Saturday, January 15, 2011

New York Stage Casting Update: Jan 11th

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(NEW) Three By the Sea
Auditions will be held by appointment only Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14 at Looking Glass Theatre, 422 West 57th Street, NYC. Callbacks Tuesday January 18. No fee and no pay, but credit provided. For consideration, email headshot and resume to Julia Martin at Please indicate which role(s) for which are you submitting. Sides will be provided upon scheduling an appointment.

Looking Glass Theatre is casting Three By the Sea, a new children’s show by Donna Latham. Julia Martin, director. Daytime rehearsals on Fridays, weekends and some weekdays begin January 21; performs March 5 – April 10 (Saturday & Sunday afternoons only) in NYC. Seeking non-union talent only to cast a dynamic and imaginative ensemble of 3-4 male and 4-5 female actors (many will double roles.) Actors should have interest and/or some training in physical theatre. All types and ethnicities welcome.

Pirate (M)—a rough-and-tumble, parrot-toting buccaneer. Seeking an actor with strong improvisational skills.

Coyote (M)—brash, hungry, has gusto, but is ultimately outwitted by his own greed.

Rabbit (F)—a 5-year-old girl at heart, but ultimately outsmarts the coyote, proving brain over brawn.

Foghorn Franny (F)—quite a gal, with a pair of lungs on her “Wee-ooh”. Washed up on the shores of Maine from a shipwreck, she doesn’t fit in. She is determined to get her father back who she lost at sea.

Taj (M)—a sweet surfer stuck on the Maine shore. Befriends Frannie.

Sydney (F) —a bully who scorns Frannie until fate forces her to realize the error of her ways.

Mina (F)—a mermaid who turns human to marry a man, but never fits in and finally returns to the sea

Paddy Fitzpatrick (M)—a lonely, tenderhearted and misguided fisherman.

Storyteller 1 (F)—an elderly Irish sea wife.

Storyteller 2 (F)—an indigenous woman.

Storyteller 3 (M)—a young, loquacious chowder seller. Plus others!

(NEW) TAPT Generals, by appt.
Sunday January 23, 11-3pm. Monday January 24, 6-10pm. Location: Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th St. By Appointment Only - 2 Minute Time Slots. To schedule an appointment please send you headshot and resume to Please prepare one of these combinations: 1 min. mono., Comedic & 1 min. mono. Dramatic • 2 min. contemporary mono. of your choice • 1 min. mono. of your choice, 1 min. song selection (acapella).

General Auditions are being held for the Artists Playground Theatre (TAPT). Coming up: TAPT’s Playground Day. Staged Readings: April: World of Tomorrow, by William McMahon. May: Deconstructing Family, by S. Brian Jones. June: Script TBA. August: SHORT CUTZ – Act 2 (An evening of one acts from award winning playwright Paula J. Caplan). TAPT is a small boutique theatre company (project based) dedicated to identifying and bringing new works to the stage that engages the community and encourages dialogue. Our mission includes supporting upcoming artists by providing the opportunity for growth, development and sustainability within the arts. We promote mutual success through professionalism, high quality and independence while giving back to the community we serve.

For more information on TAPT please go to