Award-winning Phizzical Productions have partnered with SONY TV UK to reach out into communities UK wide and unearth the next biggest Bollywood star who will take to the stage in Bombay Superstar. SONY TV has discovered many talented voices in India with shows like Indian Idol; now it’s your chance to be discovered.
Phizzical and SONY TV are looking for singers who can sing in Hindi, and are interested in acting in a musical theatre to star in the spectacular stage show Bombay Superstar, a new Bollywood musical set in the sizzling disco era of the 1970s. Auditions are in London on 11th July, Leicester on 17th July and Coventry on 18th July. Full information on how to apply can be found on www.phizzical.com. It couldn’t be simpler: email over a video clip and then the Phizzical and Sony teams will pull together an amazing audition shortlist.
Bombay Superstar – a co-production with Phizzical Productions, Belgrade Theatre Coventry and the New Wolsey Theatre – is a glamourous and scandalous story in the heart of the biggest film industry in the world, Bollywood. Blurring the lines between reel and real-life events, this catchy retro musical is a passionate tale of a star-crossed romance between a fiery rising star and her married co-star which thrills and scandalises their star-struck fans. Bombay Superstar is delivered in English and sung in Hindi with subtitles throughout the show to allow accessibility for audiences throughout the country.
Bombay Superstar is written and directed by the master of authentic Bollywood-inspired work Sâmir Bhamra (Bring on the Bollywood; Precious Bazaar), who is also the Artistic Director of Phizzical Productions. Phizzical Productions was founded in 2003 and has delighted, inspired, and nurtured people of all ages and backgrounds. As the company approaches its 20th anniversary year the investment in the rebrand and a new website marks an incredible moment as Phizzical Productions continues its mission to tell tomorrow’s stories today and distinguishes itself even more as a leading voice within the arts industry. Phizzical Productions are masters in producing world class entertainment bringing bold and adventurous South Asian arts and cultural experiences to audiences across the country. They are committed to challenging the status quo and promoting equality to bring new perspectives to stories that entertain and engage.
Miyrah Mistry, Head of Marketing UK & Europe for SONY Pictures Networks, commented SONY TV is excited to continue their partnership with Phizzical Productions this year for the spectacular new stage show Bombay Superstar. There is so much talent that exists within the South Asian community in the UK. It has been a tough few years for everyone, and it is great to be working with Phizzical Productions to present this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone to star in Bombay Superstar and train under some of the finest actors and singers in the industry. So if you think you are a good actor, can sing, or know friends or relatives who say they can, now is your chance to prove it and come along to the auditions. We look forward to seeing you there!