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Jack and the Beanstalk Junior Chorus

This year’s Mercury Theatre panto will be bigger and better than ever! Once again the junior chorus will take centre stage, and this is the chance for budding young stage stars to audition.

A little boy looks up at a big green beanstalk

Join the Jack and the Beanstalk junior chorus

This year’s Mercury Theatre panto will be bigger and better than ever!

Once again the junior chorus will take centre stage, and this is the chance for budding young stage stars to audition. The junior chorus are on stage for all of the big songs, there’s lots of singing and dancing, and the chorus play a variety of roles.

Junior chorus members are aged between 11 and 15 years* and, as a thank you, parents will be given two complimentary tickets to come and see the show!

Got questions? Email panto.auditions@mercurytheatre.co.uk

Interested? Application forms are available in person from our Box Office team. Audition slots are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.

* Junior Chorus members must be aged 11+ at the time of auditioning, and must not be 16 years old before Sunday 20 January 2019. Parent complimentary tickets are for an off-peak performance.

The commitment you make

Our pantomime season runs from Monday 29 October 2018 through to Sunday 20 January 2019 inclusive. This window of time includes rehearsals, technical rehearsals and performances.

Below is a draft schedule – this is not the confirmed 2018/19 schedule and is subject to change. All rehearsals are compulsory. You should consider carefully whether your child can meet these requirements, especially the performance dates, before accepting an audition slot. More detailed information will be issued closer to rehearsals beginning.

Costume fittings – Sat 27 Oct, 10am-6pm

Rehearsal week 1 – Mon 29 Oct – Fri 2 Nov, 4.30pm-7pm & Sat 3 Nov, 10am-1pm

Rehearsal week 2 – Mon 5 – Fri 9 Nov, 4.30pm-7pm & Sat 11 Nov, 10am-1pm

Rehearsal week 3 – Mon 12 & Tue 13 Nov, 4.30pm-7pm & Wed 14 Nov, 2.45pm-5.45pm & Thu 15 Nov, 6pm-10pm & Fri 17 Nov, 2.45pm-5.45pm, Sat 18 Nov, 10am-1pm

Production week – Tue 19 – Fri 23 Nov, 1pm – 10pm

Performances – Sat 24 Nov – Sun 20 Jan including Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day, see Jack and the Beanstalk page for performance times

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