Wednesday, January 5, 2011

New York Stage Casting Update: Jan 5th

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(NEW) Guys and Dolls, open call
Thursday, February 10, 2011. 10 AM – Male singers. 2 PM – Female singers. Nola Studios. 250 West 54th Street, 11th Floor. New York City. ALSO:  Sunday, February 13, 2011. 5:30 PM – Adult performers only.  John W. Engeman Theater. 250 Main Street. Northport NY. The producer will run all aspects of these OPEN (Equity/non) calls. Equity audition procedures will NOT be in effect, and no Equity Monitor will be provided. Please prepare 16 bars of a traditional musical theatre song, which may be from the show. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Bring dance clothes/dance shoes if asked to return to dance at end of call. Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

  John W. Engeman Theater, Northport (LI), NY, is holding open call auditions (Equity/non) for Guys and Dolls. LOA. $385/week minimum. Free RT transportation provided from Manhattan to Northport during tech and run. Producing Artistic Dir: Richard T. Dolce. Score: Frank Loesser. Book: Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling. Dir: Peter Flynn. Choreo: Marcos Santana. CD: Stephen DeAngelis. 1st reh: 3/28/11. Rehearses in Manhattan. Runs in Northport 4/14–6/19.  If unable to attend, please send photo and resume to Stephen DeAngelis, c/o Grey, 200 5th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10010 ATTN: “GUYS AND DOLLS”. EPAs: 2/5. ECCs: 2/7 and 2/8. See separate notices.

Nathan Detroit: Mid 30s. Not-so-bright – but lovable – small-time gambler. Financially strapped manager of a floating crap game. Engaged to Adelaide for 14 years. Role for a comic actor. Baritone, D to high F.

Sky Masterson: Man, mid 30s. Handsome. Wealthy gambler. Role for a charismatic leading man. Legit baritone, B – Eb.

Sarah Brown: Mid 30s. Pious, beautiful and prim “mission doll”. Legit soprano with belt to high A.

Nicely-Nicely Johnson: Man, mid 30s - 40s. Small-time gambler. A bit of a bumbler. Tenor, Db - high Bb.

Benny Southstreet: Mid 30s - 40s. Small-time gambler. Baritone, Db - high G.

Rusty Charlie: Mid 30s - 40s. Small-time gambler. Baritone, Db – G.

Harry The Horse: Mid 30s - 40s. Small-time gambler. Baritone.

Big Jule: Man; 30s – 40s. Very tough (and big), gun-toting gangster from Chicago. Rules by intimidation. Baritone/bass-baritone.

Arvide Abernathy: Man; mid 50s+. Sarah’s grandfather and wise guardian. Baritone, D to high F.

Gen. Matilda B. Cartwright Mid 40s+. Severe Salvation Army Matron who has a kind heart within. Alto/mezzo. 

Lt. Brannigan: Man, 40s+. Frustrated policeman, chasing after Nathan’s illegal crap game. Non-singing.

Ensemble (M/F): Supporting characters will come from the ensemble, as will understudies for principal roles. The role of Miss Adelaide is cast.

The 16 Bar Theatre Audition Series

  (NEW) Rising Sun, open call
    Performer Auditions: (by Appointment). Tuesday January 11th. 7-11PM. Friday January 14th. 11AM-1PM. Saturday January 15th. 11AM to 1PM. Callbacks Sunday January 16th Noon to 5PM. Do not attend auditions if you cannot attend all Day Callback. Submission Deadline: Sunday January 9th. Include: Cover Letter/Artistic Statement, Headshot & Resume. Please Send Materials to & Prepare: 2 contrasting monologues, 1 minute each.  16 bars a ccapella and/or prepared movement/dance pieces are also welcome but not required.

  Open Call for Rising Sun Performance Company. Accepting Submissions for 2011 Ensemble Company. 2011 Theatrical Season will include: 10th Anniversary Anthology Series, One Act Reading Series, 5th Annual One Act Play Series, Variety Show/Cabarets and TBA Main Stage Production; As well as education & ensemble development opportunities. PLEASE READ ENSEMBLE STATEMENT AT BOTTOM. We highly recommend interested parties visit The Ensemble is NO PAY, profit sharing is possible based on the success of the season and individual shows.

  Seeking:  Non-Equity Actors/Actresses, Singer, Dancers. Multi-Faceted, Double & Triple Threats and Unique Talents a Plus. Minorities are highly encouraged to apply/audition. Additionally Seeking: Playwrights, Directors, Designers, Interns, Technicians, Stage Managers & Teaching Artists.