Wednesday, April 23, 2008

New York Stage Casting: April 22, 2008

Beauty and the Beast - open in CT

Sun. May 4, Mon. May 5, Tues. May 6, 7 PM each day. At the Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston, CT.

The Thomaston Opera House will hold Open Auditions for a Main Stage Production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Callbacks will be held Wednesday, May 7, if needed. Production will run July 19 - August 10 for 11 performances. All roles are open to audition. All auditioning will be asked to sing (bring sheet music if your selection is not from Disney's Beauty and the Beast), read from the script and come prepared to dance (bring shoes if you have them). Accompanist provided. For additional information, call (860)283-6250 or visit our website at

Beauty and the Beast
Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical
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West Side Story, Open Call

Mon. April 28, 10 AM: Tony and Marias; 2 PM: Male dancers. At Ripley Greer Studios, 520 8th Ave. NYC. Sat. May 10 & Sun. May 11, 10 AM: Female dancers; 2 PM: Male dancers. At Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. NYC.

Stuart Howard Associates is holding open auditions for Non Union actors/dancers for the new Broadway Production of West Side Story for Tony, Maria, Jets and Sharks. Production begins rehearsals in October and does an out-of-town tryout in Washington, D.C. during December, before beginning previews on Broadway in February. AEA Production Contract $1509/week. All actor/dancers must look 16-20, but legally be at least 16 years of age prior to first day of rehearsal. Male dancers: bring jazz sneakers and knee pads, Female Dancers: bring shoes with a heel. All dancers come prepare to dance. Anyone auditioning for Tony and Maria, bring music in the style of the show. Contact Paul Hardt with questions: Seeking: Tony: 18-20, baritone with Tenor notes up to a high b flat. Handsome, Polish-American, with great charm. Maria: looks 16-18, soprano, a beautiful, naive, but strong willed Puerto Rican girl. Fluent in Spanish a plus. Jets and Sharks: Males and females. Look 16-20 years old, all must have great ballet technique and training. Typing will occur.

R&J and West Side Story
Romeo and Juliet and
West Side Story

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West Side Story Score
West Side Story:
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West Side Story Score
West Side Story:
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16 Bar: Baritone Base
16-Bar Theatre Audition: 100 Songs Excerpted for Successful Auditions: Baritone/Bass

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16 Bar Tenor
16-Bar Theatre Audition: 100 Songs Excerpted for Successful Auditions: Tenor

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16-Bar Soprano
The 16-Bar Theatre Audition: 100 Songs Excerpted for Successful Auditions: Soprano


The Fela Kuti Project - Dancers Who Sing

Mon. May 12, 10 AM - Women; 2 PM - Men. At Nola Studios, 250 W. 54th St., 11th Floor. NYC.

The Fela Kuti Project is holding an open audition for its upcoming Developmental Workshop. This audition is for African, African-American, or people of African descent/mixed race. Directed and Choreographed by Bill T. Jones. Seeking: Male and Female Dancers with a Modern, African, Contemporary, and/or Jazz dance background. Especially seeking male dancers of substantial size. Must have ability to sing. Acrobatics, aerial work and clown training preferred. Playing a musical instrument (especially percussion) is a plus. If you do play a musical instrument, bring it with you and be prepared to play. Dancers should be warmed up and ready to dance at call times. You will dance barefoot. Also, dancers may or may not be asked to sing, so be prepared with an African chant of your own choosing, as well as a song that shows off voice and range. Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided, but you may be asked to sing a cappella. Bring a current picture and resume, stapled together. This NON-AEA Developmental Workshop will take place between Mon. June 16 - Sat. July 20 and require availability 10 AM — 6 PM, 6 days/week for 4-5 weeks with possible evenings the last week. Paid work. If you would like to be considered for this project but are unavailable to make it to this call, send your picture and resume immediately to: The Fela Kuti Project, c/o Mungoli Theatricals, INC., 207 West 25th Street, 6th floor, New York, NY 10001.

 Broadway in the '90s
Broadway in the '90s: 43 Songs

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Jekyll And Hyde: The Musical - Open Auditions by Appt

Sat. May 3, 12 - 6 PM. No scheduled break. At the Cumberland Theatre, 101 N. Johnson St., Cumberland, MD.

