Casting Developmental Production Of Two Thousand Miles

Casting Developmental Production Of Two Thousand Miles

CATEGORY: Performer

Second Stage Productions
Freeport, NY 11520
US

CONTACT NAME

Alyssa Williams

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Second Stage Productions and Williams & Bartholick Theatricals are casting for their first full developmental production of “Two Thousand Miles,” a new Broadway-aimed musical. Two Thousand Miles premiered at the Hudson Guild Theatre in October of 2018 as a part of NY Summerfest through the New York Theatre Festival. Most recently, the show has performed various concert readings at venues around New York City such as Feinstein's/54 Below and The Green Room 42 featuring Broadway/National Tour members of On Your Feet!, In The Heights, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical in the lead roles. 

 

PERSONNEL

Director - Brian Stalter

Music Director - Matthew DeMaria

Book Writers - Alyssa Williams with Morgan Bartholick

Music & Lyrics - Matthew DeMaria and Alyssa Williams

 

SYNOPSIS

Split between California and New York City, Two Thousand Miles tells the story of illness, strength, and life-altering experiences through events that reunite a group of friends. Davis, a business student turned playwright dealing with Lupus, and his boyfriend Nate, an established composer learning how to take care of a loved one living with a chronic illness, are working towards the premiere of their new musical. Ava fights to share her reality of living with Arthritis and being a working actor, while Jessica struggles to reignite her passion and face what’s holding her back in a new city. Julian and Christina are unexpectedly pregnant to his mother’s disapproval; how will this affect their future and their relationship? Through their collective journeys, the friends show us how love can transcend illness and personal strife through acceptance and the bonds of friendship.

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN 

Davis -
 gay male; independent, quick witted, loyal; has a charming presence; Nate’s boyfriend of a few years; brother to Julian; best friends with Ava and Jessica; business school student and playwright. Wrote the book for a musical based on his life experiences called Two Thousand Miles; the show gets accepted to Under the Radar Festival at the Public after Nate, who wrote the score, secretly submits it; is he ready to put his work out there?; meanwhile, the dean of the business school is pressuring him to withdraw until he can resolve his “issues” with his lupus; rough relationship with his mother Victoria over the years but things have subsided after his dad’s cancer diagnosis; vocal range: Tenor - A4; age range: High School Senior and up. 

Nate - gay male; grounded, earnest, straightforward and the glue of the friendship group; has a calming presence; established composer in NYC; been dating Davis for two years; he secretly submits their show to the Under The Radar Festival at the Public and it gets accepted; has never dated someone with a chronic condition but is learning as much as he can to help Davis, even if he doesn’t need it; is very close with the Alexanders; vocal range: Baritone - G4, age range: High School Senior and up.


Carlos - the consummate father to Davis and Julian: loving, cool, fair; very charming and charismatic; after having Davis at a young age, he and Victoria adopted Julian five years later; has always been the mediator between Victoria and the boys. Producing Julian’s debut album; just finished treatment for stage four non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and is finally cancer-free; vocal range: Tenor - A4, age range: College and up.

Victoria - sassy, anxious, and slightly overbearing with the fierce love of a mama bear; high school sweethearts with Carlos; they had Davis at a young age and then adopted Julian; the boys and her always butted heads; they take in Christina after her mother wants nothing to do with her; after Carlos was diagnosed with cancer, things seemed to work themselves out. Now that Carlos is cancer free, it seems like things are finally going in a great direction for the family; however, her mood changes after finding out Julian and Christina are pregnant, after they promised nothing like this would happen..she is very high strung like those rich parents you see on TV shows, though she does love her boys; vocal range: Alto - G3 - C5, age range: College and up. 

Anyone interested will be sent straight to callbacks on November 24th. They will be taking place at 
The De La Salle School 7 Pine St, Freeport, NY 11520. 

Show dates are January 25th - 26th at BACCA Arts Center 149 N Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY 11757. 

Rehearsals will be on Sunday days and Monday evenings beginning on December 1st also at The De La Salle School. 

If intersted please send your headshot, resume, and performance reel (if you have one) to producers@wbtheatricals.com 

DURATION

December 1, 2019 - January 26, 2020

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