Call Type: EPA
Tier 6; $508/week
Expected in attendance:
Sharon Playhouse Artistic Director Alan M-L Wager
Managing Director Robert Levinstein
Weekly Schedule is: Thursday's 2pm & 8pm Friday 8pm
Saturday 2pm & 8pm Sunday 3pm
See breakdown for show dates.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
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 in the upcoming 2020 season. See breakdown.
Note: There are a few AEA contracts to be cast among all available roles
SINGIN IN THE RAIN
A glamorous, beautiful and vain star of Hollywood's silent films. She believes everything amazing she reads about herself in the gossip magazines, including that she and Don Lockwood are madly in love. While Lina is an antagonistic force, she is also a major comic presence as well. Seeking a confident, comedic actress who is not afraid to take positive risks and can keep Lina's nasal, grating voice consistent throughout the entire show. Must sing and move well.
Don Lockwood's best friend since childhood, Cosmo is an accomplished musician and a consummate jokester. Must have a quirky charming persona and sing and dance well. Seeking a comedic triple threat with quick comic timing. Those auditioning for Cosmo must attend dance call on Thursday February 20thin NYC
The hot-headed, yet hilarious and impatient director of The Dueling Cavalier and many Lockwood and Lamont pictures. Seeking a character actor with great comedy chops. (NON UNION)
The following roles have been pre-cast
Don is a much-loved film star of the silent movie era, who came into this position rather accidentally when he was working as a stuntman. He is dashing, handsome and genuinely likeable. Must dance and sing well.
Kathy is a young aspiring stage actress who looks down on silent film—a form she deems "undignified," because the actors do not use their voices. Seeking a charming ingénue with a natural and graceful acting style. Must sing and dance well.
R.F. Simpson is the producer behind all of Lockwood and Lamont's films. He's the king of his castle.
Good natured leading man. He's generally happy, but has a sense that something is missing in his life, until he gets to Brigadoon and meets Fiona. Should be charming and confident, but not cocky. Strong actor with wonderful bari-tenor voice. Gender: Male Age: early/mid 30's
Tommy's best friend and traveling companion. He is retiring, charming and good natured with a dry and sarcastic sense of humor. Must have excellent comic timing. Non singing. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 40
A lovely and frank woman. Very intelligent with a good sense of humor. She seems to be wise beyond her years and has a no-nonsense way about her. Excellent actor with strong lilting soprano voice. Gender: Female Age: 30's
Roles available. (Most likely will be cast as Non-Union)
She is a sassy and saucy maid who’s always on the look out for the love of her life. She sets her eye on Jeff. Must be excellent comic actress with a big Broadway belt voice. Gender: Female. Age: 30’s
Jean's fiance. He’s a likeable, charming youth with a soaring Tenor voice. Should move well. Gender: Male. Age: 20’s
The sensitive son of Archie. He is a tortured soul and unhappy with his life in Brigadoon. Must be excellent actor and dance exceedingly well, Ballet MUST attend dance call to be considered. Gender: Male. Age: 20’s
Andrew's shy daughter and Charlie's betrothed. She is gentle and lithe. Must dance exceedingly well. Ballet. MUST attend dance call to be considered. Gender: Female. Age: 20’s .
Must be excellent dancer, Ballet. She can be firey and is in love with Harry. He does not return her love. Gender: Female MUST attend dance call to be considered. Age: 20 to 30
Father of Fiona and Jean. Head of his Clan. He is no-nonsense and a bit Gruff, but loves his daughters. Gender: Male. Age: 40’s
A dairy seller at MacConnachy Square with Meg. Head of his Clan. Gender: Male. Age: 40’s
A kind Scot who sells fabrics. Father of Harry. Gender: Male. Age: 40-50’s
Charlies father. Sells clothes in MaConnachy Square. Gender: Male Age: 40’s
The owner of the Taverna on the Greek island of Kalokairi; Sophie's mother, (40's). She is the former lead singer of "Donna and the Dynamos. Honest, straight and hard-working, she is the most naturalistic and vulnerable of the characters. Delivers some of the biggest solos in the show. (The Winner Takes it All, Slipping Through My Fingers, Dancing Queen, Super Trooper, Money Money Money, among others.)
