Saturday, November 30th, 2013

GARRICK Theatre in Western Australia is on the hunt for actors for its first season of 2014.

Director Dale James is directing David Williamson's Brilliant Lies and is holding auditions from 10am, December 8.

Williamson is known for his extensive range of work including Don’s Party, The Club, Travelling North and Money and Friends and the screenplays Gallipoli, The Year of Living Dangerously, Phar Lap and Balibo.

Brilliant Lies is described as a serious comedy about sexual harassment in the workplace, focusing on political correctness and changing social values.

It was made into a 1996 film with Anthony LaPaglia, Gia and Zoe Carides and Ray Barrett.

A range of males and females, aged from their 20s to mid-50s, are required:

  •          Marion , official commission mediator, age 30s-40s.
  •          Suzy, a young ambitious career woman (tarty in appearance), in her 20s.
  •          Vince , owner of the business where Suzy works, aged 45-plus.
  •          Gary, Suzy’s manager, aged 40-plus.
  •          Katy, Suzy's sister, in her late 20s/early 30s.
  •          Brian, Suzy's father, aged 50-plus.
  •          Paul, Suzy's older brother, in his 30s. 

Performance dates for the show are January 30 to February 15. For more details, call Dale James on 0407 426 957 or email [email protected].

Please note: this is a community theatre production and therefore all roles are voluntary

Garrick Theatre is at 16 Meadow Street, Guildford, opposite the Stirling Arms Hotel and Guildford Town Hall.



Gia Carides and Anthony LaPaglia appeared in the 1996 film Brilliant Lies. Garrick Theatre is looking for actors for the stage version.

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Garrick Theatre

Garrick Theatre is situated in the heritage town of Guildford, Western Australia. The club was named after the famous English actor and dramatist, David Garrick. Founded in 1932, Garrick is the longest-running community theatre in the Perth metropolitan area.

On April 16, 1932, Mrs W Dancer and a few friends met at "Riversleigh" where it was decided to form a repertory club. On May 13, 1932, Garrick Theatre Club was born. This group gathered regularly at "Riversleigh" until more permanent premises were obtained at the Mechanic's Institute in Guildford.

Later, the move to the club's present home in Meadow Street was made possible with the assistance of the local council, whose interest in Garrick's aims and activites has never waned. This home was constructed in the early days of the Swan River Colony and served initially as quarters for the Commissariat. The building is heritage-listed. Various renovations and additions have taken place over the decades - perhaps most notably a new stage with revolve in the 1990s.
Over more than eight decades, Garrick Theatre has brought to the community a wide variety of entertainment. In its turn, it has received many awards and today is one of the most respected community theatre groups in the State. The club is run entirely by members on a voluntary basis.

Dale James
M: 0407 426 957


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