Please sir, theatre company hunts for Oliver star


Theatre arts training group, Vivo D’Arte is searching for a young boy to take on the lead role of Oliver Twist in a new production next year.

Oliver the Musical is being staged at Watford Palace Theatre next July and auditions are set to be held next month.

Vivo D’Arte’s Jo Penniston said: “Oliver needs to be aged between eight and 15 years.

“Auditions for the role of Oliver will take place between 2pm-4pm, December 7, at Watford Palace Theatre.

“The rest of the cast auditions (age range 8 to 28 years) will take place on January 17 with a workshop on January 11”.

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The company’s previous critically acclaimed productions include Hairspray(2014), Phantom of the Opera (2013) and Les Miserables (2012).

For more information about Vivo D’Arte visit its website

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