Flying Over Sunset, A New Musical - NYC EPA

Flying Over Sunset, A New Musical - NYC EPA

CATEGORY: Performer

Lincoln Center Theater
New York, NY

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

LORT Non-Rep
$1592/week current min. Goes up end of Feb 2020

Andre Bishop, Producing Artistic Director Associate Producer of Musical Theater/Lincoln Center Theater: Ira Weitzman
Director/Librettist: James Lapine
Choreographer: Michelle Dorrance
Composer: Tom Kitt
Lyricist: Michael Korie
Music Director: Kimberly Grigsby
Casting: Telsey + Company

Expected in attendance: Craig Burns and/or Ally Kiley, Telsey + Co.

Rehearsals: January 30, 2020
Previews: March 12, 2020
Opening: April 16, 2020
Closing: June 28, 2020 with a possible extension

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

Equity actor/singers for various roles. Some roles have been cast. see breakdown.

All stage management positions have been filled.



NOTE: “FLYING OVER SUNSET,” set in the 1950s, is a work of fiction inspired by the lives of three extraordinary and accomplished people—Aldous Huxley, Clare Booth Luce, and Cary Grant—each of whom in real life experimented with the drug LSD. At a crossroads in their lives the three come together, and under the influence of the drug, take a trip and confront the mysteries of their lives and their world.

The following roles have been Cast:

[ALDOUS HUXLEY] Male, any ethnicity, 40s. The esteemed English intellectual and philosopher. Baritone. PRINCIPAL – CAST: Harry Hadden-Paton

[CLARE BOOTH LUCE] Female, any ethnicity, 40s. Playwright, congresswoman, and socialite. Mezzo/Belter. PRINCIPAL – CAST: Carmen Cusack

[CARY GRANT] Male, any ethnicity, 40s. The famed movie star. Must be an outstanding tap dancer. Bari/Tenor. PRINCIPAL – CAST: Tony Yazbeck

[MARIA HUXLEY] Female, any ethnicity, 40s. Aldous’ wife. Must be good with accents. Strong dancer. Mezzo. PRINCIPAL – CAST

Seeking the following roles:

[GERALD HEARD] Male, any ethnicity, 40s. Anglo-Irish philosopher. Bit of a mystic. Bari/Tenor. PRINCIPAL

[DR. HARRINGTON/CARY’S FATHER] Male, any ethnicity, 35—45. Psychiatrist/working-class tailor from Bristol. Must be able to switch gears from a sympathetic character to a frightening one. Bari/Tenor. PRINCIPAL

[ARCHIE LEACH] Male, any ethnicity, 8—12. Must be an outstanding tap dancer. Juvenile belt. PRINCIPAL

[ANN/JUDITH] Female, any ethnicity, early 20s. Clare’s daughter. Coloratura soprano with belt. PRINCIPAL

[SOPHIA LOREN/ROSALIA/HANDMAIDEN] Female, any ethnicity, 30—35. Strong dancer. Coloratura with belt. PRINCIPAL

[AUSTIN/SALESCLERK] Female, any ethnicity, 45—60. Clare’s mother. Alto belt. PRINCIPAL



Audition Information


Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504

3rd floor. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.

Monday, September 9, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30


Prepare a brief contemporary musical theatre song showing range. Bring sheet music; a piano accompanist will be provided. Bring a photo/resume stapled together.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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