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[Phoenix] Actor — ROCK OF AGES – Arizona Broadway Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Arizona Broadway Theatre will be holding auditions for singers/actors/dancers for its upcoming productions of Rock of Ages (5/27 – 6/19), Shrek (7/15 – 8/14) and Pageant (8/26 – 9/18). Audition dates and times are as follows:

Monday, March 14, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm – Adults (ages 16 and up) for all three productions.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm – Young Performers (ages 9 to 15) for SHREK only. All young performers in Shrek MUST be able to TAP DANCE!

If you are interested in auditioning, please email your headshot and resume to auditions@azbroadway.org to request an audition appointment. You will be contacted by Company Management if you are selected for an audition appointment and given additional instructions at that time.

Adults will need to prepare two contrasting vocal selections (16 bars each). Please bring your music (in the correct key and clearly marked) for the accompanist, as well as a copy of your headshot and resume. An invited dance call will immediately follow the adult vocal auditions at 8:00pm. Please bring jazz and tap shoes and an appropriate change of clothing.

Young Performers will not need to prepare anything in advance. They will be taught a section of music from the show as well as a tap dance combination. Please bring tap shoes if you have them.

Audition location:Arizona Broadway Theatre Lobby & Encore Room
7701 W. Paradise Lane
Peoria, AZ 85382

Questions? Please contact Rob Watson, Company Manager, at 623-707-8840 or by email at rob@azbroadway.org.


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[New York] Actor — THE BOOK OF MORMON – Eugene O’Neill Theatre Auditions

THE BOOK OF MORMON (Broadway) – NYC EPA
Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin | New York, NY

Date of Audition:
3/23/2016

Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
Production (League)
$1917/week

Location
Ripley-Grier 520 (Everyone must show
government photo ID to enter building.)
520 8th Ave. (36th/37th)
New York, NY 10018
17th floor

Seeking
Equity actor/singers for possible future principal replacements in the currently running Broadway production.

See breakdown for details

Preparation
Please a brief (approx 32 bars) of a contemporary musical theatre, pop or gospel song that really shows off your voice. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Bring picture and resume

Other Dates
Currently running on Broadway

Other
Carrie Gardner, Casting
Rebecca Scholl, Casting Associate

Personnel
Robert Lopez, Trey Parker & Matt Stone, Book, Music & Lyrics
Casey Nicholaw & Trey Parker, Directors
Casey Nicholaw, Choreographer
Stephen Oremus, Musical Director

· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown
SEEKING THE FOLLOWING:

KEVIN PRICE
To play 18 years old. All-American. Very handsome. Head of the class, always optimistic. Heroic Mormon. Must be a great comedic actor and a fantastic pop-rock tenor to a B. Should be at least 5’10 or taller.

ARNOLD CUNNINGHAM
To play 18 years old. Could be dweeby, dorky, nerdy, possibly overweight, or all four combined. Arnold is a pathological liar but his heart is in the right place. He is a total screw-up but not for lack of trying, he always wants to do the right thing. Seeking a fantastic comedic actor who sings well. Tenor.

NABALUNGI
To play 20. African American. Pretty. Takes the hardships of her village very seriously and wants to help her people find a better life. Must have great comic timing. Strong Alto. Belt to an E.

MAFALA HATIMBI
40s. African American. Father of Nabalungi. Has come to accept the hardships in the village where they live but is a discerning community leader and tries to bring joy to their lives. Must be a great actor who sings well. Baritone.

ELDER MCKINLEY
To play 18 years old. District leader of the Mormon missionaries in Uganda. All- American, wide-eyed and hopeful. Often struggles to cover his flamboyant tendencies and adhere to his Mormon morals. Must be a fantastic comedic actor and great singer. High Baritone who can pop out high Bb’s.

PRICE’S DAD / MISSION PRESIDENT / VARIOUS ROLES
40s. All-American good looks and physique. Plays several parts from the perfect picture of a head of a Mormon household, to the stern missionary president, to Joseph Smith, so must have the ability to be transformative. Must be a great comedic actor and good singer. High Baritone to an Ab.

GENERAL
Mid 20s – Early 30s. Warlord in Uganda who is terrorizing the local villagers. Must have the ability to be threatening and intimidating but must also be great comedic actor and singer. Baritone to an F.


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[Washington] Actor — SIGNATURE THEATRE 2016-17 SEASON – Signature Theatre Auditions

Signature Theatre 16-17 Season – DC EPAs
Signature Theatre | Arlington, VA

Date of Audition:
3/17 and 3/18/2016

Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions (2 days)
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
Cat. C and D (see breakdown for shows/salary)

Location
Arena Stage
1101 6th Street SW
Washington, DC 20024

Seeking
Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming 2016-17 Season.

See breakdown

Preparation
Please prepare a short monologue OR
a short song OR
a one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a song.

Auditions may not exceed 2 minutes.

Accompanist will be provided.

Please bring TWO copies of your headshot and resume. Always bring your equity card to EPAs.

Other Dates
See breakdown for show dates

Other
Actors will also be auditioning for the Arena Stage (Washington, DC) 2016-17 at this EPA. See separate notice (posted soon) for Arena Stage’s information.

