Nativity the Musical seeks children to star in the UK and London tour

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 00:30

The producers of the smash-hit Nativity! The Musical are delighted to announce children’s auditions across the UK to find the cast of Oakmoor School.

Following two successful years in 2017 and 2018 Nativity! The Musical will head out on tour for a third year, opening at the Wolverhampton Grand on 29 October 2019. The production will then visit, Aylesbury, Canterbury, Cardiff, Plymouth and Southampton before a London run at The Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith from 11 – 29 December.

Keston & Keston (Children's Casting Directors) and the producers are looking for children across the UK who would love the chance to sparkle and shine in the cast of Nativity! The Musical this Christmas! Children can be from Wolverhampton, Aylesbury, Canterbury, Cardiff, Plymouth, Southampton and London to audition for a role in Oakmoor school.

In order to take part in the show, all children must:

  • Aged between 9 and 12 years old by 1 September 2019
  • No taller than 4ft 7 (140cm)
  • Be characterful but disciplined children with strong singing, acting and dance skills and a passion for performing
  • Live within one-hour commute from the local theatre they are auditioning for
  • Be available to perform on all dates at their relevant venue (full tour dates listed below)

To audition, children must apply with Children’s Casting Directors, Keston & Keston at . Keston & Keston will then be in touch to invite in children to castings.

Auditions for the cast of Oakmoor School for the Plymouth dates on the tour will take place on 21 September in Plymouth. The deadline for applications is August 2019.

Debbie Isitt, Creator and Director of Nativity! said: “I am so excited for us to be holding regional auditions again for the second year running to find our stars of Oakmoor School. I’m absolutely delighted that we are holding auditions across the UK and I can’t wait to see what the children of Wolverhampton, Aylesbury, Canterbury, Cardiff, Plymouth, Southampton, and London have to offer! Nativity! The Musical is so full of joy and we can’t wait to create another magical, family stage show for a third year”.

Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School they’ve decided to mount a musical version! Join teacher Mr Maddens and his crazy assistant Mr Poppy as they struggle with hilarious children, and a whole lot of sparkle and shine to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true. Featuring all of your favourite sing-a-long songs from the smash-hit films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth and One Night One Moment. Nativity! The Musical promises to be the perfect feel-good comedy for all the family.

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