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Card, The

Genre Comedy/Satire
Composer Tony Hatch
Lyricist Anthony Drewe
Book By Keith Waterhouse; Willis Hall
Other Credits Original Lyrics by Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent; Adapted from the novel by Arnold Bennett
Format Book Musical
Type Full Length
Status Available (?This work is currently available for application in Australia and New Zealand subject to our standard Terms of Use.)

Short Synopsis

This major reworking of the original 1973 show delighted audiences when it played in the Open Air Theatre, Regents Park in 1994. Adapted from the celebrated novel by Arnold Bennett, this is the lively tale of a pushy young opportunist in a Potteries town in the early 1900s. A go-getting personality, his disarmingly sharp practices enable him to win over local ‘society’, outwit influential rivals, sort out his romantic entanglements, and make himself mayor.

A very funny show, with catchy songs, including ‘Moving On’, ‘How Do’ and ‘Typical Machin’.

Casting Information

Dance Requirement: Minimal/None

Character Breakdown

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Notes: 8 female, 10 male, chorus.

Rates and Fees

Education and Community Theatre Rates.

Rehearsal Materials

Rehearsal Material on Hire
Minimum Hire fee: A$575.00 – 3 month(s) prior to final performance
Additional Hire fee: A$144.00 – per month

Orchestral Materials

Orchestral Material on Hire
Minimum Hire fee: A$357.00 – 1 month(s) prior to final performance
Additional Hire fee: A$123.00 – per month

Royalty Fees

10% of your ticket sales
Minimum: A$161.00 per performance

Other Fees

Booking and Handling Fee: A$69.00
Materials Security Deposit: from A$200.00 - A$500.00

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