Personnel
Walter Ware III, Resident Casting Director & Artistic Coordinator, Signature Theatre (expected to attend the EPA)

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
No appointments necessary. Auditions will be on a first come, first served basis.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown
2016 SEASON

JELLY’S LAST JAM, THE GULF (World Premiere), SILVER BELLES (World Premiere), TITANIC, Show TITLE TBA, THE CIRCUS IN WINTER (World Premiere), MIDWESTERN GOTHIC (World Premiere), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

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JELLY’S LAST JAM
Book: George C. Wolfe
Lyrics: Susan Birkenhead
Music: Jelly Roll Morton
Add’l Music & Musical Adaptation: Luther Henderson
Dir: Matthew Gardiner
Choreo: Jared Grimes
MAX Stage: LORT C ($799/week min)
1st Reh: 7/5/16. Runs: 8/2 – 9/11

seeking:

JELLY ROLL MORTON
African American Male, 30-45. Son of racially mixed Creole parents, this pioneer jazz composer, pianist and bandleader exudes charm. Must be able to sing, dance (extremely strong tap), and/or strong jazz piano skills.

CHIMNEY MAN
African American Male, 35-60. Our lean chief jurist: a mysterious, raffish agent of the supernatural. Very physical and a strong acting singer.

YOUNG JELLY
African American Male, early teens. Exudes as much charm as his older self but raised in a snooty family.

ANITA
African American Female, 22-35. Daughter of racially mixed Creole parents, she is Jelly’s sultry girlfriend with strong movement, singing and acting capabilities.

GRAN MIMI
Female, 50-70. Religious woman and matriarch to Jelly.

JACK THE BEAR
African American Male 25-35. Full of dignified and warmhearted southern charm, he is an easy going man and a strong acting singer.

BUDDY BOLDEN
African American Male, 30-40. Impassioned man known as “the Father of Jazz” who feeds into his/others addictions. Must play cornet and be a strong acting singer.

ENSEMBLE
Ensemble of 8 comprised of strong African American male and female acting singers. Tap dance and musicianship/instruments is a plus.

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THE GULF (World Premiere)
By Audrey Cefaly
Dir: Joe Calarco
ARK Stage: LORT D ($637/week min)
1st Reh: 8/15/16. Runs: 9/13 – 11/6 (Poss Extension to 11/13)

Seeking:

KENDRA
20s-40s. Alabama, blue collar, sewage plant worker. Lesbian (butch). Introverted. A woman of few words. Simple. A loner. Scrappy, dark, brutish and volatile. Prone to bouts of scathing verbal assault. Aspires to fish and be left alone.

BETTY
20s-40s. Alabama, blue collar, bartender. Lesbian. An optimist. A chatterbox. Tender-hearted. A thinker. A planner. Promiscuous. Aspires to become a social worker and leave her waitressing days behind.

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SILVER BELLES (World Premiere)
Book: Ally Currin
Music/Lyrics: Matthew Conner
Add’l Lyrics: Stephen Gregory Smith
Dir: Eric Schaeffer
Choreo: Karma Camp
ARK Stage: LORT D ($637/week min)
1st Reh: 11/1/16. Runs: 11/22 – 12/24

Seeking:

EARL
60s – 70s male: A sweet, bumbling fellow. Baritone

ORALENE
60s – 70s Female: Earl’s wife, a tiny, dainty dynamo. Mezzo Belt.

BO JACK
50s – 60s Female: Earl’s best friend, the town mechanic. Mezzo.

BERNEICE
60s Female: The town gossip. Mezzo Belt.

GLORIA
50s-60s Female: Hot, buxom, rich and sexy. Soprano with belt.

RUTH ANN
40s – 50s Female: The church secretary, mousy and uptight in seasonal sweaters. Mezzo.

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TITANIC
Book/Story: Peter Stone
Music/Lyrics: Maury Yeston
Dir: Eric Schaeffer
Choreo: Karma Camp
MAX Stage: LORT C ($799/week min)
1st Reh: 11/4/16. Runs: 12/13- 1/15/17

Seeking:

THOMAS ANDREWS
Late 30s, Male: Designer of the Titanic, a very level-headed but passionate man. Dramatic baritenor (sings up to G). Northern Irish/English RP accent.

J. BRUCE ISMAY
Late 40s, Male: Upper-class ruthless man who stops at nothing to get his own way, physically fit, strong character, and a dominant man. Baritone, (sings up to G). English RP accent.

E.J. SMITH
50s to 60s, Male: Captain of the Titanic, a white-haired man with strong morals, near to retirement. Has a wealth of experience. Character baritone (sings up to F). English RP accent.

WILLIAM MURDOCH
30s to 40s, Male: The first officer on the bridge of the Titanic. Baritone (sings up to F#). Scottish/English RP accent.

HAROLD BRIDE
18-35, Male: The radioman, slim, a sweet man. Melodic tenor (sings up to G) English RP accent. Also plays John B. Thayer and 3rd Class Passenger.

FREDERICK BARRETT
20s to 30s, Male: The stoker, very masculine, handsome, and physically fit. Lyric baritenor (sings up to G). English Midlands accent; also plays Benjamin Guggenheim and 3rd Class Passenger.

