Tuesday, March 30, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: March 30, 2010

The Drama Book Shop Stage Casting is Sponsored by

(NEW) Danny, auditions by appt.
Auditions will take place in Manhattan in early April by appointment. Actors who are called in for appointments will be asked to prepare a 60 second monologue, comedy or drama. (Some actors may be asked to do a second, contrasting piece.) For immediate consideration, please send picture and resume in the body of an email to Andrew at: WhiteRabbitCo@aol.com by April 5, 2010. We would be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

White Rabbit Theatre and Kim M. Jones seek strong, ensemble-based actors adept at both comedy and drama for Danny, a comedy/drama written and directed by Andrew Rothkin, performing at The Bleecker Street Theatre in June as part of the 2010 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York City's premier eco-friendly theatre festival. (www.planetconnectionsfestivity.com) There will be six performances in total. All characters are articulate, educated and intelligent. All roles are showcase-worthy and all actors are on stage for most – if not all – of the 90 minute play. Actors of color and all ethnicities strongly encouraged to submit for all roles. Non-union. No pay.

, 27 – 33, any ethnicity; part poet, part tough guy, part slob, part little boy; a brilliant man who can’t get it together; a slacker who never reached his enormous potential; sexy and very cool. * Must play guitar moderately well or better; * Must provide a guitar to all rehearsals and performances; * Must be adept at Shakespeare.

DARCY, 27 – 33, any ethnicity; part mother hen, part Martha Stewart, part Doris Day; the heart of the group.

NADINE, 27 – 33, any ethnicity; a smart, strong, charismatic knock-out; a diva and the hardest worker in town. Her friends thinks she is going to be a Hollywood superstar.

MARCO, 27 – 33, any ethnicity; gay; outrageous and outlandishly funny, a natural entertainer and the constant center of attention – all to mask his deep, profound insecurities; sweet and introspective at his core, but he rarely shows this for more than a moment or two at a time. * Must sing a capella exceptionally well.

JOHN, 27 – 33, any ethnicity; gay (though you’d never know it on first sight); smart, attractive; the most emotionally complex of the group who is trying to get his life together while facing some major personal demons.

FELIPE, any age 18 – 45, Latino or East Asian; gay; the outsider of the group; very sweet, sexy and boyish. Non-American accents could be an asset to the role. (Those who can turn an accent on and off might be asked to try it both ways at the audition and/or callbacks.)

(NEW) Million Dollar Quartet, Open call
Thursday, April 1, 2010 — OPEN Auditions (Equity/non) 11 AM — 1 PM . No appointment necessary. A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Telsey + Company, 315 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor. New York, NY. Please prepare a Jerry Lee Lewis song (or song in that style or from the era) and accompany themselves on the piano. In the production, Jerry Lee Lewis sings: “Real Wild Child”, “Great Balls Of Fire”, “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”. Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Relevant Theatricals, John Cossette Productions, Northern Lights Inc. are holding open auditions (Equity & non-Equity) for Million Dollar Quartet. Chicago, IL. Director: Eric Schaeffer. Book: Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux. Music: Various Artists (songs listed below). Musical Arrangements and Supervision: Chuck Mead. Casting: Telsey + Company. 1st rehearsal: Spring 2010. 1st performance: Spring 2010. CAT. CAT Tier 6 Contract; $771/week minimum.

Seeking: Jerry Lee Lewis and Jerry Lee Lewis Cover: 20s. Male. He was Rock & Roll’s legendary piano prodigy and celebrated “Last Man Standing.” Seeking an actor/singer/pianist. Must be a superb piano player, able to play like Jerry Lee Lewis; fun, energetic; comic skills a plus.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Currently Casting

The York Shakespeare Company


NYC Audition by Appt
Sub to: casting@yorkshakespeare.org


Portland Stage Company, ME


Audition by Appt.
Sub to Betsy Gans:

Hampton Theatre Company, NY


LI, NY Audition 3/28 & 3/29
Quogue Community Hall, 126 Jessup Ave., Quogue, NY



NYC Audition EPA

Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles


NYC Audition EPA 3/30 @ AEA
Appts. 3/31 & 4/1 – Sub to: Center Theater Group, 601 W Temple St., LA,CA 90012

New York Theatre Workshop


NYC Audition EPA 3/31 @ AEA

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: March 23, 2010

The Drama Book Shop Stage Casting is Sponsored by

The Student Prince in Heidelberg (Paperback)
By Dorothy Donnelly, Sigmund Romberg, Max Scheck

(NEW) The Student Prince, Open auditions
Sunday, March 28, 2010, 11 AM — 1 PM. Telsey + Company, 311 West 43rd St. 10th Floor, New York, NY 10036. Please prepare the song “Serenade” from THE STUDENT PRINCE, or a legit or operatic song that shows off your tenor range. Bring an updated picture and resume. A piano accompanist will be provided.

Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh, PA, is holding OPEN auditions (Equity/non) for the role of Prince Karl Franz in The Student Prince. RMTA Contract; $951/week minimum, Executive Producer: Van Kaplan, Associate Producing Director: Lori Berger, Director: James Brennan, Music: Sigmund Romberg, Book/Lyrics: Dorothy Donnelly, Music Director: Tom Helm, Casting: Telsey + Company. 1st rehearsal: July 26, 2010. Runs: August 3 – 8. If you are unable to attend this call but would like to be considered, please e-mail your picture/resume to: PrinceKarlFranz@gmail.com.

Seeking: Performers of ALL ethnicities for: Prince Karl Franz: Male, 20s – 30s, legit full range tenor (C3 to sustained C5 - high C), serious, likable, ardent. Sings “Serenade” in F, “Deep In My Heart” in E.

(NEW) Broadway on the Red Carpet, Open auditions
Sunday, March 28th, from 3PM - 5PM, and Monday, March 29th from 4PM - 6PM. 247 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442.You need only attend one of these auditions. Please prepare a song that shows your vocal range and personality and, prepare a short monologue if participating in a scene is your desire. There might also be a dance audition, so come prepared to move. For more information, please give us a call: Carmela Wolosz, Smiling Rhino Theatre. 973-248-9491. www.smilingrhinotheatre.com.

Smiling Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes, NJ, is holding auditions for its next show, Broadway on the Red Carpet, Youth Version! SHOW DATES: May 1 and 2, 2010. Broadway on the Red Carpet, Youth Version, is a revue celebrating Movies that have become Broadway shows and vice versa! Director/Choreographer: Terese Opiela. Assisted by Kim Marino and Carmela Wolosz. Musical Director: Theresa Mello.

Seeking: Kids/teens 8-12 and 13-18. It is anticipated that there will be two casts: a younger and older.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Currently Casting

The York Shakespeare Company


NYC Audition by Appt
Sub to:

Portland Stage Company, ME


Audition by Appt.
Sub to Betsy Gans:
casting @portlandstage.org

Berkshire Theatre Festival, MA


NYC AEA Only Audition by Appt
Sub to: Alan Filderman Casting

Forestburgh Playhouse 2010 Season, NY








NYC Audition EPA 3/22 & 3/23 @ AEA

Hampton Theatre Company, NY


LI, NY Audition 3/28 & 3/29
Quogue Community Hall, 126 Jessup Ave., Quogue, NY

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: March 16, 2010

The Drama Book Shop Stage Casting is Sponsored by

(NEW) Dysfunction... The Play
All auditions are by appointment only. Mail any videos/photos to: Miranda J. Carr, Dysfunction...The Play, PO Box 2205, Albany, NY 12220. You can call to schedule your appointment at 888.877.4096. Please send your documents before you schedule your audition appointment if at all possible. If possible, all actors and actresses please submit a very clear headshot and a good, full length image. Images can be snapshots and requirements for images are: No Makeup. Image should be shot outdoors with natural light (no flash). A plain, basic color top and bottom. Photo sizes can be no larger than 2 MB. Once you have your images you can submit them along with a resume here. If you do not have the images above, you may supply headshots and/or any footage (ie DVD, CD, videotape, etc.), a bio, resume or press kit if you are just starting out. Send anything you have available at least a week before your audition date. If you don't have anything to show your talent, come out and audition anyway. We are open to first time actors and actresses.

Increase Unlimited Productions is casting Dysfunction... The Play. Miranda J. Carr is the main writer, producer and title character; Jillina Baxter – Marketing Manager; Jason Cross – Technical Director & Set Designer; Tony Tambasco – Sound Engineer; Carliss J. Carr, Rashad Owens – Musicians. Auditions will be held every Saturday beginning in April 2010 from 10am – 6pm. The location will be announced at a later date. Rehearsal schedule will be given to each hired actor on May 5, 2010. The performance dates are Friday-Sunday, July 23-25, 2010 in Latham, NY at Siena College. Synopsis: Vivian is a single, divorced mom of three that has had her share of problems. Vivian is a Marketing Director for a large firm and when they move their operations to Phoenix, Vivian has a choice to make, move to Phoenix or lose her job. With nothing left to lose, Vivian dives head first into love with a co-worker and a new beginning. Will it all last? Only God knows but Vivian is ready to step out on a little faith.

