Audition dates for Our House to be staged at Scarborough YMCA

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The music of pop favourites Madness will be coming to Scarborough’s YMCA theatre in the spring, ithas been revealed.

YMCA Productions is to perform the musical Our House featuring a host of popular Madness songs, from Thursday April 9 to Sunday April 12.

Described as A London Love Story, the musical features Our House, Baggy Trousers, Driving In My Car, It Must Be Love and My Girl.

It will be directed by James Aconley and choreographed by Julie Nockels and Joanne Hall.

Anyone aged over 12 interested in taking part is being invited along to a workshop on Sunday January 11 from 2pm to 4pm at the YMCA theatre in St Thomas Street.

Auditions will then be held on Monday January 12 for principal roles, Tuesday January 13 for dancers and ensemble roles and Wednesday January 14 for call backs. All auditions run from 6pm to 9.30pm in the theatre.

YMCA executive director Steve Marsh said: “Our House is a very popular show and features a great selection of Madness’s biggest hits, so we are really looking forward to bringing it to the stage at the YMCA next spring.

“Everyone is really excited at the prospect of tackling such a successful show and can’t wait to get started pulling together the cast to perform the show.

As well as familiar faces, we would love to see lots of new people at the workshop and auditions to join in the fun.”