FREDERICK FLEET
20s to 30s, Male: The lookout, tall, physically fit actor. Floating lyric tenor (sings up to G, but possible High C). English RP accent. Also plays Frank Carlson, George Widener, 3rd Class Passenger, Stoker, and Lead Dancer.

HENRY ETCHES
30s to 50s, Male: handsome and physically fit, head butler on the ship. Jaunty tenor (sings up to G). English RP accent. Also plays Herbert Pitman.

ISIDOR STRAUS
Late 60s, Male: 1st class passenger, the highest of social elite. Warm legit character baritone (sings up to F). General American (New York, Jewish Origin) accent. Also plays Robert Hichens and 3rd Class Passenger.

IDA STRAUS
60s, Female: Calm and content member of the upper class but very down-to-earth and accepts her fate. Contralto (sings up to D (an octave above middle C)). General American (New York, Jewish Origin) accent. Also plays 3rd Class Passenger.

EDGAR BEANE
30s, Male: A man content with his middle-class life and thinks he knows his place, looking forward to his new life in America. Character bass (sings up to D). General American (Indianapolis) accent. Also plays Joseph Boxhall and 3rd Class Passenger.

ALICE BEANE
20s to 30s, Female: An aspirational young woman who dreams of becoming a 1st class passenger. Alto (belts up to E). General American (Indianapolis) accent. Also plays 3rd class passenger.

KATE MCGOWAN
18-25, Female: a feisty and strong girl, 3rd class passenger. Celtic mezzo (solo singing up to F#, chorally up to G). Northern Irish/English RP accent. Also plays Charlotte Drake Cardoza and Stewardess/Maid.

CHARLES LIGHTOLLER
second Officer on board the Titanic. (up to D, but preferably with tenor timbre, chorally up to G). English RP accent. Also plays J.J. Astor.

CHARLES CLARKE
30s to 40s, Male: A man content with his middle-class life and thinks he knows his place, looking forward to his new life in America. Heroic tenor (sings up to G, but also possible high C man). English RP accent. Also plays a Porter.

JIM FARRELL
20 to 30, Male: Handsome, romantic lead; he’s a 3rd class passenger. Bari/tenor (sings up to F#). Northern Irish accent. Also plays Andrew Latimer, Porter, 1st Class Passenger, and Joseph Bell (Chief Engineer).

BELLBOY
20s, Male: The youngest worker on board the ship (13-16 years old); must have a very young look and childlike quality. Tenor (solo up to G, but also possible high C man). English RP accent. Also plays Wallace Hartley, Waiter in 1st and 3rd Class, and Stoker.

CAROLINE NEVILLE
30 to 40, Female: A young woman who dreams of becoming part of the social elite. First soprano, lyric (chorally up to High C). English RP accent. Also plays Stewardess/Maid and Mme. Aubert.

KATE MURPHEY
18-30, Female: 3rd class passenger. Alto/mezzo (sings up to F#, but also possible high C). Northern Irish/English RP accent. Also plays Lead Dancer, Eleanor Widener, and Stewardess.

KATE MULLINS
18-30, Female: 3rd class passenger. Alto/mezzo (sings up to F#, but also possible High C). Northern Irish/English RP accent. Also plays Madeline Astor and Stewardess/Maid.

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TBA Title
By TBA Playwright
Dir: TBA Director
MAX Stage: LORT C ($799/week min)
1st Reh: 1/3/17. Runs: 2/7 – 3/5/17

Seeking:

ELVA
60s Female: Heavy-set woman on the other side of 60. A frugal kind of gal. Probably goes once a week to the local Claremont, California beauty salon to have her hair lacquered high on her head. If one had to pick a single adjective to describe Elva, it would probably be “jolly.”

JOHN
70s Male: Older than Elva, he wears a perpetual smile. Has recently suffered a stroke, leaving him with limited use of his right arm and leg. He, like his wife, is always cheery, at least for now.

JOELLE TAYLOR
20s Female: their niece

SIMON BOCK
20s Male: Mrs. Miller’s musical director, a nice looking, clean-cut young man

BOBBY SHERIN
30s Male: backup singer, preppy and a little fey

CAROL SUE SINGLETON
30s Female: backup singer, blonde and very white.

DENISE BANFIELD
30s Female, backup singer, shy and also very white.

CHARACTER ACTOR
30s-50s Male to play roles of Larry Drummond, Dr. Shapiro, Ed Sullivan, etc.

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THE CIRCUS IN WINTER (World Premiere)
Book: Hunter Foster
Music/Lyrics: Ben Clark
Based on novel by Cathy Day
Choreo: by TBA
Dir: Joe Calarco
MAX Stage: LORT C ($799/week min)
1st Reh: 2/21/17. Runs: 3/28 – 4/23/17

Seeking:

WALLACE PORTER
30s-40s. Proprietor of the “Great Wallace Circus and Menagerie”. Stern and demanding. A dreamer who wants great things, and to build things that will last a lifetime. After the death of his wife, he shuts down emotionally until the arrival of Pearly.

IRENE PORTER
20s. Wife of Wallace. Woman trying to escape the captivity of living in New York City and high society. Longs for the freedom that the circus provides. Has a strong progressive spirit that almost seems out of place for a woman of that time period. An woman full of ideas and imagination, she helps Wallace build and plan the circus.

