Hartlepool performers aim to have audience rocking in their seats in first stage performance

A musical theatre group are hoping to have their audience rocking in their seats when they showcase their first production.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 05 August, 2018, 19:15

Casting Call Musical Theatre will be showcasing its version of Green Day’s American Idiot at Manor Academy Community Theatre in Hartlepool.

The 19-strong cast - aged between 14 and 32 - including four band members have been working on the show since February.

Drewss rehearsal for Casting Call's latest production, a musical An American Idiot.

It is the first big performance put on by the group since the academy launched in January.

Director and founder, of the academy, Kate Williams said: “Everyone has been working really hard and this will be the first time in the North East the musical has been played outside of its UK tour by a musical theatre group.

“It follows the story of three boys who are stuck in a little town and want to make it big, it follows all the obstacles they have in their way. “

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The academy based in Walmsley Hall, Osborne Road, Hartlepool, has performers travelling from across the North East to be part of the group.

Drewss rehearsal for Casting Call's latest production, a musical An American Idiot.

Tickets for the show, which will take place on August 16 - 18, are on sale now, priced £8 and £6 for concessions from Walmsley Hall or by visiting eventbrite.co.uk

For more details on the academy visit Casting Call; Academy of Musical Theatre on Facebook.

Drewss rehearsal for Casting Call's latest production, a musical An American Idiot.
Dress rehearsal for Casting Call's latest production, a musical An American Idiot.