An Inspector Calls by JB Priestly
The classic English drama about social justice and collective responsibility.
To be preformed from September 29th to October 7th.
To be directed by Bruce Olive, assisted by Alex Meloni
Auditions: Tuesday 25th July 2023, 7:30pm
At Buderim War Memorial Hall
Arthur Birling – 50’s – Patriarch of the Birling family who owns a profitable manufacturing company.
Sybil Birling – Married to Arthur
Sheila Birling – 20’s – daughter of Arthur and Sybil
Eric Birling – older brother of Sheila
Gerald Croft – fiancé of Sheila and son of the owner of another manufacturing company.
Inspector Goole – 40’s plus – A representative of the local police force sent to investigate a suicide.
Edna – the Birlings’ maid.
The AGES outlines above are indication only.
For more information, please call Bruce 0457 438 236 or Alex 0403 771 641.
Pending permission from Origin Theatrical.
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