OLLIE
20s. The narrator of the play and a great storyteller. A young man who stows aboard a circus train and ends up being a clown for the “The Great Porter Circus and Menagerie”. He is a traveler who is searching for his purpose in life. He ends up believing his purpose is to “Paint colors” and fall in love with Jennie Dixianna.

JENNIE DIXIANNA
30s-40s. A high-flying aerialist who spins on a rope with one hand. Has a dangerous, dark exterior that covers up the guilt of her past. She can also see people’s past and future by merely touching them. She manipulates those around her in order to get what she wants.

MRS. COLONEL
40s-60s. Wife of a former Army colonel. Has spent years traveling with her husband. She longs to have a home and a place to make her own, and is searching for love and intimacy, things that are missing from her marriage. She sees in Ollie her missing youth, and develops a friendship with him that leads to complicated feelings for her and the young boy.

PEARLY
20s-30s. African American daughter of a former slave, who falls in love with a white Union soldier after the Civil War. Gets pregnant by the soldier and then is banished by her father. She has a white son, and ends up on a circus train that takes her to the “Great Porter Circus and Menagerie”. She has faith that she will see the father of her son one day. She doesn’t believe in magic, but uses her intuition to see the future.

GORDON
20s-30s. Young white Union soldier who falls in love with Pearly. He stands up for her, believing that the world is wrong. There must be a place where the two of them can exist together.

MR. COLONEL
50s-60s. Wallace hires him to help run “The Great Porter Circus and Menagerie”. He is closed off, and is unable to connect to his wife (Mrs. Colonel).

ELEPHANT JACK
30s-40s. The elephant handler. A brute. A dangerous man who takes out his anger on Caesar the elephant.

JO-JO
40s-50s. An African American clown who partners up with Ollie. He also plays the role of GUS.

GUS
40s-50s. African American. A former slave and the father of Pearly. When he discovers Pearly’s pregnancy, he believes she will be killed if the Army finds out she has had a relationship with one of the white soldiers. Also plays the role of JO-JO.

TONY COLORADO
30s-50s. An Italian horse rider who is the star of “The Tony Colorado Wild West Show”. He is a flamboyant womanizer with a thick Italian accent. Also plays the role of Jennie’s father.

ETHEL HOBZINI
30s-40s. The lion tamer. She is a practical joker who loves all the men that she meets.

YOUNG WALLACE – 18-24

YOUNG JENNIE – 18-24

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MIDWESTERN GOTHIC (World Premiere)
Book: Royce Vavrek and Joshua Schmidt
Lyrics: Royce Vavrek
Music: Joshua Schmidt
Dir: Matthew Gardiner
ARK Stage: LORT D ($637/week min)
1st Reh: 2/7/17. Runs: 3/7 – 4/23/17 (Poss Extension to 4/30)

Seeking:

STINA
Sexy, odd, young, dangerous. Very demanding vocally. Ranges from A3 to Gb5–mezzo-soprano with belt.

RED
A good-looking, blue-collar, middle-aged man who is stepfather to Stina. Baritone, ranges from Bb2 to G4.

MAMA (DEB)
Mother of Stina. Alto, ranges from Bb3 to E5.

ANDERSON
Tenor, the principal “Hired Boy.” Not extremely attractive. Maybe slightly over weight. Range from D3 to Bb4, with fairly frequent A’s.

3-D
AKA Dwayne Daniel Douglas, “A funny-looking man who happens to the the local sheriff.” Bari-tenor, ranges from C3 to G#4.

LUANN
A drunk at the bar. Range: Soprano

HIRED BOYS
Hired boys serving as chorus–there are two tenor boys and two baritone boys. Must be strong actors and singers.

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Dir Joe Calarco
ARK Stage: LORT C ($799/week min)
1st Reh: 4/17/17. Runs: 5/16 – 7/2/17 (Poss Extension to 7/9)

Seeking:
NOTE: Especially looking for racial diversity in all roles.

JESUS
20s – early 30s Male: Strong willed, a rock and roll “wailer” and, of course, a Superstar. Rock Tenor (low Bb to high E, optional high G)

MARY MAGDALENE
20s – early 30s Female: Jesus’ protector, caretaker and soother, quite nurturing and very grateful for His attention. Folk/R&B Mezzo/Alto (low G# to B, optional high A)

12 Members of The Ensemble Who Will Comprise The Following Roles:

JUDAS
Late 20s – early 30s Male: A tortured soul, angry, bitter, and wildly emotional. One of the twelve apostles of Jesus; concerned for the poor and the consequences of Jesus’s fame. Rock Tenor (low D to high E)

PETER
Male: The head apostle and Jesus’ right hand man. Loyal and loving and in awe of Jesus, yet conflicted by self-interest. Tenor/Baritone (A2–G4)

PONTIUS PILATE
40s-50s Male. Governor of Judea. Stern and puzzled at the same time. He plays his role but is reluctant to put Jesus to death himself. Tenor/Baritone (low A to Bb)

HEROD
Late 30s-50s Male: The King of Galilee. Herod is unimpressed yet quite impressive in his own way. Tenor/Baritone (low B to high B)

ANNAS
30s-50s Male: Fellow priest at the side of Caiaphas. Devious, covert, stern and slimy. Tenor (low F to C#)

CAIAPHUS
30s-50s. Male: High priest who sees Jesus as a threat to the nation. Covert and stern and very political. Bass (very low C to middle F)

SIMON ZEALOTES
Male: One of Jesus’s twelve apostles; urges Jesus to lead his followers into battle against the Romans. Alto/Tenor (G3–B4)

All will double as Lepers, Cured Lepers, Merchants, Apostles, Soldiers, Judas’s Tormentors, Reporters, Temple Ladies, and Soul Girls.


