Tuesday, May 12, 2009

New York Stage Casting Update: May 12, 2009

The Drama Book Shop Stage Casting is Sponsored by

Saturday, May 16th, 11:00AM - 2:00PM. The Underground Theater at St. Michael’s Church – Hamilton Park

252 9th Street between Jersey Ave and Erie Street Jersey City, NJ Sides will be provided.

J CITY Theater is holding auditions for A View Of The Dome by Theresa Rebeck. Stipend offered. All rehearsals in Jersey City. Week nights and 1 weekend day. Rehearsals begin Monday, May 18th. Performances: June 17 - June 27th. J CITY Theater is an equal opportunity employer. All races, genders are strongly encouraged to audition. For more information, please send email to info@jcity.org.

Seeking: SIX Non-Equity Actors for this ensemble piece. Actors must be skilled in movement, comedy and the ability to play multiple roles.

View of the Dome
by Rebeck, Theresa

(NEW) Dog Sees God - OPEN Auditions
Friday, May 22, 2009, 1 PM - 5 PM. Saturday, May 23, 2009, 11 AM - 4 PM. Callbacks May 24, 2009. The Barrow Group Arts Center, 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor, NYC. Sides are available on the theatre website: http://www.thereddoortheatre.com. Bring picture and resume, stapled together. Equity audition procedures are NOT in effect. No Equity monitor provided; producer runs all aspects of the audition.

The Red Door Theatre Co. in Astoria, NY is holding open auditions for Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Equity Showcase Code, approval pending. 1st rehearsal: June 9, 2009. Runs July 5 - 12. Managing Director: Christopher Murrah. Artistic Director: Kate Erin Gibson. Director: Susan Boulle. Play is set in a contemporary high school. Actors should be 18+, playing late teens.

Charlie Brown for a new generation.

Van: A pot smoking, semi-buddhist, "cool" guy.

Matt: The jock. Handsome, cocky, popular, a germophobe.

Beethoven: Sensitive, sexually confused, a loner. Seeking an actor who can play piano.

Tricia: Popular, attractive, loud mouthed, superficial. Enjoys boys, drugs and drinking. Marcy’s BFF.

Marcy: Popular, needs to be liked. Enjoys boys, drugs, and drinking. Tricia’s BFF.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead
by Royal, Bert V.
Paper, $8.95

(NEW) Macbeth
DJM Productions is accepting headshots for its upcoming summer production of a new, dramatic take on Shakespeare's Macbeth. Doug Spagnola, Director. Dave McCracken, Producer. Please send headshots and resumes to: Dionysus Theater's L'il Peach, 270 West 36th St., 2nd Fl., NYC, 10018. E-mail questions to info@djmproductions.net. www.DJMProductions.com. Union and Non-union performers. AEA showcase pending. Evening and weekend rehearsals begin mid June and runs 7/15 to 8/1 in Midtown. No nudity but intense sexual situations. Must be well-versed and comfortable with Shakespearean text. Ethnic actors strongly encouraged to apply.

Seeking--two men, Macbeth and Banquo, 20s to late-30s, built to be brutal warriors, and one women Lady Macbeth, 20s to late-30s, a strong woman who can control these warrior men.

(NEW) Celia The Musical, Bilingual Actors
Universal Casting is holding auditions for Celia The Musical (The Life & Music of Celia Cruz). Casting Date: 5/12,5/13,5/14, 5/18. Callback :5/15 & 5/19. Market: NYC. Union: NON UNION TALENT ONLY. Rehearsals: TBD. Opening: TBD. Rates: Ensemble $900.-$1000. Weekly. Understudy- $ 1000. Weekly. Principals: $1100. Weekly. Agency fee all inclusive. Rehearsal rate- 1/2 of the weekly rate. PLEASE Email ginger@universalcast.com. FOR AUDITION TIMES. This project is an amazing opportunity for actors, singers and dancers to join in the celebration of the life and music of the “Queen of Salsa”, Celia Cruz. Her 60-year career gained her universal appeal and is wonderfully captured in this musical tribute. Take the journey - relive and savor the memories of her high energy dance moves, incomparable vocals and charismatic personality. An experience that should not be missed.


[YOUNG CELIA] 20-30 yrs. old. Dark Skin tone. Must be a sing, dance and be a very good actress. Special quality about her – spunky personality.

[PEDRO] 25-60 yrs. old. Dark skin tone. Can be young as he will be age progressed. Major role. Must be an excellent actor! No dancing or singing required.

[CELIA’S MOM] 30-45 yrs. old. Dark skin tone. Must sing, dance and be an excellent actress. She will be the understudy for Celia.

[CELIA’S DAD] 26-40 yrs. old. Dark skin tone. Must be a decent singer and a great actor and Dancer Will be playing two additional roles.

[MALE NURSE] 25-35 yrs. old. Handsome. Great Actor. Some dancing and singing required (will also have a scene where he will perform a rap song)

[MALE DANCERS] (2): 19-30 yrs. old. Must be amazing dancers. Proficient in all styles including Latin dance. Some acting is required as some will have dialogue. One will play a manager at a club, military personnel and Celia’s aunt.

[FEMALE DANCERS] (2): 19-30 yrs. old. Must be amazing dancers. Proficient in all styles including Latin dance. Some acting is required as some will have dialogue. One will play a manager at a club, military personnel and Celia’s aunt.