Ellerton-Washington – Main character, age 35 – 40, African-American (cast but needs understudy).

CADDY Mills-Ellerton – Main Character, Vivian’s mother, age 55-60, African-American.

CARLIN Ellerton – Vivian’s father, age 55-60, this actor can be any race since this is a voice-over part.

LAUREN Ellerton– Carlin’s wife, age 60-65, this actress can be any race since this is a voice-over part.

ALEX Staunton – Vivian’s ex-husband, age 40-45, African-American.

EVA Staunton– Alex’s second wife, age 35-45, African-American.

NICK Ellerton-Staunton – Vivian’s baby boy, age 12-15, African-American.

WELCOME Martin– Vivian’s baby sister, age 25-30, African-American.

EDWARD Mason– Welcome’s boyfriend, age 25-30, African-American.

DELVA Ellerton– Vivian’s middle sister, age 25-30, African-American.

COLE Spencer – Delva’s abusive boyfriend, age 20-25, African-American.

CARLIN Ellerton, Jr (CJ)– Vivian’s brother, age 25-30, African-American.

MR. MILLER, Dave – portly, Vivian’s boss, age 50-65, this actor can be any race.

ERICA Watkins– Main Character, Vivian’s co-worker and best friend, age 30-40, African-American.

TALIQUE Washington– Main Character, Vivian’s coworker & secret admirer, age 30-40, African-American.

MICHELA Davis – Vivian’s office rival, age 25-35, this actress can be any race.

JOHN Watkins– Erica’s doctor husband, age 35-45, African-American.

PASTOR BROWN, Sean – Vivian’s Pastor, age 30-40, African-American.

(NEW) Fiddler on the Roof, Open Call
FEMALE SINGER/ACTORS: Monday, March 29, 2010 @ 10 AM. MALE SINGER/ACTORS: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 @ 10 AM, Pearl Studios, 12th Fl. 500 8th Avenue. New York, NY. Please prepare a brief legit musical theatre song that shows off range and personality and bring your book in case you are asked to sing another selection. Bring a Picture/Resume and sheet music in the appropriate key. Accompanist will be provided. Typing may occur.

Dave Clemmons Casting will hold an open call for the 2010-2011 Non-Equity National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof. Rehearsals begin early September 2010. Seeking Singers/Actors. Produced by: Troika Entertainment. Directed by: Sammy Dallas Bayes. Casting by: Dave Clemmons Casting. Starts Sept. 1. All positions are paid (Salary + Per Diem + Housing + Health Insurance).

To play 35- 55 Dairy man, father of five daughters. A dreamer. Lives his faith and values its traditions. Must be an excellent singer/actor with an exuberant personality.

Golde: To play 35 to 55 Dairy farmer's wife. Looks older than her age from the hard lifestyle. Strong willed. A disciplinarian. Able to convey a command with a look or a clap of the hands. Tzeitel: Female 18+ to play 20s. Eldest daughter. A cut from her mother's apron. Wants to be a good mother and wife in the tradition of her faith. Strong belt & excellent comedic skills.

Hodel: Female 18+ to play 20s. 2nd eldest daughter. Opinionated and strong willed. Knows the teachings of her faith. Has very definitive ideas about marriage. To marry a man who is learned is a prerequisite. Warm soprano.

Chava: Female 18+ to play late teens. 3rd eldest and Tevye's favorite daughter. Like him, a dreamer. Likes to read, lives her life in worlds where her books takes her. Just crossing over from child to young lady with the innocence of a young child. Strong dancer a plus.

Shprintze/Bielke: 18 and up to play 8-12 Tevye's youngest daughters. Very dutiful in their place as children. Yente: Female to play 40s-50s. The town matchmaker. A widow. Always busy with a sense of no time to slow down, even in her conversations. Character belt.

Lazar Wolf: Male to play 50- 60. Town butcher, wealthiest man in town. Strong and big in stature. A widower. A sense of the finer things in life but a bit crude in presence due to the nature of his work.

Motel: Male 18+ to play 20s. A tailor. Thin and lanky. Very quiet & reserved in his manner. A hard worker striving to make ends meet to support himself and marry Tzeitel. Baritone-Tenor.