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[New York] Actor — PETE THE CAT – Theatreworks/USA Auditions

PETE THE CAT – NYC Appointments
Theatreworks/USA | New York, NY

Send To
Email
CASTING@TWUSA.ORG

Contract
TYA
$458/week salary

Seeking
Actor/singers for various roles.
ALL CHARACTERS MUST SING! This is a new musical based on the popular children’s’ book series, Pete the Cat. Looking for versatile actors with comedic flair. Seeking a diverse company

See breakdown
Other Dates
Callbacks: 3/16
Rehearses NYC: 4/18 -5/2/16
Performs NYC Area: 5/3 -5/14/16

NYC auditions to be held 3/9 by appointment only.
For consideration, email picture and resume by 3/7

DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE DATES ABOVE.

Personnel
Artistic Director: Barbara Pasternack
Director/Choreographer: Dan Knechtges
Casting Director: Jason Blitman
Book and Lyrics: Sarah Hammond
Music: Will Aronson

Other
In subject line, indicate PETE THE CAT / [Role Submitting] / NYC Appointment Submission

Video submissions will not be accepted.

Breakdown
This contract is a “mini tour” which means the actors will workshop the show in a studio, and then perform the show at various local venues.

ALL ACTORS MUST BE AVAILABLE TO AUDITION, REHEARSE, AND TRAVEL FROM NYC.

All actors are signs as Actor/ASMs. Actor/ASMs are required to unload/load, setup and/or strike the set. No single piece of scenery shall exceed such proportions of height or weight as to make it impossible to be carried reasonably by two members of the company.

ALL CHARACTERS MUST SING! This is a new musical based on the popular children’s’ book series, Pete the Cat. Looking for versatile actors with comedic flair. Seeking a diverse company. Ethnic performers encouraged to submit.

SEEKING:
PETE
18+ male actor to play the cat who never loses his cool, Pete. A mellow, free agent, older-brother type, who is always super groovy. Rock Tenor. All ethnicities encouraged to submit.

JIMMY
18+ male actor to play 7-year-old Jimmy Biddle. A brainy, super-organized kid whose world is turned upside down by the arrival of the messy, groovy cat. Comic, naturally cheerful, but a little closed-minded and prone to panic. Tenor. All ethnicities encouraged to submit.

OLIVE
18+ female actor to play Jimmy’s 5-year-old sister, Olive Biddle. Energetic, weird, and delightful. Totally open-minded and hilariously allergic to cats. Also plays various other comic roles. Can belt like a rock star when necessary. All ethnicities encouraged to submit.

MOM
18+ female actor to play Sandy Biddle, a type-A mom who learns to relax. Also plays multiple other comic roles, including an overdramatic art teacher and a hip blues-playing Toad. Vocally versatile: includes an operatic aria, but also a grumpy toad’s blues. All ethnicities encouraged to submit.


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[Nashville-Davidson] Actor — ROMEO & JULIET – Nashville Shakespeare Festival Auditions

ROMEO & JULIET – TN EPA
Nashville Shakespeare Festival | Nashville, TN

Date of Audition:
4/29/2016

Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Friday, April 29, 2016
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 12 to 1

Contract
LOA
$478/week

Location
Nashville Public Television
161 Rains Avenue, Please come to the front door
Nashville, TN 37203
Studio A

Seeking
Equity actors for the following roles:

Romeo 18-23
Juliet 18-23
Mercutio 21-31
Tybalt 21-31
Benvolio 18-25
Friar Lawrence 35-60
Nurse 35-60
Paris 18-25
Prince 35-45
Capulet 35-50
Lady Capulet 35-45

Preparation
One two-minute Shakespeare monologue. Choose something you feel passionate about.

Bring picture and resume

Other Dates
First Rehearsal December 5, 2016, Opening January 5, 2017, Closing January 29, 2017

www.nashvilleshakes.org

Other
5 Equity contracts available to be cast among all available roles.

Housing is not available for out-of-town actors.

Personnel
Director: Santiago Sosa

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
Contact:Robert Marigza, audition@nashvilleshakes.org, (615) 255-2273, M-F 10am-6pm CDT

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown
This notice does not have a breakdown.


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[New York] Actor — SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE COMPANY – Saratoga Shakespeare Company Auditions

Saratoga Shakespeare Company – EPA by Appt
Saratoga Shakespeare Company | Saratoga Springs, NY

Date of Audition:
3/26/2016

Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Saturday, March 26, 2016
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
no scheduled lunch break

Contract
SPT
approval pending (2015 min was: $430/week)

Location
Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theatre (JKB)
Skidmore College
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
rehearsal studio 2nd floor

Seeking
Equity actors for the 2016 Season.

