Tuesday, May 6, 2008

New York Stage Casting: June 6, 2008

Alter Boyz & The Clean House

Altar Boyz Vocal Selections
Altar Boyz (Vocal Selections)

The Clean House
The Clean House

(Acting Edition)

Altar Boyz and The Clean House

The Zach Theatre in Austin, TX is holding open auditions by appointment for two productions. SPT Category 4 Artistic.

Director: Dave Steakley. NYC appointment auditions will be held on Wednesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 8, 2008. Audition time and location given when appointment is made. For an appointment, contact Shannon Richey at mailto:shannon@zachtheatre.org or at 512-476-0594 x242. If auditioning for Altar Boyz, please prepare a full song from the show, or a comparable pop selection. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Sides will be provided at the audition for those auditioning for The Clean House only. All: Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together. After local Equity auditions have been held, still seeking the following roles only: Altar Boyz Music/Lyrics: Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker. Book: Kevin Del Aguila. Director: Dave Steakley. 1st rehearsal: Week of May 12, 2008. Runs June 5 — August 31. Theatre's casting note: "All five men are called upon equally to sing and dance; each character has a distinct personality and a chance to shine." Matthew: The Leader. Mark: The Sensitive One. Luke: The Bad Boy. Juan: The Latin Lover. Abraham: The Gefilte Fish Out Of Water. The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl. Director: Dave Steakley. 1st rehearsal: June 23, 2008. Runs July 10 — August 31. Ana: 50s - 60s. Patient of Lane's husband (Charles, also a surgeon) who falls in love with him. Mystical, spiritually-grounded, compassionate and exceptionally wise. Phenomenal storyteller. Actress in this role doubles as Matilde's Mother.


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DISNEY CRUISE LINE — OPEN CALL — MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMERS/ DANCERS

Mon, June 2, 10:00 AM - Male Dancers (sign-in at 9:00 AM) - Male Ensemble Dancer to portray Tarzan, must have muscular athletic build, 5'9" and above, must tap. 1:00 PM — Vocalists — See Breakdown Below - (sign-in at 12:00 PM) - Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave - Ste 16, New York, NY

Disney Cruise Line is seeking talented and versatile musical theatre performers and dancers for Mainstage productions on their luxury cruise ship, the Disney Magic, sailing in the Caribbean and Bahamas. Repertory casting for up to 4 musical theatre style shows including "Twice Charmed," "The Golden Mickey's," and "Disney Dreams." Contracts begin in late August and run for approximately 9 months. Competitive pay plus room and board. Performers must be trained singer actors who move well or trained dancers who sing. All singers should be prepared to learn a movement combination. Seeking the following actors: ANN MARIE (20s, 5'3" and under) Bright mix, youthful female with very energetic spirit. Movement ability a plus. FRANCO (30s-40s) Charismatic baritone with lots of pizzazz. Excellent comedic actor able to handle a 'song and dance'. 'Wizard' type called on by Lady Tremaine to ruin Cinderella's chances of marrying the Prince. LADY TREMAINE (30s to early 40s, 5'6" and taller) Cinderella's wicked stepmother. Domineering and quick-tempered yet able to turn on charm if needed. Actress who sings and moves well. Slim build. KING (mid to late 30s, 5'9" and under) Comedic character baritone. Movement ability a plus. PETER PAN/QUASIMODO (20s, 5'7" and under) Youthful male with very energetic spirit. Movement ability a plus. SIMBA (20s-30s) African American or exotic powerful tenor. Sings 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight.' PRINCE CHARMING (20s to early 30s, 5'10" to 6') Handsome leading. Beautiful tenor voice with sustained A. Charming actor, movement a plus. CINDERELLA (20s) Youthful heroine. Excellent singer with both strong, bright soprano and a pop mix. Excellent actress, movement a plus. 'Circle of Life' FEMALE VOCALIST (30s) African American. Gospel singer with ability to 'bring down the house'. Movement a plus. Other Mainstage roles include the Fairy Godmother, Cinderella & Prince Charming, Belle & Peter Pan in "Disney Dreams". Snow White, Nala & Simba, & Pocahontas in "The Golden Mickey's". Performers of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend. Requirements: Prepare 16 bars of a contemporary musical theatre selection showing great personality; an accompanist will be provided. Applicants must be at least 18. Be prepared to learn a movement combination. Bring current headshot and resume. Visit www.disneyauditions.com for additional details. EOE

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Small Craft Warnings by Tennessee Williams

Theatre of Tennessee Williams Volume V
The Theatre of Tennessee Williams Volume V

(Included the play Small Craft Warnings)

Small Craft Warnings

The White Horse Theater Company is casting Small Craft Warnings by Tennessee Williams, directed by Cyndy A. Marion. Runs Sept 19th-Oct 5th 2008 at The Workshop Theater Company-Main Stage Theater. Rehearsals begin Aug. 1\9th.

