Open auditions for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie to be held at Sheffield Theatres
The full cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie. Photo - Matt Crockett
Fancy the chance to perform on the West End stage? The hit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is hosting auditions for its lead role at Sheffield Theatres on Tuesday 8 October
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – which started its life at the Crucible in 2017 – is in search for its new leading man to take the stage at the Apollo Theatre in the West End when its current star Layton Williams heads out on tour in early 2020.
Those hoping to take on the role are being asked to prepare 16 bars of the opening song, ‘Don’t Even Know It’ and be available from December 2019 to September 2020. Auditions will be held in the Lyceum Rehearsal Room, with registration 9.30 – 11.30am, and auditions through until 5pm.
Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Nica Burns said: “Thanks to our fantastic audiences, we are delighted to be extending and playing our third year at the Apollo. We have found some fantastic young performers to join Layton Williams and Shane Richie on tour. In the spirit of this musical, we are opening the doors to unknown talent alongside today’s young professionals in the search for our new Jamie.”
The Cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. Photo credit Johan Perrson
Sheffield Theatres’ Chief Executive, Dan Bates, said: “It’s brilliant that Jamie is continuing its London life and is in search of new talent to fill the fabulous red heels. We’re so pleased to be able to host auditions in the home of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, and can’t wait to see the talent that comes through our doors on the day!”
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will be returning to Sheffield when it starts its UK tour in the Lyceum from Saturday 8 – Saturday 29 February, starring current West End Jamie (and Bad Education star) Layton Williams and Eastenders’ Shane Richie.
Everybody’s Talking about Jamie is currently also booking until 29 August 2020 at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue.