Tuesday, March 30, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: March 30, 2010

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(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.