the witches of eastwick

The Witches of Eastwick.

The Witches of Eastwick tells the tale of the people of the little town of Eastwick. It is a town where everyone knows everything about everyone, and it is presided over by the indomitable Felicia Gabriel. Bored and fed up with their small town lives, three women; Alexandra, Sukie and Jane share a desire for “all manner of man in one man” to rid them of the monotony that Eastwick brings.

Witches of Eastwick is a musical of self discovery as the leading women in the show learn that they are more that what society sees of them and that they have the ability to achieve their wildest dreams if they put their minds to it.

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We interview the stars of the show

DARRYL VAN HORNE played by Tim Mason

Darryl Van Horne - Tim Mason_edited

1. Tell me a little bit about your character, how did you prepare and what can we expect to see from him?
Darryl Van Horne is a charismatic newcomer to the town of Eastwick. He is the embodiment of the perfect man the 3 witches long for. It is Darryl who allows these three to discover the true magic inside of them. To prepare for the character of Darryl, I spent a lot of time with the script, interpreting who Darryl really is, how he would act, move, talk, and think in certain situations. During the musical Darryl creates many moments of magic and mayhem that keep the townsfolk of Eastwick and the audience on their toes.

2. What has been the most challenging part of working in this production?
The most challenging part of this production for me has been fitting the rehearsal schedule in around everything else I am doing at the moment.

3. What has been the biggest highlight?
One of the highlights for me this year has been working with a really incredible cast, ensemble, creative team and production crew. They are the ones who put the show together and create something amazing through months of hard work. Everyone has been really supportive and all the leads are so talented and brilliant to work with. I know all of us just can’t wait to show the public what we have been working on.

4. Why should everyone buy tickets to the show?
Uhhhh because it’s AMAZING!!!!! Also it’s quite different to the story that many people know. It’s a show you won’t want to miss!!

5. If you could sum up The Witches of Eastwick in one word what would that be?
Magical

FELICIA GABRIEL played by Chelsea Browning

Felicia Gabriel - Chelsea Browning

1. Tell me a little bit about your character, how did you prepare and what can we expect to see from her?
Felicia is the town gossip and Eastwick’s first lady. I prepared by researching the character and then making her into my own adaption. The audience can expect to see Felicia Gabriel as sassy, yet classy.

2. What has been the most challenging part of working in this production?
The most challenging part of working on this production has been the dancing as I have always been more confident in singing and acting.

3. What has been the biggest highlight?
The biggest highlight has handsdown been  production camp! I really enjoyed sharing a bond with everyone in the cast and beginning to adapt to my character.

4. Why should everyone buy tickets to the show?
Everyone should buy tickets to see the show because they get to follow the magic adventures of three best friends (the witches) who learn that they don’t need a man to succeed in life. The Witches of Eastwick spreads a good message that you should always be yourself and not care what others think.

5. If you could sum up The Witches of Eastwick in one word what would that be?
Alluring.

SUKIE ROUGEMONT played by Jessica Formichelli

Sukie Rougemont - Jessica Formichelli (002)_edited

1. Tell me a little bit about your character, how did you prepare and what can we expect to see from her?
I am playing the character of Sukie Rougemont. She is a bubbly writer who has way too many words in her head but she can never get them out.  To prepare I looked at many different versions of the character and studied the different aspects of her personality. In the show you can expect to see her hilarious ditzy moments and her finally being able to let the words flow out.

2. What has been the most challenging part of working in this production?
The most challenging part is remembering everything. The dialogue, dancing, singing and blocking is a lot to remember – but it can be done.

3. What has been the biggest highlight?
The biggest highlight has been experiencing the production from a new point of view. This is my first year as a lead and it is a lot different than being an ensemble member.

4. Why should everyone buy tickets to the show?
It is a fun and new outlook on The Witches of Eastwick. Filled with amazing magic, groovy songs, a crazy town and the devil himself. It is great for the whole family.

5. If you could sum up The Witches of Eastwick in one word what would that be?
Astonishing.

JANE SMART played by Molly Forster-Little

Jane Smart - Molly Forster-Little

1. Tell me a little bit about your character, how did you prepare and what can we expect to see from her?
My character’s name is Jane Smart and she is a musician in the town of Eastwick. Jane is realistic in a cynical sort of way. But deep down has a desire to be loved and is lonely and insecure. Darryl kind of sets all this confidence in her she didn’t know she had which is a really exciting switch in character to portray that I have worked on a lot. You will expect a strong development of awareness from Jane as she learns how to love herself without a mans approval.

2. What has been the most challenging part of working in this production?
Working on the ensemble numbers is definitely one of the hardest parts with such a massive cast to work with it takes ages to get them up to scratch.

3. What has been the biggest highlight?
The biggest highlight is definitely when all your hard work pays off in rehearsals and you are really proud of the numbers you are rehearsing.

4. Why should everyone buy tickets to the show?
The show is so magical with amazing upbeat dance numbers, beautiful harmonies and even magic with the help of Tim Mason who plays Darryl Van Horne. It incorporates so many exciting elements and is really going to be a great show.

5. If you could sum up The Witches of Eastwick in one word what would that be?
Fun.

ALEXANDRA SPOFFORD played by Natalie Blazevski

Alexandra Spofford - Natalie Blazevski

1. Tell me a little bit about your character, how did you prepare and what can we expect to see from her?
She is an eccentric down to earth woman who is extremely sure of herself. She has a son Michael and has never had much luck with men. To prepare for my character I took influence from the YouTube version of the musical as well as my own interpretation of Alex. You can expect to see some serious sarcasm, some tango and a great connection between Alex and her two best girlfriends Jane & Sukie.

2. What has been the most challenging part of working in this production?
Taking on the character of Alex came with the burden of the low/alto harmony. For me, this was a totally new experience and challenge for me as I’ve always done the high harmony. But nonetheless it has been a greater experience and has allowed me to expand my confidence and vocal range.

3. What has been the biggest highlight?
Our three day production camp is always a highlight. It’s such a great opportunity to bond with the rest of the cast and we really became a family. It’s such a fun time, even with the extensive rehearsals.

4. Why should everyone buy tickets to the show?
Because this is such a unique show and no one would of seen a show like this. We have taken the show and created our own magical interpretation. It is something really different and special and should not be missed.

5. If you could sum up The Witches of Eastwick in one word what would that be?
Magical.

The show is full of so many magical moments. For someone like me the magic in the show takes me back to when I was a little girl, when you’d always dream up crazy things you wish you could do. This show makes some of those childhood dreams come true. I think the overall message of the show is so inspiring – that there is magic in all of us.