Auditions are being held on March 28 for Essex Theatre Group’s production of Annie.

They will take place in The Vestry Hall, in Braintree, and are held on an informal basis.

Those who would like to be considered for a main role turn up, sing a song and read some dialogue so the show directors can assess suitability.

Those who want to participate as a chorus member audition in a group of around eight people, making it a little less daunting.

Owner Gary Sullivan said: “We’ve been doing this for over 25 years and try to relax everyone before they have a go.

“Anyone who wants to come along is welcome as the entire cast of children, teens and adults is being cast.”

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