All must move well, be physically fit and have ability and felicity to play multiple distinctive characters. Singing, dancing, juggling, stage combat experience, and/or ability to play an instrument is a plus.

Preparation
Please prepare two contrasting Shakespeare monologues, not to exceed 3 minutes. Time permitting, some actors may wish to play a musical instrument.

Bring picture and resume to the auditions.

Other Dates
AEA members without appointments seen as time permits throughout the day

Other

http://www.saratogashakespeare.com

Personnel
In attendance at the EPA:
William Finlay (Director, Cyrano de Bergerac)
David Girard (Director, Romeo and Juliet)
Lary Opitz (Artistic Director)

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
AEA members contact Linda Bertrand mamamrsb@gmail.com or 518-306-5931 (If necessary please leave your name and a call back number)
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown
All roles are open and in several cases, actors will be cast in both productions. We are seeking male and female performers of all ages, genders and ethnicities to perform all roles, and performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds and gender identification are strongly encouraged to audition.

Actors must move well, be physically fit and have the ability and a felicity to play multiple distinctive characters. Singing, dancing, juggling, stage combat experience, and/or the ability to play an instrument is a plus, but not a requirement.

2016 Season:

Rostand’s CYRANO DE BERGERAC
Director: William Finlay
1st reh: 4/4/16
Runs: 7/19- 7/30

Roles are non-age specific

Cyrano De Bergerac (Male)
Roxanne (Female)
Christian De Neuvillette (Male)
Ragueneau (Male)
Comte De Guiche (Male)
Le Bret (Male)
Duenna (Female)
Vicomte De Valvert (Male)
Bellerose (Male/Female)
Montefleury (Male)

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ROMEO & JULIET
Director: David Girard
1st reh: 7/20/16
Runs: 8/2 – 8/7

Seeking an ensemble of 9 actors of all ages, genders, and ethnicities to play all roles:

Chorus/Prince, et al. (Male/Female)
Romeo (Male, 20 – 25)
Juliet (Female, 18 – 25)
Capulet, et al. (Male)
Lady Capulet, et al. (Female)
Paris, et al. (Male/Female)
Mercutio, et al. (Male/Female)
Tybalt, et al. (Male/Female)
Friar/Nurse (Male/Female)


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[New York] Actor — SOMETHING ROTTEN – St. James Theatre Auditions

SOMETHING ROTTEN – NYC EPA
Kevin McCollum | New York, NY

Date of Audition:
3/18/2016

Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Friday, March 18, 2016
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
Production (League)
$1917/week min

Location
Telsey + Company
311 West 43rd Street, 10th floor
New York, NY 10036

Seeking
Equity actor/singers for possible future principal replacements in the currently running Broadway production.

See breakdown

Preparation
Prepare a brief comedic contemporary musical theatre song. Bring sheet music and a photo/resume stapled together. A piano accompanist will be provided.

Other Dates
Currently running on Broadway

Other
General Manager: Bespoke Theatrical
Casting: Telsey + Company/ Bethany Knox

Personnel
Director/ Choreographer: Casey Nicholaw
Book: Karey Kirkpatrick & John O’Farrell
Music/Lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick & Karey Kirkpatrick
Music Director: Phil Reno

· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown
SEEKING:

NICK:
30 to 40’s male. A writer. Nigel’s older brother. He holds a grudge against Shakespeare. Seeking a great comedic actor with that sings and dances very well. PRINCIPAL

NIGEL:
30 to early 40’s male. A writer. Nicks’s younger brother. Sweet and a little awkward. He is in love with Portia. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings very well. PRINCIPAL

LORD CLAPHAM:
Older male. Patron of the theatre. He’s flamboyant, and extremely posh. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings well. PRINCIPAL

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE:
30’-40’s Male. Over the top, cocky, a true rock star of his time. He is the renaissance James Brown. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well. PRINCIPAL

THOMAS NOSTRADAMUS:
Male, 40s to 50s. A soothsayer. He predicts that Nick and Nigel will write a musical. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well. PRINCIPAL

BROTHER JERIMIAH:
Male, 50s. A Puritan. The father of Portia. He despises Nick and Nigel. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings very well. PRINCIPAL

SHYLOCK:
An older Jewish man. Nick and Nigel are in debt to him. He becomes an investor in their musical. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings well. PRINCIPAL

BEA:
30’s Female. Nigel’s wife. She loves Nigel despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor. Seeking a great comedic actress that sings very well. PRINCIPAL

PORTIA:
20’s-30’s Female. A beautiful puritan woman that Nick meets on the street. She has golden hair and loves poetry. Seeking a great comedic actress that sings very well. PRINCIPAL


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[Boston] Actor — CONTEMPORARY THEATER COMPANY 2016 SEASON – The Contemporary Theater Company Non Equity Auditions

As spring approaches, The Contemporary Theater Company is already gearing up for its summer season! The company holds open auditions for all of its shows, and is dedicated to showcasing local actors. Auditions for the season will be held at the theater at 327 Main Street in Wakefield on March 28-30 from 5 pm – 9 pm.

