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Getting Plan D On

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This blog details Hannah's experience of producing her play Plan D at the Tristan Bates Theatre, from 25 January to 13 February 2010.

The fliers are coming!

Pre production Posted on Tue, December 08, 2009 18:04:56

I have ordered the Plan D fliers and they look fantastic!

They have been designed by the incredibly talented Steve Rodgers – you can see the logo above but the fliers are even better.

And Khalid Laith – one of our actors – very kindly did the translation into arabic. We should have hard copies next week (and anyone on my Christmas card list will get one as I’m being brazen this year and sending fliers instead of cards!) but if you fancy a sneaky preview Im uploading the design here:

First day of auditions

Pre production Posted on Tue, December 08, 2009 11:04:48

We started auditions yesterday and met some really great actors – I’m VERY excited.

You see a big concern was/is that there are two kids in the play – a boy and a girl. Originally Chris (the director) and I had hoped to have real children in the roles and wanted to go into local schools to source some untapped talent, there was even an idea that we might get real children from Palestine to do the show (how amazing would that have been?!).

Sadly though because of time/logistical/legal/money issues we haven’t be able to do that, so are auditioning young actors who are fresh out of drama school, but the question remained – would they look young enough… the answer is YES we saw some very good and young looking people yesterday – hooray!

But we are at the beginning now – early doors… we still have 4/5 more days of auditioning to go… watch this space – I’ll announce our casting decisions here!