Rent will be holding New York auditions Feb. 2, 10 AM-5 PM at the Latin Quarter (2551 Broadway at 96th Street). The line begins at 8 AM. The audition notice specifies that Rent is seeking, "hip, authentic singers (groovin' shower singers included)...both Equity [union] and non Equity encouraged. All ethnicities, early to mid-20s. Prepare 16 bars of an upbeat authentic pop/rock/gospel song to sing without piano. Strictly no musical theatre or country western tunes! Bring a walkman to learn show's music if needed. No plastic pants. No midriffs. Dress causal!"
This audition is for the New York Rent casting directors.
For more audition info, call the Rent hotline at (212) 479-0833. Rent recently passed 1,100 performances at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway.
-- By Christine Ehren