The Cumberland Theatre in Maryland is holding an open audition (by appointment for its upcoming production of Jekyll And Hyde: The Musical. SPT (approval/salary level pending; 2007-08 minimum weekly salary: $384). Housing provided for out-of-town performers. First rehearsal: June 30. Runs July 9 — 27. For an appointment, call (301)759-4990, M — F from 1-5 or e-mail Prepare a brief Broadway pop-style song. Songs from the show are acceptable but the show score will probably not be available at the audition. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Bring a picture and resume, stapled together. Note: Seven Equity contracts are expected to be available, of which two are expected to be chorus contracts. All roles are open. Seeking: Theatre's casting note: The following three roles carry the bulk of the play and are powerful pop vocal roles: Dr. Henry Jekyll/Hyde. Emma Carew: Jekyll's fianc≥e. Lucy Harris: Actress. Gabriel Utterson: Lawyer. Character actor. Sir Danvers Carew: Member of Parliament. Character actor. Ensemble/People Of London: Aristocrats, street people, prostitutes, servants, society guests, policemen, customers. Theatre's statement: ÒActors of all ages, types and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to attend.Ó If unable to attend, send headshot/resume and/or video, preferably by e-mail, by May 3 to or Casting, Cumberland Theatre, 101 N Johnson St, Cumberland MD 21502, or fax to (301) 777-7189.

Broadway Pop Rock
Broadway Pop/Rock

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Actor and Actress (50s)

Fifty7 Productions is in need of one male Caucasian actor (50ish) and one female Caucasian actress (50ish) for an original stage play. Both must have stage experience, wide range of emotion and responsibility with rehearsals and performances. Rehearsals begin in June, with the last performance being mid July. Applicants will need availability during the week (evenings) and on weekends throughout this time. No Pay. Send headshots and resumes to the email address given. Auditions will be by appointment only. Fifty7 Productions, Jersey City, NJ 0730. Submit to: Corinne Lee,

100 Monologues
100 Monologues: An Audition Sourcebook from New Dramatists

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Three One Acts in Philadelphia

Sat. April 26 & Sun. April 27, 7:30 PM. At Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place, 3rd floor, Philadelphia, PA.

Casting Non Equity Actors By the Sea, By the Sea, By the Beautiful Sea, three one-act plays by Joe Pintauro, Lanford Wilson and Terrence McNally. Call backs on April 29/30 at 7:30, as needed. Production dates: June 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, & 27. "By The Sea..." is a collection of 3 three-character plays entitled, Dawn, Day and Dusk The same 3 actors will play a role in each of the different plays. Director Peggy Connolly needs 1 male & 2 females (30-40s). Visit for character breakdowns, etc. Auditions will be cold readings from sides. Actors will receive a small stipendContact the director for more information at:

Acting Edition
By the Sea By the Sea By the Beautiful Sea

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Cohoes Music Hall 2008-09 Season - OPEN auditions

Tues. May 6, 10 AM - 6 PM, musical; Wed. May 7, 2 - 5 PM, dramatic. At Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. NYC.

C-R Productions, Cohoes, NY, is casting for its 2008-09 season. LOA (approval and salary level pending; housing and transportation provided; Beehive is under AGVA jurisdiction). Shows perform on weekends. 2008-09 season. All dates below are contract dates, including rehearsals. The Theatre will hire a minimum of two actors on Equity contracts in each show other than Beehive. Theatre states, All roles will be cast from these auditions. Theatre's casting note: "[All actors in musicals] must be strong singers. No microphones are used". Beehive The 60's Musical: Created by Larry Gallagher. July 15 — August 17. Show is under AGVA jurisdiction. All roles available. Noises Off: by Michael Frayn. Director: Jim Charles. August 26 — September 21. All roles available. Dames at Sea: Music: Jim Wise. Book / Lyrics: George Haimsohn and Robin Miller. Director: Tralen Doler. September 30 — November 2. All roles available. Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical by Dan Goggin. Director TBA. November 18 — December 21. The role of Mother Superior is cast. All other roles available. The Full Monty: Music/Lyrics: David Yazbek. Book: Terrence McNally. Director TBA. February 3 — March 8, 2009. All roles available. Dracula: Dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. Based on the novel by Bram Stoker. Director: Jim Charles. March 24 — April 19, 2009. All roles available. The Producers: Music/Lyrics: Mel Brooks. Book: Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan. Director: / Choreographer: Tralen Doler. April 28 — May 31, 2009. All roles available. On Monday, May 5, the musical day, prepare a brief standard Broadway song. No contemporary material, unless auditioning for Beehive. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. On Wednesday, May 7, the dramatic day, prepare a brief monologue. Both days: Bring TWO sets of your stapled-together picture and resume. NOTE: Equity has granted an auditions concession to the producer. Equity Members may request a copy of the concession's full text from the Equity Auditions Department. Cohoes Music Hall is located 2 hours north of NYC. Do not call the Theatre. More information: The producer will run all aspects of all OPEN auditions. Equity Principal Audition procedures will not be in effect for OPEN auditions, and no Equity Monitor will be provided for them.