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Copthorne Players Jubilee Celebration Performance

The Copthorne Players have been asked to perform at the Copthorne Village Jubilee Celebrations!

Copthorne Village Green – Friday 3rd June

7.30pm to 10pm

The plan is to take the audience through the history of British musical theatre during the Queen’s reign in 30 minutes!  Most of the programme will be solos, duets and small groups providing backing where needed but there will be 2 whole cast numbers – Oom Pah Pah, and One Day More.  We will also be joining the Copthorne Silver Band and Happy Feet for some group singing and a ‘Last Night of the Proms’ style finale.

Performance will be to backing tracks on a raised, open-air stage.  You will need to practice and learn words in your own time as we will not have many rehearsals to put the performance together.  Costuming will be minimal.  Everyone will wear black trousers/skirt/leggings with a brightly coloured t-shirt – accents relevant to the song being performed will be added to this base (e.g., hats, scarfs)

There will not be a show fee for this performance, but you will need to be a member (or become a member) of the Copthorne Players to take part.

Auditions will be held at the Copthorne Village Hall on Sunday 10th April between 2pm and 6pm

You will be provided with a 10-minute audition slot by the end of Friday 8th April

Production Team

Nicki Barnett –
Ellie Skipper – Assistant Director/
Jacqui Perry – Choreography (group numbers) 

Audition Songs

Please perform one of these songs and let us know on the audition form if you want to be considered for others.  These backing tracks will be used for the auditions, different ones may be used for the performance.  If you have your own you’d prefer to use, please email the production team.

Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’Oklahoma!(199) Oklahoma! The Musical – Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’ (Karaoke) – YouTube
Spoonful of SugarMary Poppins(199) Mary Poppins – A Spoonful of Sugar (Karaoke Version) – YouTube
Any song from the musicalMary PoppinsProvide own backing track or contact the production team.
Oom-pah-pah!Oliver!(199) Oom-Pah-Pah (Made Popular By “Oliver”) (Karaoke Version) – YouTube
I Don’t Know How To Love HimJesus Christ Superstar(199) I don’t know how to love him karaoke – YouTube
Everything’s AlrightJesus Christ Superstar(199) Everything’s Alright – Jesus Christ Superstar | Karaoke Version | KaraFun – YouTube
Don’t Cry for me ArgentinaEvita(199) “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” from Evita – Karaoke Track with Lyrics on Screen – YouTube
Another Suitcase in Another HallEvita(199) Madonna – Another Suitcase In Another Hall Karaoke / Instrumental with lyrics on screen – YouTube
Any song from the musicalBlood Brothers Provide own backing track or contact the production team.
All I Ask of You (either role)Phantom of the Opera(199) All I Ask of You (Karaoke Version) (Originally Performed By Andrew Lloyd Webber) – YouTube
Close Every DoorJoseph and his amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat(199) Joseph – 07. Close Every Door (Instrumental/Karaoke) – YouTube
Any Dream Will DoJoseph and his amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat(199) Any Dream Will Do – Jason Donavan (Karaoke Version) – YouTube
Mamma MiaMamma Mia(199) Mamma Mia – Mamma Mia! (film) (Meryl Streep) | Karaoke Version | KaraFun – YouTube
Thank you for the musicMamma Mia(199) Thank You For The Music – from Mamma Mia! – Piano Karaoke – YouTube
Somebody to LoveWe Will Rock You(199) Somebody to Love – We Will Rock You (musical) | Karaoke Version | KaraFun – YouTube
Don’t Lose Your HeadSix(199) Don’t Lose Your Head KARAOKE – Six Musical | Sing Along w/ Back Up Voices – YouTube
Six (any role)Six(199) Six KARAOKE (from “Six” the Musical) – Sing Along version w/ Backing Vocals – YouTube
Any song from the musicalCinderella Provide own backing track or contact the production team.

Audition Forms

Available to complete online here:

Rehearsal Dates

DayDateMonthTime Who
Wednesday13April7.45pmGroup numbersAll
Wednesday27April7.45pmGroup numbersAll
Monday2May7.45pmSolos/small grp(TBD)
Wednesday4May7.45pmSolos/small grp(TBD)
Monday9May7.45pmSolos/small grp(TBD)
Wednesday11May7.45pmSolos/small grp(TBD)
Monday16May7.45pmSolos/small grp(TBD)
Wednesday18May7.45pmSolos/small grp(TBD)
Monday23May7.45pmGroup numbersAll
Wednesday25May7.45pmFull runAll
Monday30May7.45pmTo be decided 
Wednesday1June7.45pmFull runAll