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As at July 2018:


March Friday 2 Play Reading “Arms and the Man” Manor Gardens 7.30pm SP
Saturday 3 Trip to see “Thrill of Love” Tavonians in Tavistock
Monday 5 Auditions for “Rumours” Manor Gardens 7.30pm
Tuesday 6 Auditions for “Rumours” Manor Gardens 7.30pm
April Weds 4 Play Reading of “Love from a Stranger” Manor Gardens 7.30pm GS
Friday 20 Play Reading of “Cheshire Cats” 7.30pm Manor Gardens RW
May Saturday 5 Trip to see “The Full Monty” at the Devonport Playhouse tel 560726 to book your tickets!
Friday 11 Play Reading of “Betrayal” RH Manor Gardens 7.30pm
Saturday 26 “Julius Caesar” Actor's Wheel  7.30pm Barbican Theatre
Saturday 9 “Murder she didn't write” 7.30pm STERTS
June Tuesday 19 Performance of “Rumours” 7.45pm
Weds 20 Performance of “Rumours” 7.45pm
Thursday 21 Performance of “Rumours” 7.45pm
Friday 22 Performance of “Rumours” 7.45pm
Saturday 23 Performances of “Rumours” 2.45pm and 7.45pm
July Monday 2 Play Reading of “Last Tango in Whitby” 7.30pm Manor Gardens NC
Thursday 5 Auditions for The Hound of the Baskervilles, 7.30pm Manor Gardens
Thursday 19 “Oliver” 7.30pm STERTS
Tuesday 24 Play Reading of “Dancing in Lughnasa” 7.30pm Manor Gardens 
August Thursday 30 “The History Boys” by Alan Bennett 7.30pm STERTS
September Friday 14 Play Reading of “The Crucible" 7.30pm Manor Gardens 
Wednesday 24 Auditions for "The Crucible" (February play) 7.45pm Manor Gardens
Friday 28 Play Reading of “Elephants” 7.30pm Manor Gardens 
October Wednesday 24 First Performance Hound of the Baskervilles, 7.30pm The Red House 
Thursday 25 Second Performance 7.30pm
Friday 26 Third Performance 7.30pm
Saturday 27 Fourth and Fifth Performances 2.30pm & 7.30pm
November Tuesday 6 Play Reading of “The Actress” 7.30pm Manor Gardens 
Saturday 10 Quiz Evening 7.30pm Manor Gardens
December Saturday 8 Tamaritans Christmas Coffee Morning 10.30am Manor Gardens
February Wednesday 20
Performance of “The Crucible” at the Red House 7.30pm
  Thursday 21 Performance of “The Crucible” at the Red House 7.30pm
  Friday 22 Performance of “The Crucible” at the Red House 7.30pm
  Saturday 23 Performances of “The Crucible” at the Red House 2.30pm & 7.30pm

auditionsAuditions are open to all members and non-members. The only requirements are acting ability and an appropriate part being available. Please note that once you have been given a part in a production, you will need to join the Tamaritans as a full member.



 The next auditions will be for the February 2019 play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. This is to be performed on 18-23 Feb 2019 at The Red House, directed by Richard Haighton.

The auditions for this are on Wednesday 26 September 2018 at 7.30pm at Manor Gardens

The Crucible is a play that has a large cast of about 20 characters. Therefore the Production Committee will be keen to ensure that the auditions are carefully managed and each character dealt with as quickly as possible. It will help if those who wish to audition have prepared by reading the play beforehand – and perhaps taking a careful look at relevant sections for their character(s ) of interest as shown below (page numbers based on the Penguin Modern Classics edition, ISBN 978-0-141-18255, and in brackets the Heinemann edition which can be borrowed for the play reading - please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to borrow copy):

Abigal, Proctor: pp27-30 (pp 16-19)
Proctor, Elizabeth: pp52-55 (pp 42-46)
Mary, Proctor, Elizabeth: pp56-59 (pp 46-50)
Abigail, Mercy, Mary, Betty: pp25-27 (pp 14-16)
Tituba, Parris, Abigail, Susanna: pp17-18 (pp 6-7)
Tituba, Hale, parris: pp46-48 (pp 36-38)
Hale: p115 (pp 105-106)
Mrs Putnam, Putnam, Parris, Proctor, Rebecca,Giles: pp32-36 (pp 21-26)
Giles, Proctor, Francis, Hale, Cheever, Elizabeth: pp67-70 (pp 57-61)
Danforth; p90; p92 (p80; p82)
Proctor, Danforth: pp123-124 (pp 113-115)
Danforth, Giles, Hathorne: pp86-88 (pp 76-79)
Tituba, Sarah Good, Herrick: pp107-108 (pp97-98)

The main characters are: Reverend Parris, John Proctor, Abigail Williams, Reverend Hale, Mary Warren, Elizabeth Proctor and Deputy Governor Danforth.

Anyone wishing to borrow a copy of the play should contact Catherine Teague (01752 789383 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).









hammer-nailsWe are looking for new people who would like to get involved with Set Design and Construction. If you think you might be interested in joining the team on this task, then please get in touch.

Also very interested in anyone with an interest in lighting or sound to run these for the plays.

We are always looking for new members, both to act and to work backstage in any capacity. Do get in touch with us if you are interested and want to know more.

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