The Contemporary Theater Company is holding auditions for The Fantasticks, a musical by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, directed by Christopher Simpson, musical direction by Jean Maxon-Carpenter, Rumors, a farce by Neil Simon, directed by Maggie Cady, and Shakespeare on the Saugatucket, which will be performed on the new performance patio. Additionally, auditions will include the summer family shows Jenny Vs. the Pirates, a musical by Sami Avigdor and Matthew Requintina, and The Emperor’s New Clothes by Andy Hoover. Anyone interested is encouraged to audition! There are no roles for children under 14 at this time.

For more information, contact Maggie Cady at cady@thecontemporarytheater.com, call the Box Office at 401-218-0282, or check the theater’s website at http://contemporarytheatercompany.com.

Calendar Listings

Micetro Improv

Every Friday at 9:30 pm

Our troupe of improvisers make up scenes and songs on-the-spot. It’s fun, it’s real, and every performance is truly unique! The players vie for your vote to be the Micetro Champion and win the coveted Bucci Helmet!

Tickets: $8, Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email:info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

An Italian Wife, Adapted by Kevin Broccoli, Based on a novel by Ann Hood

Mar 11-12, 18-19, 31, Apr 1-2 at 7 pm

Apr 3 at 2 pm

Ann Hood’s bestselling novel comes to life in this world premiere event. An Italian Wife features family stories and long-kept secrets told over the course of multiple generations. The April 1performance includes a talk-back with Ann Hood.

Tickets: Adult – $25, Student – $15, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance), Sundays are Senior Day with Seniors – $18 Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Narragansett Valkyrie by Andy Hoover

Apr 22-23, May 6-7, 12-14 at 7 pm

May 8 at 2 pm

What happens to friendships under pressure? The spaceship simulator Triad has finally opened competitive play. As the Valkyrie, the only all-woman team, rockets through the tournament vying for the $10 million prize, friendships and philosophies are tested, and the lines separating game and reality are strained to the breaking point.

Tickets: Adult – $25, Student – $15, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance), Sundays are Senior Day with Seniors – $18 Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

The Fantasticks, Music by Harvey Schmidt, Lyrics & Book by Tom Jones

June 10-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30, July 1-2 at 7 pm

The world’s longest-running musical is reimagined at the CTC. A classic twist on Romeo and Juliet that explores the heartbreak and passion of young love, The Fantasticks is a timeless musical, full of beauty and intimacy.

Tickets: Adult – $25, Student – $15, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance), Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email:info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Rumors by Neil Simon

July 8-9, 15-16, 21-23, 28-30, Aug 4-6, 11-13 at 7 pm

A dinner party has gone wrong – and rumors are flying. As the confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into classic physical hilarity! This outrageous farce is Neil Simon at his best!

Tickets: Adult – $25, Student – $15, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance), Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email:info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Slamming Doors: An Improvised Farce

Aug 19-20, 25-27, Sept 1-3 at 7 pm

For the first time ever, the CTC presents a full-length improvised play! Paying homage to the classic farces full of mistaken identity, miscommunication, and, yes, slamming doors, our actors make up a new play each night! Every night is different with this show!

Tickets: Adult – $25, Student – $15, Thursdays are Pay-What-You-Can ($18 in advance), Sundays are Senior Day with Seniors – $18 Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

The Emperor’s New Clothes by Andy Hoover

Saturdays July 2-30 at 10:30 am

Enjoy this fun spin on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen about truth, friendship, and independence! Perfect for the whole family!

Tickets: $5, children under 5 pay their age, Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Jenny vs. the Pirates by Sami Avigdor, Music by Matthew Requintina

Saturdays Aug 6-27 at 10:30 am

This CTC original and audience-favorite returns! Join Jenny and her jackalope on an adventure to save their animal friends from a band of dancing pirates!

Tickets: $5, children under 5 pay their age, Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email: info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

The Weekender

Every Sunday at 5 pm

Every Sunday afternoon join us for free improv fun! See new improv groups, experiments, and students in this exciting hour! Anything can happen at The Weekender!

Tickets: Free Box Office: 401-218-0282, Website: http://contemporarytheatercompany.com, Email:info@thecontemporarytheater.com, The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879


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[Charlotte] Actor — BRAVE NEW WORLD – North Carolina Stage Company Auditions

BRAVE NEW WORLD – NC EPA
North Carolina Stage Company | Asheville, NC

Date of Audition:
3/21 and 3/22/2016

Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT (2 days)
Monday, March 21, 2016
10 AM to 6 PM (lunch 1 to 2)
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
2 PM to 8 PM

Contract
SPT
Cat. 4; $342/week AEA

Location
North Carolina Stage Company
15 Stage Lane
(off of Walnut Street)
Asheville, NC
Park at Rankin or Civic Ctr. Gargage.

Seeking
Singer/Dancer/Actors of all ethnicities for a world premiere muscial adaptation of the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.

See breakdown for more details.

Preparation
Two selections of 34 measures each of contemporary musical theatre up tempo and ballad. Sides from the show will be sent to prepare for auditions upon confirmation of appointment. Accompianist will be provided. You may be asked to dance so wear appropriate clothes.

