any concerns about attending an in-person audition, please contact producer email@example.com in advance to make alternative arrangements.
If you are planning to come to either audition, please contact producer Chris Moran in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org. This will help with advance planning and help to keep everyone safe..
Unless you are exempt, please wear a face covering at the audition and keep this on until you are asked to read for a part.
Characters (ages approximate)
Marianna/Ragana (f) late 50s/early 60s
Kate/President of Earth (f) late 50s/early 60s
Oli/Vol (m) 21
Suzanne/Jaylin (f) late 40s/early 50s
Bob/Vycar (m) late 50s/early 60s
The Voice of Kolsey any
Kolsey does not appear on stage, their lines will be delivered over a microphone and can therefore be read from the script.
The second characters named are the roles they play in the sci-fi series Dark Sublime, who also appear on stage during the play.
Former sci-fi icon Marianne doesn't know what to expect when Oli comes knocking on her front door. He turns out to be a die-hard fan of her old TV show who's come looking for her autograph. Hoping to be remembered for more than just a cult television series, Marianne decides to entertain Oli for a chat. As the two learn more about each other, they soon find that their worlds are not as distant as they first seemed. As Oli pushes her back into the past and a strange, outrageous world she hasn’t visited in almost 40 years, Marianne must find her own way into the future – and together they begin to discover what every good relationship needs: time and space. Michael Dennis’ debut comedy boldly explores what later life is like for older gay women as well as the next generation, testing the outer limits of how far friendships and relationships can be pushed.