Open auditions are being held at The Apollo Theatre in Newport for the modern and exciting thriller, The Girl on the Train.

This stage adaptation of the best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins requires 7 cast members who, during the play, will delve into the complexities of human relationships and the impact of trauma.

The theatre is breaking with the tradition of holding member-only auditions, casting the net wide to anyone on the Isle of Wight.

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A read-through of the play for anyone interested in taking part in the production will take place at 19:30 on Monday 27th May at The Apollo Theatre. Auditions will be on Sunday 2nd June at 16:00.

Female roles required include:

  • Rachel (mid 30s), the lead role, an alcoholic divorcee
  • Megan (20s) young, artistic and sensitive with a dark past
  • Anna (20-35) anxious but determined to protect her marriage to Tom

Male roles required include:

  • Tom (30-40) confident, appears to be a loving husband, Rachel’s ex.
  • Scott (20-35) IT professional, masculine and volatile, married to Megan.
  • Kamal (25-40) Megan’s therapist
  • D.I. Gaskill (30-50 not gender specific) the insightful and determined detective.

For more details and audition pieces,  contact the director Helen Reading on 07712050920 or email [email protected].

The production runs from Friday 6th September to Saturday 14th September, cast members will need to commit to being available for the productions run Friday/Saturday and then Tuesday to Saturday the following week.

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