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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Life, Love and Liberty

from Sid Ambrose
Life, Love and Liberty open day Saturday April the 21st

Hello, l am currently working with Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival to produce an exciting new event which sits outside their normal festival schedule. The event called Life, love and liberty will be three promenade theatre performances taking place on the 21st and 22nd July. The performances recognise the importance of Dumfries as Burns Song shop and celebrates the latter years of his life.
I would like to invite you to an open day on the 21st April in Greyfriars church Dumfries to find out more about this very special project. We are looking for people with a variety of skills to assist, these include Stewards, Costume makers, set designers, youth workers, actors, actresses, singers, musicians and people of influence within the Burns and theatre communities.
The celebrated actor John Cairney has been specially commissioned to produce the script and will act as the events Artistic Director.
John indicated that the following roles would be key in a cast of over 30 performers.

John Cairney as Robert Burns in STV's 'Burns' in 1968
Leading actors - to play Burns and Jean. Actors rather than singers but actor-singers rather than singer-actors. Age range - 35/37.

Supporting actors - (Approximate ages in brackets) Maxwell (30) Syme (40) McCracken (40) Mitchell (50) John Lewars (25)
Jessie Lewars (20) Maria Riddell (30) Jean Lorimer (25 and singer). Actress to play 'Rosalind' in play excerpt.

Small-part players - 2 male citizens, 2 female citizens, 4 male Loyalists, 2 gentlemen, Duke Senior and Mr Sutherland.
It would be greatly appreciated if you could further distribute the details of the meeting to anyone who you think would be interested in attending.
If you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch.!/sidpagan
(Sid - it would be useful if you could add more contact details and a time for the event on 21st April in a comment below - ta)

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