One of Donna's oldest and best friends, Tanya (40's) has married several millionaires and discovered a lot more about plastic surgery than love - to the extent that she was ever looking. Wild, glamorous, fun-loving and a big character, she flirts mercilessly with young men, happy to play, but not to stick around. (Chiquitita, Dancing Queen, Super Trooper, Does Your Mother Know, among others). any ethnicity.
Donna's friend (40's) a former member of the Dynamos; unmarried, free-spirited and a renowned author of cookbooks. A character who has developed a confident, funny and self-deprecating exterior which masks her inner vulnerability. Mostly comic, yet one of the most poignant moments in the show in the heart of Act 2. Dances like nobody's watching. (Chiquitita, Dancing Queen, Super Trooper, Take a Chance on Me, among others) any ethnicity.
Donna’s headstrong 21-year-old daughter, Sophie is determined to have what her mother never had: a traditional family and a father to walk her down the aisle. Young, bright and energetic, she has lived all her life on the island and is ready to leave. (I Have a Dream, Honey Honey, The Name of the Game, Lay All Your Love on Me, Under Attack, among others)
Sophie’s fiancé; a former stockbroker who moved to the island in a young version of a mid-life crisis. He is older than Sophie (20’s), but smitten by her exotic charm. Perhaps he is too eager to please and has not quite found all the answers he had hoped for on the island. (Lay All Your Love on Me, among others) any ethnicity.
The following roles have been pre-cast
One of Sophie's Potential fathers and a wealthy architect (40's). Sam has regretted leaving Donna all his life and now finds himself divorced and back in her presence. He is straight-laced, confident and composed. At times he is perhaps a little over-bearing, but he is determined not to mess up the second chance he has been given... a very true and honest character within the chaos. (S.O.S., Thank You for the Music, Knowing Me Knowing You, among others)
Another of Sophie's potential fathers and a respected London banker, (40's, English). Once a head- banging, partying musician who went down the straight road - at least with his career. He is quirky, in the closet and something of a romantic nostalgist. A nice guy, determined to make up for some past regrets and full of singing. (Thank You for the Music, Our Last Summer, among others.)
Another of Sophie's potential fathers, a well-known travel writer, Bill has visited the far reaches of the earth, but never found what he's really looking for. A real character (40's), Bill has generally avoided the complexities of a relationship and now wonders if it's too late. Lots of comedy and a golden heart within. (Thank You for the Music, The Name of the Game, Take a Chance on Me, among others)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
JERRY LEE LEWIS
Male, 20-30. Actor/singer/piano player to portray Rock 'n' Roll's legendary prodigy and celebrated Last Standing Man. Must be excellent pianist. Preference for actors who have played the role before.
Male, 20-30. Actor/singer/guitar player to portray Elvis in his 20s at the beginning of his career; must be familiar with his music and able to play guitar; should sound and look somewhat like Elvis without being an "impersonator". Preference for actors who have played the role before.
Male, 25-35. Actor/singer/guitar player (lead guitar); he was the American pioneer of rockabilly music and best known for his song "Blue Suede Shoes"; must be an excellent lead guitarist. Preference for actors who have played the role before.
Male, 20-30. Actor/singer/guitar player to portray Johnny cash at the dawn of his epic career; must be familiar with his music and able to play guitar; tall; should sound and look somewhat like Johnny without being an "impersonator". Preference for actors who have played the role before.
Male, 25-40. Excellent actor; "Father of Rock'n'Roll" and founder of Sun Records who discovered Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and many others including Roy Orbison and B.B. King; a towering and charismatic figure in American music. Preference for actors who have played the role before.
Female, 18-30. Excellent actor and singer; she was an aspiring singer and Elvis’s girlfriend; attractive; great singer with a wide range; sings solos and back-up throughout the show; sings “Fever” in her alto range and covers the high soprano part of “Riders In The Sky” (Johnny Cash song).
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Friday, February 7, 2020
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Lunch 1 to 2
Please prepare a short song appropriate for desired role. Feel free to sing from the show. Bring picture and resume.