New Group, The
New York, NY
$581.40 weekly minimum (Level 4 Developmental)
Based on the satiric novel Black No More by George S. Schuyler
Book: John Ridley
Music & Lyrics: The Roots
Producer: The New Group
Director: Scott Elliott
Choreographer: Bill T. Jones
Music Supervisor: Daryl Waters
Casting: Telsey + Company / Rebecca Scholl, CSA (expected to attend)
Dates: August 26 – September 29, 2019
The SM/ASM positions have been filled.
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided.
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[HELEN GIVENS] Female, 20’s-30’s, Caucasian. Strong pop alto. The beautiful daughter of Reverend Givens (the leader of a Southern white supremacist group) and our protagonist’s love interest.
[AGAMEMNON BEARD] Male, 30’s, African American. Skilled rapper. Leader of the resistance movement in Harlem.
[MADAME SISSERETTA] Female, 30’s, African American. Soulful R&B vocalist. Owner of a hair straightening salon, but her business is collapsing due to Dr. Crookman’s Black No More invention.
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center 165 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Thursday, July 18, 2019
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Lunch 1:00-2:00 pm
Please prepare a short pop/R&B song or rap. A piano accompanist will be provided, please bring sheet music. Bring a photo/resume stapled together.