Friday, December 17, 2010

Some exciting news

Just a very quick post to say.......

I just got the lead role in a musical last night!! It's the role of Marian in "The Music Man" for anyone who may know the show. Our town is putting it on as a community musical next year, with a professional director and vocal coach on board! Auditions were earlier in the week, and Stuart and I both got call backs. He has a principle part too - the funny off-sider friend of the lead actor. :)

I am in shock. Call backs were intense last night. It was just myself and one other (beautiful, amazing and talented) lady who I have admired for years who were called back for Marian. So it was full on. Singing, script reading, character acting, you name it. And all on the stage in front of lots of fellow actors. Eeek!

But the announcement was made at the end of the night - Stuart has been cast as Marcellus and Saminda has been cast as Marian - and we couldn't be happier with the news!!!

Rehearsals start January 17th - so we have a huge amount to learn off by heart by that date. The rehearsal schedule is only 8 weeks, which is very very short - so it will be a busy and challenging 8 weeks. But hooray!! What an opportunity!!! I'm still getting my head around being "the leading lady" - first time for me. :)

Have a wonderful weekend friends!

9 comments:

jazzy cat said...

Well done Min! About time you were the leading lady!!! Enjoy yourselves!

Karen said...

Awesome! I love that musical. X=Congratulation!

sarah in the woods said...

Congrats! That's so exciting!!

Garden Girl said...

Congratulations! You must be very excited!

Smilie girl said...

Super duper! What a wonderful thing! Have lots and lots of fun with it.

Jen said...

Have fun and remember to take care of yourself too.

Merry Christmas
Jen in NSW

Queen of the Natives said...

'beautiful, amazing, talented', sounds a lot like someone we all know :P Heya Mrs Min ;) Many, Many Congrats Leading Lady. I very much look forward to our towns rendition of MM and can't wait to see you and Mr Fern holding the audience spellbound by your dazzling performances (no pressure, really :P he he) Have loads of fun!

Renata said...

Congratulations Saminda! Looking forward in hearing how it all goes!
That is a fun musical (we have it on DVD & the kids love it - as does their mum ;) )
Have a wonderful week!
Renata:)

AmFriend said...

So excited for you and proud of you!

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