Wednesday, October 21, 2009

New York Stage Casting Update: Oct 21, 2009

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(NEW) Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Audition dates are November 16th and 18th from 7:30-9:30. Looking for adults and mature teens. Please prepare a song that shows your vocal range and personality and be prepared to read from the script. Please call the theatre at 973-248-9491 for more information. Smiling Rhino Theatre is located at 247 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ. Carmela Wolosz, Smiling Rhino Theatre. 973-248-9491.

Smiling Rhino Theatre is proud to announce auditions for their upcoming musical Fairy Tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Dan Reed directs and Sue Chandler, Musical Director. Show dates are January 29, 30, 31, Feb. 5, 6, 7, 2010. This original version of the classic tale of a young princess who is ordered killed by her stepmother, the jealous new queen. Abandoned in the forest, Snow White takes up residence with seven little men who are captivated by her beauty and who protect her against the wicked queen and her magic mirror. When it appears that the queen finally triumphs, it will be the kiss of a handsome prince that will save the day. Snow White features a cast of 11 and boasts a score written by Broadway composer Michael Valenti and a book written by award-winning children's playwright Elsa Rael. The play is performed in the Broadway style to live musical accompaniment against a fully realized setting. All roles available and seeking variety in casting!

Wednesday, October 21 from 10AM to 2PM, at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Avenue, Room 16J, NYC. Saturday October 24 from 10AM - 2PM, Sunday and October 25 from 6PM to 9PM at Judson Church Office, 230 Thompson Street, NYC. Prepare 16 to 32 bars of a legit musical theater song that shows your range and musicality (in vein of R&H, Gershwin, Porter, Kern). Also have material available of other styles to show versatility (Folk/Country, Classical) if asked. Also prepare 15 to 30 seconds of narrative text from novel, story, or news. Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

The Theater at Judson of NYC is holding open auditions for dancers for Christmas Rappings. Equity Showcase. Director: Russell Treyz. Musical Director: Brent Frederick.

Stage Manager: Jared Goldstein. By Al Carmines. First rehearsal: November 1, 2009, evenings and weekends. Runs: December 4 – 19 (Wednesday off).

Seeking: Male and Female singers of all types and ethnicities, dancers (belly and ballroom-tango). Dancers are encouraged to participate. Belly dancers and ballroom tango dancers are needed. Scored for piano, finger cymbals, and tambourine. This is a theatre piece for solo singers, chorus, dancers, and pianist. It is a multi-ethnic musical theater performance created by Al Carmines based on the Christmas story and other excerpts from the Bible. An hour and a half in length, the music covers all genres from country to classic to blues to gospel to a tango to "show tunes". There are many solos (about 20), plus duets, trios, quartets, octets, and a large chorus. Rappings (in the 1960-70s sense of "talking about and/or having a discussion/debate") involves strong melodies, challenging choral work, and a unique holiday experience.