The Garden Suburb Theatre (GST) is a friendly and welcoming amateur theatre company.

We are a registered charity promoting involvement in the Dramatic Arts in North London. We welcome anyone who wishes to learn more about drama, either by participating in or coming to watch one of our diverse programme of shows.

Audition Notice

Measure For Measure

by William Shakespeare


The Free Church Hall, Northway, London, NW11 7AG

Thursday 19th January 2017, 5:30pm


Performance Dates:

  • Sunday 1st July 2018, 7:30pm

Dates and venue to be confirmed…

Director: Colin Gregory

We are looking for a cast of thousands – well, 25 – 30. There are plenty of brilliant roles for adults and children. There will be dancing and singing, but don’t be put off if you don’t want to do that, as not all parts require it.

Some of the included parts are below…

Please visit here and fill in the form prior to coming to the audition.

  • If you ONLY want to be in the ensemble (you can still get a small speaking part if you want one) then you only need to attend from 5 – 6.30.
  • If you would like to play one of the major speaking roles then you need to be at the whole audition.
  • Apart from where it is mentioned on the character list, members of any age are welcome to audition for any role however please remember that principals may be required to rehearse two evenings a week as well as Sundays.
  • These are open auditions. Please read the auditions page if you have never auditioned with the GST before.

Parts List:
  • Aladdin(our hero, Adult/Junior)
  • Widow Twankey(his mum, Adult, Male)
  • Trump the camel(their pet, Adult/Junior)
  • Wishy Washy(a spy, Adult/Junior)
  • Princess Pyjama(our heroine, Female, Adult/Junior)
  • King Maroush the XV11(her father, Adult)
  • Slap the Monkey(her pet, Adult/Junior)
  • Threzzameh the Evil(the baddie, Adult)
  • Yonson and Borish(his two stupid henchmen Adult/Junior)
  • Jeleeenie of the Lamp(Adult/Junior)

    Please contact us at if you want any more information.

    Rehearsals will be on Sundays and two evenings in the week, and will be held at the Free Church Hall.

    Please note that, though you do not have to join the GST to audition, all actors in a GST show are required to be members.

    Measure For Measure