The Secret Theatre
LIC, NY 11101
The Secret Theatre continues to consistently produce high quality off off Broadway musicals. So far this year we have produced successful productions of Spring Awakening and Assassins [Nominated for NYIT Awards 2019].
Now we tackle the classc RENT. Please note the performance dates before applying with your headshot and resume. Applications without resumes or headshots will not be considered.
Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.
Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.
Performance dates are between Sept 19th - Oct 6th 2019
Equity showcase production [tbc].
Auditions will be on August 15/16/17
Rehearsals start around August 23 2019 with a three week rehearsal period. Rehearsals will be very frequent the week of 9th - 15th Sept.
Mark Cohen Filmmaker and video artist. Knee deep in his own soul-searching, Mark is the typical young artist. He and Roger are roommates in the loft. A bit of a nerd.
Gender: Male Age: 20 to 30 Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: A2
Tom Collins A computer genius and liberal professor. He is a nurturer with a smooth and relaxed disposition. Used to be a roommate in the loft and is HIV-positive.
Gender: Male Age: 25 to 35 Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: F#2
Benjamin Coffin Iii The landlord of Mark and Roger's apartment building. A former roommate in the loft, Benny traded in his personal morals for power and wealth.
Gender: Male Age: 25 to 35 Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Joanne Jefferson A public interest lawyer and headstrong lesbian. She is smart and purposeful in all her decisions. Carries on a tumultuous relationship with Maureen.
Gender: Female Age: 25 to 40 Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: G3
Angel Dumott Schunard The eccentric HIV-positive street drummer. A drag queen with an incredible gift of dance and a magnetic personality. He becomes Tom's lover.
Gender: Male Age: 20 to 30 Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: C3
Mimi Marquez An HIV-positive stripper with drug addictions. Slender and sickly, she conceals it all at her job in the local strip club. She lives in the same building as the loft.
Gender: Female Age: 18 to 21 Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Maureen Johnson An unpredictably zany performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and used to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne.
Gender: Female Age: 20 to 25 Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: C4
Homeless Men & Women; Junkies, Parents (Mrs. Cohen, Mr. & Mrs. Jefferson); Support Group (Steve, Gordon)
September 19, 2019 - October 6, 2019