Wednesday, June 16, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: June 16, 2010

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(NEW) POPE! An epic musical, FRINGENYC
Auditions will be held by appointment only on Tuesday, June 22nd. To schedule an appointment Email; Bring 16 bars of a musical theater or pop song in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided. Bring pix & résumés, NON-UNION, NO PAY, LOTS OF FUN

Comedic actors/singers for POPE! a hilarious comic-book style adventure. Rehearsals begin June 29th in NYC, nights and weekends; with approximately five performances Aug. 13-29 as part of the New York International Fringe Festival.

Seeking: Comedic Actors/singers who can move: male and female, 20s-30s (and one male 40s-50s), any ethnicity, with strong Broadway/rock voices, for leads and ensemble. All ensemble roles play many parts and several have solos/songs.

(NEW) Karate Tango, open call
Wednesday, June 23, 2010. 11 AM – 2 PM. The Producer’s Club, 358 West 44th Street, Studio 5, Equity audition procedures are NOT in effect. No Equity monitor provided. Producer runs all aspects of the audition. However, AEA members will have priority. Prepare a brief song from a Broadway show to be sung a cappella. If auditioning for Dirk, please also prepare a brief song by Elvis. For the role of Caylee, prepare a brief Pop song. Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Producers Peter Basil Ryan & Leisha Apker Horin are holding open call auditions (Equity/non) for Karate Tango. Equity Showcase, approval pending. Writer/Director: Peter Basil Ryan. Choreographers: Leisha Apker Horin, Jamie Torres & Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Stage Manager (possibly assistant, rather than head): Marie Zambardi. Rehearsals: (Tentatively) August 23 - September 23. Runs: September 24 – October 17, at the Producer’s Club. Callbacks on 6/24, 11am to 1pm if necessary. If unable to attend the audition, mail picture and resume to: ATTN: HORIN/ Karate Tango, 6 Leggett Rd, Bronxville NY 10708.

Male Lead, 30s-40s, Triple Threat! Attractive, Must Act, Sing and Dance very well! (Ballroom:Tango & Swing, a plus) Ability to do impressions, helpful. MUST be capable of a decent Elvis impersonation. Plays a struggling actor/singer/dancer. (a bit star struck) Starts out pursuing Caylee, ends up realizing love for Heather.

Amy: Female, 18-45. Girl next door type, plays struggling actress/singer/dancer, barista, best friend, and the show's narrator. (preferably a legit mezzo/soprano) Must act, sing and dance/move very well.

Caylee: Female 18-30. Very pretty, hot, and vain. A rising pop starlet and actress, obsessed with publicity, career, and her lapdog. (Lindsey Lohan, Miley Cirus & Paris Hilton, all wrapped up into ONE!) Pop style voice. Must act, sing and dance/move very well.

Bruce (Also plays Latin Dance Instructor & Wedding Planner): Male 25-45. Strong comedic timing and over the top persona! He's flamboyant, witty and loveable. Triple Threat! Must Act, Sing & Dance!