Donna Summer Broadway LLC
New York, NY
Summer (Broadway) NYC EPA
Call Type: EPA
Music by Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Paul Jabara and others
Book by Colman Domingo, Robert Cary and Des McAnuff
Musical Supervision by Ron Melrose
Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
Direction by Des McAnuff
Producers - Tommy Mottola and the Dodgers
Casting by Tara Rubin Casting
1st rehearsal: February 13th
1st preview: March 28th
Opening: April 23rd
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity