MATS 2022 production of ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ is a comedy farce by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon.

Auditions

Auditions will be held at 95 Bridge Street (Corner Hill St), Muswellbrook and will commence from 7:30pm on Thursday 9th June.

A booking must be made to audition.

Auditions will be run in groups. Depending on numbers it may be necessary to read the audition material multiples times with different people. Please indicate if you have any availability issues. 

If you are unable to attend the audition on 9th June and are still interested, please book an audition and leave a comment. We will contact you. 

Rehearsals & Performances

Rehearsals to be held 2 nights per week, with some weekend rehearsals. 

First rehearsal will be early July and will be a full cast read through of the play. 

Must be available for all technical and dress rehearsals in Late September/ early October. 

Must be available to perform evening shows from 6th – 15th October. 

Number of performances and what nights still to be determined. 

The cast

MATS always calls auditions for its productions. This is an adult production, the recommended age range for the cast is 30-50, this is a guide only. Please still audition if you are interested in auditioning for a role.

No experience is necessary. First timers are always welcome!

Audition material has been provided and can be downloaded below. You will be asked to read/perform the provided excerpts from the script. You are not required to memorise the lines. A MATS member will read the opposite character.

This production was originally postponed in 2021, two original cast members have kept their roles. The roles of Bernard and Jacqueline will not be on offer for auditions. 

Robert
Supporting Role

Male / 30-50 years of age

Friend and best man at Bernard and Jacqueline’s wedding. Robert is having an affair with Jacqueline. 

Robert is described as, handsome, reserved, seems like an all-round nice guy but is a scoundrel. 

Suzanne
Supporting Role

Female / 30-50 years of age (can be younger)

Model and Bernard’s mistress.

Suzanne is described as, a fashion model, slim figured, chic, stylish and easily flustered.                           

Suzette
Supporting Role

Female / 30-50 years of age

The cook hired by Bernard to cook for himself, Suzanne and Robert.

Suzette is described as, friendly, working class, funny, a swan beneath the duckling exterior. 

George
Supporting Role

Male / 30-50 years of age

Suzette’s husband. Only appears in act 2. 

George is described as, big, strong, protective of Suzette and not one to indulge in fooling around.