Things are looking up for theatres in 2022

1812 Theatre is casting for a 2022 production of The History Boys.

By Peter Kemp

Your correspondent is pleased to announce that your local theatres are on the way back and are getting ready for 2022.

There is an audition notice for 1812 Theatre for the production of The History Boys written by Alan Bennett and directed by Dexter Bourke, performing in The Bakery at 1812.

Performance Dates: 5 October to 20 October 2022

Rehearsals will run from around Tuesday 2 August, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. There will be additional workshops required.

Call Dexter for a copy of the script, to discuss any aspects of the production and to book an audition on 0411 287 043.

Reading and auditions commence at the 1817 Theatre, 3 Rose Street, Upper Ferntree Gully.


Male 50s to 60s

Male 60s

Male 40s and mid 20s

Female 40s to 50s

Eight male student roles for mid-teens to early 20s

Two minor male roles 30s to 50s

One minor female role 20s to 40s.

Must be cast by the end of November