Perchik: Male 18+ to play 20s. A student and revolutionary who has his own ideas about the problems of the world and his people, and has the answers to solve them. Attracted to Hodel and the intellectual challenge she presents. Baritone.

Fyedka: Male 18+ to play 20s. Russian peasant. Enjoys reading and has a very gentle manner. Displays a sense of respect for people, including those of the Jewish community. Has very strong feelings for Chava. Excellent Tenor.

Constable: Male to play 40s. The local law official. Very much a peasant himself, with a sense of duty to his job. Treats all with equal respect, but considers himself a cut above the rest (most notably the Jewish population) due to the uniform he wears.

Character men who are excellent singers/actors for the roles of AVRAM, NACHUM, RABBI, MORDCHA and other PAPAS and SONS.

Women of various ages who are excellent singers/actors for the roles of GRANDMA TZEITEL and MAMAS and DAUGHTERS.

The 16 Bar Theatre Audition Series

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Currently Casting

The Guthrie, MN


NYC Audition by appt. 3/15 (AEA only)
Sub ASAP to: office@mccorklecasting.com



NYC Audition EPA 3/12 @ Telsey



NYC Audition EPA 3/12 @ Telsey

Oldcastle Theatre Co., VT



NYC Audition EPA 3/12 @ AEA



NYC Audition EPA 3/12 @ Telsey

Zachary Scott Theatre Center, TX


NYC Audition by Appt. 3/13 & 3/15
Sub to: lwilliams@zachtheatre.org

Astoria Performing Arts Center, NY


NYC Audition 3/13
@ 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria, NY

Arvada Center for the Arts & Hummanities, CO


NYC audition EPA 3/15 @ Ripley-Grier
For Appt. consideration sub. to Wojcik/Seay Casting

West Virginia Public Theatre, WV






NYC Audition EPA 3/16 @ AEA

John Drew Theatre, East Hampton


East Hampton Audition EPA 3/16
To schedule call Jennifer: (631) 324-4051

ReVision Theatre, NJ


NJ Audition by appt. 3/16
Sub to: casting@revisiontheatre.org


Walnut Street Theatre, PA


NYC Audition EPA 3/23 @ Nola

Maine State Music Theatre, ME




NYC Audition EPA 3/23. 3/25 & 3/26 @ Chelsea

Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles


NYC Audition EPA 3/30 @ AEA

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: Mar 9, 2010

The Drama Book Shop Stage Casting is Sponsored by

(NEW) Open Call, Looking Glass Theatre
Open auditions will be held Sunday, March 14 from 5-8 p.m. at Looking Glass Theatre, 422 West 57th St., NYC. Signup begins 30 minutes prior each day. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. Actors must prepare contrasting monologues, no longer than two minutes combined. Bring headshot, acting resume and work resume. www.lookingglasstheatrenyc.com

Looking Glass Theatre is seeking acting interns for Spring 2010. Time commitment: March 17 – June 30. Interns receive free monologue coaching, acting and movement classes, audition workshops and a role in the Spring 2010 Writer/Director Forum, a festival of new works featuring emerging women playwrights and directors held in June. Interns are required to work in office/theater space eight hours/week. No fee, no pay. Credit provided.

(NEW) Legros Cultural Arts
Seeking African American and Asian actors for upcoming stage productions. Please submit headshot and resumes to legrosculturalarts@hotmail.com or via snail mail P.O. Box 333 New York, New York 10116 Rehearsals begin immediately and performances are in April May and July. Paid Performances Non-Union.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Currently Casting

Mac-Haydn Theatre Season









NYC Audition 3/12 @ Chelsea


West Virginia Public Theatre, WV






NYC Audition EPA 3/16 @ AEA


NY Shakespeare Festival (Delacorte Theatre)



NYC Audition by Appt.

send pix & resumes to: Jordan Thaler/Heidi Griffiths, NYSF/The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC 10003 Attn: Winter's Tale/Venice appointments---AEA Member. Seeking submissions from Equity members only for these auditions


Wingspan Prod., NYC


NYC Audition by Appt.

