PA ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sample paging routine
Front of House Backstage
6.55pm 1.55pm Good evening (afternoon), Ladies and Gentlemen of the ………… cast. This is you half-hour call. Half an hour please. Thank you
7.10pm 2.10pm Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your fifteen minute call. Fifteen minutes please. Thank you
(House open) Good evening (afternoon)ladies and gentlemen; welcome to the _______ Theatre. If you wish to take your seat, the auditorium is now open. Could we remind you to turn off your mobile phone; and that recording either sound or vision of the performance is not allowed. We hope you enjoy the performance. Ladies and Gentlemen, the House is now open. Thank you.
7.20pm 2.20pm Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your five minute call. Five minutes please. Thank you
7.25pm 2.25pm Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance will begin in three minutes. This evening (afternoon)’s performance will begin in three minutes. Thank you. Ladies and Gentlemen (or selected names), this is your act one beginners call. Act one beginners please. Thank you
7.27pm 7.27pm Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance will begin in two minutes. This evening (afternoon)’s performance will begin in two minutes. Thank you.
7.28pm 7.28pm Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance will begin in one minute. This evening (afternoon)’s performance will begin in one minute. Thank you.
(Hurry upsmile Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance is about to begin. This evening (afternoon)’s performance is about to begin. Thank you.
Ladies and gentlemen, Curtain up on act one. Curtain up on act one Thank you.
5 mins before interval Barbell or warning
(Interval)
5 mins Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance will continue in three minutes. This evening (afternoon)’s performance will continue in three minutes. Thank you. Ladies and Gentlemen (or selected names), this is your act two beginners call. Act two beginners please. Thank you
3 mins Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance will continue in two minutes. This evening (afternoon)’s performance will continue in two minutes. Thank you.
1.5 mins Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance will continue in one minute. This evening (afternoon)’s performance will continue in one minute. Thank you.
(Hurry upsmile Ladies and gentlemen, would you please take your seats, this evening (afternoon)’s performance is about to continue. This evening (afternoon)’s performance is about to continue. Thank you.
Ladies and gentlemen, Curtain up on act two. Curtain up on act two Thank you.
Afterwards Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for the show. The running time was ……. . Tomorrow’s call will be ………. .

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