The play takes place in the early 1970s in a seaside bar on the coast of Southern California. Seeking: Monk: 40s-50s, Caucasian. Barkeep with a sincere interest in his regular customers. Calm, levelheaded and understanding, but wants no trouble. Lives a solitary existence above the bar. Has suffered from heart attacks and fears a painful death. Leona: 40s, Caucasian. A bourbon-drinking beautician who lives in a trailer. "A large, ungainly woman." Rowdy, outspoken, and aggressive, yet sensitive, caring and filled with compassion. "A lonely girl without a soul in the world," yet a born fighter with a passion for life & beauty. Violet: late 30s-mid 40s, Caucasian. A transitory dependent who relies on her relations with men for survival. Pale, emotional, fragile, undernourished and unkempt, yet possessing a delicate, bizarre sort of beautyƑ"like a water plant." Doc: late 50s-mid 60s. Caucasian. A medical doctor "who lost his license for heavy drinking, but still practices clandestinely." Proud, intelligent and virile, yet worn, defeated and disillusioned. Steve: late 40s, Caucasian. Short-order cook who "has to be satisfied with the scraps in this world." Kind, gentle, and well meaning, yet noncommittal, insecure and "underdeveloped." Quentin: late 30s-late 40s, Caucasian. Polished Hollywood "B-movie" screenwriter. A "once handsome" homosexual, with a quality of "sexless ness, not effeminacy." Jaded, cynical and numb, yet still in need of human contact. Bobby: 18-25, Caucasian. On a mission to ride his bicycle from Iowa to Mexico. Open, innocent, adventurous, sensitive; fair-haired "boyish" good looks. Exploring his sexual identityƑsorting out "new vibes." Tony: 40s-50s, Caucasian. Small-town policeman. Friendly, easy-going, willing to turn a blind eye on deviance in exchange for a drink. Auditions will be held by appointment in Mid-June. Please mail headshots and resumes ASAP to Director Cyndy A. Marion- 200 East 16th Street, 15F New York, NY 10003. For more info visit www.whitehorsetheater.com. No Pay. Equity/ Non-Equity performers. Equity Showcase (approval pending).


Smokey Joe's Cafe

 

Smokey Joe's Cafe VS
Smokey Joe's Cafe (Vocal Selections)

Smokey Joe's Cafe - NJ

Plays-In-the-Park, an esteemed summer theatre located in Central New Jersey is casting Smokey Joe's Cafe.

Producer: Gary Cohen. Director/Choreographer: George Patterson. Musical Director: Michael Thomas Murray. Rehearses late June, runs August 6-16. Seeking: Victor: Male, African-American. The preening bad-boy. Must have an excellent comic sense and a child-like charm. Tap dance is a plus. B-flat top, and falsetto to a high G. Fred: Male, African-American. The implacable bass, who's seen it all and refuses to get upset about it. Must have low C. Deelee: Female, Caucasian. Evokes both the innocence of the teenage girls who fell in love with Elvis, and the wild streak that all of us dreamed about such girls having. She is Brenda Lee, but sometimes wants to be Jayne Mansfield. Must be an excellent dancer and able to belt to a C. Email submissions to DrJazz80@aol.com, attn: Chris Patterson or call 732-925-4820 for an audition appointment. For more info visit playsinthepark.com.

Mezzo-Soprano Belter Volume 1
Musical Theatre Classics
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Volume 1
Mezzo-Soprano Belter Volume 1
Musical Theatre Classics
- Mezzo-Soprano/Belter
Volume 2

 

 


Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Dolly Vocal Selections
Hello Dolly (Vocal Selections)

Hello, Dolly! Benefit Performance Auditions

Sat. May 10th and Sun. May 11th by APPT only. At VFW Hall Basement, 701 Lake Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712.

ReVision Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ is seeking actors and musical theatre performers for its benefit performance of Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly! Producing Artistic Directors: David Leidholdt, Stephen Bishop Seely, Thomas Morrissey. The benefit performance will be held on Sat. June 14th at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park. Director: Thomas Morrissey. Choreographer: Connor Gallagher. Those auditioning will also be considered for future productions, workshops, staged readings, and theatre for young audiences. Actors should prepare a one minute monologue and singers should prepare one song (accompanist will be provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please email your audition request to casting@ReVisionTheatre.org (preferred) or call 732-455-3059 ext. #2 to make an appointment. Those unable to attend should send submissions to: Casting, ReVision Theatre, PO Box 973, Asbury Park, NJ 07712. Please do not submit large files by email, instead email links for pictures or thumbnails. Seeking all types, children, minority and mature actors/singers strongly encouraged to audition. Pay dependent on contract. For more info: www.ReVisionTheatre.org. Union/Non-Union.


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Actor's Choice Monologues Teens
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West Side Story

West Side Story Vocal Selections
West Side Story (Vocal Selections)

 

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

West Side Story, Open Call

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: WestSideCasting@aol.com. 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.


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Saddam The Musical

Casting for the non-union theater show Saddam the Musical. Please submit to: wor55@verizon.net.

Need 10 men and 4 women. Seeking: GUARDS (21-56 Male Any Ethnicity). Need dancers and singers on all levels. MARTHA (30-56 Female Caucasian, Italian) Play the part as Saddam's wife. Singer and dancer. MARISOL (20-56 Female Caucasian, Italian, Native American) Wife of Miguel, A Foreign Dictator. MOHAMMAD (20-56 Male Caucasian, Italian, Native American). Saddam's secretary and childhood friend. SERVENTS (20-45 Any African American, Caucasian, Italian). Singer and dancers. SPY (20-45 Male African American, Caucasian, Native American). Dancer. TIM RICE (20-56 Male Caucasian, Native American). Award-winning lyricist. ANDREW L. WEBBER (20-56 Male Caucasian, Native American). Award-winning composer. ACTRESS/ACTOR (20-56 Any Caucasian, Native American). Member of the troupe. CHORUS (20-46 Any African American, Native American). Assorted guards, servants and dancers. NIGHT CLUB SINGER (20-46 Male African American, Native American). Singer and dancer.

 

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