Sub to: wingspanproductions@gmail.com

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: Mar 4, 2010

The Drama Book Shop Stage Casting is Sponsored by

(NEW) West Side Story, open call, dancers
1st OPEN Auditions (Equity/non) – Sharks/Shark Girls: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Pearl Studios NYC. 500 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor. Times: 10 AM – Female dancers (Shark Girls). 2 PM – Male dancers (Sharks). 2nd OPEN Auditions (Equity/non) – Jets/Jet Girls: Wednesday, March 24, 2010, Chelsea Studios, 151 West 26th Street, 5th Floor. Times: 10 AM – Male dancers (and females for Anybody’s) (Jets). 2 PM – Female dancers (Jet Girls). The producer will run all aspects of these calls. Equity audition procedures will NOT be in effect, and no Equity Monitor will be provided. Please be warmed up and ready to dance when your call begins. Jets: Jazz sneakers and knee pads. Sharks: Jazz sneakers. Jet and Shark Girls: Heels. Some may be asked to stay and sing after all have danced. Please prepare a traditional musical theatre song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Open auditions for dancers are being held for the national tour of West Side Story. Production Current minimum weekly salary: $1,605. Producers: Kevin McCollum, James Nederlander, Jr. and Jeffrey Seller. Music: Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim. Concept: Jerome Robbins. Book/Stage Director: Arthur Laurents. Jerome Robbins’s choreography recreated by Joey McKneely. Musical Supervisor: Patrick Vaccariello. General Manager: Charlotte Wilcox. Casting: SH Entertainment. 1st tour rehearsal (NYC): August 23, 2010. Travel to Detroit MI: September 19. 1st preview: October 1.

Seeking Ensemble:
The Sharks:
Characters are young, Puerto Rican males. Seeking actor/dancer/singers. Must be trained in ballet and jazz dancing. Fluency in Spanish is a must. Ensemble.

Shark Girls: Characters are young, Puerto Rican females. Seeking actor/dancers who sing VERY well. Must be trained in ballet and jazz dancing. Fluency in Spanish is a must. Ensemble.

The Jets: Characters are young, Caucasian males. Seeking actor/dancers who also sing well. Must be trained in ballet and jazz dancing. Included in the gang is one young female tomboy (Anybody’s – who must be a very strong soprano as she sings “Somewhere” in the ballet) and Baby John, who must look younger than all the other Jets. Ensemble (Anybody’s and Baby John are principals).

Jet Girls: Characters are young, Caucasian females. Fierce. Seeking actor/dancers who also sing well. Must be trained in ballet and jazz dancing.

(NEW) Peter and the Wolf. open call
OPEN Auditions (Equity/non). Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Growing Stage Historic Palace Theatre, 7 PM — 9 PM, 7 Ledgewood Avenue, Route 183, Netcong, NJ. No appointment necessary. Prepare 16 bars only of a song. Bring printed sheet music; accompanist provided. Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

The Growing Stage of Netcong, NJ, is holding an open call (Equity/non) for Peter and the Wolf. Equity TYA. Executive Director/Stage Dierctor: Stephen L. Fredericks. Musical Director: Laura Petrie. Book: Allison Gregory. Music: Hummie Mann. Based on the original story and music by Sergi Prokofiev. Rehearsal schedules are generally two or three evenings during the week, and a weekend afternoon. Runs: April 17 - May 23, with special premiere performance on Friday, April 16 at 7:30 pm and all remaining performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 pm. There is also the possibility of weekday school performances as well. Synopsis: Peter and his grandfather live in a house by a lush meadow and sparkling pond, overlooked by a sturdy tree and high stone wall. Grandfather warns Peter to stay out of the meadow because a wolf is on the prowl. But what little boy can resist playing outside on a beautiful day?

Seeking: There will be four roles available for AEA artists, and one AEA/ASM out of all roles available. All cast members are expected for all performances, with no exception since the company does not cast understudies. Performers of color, seniors, women and performers with disabilities are encouraged to attend. For additional information please call (973) 347- 4946 or e-mail exdir@growingstage.com.


The 16 Bar Theatre Audition Series

(NEW) Annie - Minus the Orphans
For consideration, please e-mail headshot and resume to: nightmodenme@gmail.com. Actors, please prepare 1 - 2 minute contemporary monologue. Dancers, please prepare a 1 - 2 minute ballet performance. Singers - please come prepared to sing any song from the play itself.

Night Mode Entertainment is casting a non-union stage production of Annie - Minus the Orphans. This version of the popular stage play involves a plot to deceive Oliver Warbucks. Possible pay based on box office sales. Excellent exposure as a short film version of this play is currently in production. Possibility of adding this performance to DVD / press release package. Rehearsal dates: TBD. Performance date: April 17th.

Oliver Warbucks
- Wealthy handsome shrewd shipping tycoon.

Drake - The Butler.

Choreographer & Dancers - Ballerinas. Singers.