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Jack – SLT Christmas Show, Read Through

This Monday, August 8, there will be a read through of SLT’s Christmas show Jack a modern day sequel to Jack and the Beanstalk featuring the music of the Pet Shop Boys, penned by Peter Stevens (director) and Matthew Davies.

This will be an epic Christmas production spreading a great big dollop of festive joy to boys and girls young and old. Come and find out all about it on Monday and get involved in spreading some yuletide magic.

Please email the director if you would like a copy of the script and if there’s a part that takes your fancy, let him know. The show will also need lots of singers, dancers, drummers, back stage crew, set and lighting design and construction, and four giant toads.

 

CHARACTERS:

JACK, M, Teen/20s – Croydon tearaway
JILL, F, Teen/20s – Another Croydon tearaway, Jack’s twin sister.
FAIRY, F – Fairy and Narrator of the Story
QUEEN, F, 20s – New ruler of the Magical Kingdom
PRINCE, M, 20s – Brash but loyal younger brother of the Queen
MOTHER, F, – Mother of Jack and Jill
HIERONYMOUS, THE QUEEN’S COUNCIL, M, – Scheming adviser of the Queen. Goatee essential.
RIFF, M, – Cockney henchman
RAFF, F, – Cockney henchwoman
CLOAK – a mysterious stranger with a dark creepy voice

ADULT CHORUS ROLES

POLICE OFFICER
CONSTABLE
MOLLY, F – Queen’s Maid
BIANCA, F – A glamorous assistant,
MR DE SADE, – A naughty French person
PRINCE MANLY, F – A woman
PRINCE NIGEL, M – An idiot
MAYOR, M – Lord Mayor of the town of É
MAYORESS, F – Lady Mayoress of the town of É
VILLAGERS/COURTIERS
GIANT TOADS – Toads Of Unusual Size

KIDS CHORUS