Theatre company prepares for comedy

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Bendigo Theatre Company will hold auditions for its new production One Man, Two Guvnors next weekend.

Auditions will be held on Saturday, March 25, from 9am to 12 noon and Monday, March 27 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

Based on the classic Italian comedy The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, One Man, Two Guvnors is an award-winning comedy by English playwright Richard Bean.

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother.

Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be reunited with Rachel. 

Laughs ensue as Francis works two keep his two guvnors apart while trying to collect two pay packets.

Performances will be held from June 16 to 25.

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