That's right people! The countdown to STAG's
Only The Beginning: Songs That Started Something is now officially on with the cast announced last night in a fun-packed, dance-filled inaugural rehearsal.
This years cast includes some STAG regulars, teamed with some new and returning faces to the STAG family.
Included in the line-up are Katy Somerville as Pat Benetar, Erin Meeking as Blondie, Chris Dainton as Marc Bolan, Luke Lewis as Roger Daltry, Matt McLindon as Billy Joel, Wendy Russell as Tina Turner, Kara Meeking as Madonna, Leigh Kuehnapfel as David Bowie, Natalie Ferguson as Aretha Franklin and Rachael Collins as Bette Midler, plus a host of other stars ready to rock you into the next world. Also, returning to the end-of-year stage after five and four year absences respectively are Nicole Sleeth as Annie Lennox and Aaron-David Palmer as Billy Idol.
The pricipal cast are supported by a swag of talented adults, teens and children in what promises to be one helluva show!
Only The Beginning: Songs That Started Something will play at the Eastbank Centre from November 1 - 11, 2007. Tickets will open on August 31 and will be available from Riverlinks Box Office.
Keep an eye out for more news as it blasts into view.
Posted by Aaron-David on 27.6.07
A lot of questions have been asked about what will would-be rockstars be asked to sing at their
Only The Beginning: Songs That Started Something audition this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24.
Well, we can safely boast that we have the answers. And so we should as we are the company producing the show!
Male Audition Songs: White Wedding by Billy Idol, My Generation by The Who, Turn, Turn, Turn by The Byrds.
Female Audition Songs: Material Girl by Madonna, Respect by Aretha Franklin, Sisters (Are Doing It For Themselves) by Annie Lennox / Aretha Franklin.
Childrens' Audition Song: Prisoner of Society by The Living End.
A list of songs will also be read out at the Information Night that are included in
Only The Beginning: Songs That Started Something, and auditionees are most welcome to try their hand at these songs, but will have to perform them to a commercial CD, not a backing track. It is also preferable that any song that is sung in an audition is actually a song from Only The Beginning: Songs That Started Something.
Good luck, everyone!
Posted by Aaron-David on 20.6.07
And so has their token male, Gordon.
here to see what talent will be bringing you the astronomical exploits of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townwomen's Guild Dramatic Society in September.
Well done to everyone who auditioned. There was an extreme amount of talent and we hope you'll enjoy the ladies this time 'round.
Posted by Aaron-David on 17.6.07
Don't adjust your reading glasses, you saw it right the first time. End of Year show Director extrordinaire, Liz Zito has strapped herself back into the the director's chair for 2007's
Only The Beginning: Songs That Started Something.
And it seems that we've been having so much fun with our other shows this year that the Information Night and Auditions for
Only The Beginning: Songs That Started Something have snuck up on us at an alarming rate.
Best you click
here to find out all the info you need about the show and to sign up online for an audition.
Posted by Aaron-David on 12.6.07
Posted by Aaron-David on 8.6.07