Take to the stage with Bath Drama!
Spring 2024 Show:
By David Hare
Director: Andy Cork
Skylight is a play set in the mid 90’s. Kyra Hollis lives in a shabby North London flat. She is a teacher at a school in a disadvantaged part of East London. She is unexpectedly visited by Edward Sergeant who she had previously looked after when she was a baby sitter for his parents. Edward’s mother has died; he is concerned about how his father Tom Sergeant is coping. Tom is an wealthy entrepreneur restaurant owner. When Kyra was a waitress at Tom’s restaurant while she was a student. Tom and Kyra had a six year affair ending only when Tom’s wife found out.
Tom visits Kyra after his son has previously visited. Although he has not been in touch with Kyra for 3 years it becomes clear that would like to revive their relationship.
David Hare writes a play which examines the fallout of an intense love affair and personal pain against the background of Thatcher’s Britain.
The play won the Olivier for best new play and the New York Drama Circle Critic’s award.
Kyra Hollis Early 30s. School teacher
Tom Sergeant Late 40s/50. Wealthy restaurant owner.
Edward Sergeant 18. Gap year. Sells hot dogs at football grounds.
Kyra and Tom are significant parts. Kyra is on stage for the entire play.
Initial auditions will be held on Tuesday 31 October and Tuesday 7 November at the Pavilion, Bath Recreational Ground, William Street starting at 7pm until 10pm. Please let us know if you would like to attend either date by emailing email@example.com.
If you cannot make either of these dates, we may be able to see you at another time; please let us know if so.
For those who don’t know where the Pavilion is the what3words location is: edits.chew.cafe
Please allow time to park as on street parking is often limited.
The audition process will be an open audition. There will be some text provided prior to the audition.
If you are planning to attend an audition please get in contact via firstname.lastname@example.org. Information can be provided, including text; also please feel free to ask any questions etc.
There will very likely be a recall audition following the initial auditions.
Skylight will be performed at the Rondo Theatre, Larkhall, Bath from Weds 24th to Sat 27th April 2024. Get-in will be Sun 21st April, with Dress and Tech likely to be the Mon.
Rehearsals will be from January to April. Typically, there will be 1 - 2 rehearsals during the week and Sunday afternoon and/or evening calls.