Goodspeed Opera House
East Haddam, CT
LORT B; $969/week min
Book: Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on the novel TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC by James A. Michener
Director: Rob Ruggiero
Choreographer: Ralph Perkins
Music Director: Adam Souza Casting
Director: Paul Hardt
Callbacks for Principal roles January 8-9, 2020 First Rehearsal: March 17, 2020
First Performance: April 17, 2020
Closing: July 2nd, 2020
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 submit.
Submissions from AEA members only for various roles. See breakdown.
EMILE DE BECQUE ] Male, Late 40's-50's Wealthy, debonair French plantation owner. romantic, charming and passionate, Strong legit Baritone 5'10 and above in height
[ ENSIGN NELLIE FORBUSH ] Mid 20s-30. An optimistic and simple Navy nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas who falls in love with Emile; must have subtle comic timing, strong mezzo. Can be more non traditional quirky leading lady
[ BLOODY MARY ] 35-55. A shrewd Tonkinese/Vietnamese souvenir dealer who is also trying to find her daughter a rich husband; brassy, sexy, charactery; must have great subtle comic timing; strong mezzo.
[ LIAT ] 18-25. Heartbreakingly delicate, beautiful and the picture of purity; must move well. Tonkinese/Vietnamese.
[ LIEUTENANT JOSEPH CABLE ] 18-30. A young, formal and good-looking officer who falls in love with Liat; must be masculine with a good physique and believable as a member of the Army; soaring Tenor (E3 to G4).
[ LUTHER BILLIS] 30-45. A schlubby, mediocre entrepreneur; friend to all and a man with a lust for the ladies; must be funny, masculine and believable as a member of the army; strong baritone.
[ CAPTAIN GEORGE BRACKETT ] 40-60. A pompous yet competent officer who hides a heart of gold; strong actor; baritone.
[COMMANDER WILLIAM HARBISON ] Male 40's Fit Military man, the second in command on the Island, more of a follower and plays by the book.
[NGANA] Female, must appear approx 11 years old, mixed race Emile’s young daughter, mezzo singing voice, not a brassy musical theatre voice
[JEROME] Male, must appear approx 8 years old, mixed race, Emile’s young son, mezzo
Please submit your pic and resume to Goodspeedsubmissions@gmail.com . Please put in the Subject line of your e-mail the role you are submitting for and your union affiliations or your submission may not be opened. No second party submissions permitted.
NYC Appointment Only Auditions: December 11, 12th