Bring picture and resume

Other Dates
Rehearses 4/12/16 through 5/10/16, previews 5/11/16 through 5/13/16. Official open is 5/14/16. Closes 6/5/16 with a possible extension to 6/12/16.

Other
www.ncstage.org

Video submissions are welcomed if you are unable to attend the EPA.

Personnel
Charlie Flynn-McIver, Artistic Director
Angie Flynn-McIver , Producing Director

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
For appointments email casting@ncstage.org or call 828-239-0263 between noon and 5pm Monday through Friday (email preferred)
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown
Music by Jonnie Rockwell and John McDaniel
Lyrics by Bill Russell
Book by Ben Andron

Seeking
Singer/Dancer/Actors of all ethnicities for a world premiere muscial adaptation of the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Applicants should be very strong singers with pop/rock/contemporary Broadway repertoire and skills as well as adept actors with strong emotional range. Strong dance/movement also required.

MAIN CHARACTERS

JOHN
Male, 20′s, handsome, strong, idealistic, naive. He has exceptionally strong character, but a very childlike understanding of right and wrong. Very strong pop singer – high baritone/tenor rock & roll voice.

DIRECTOR
Male, 30′s/40′s, strong, handsome, powerful, charismatic. As the leader of the World State, he’s the most powerful man around, and he loves every minute of it. Strong, powerful singer – baritone.

BERNARD
Male, 20′s, short, neurotic, funny. He is incredibly smart, but is uncomfortable in his own skin. He wants more than anything for people to respect him. Strong singer, baritone.

LENINA
Female, 20′s/30′s, sexy, gorgeous, smart. She often questions the soundness of their society, which is constantly at odds with her sexual conditioning. Very strong pop & rock and roll singer – high belter.

LINDA
Female, 40′s/50′s, looks older by contrast. Born in the World State then lost on a savage reservation, she is unable to reconcile the two worlds, and has lost her mind. Strong singer, alto/B’way belt.

ENSEMBLE
In the World State, babies are engineered and grown in test tubes. As such, they are all perfect specimens; tall, beautiful, sexy, strong. They are given anti-aging hormones, so they all appear to be in their 20′s and 30′s, even when they are decades older.

Ensemble roles include various characters in the World State, as well as savages and lower caste members. All are strong pop singers, covering all ranges and must be very strong dancers.


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[San Diego] Actor — AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – North Coast Repertory Theatre Auditions

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Appointments
North Coast Repertory Theatre|Solana Beach, CA

Send To
Benjamin Cole, Artistic Assoc/Casting Dir
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Suite D
Solana Beach CA92075

Email
casting@northcoastrep.org

Contract
SPT
SPT 6 Minimum – $443/wk

Seeking
Equity/non-Equity actors and Equity/non-Equity actor/singers

Other Dates
First Rehearsal:June 14, 2016
Tech Weekend:July 9 & 10, 2016
Performances:July 13 – August 7, 2016
Possible Extension:August 10 – 21, 2016

Personnel
David Ellenstein, Artistic Director
Benjamin Cole, Artistic Associate

Other
Deadline for submission:3/11/2016
www.northcoastrep.org

Breakdown
Ain’t Misbehavin’, Music by Thomas “Fats” Waller
Conceived by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.
Lyrics by Various
Director: Yvette Freeman-Hartley
Music Director: Lanny Hartley

KEN: A Tenor, who moves well with age ranging between the late twenties to mid-forties. He should be a large man who is jovial and should be able to use double entendre in his singing and interaction with the cast. The actor should be prepared to audition with songs from the 1930′s – 1940′s era. These audition songs can be an up-tempo, ballad or a song the character sings in the show. He may be asked to demonstrate his movement abilities. (Top G4 – Bottom B2)

ANDRE: A slim to medium size Baritone, who can dance. His age should range between the late twenties to mid-forties. The actor should prepare songs from the 1930′s – 1940′s era. These audition songs can be an up-tempo, ballad or a song the character sings in the show. He should display a sense of sexuality, smoothness and a sense of humor. The actor should be prepared to demonstrate his dancing abilities. (Top E4 – Bottom G2)

NELL: A sexy, voluptuous or ample bodied Alto, who has a strong personality and voice. She can move well and do the time step. Her age should range between the late twenties to mid-forties. She should prepare songs from the 1930′s – 1940′s era that show her range. These audition songs can be an up-tempo, ballad or a song the character sings in the show. She may be asked to demonstrate her movement abilities. (Top D5 – Bottom F3)

ARMELIA – A classy, sweet, voluptuous or ample bodied Soprano/Mezzo with a slight edge when needed. She can move well and do the time step. Her age should range between the late twenties to mid-forties. She should prepare songs from the 1930′s – 1940′s era that show her range. These audition songs can be an up-tempo, ballad or a song the character sings in the show. She may be asked to demonstrate her movement abilities. (Top A5 – Bottom C4)

CHARLAINE – Is a dizzy, thin to average size Mezzo, who can dance. Her age should range between the late twenties to mid-forties. She should prepare songs from the 1930’s – 1940’s era that show her range. These audition songs can be an up-tempo, ballad or a song the character sings in the show. She may be asked to demonstrate her dancing and tapping abilities. (Top F5 – Bottom A3)


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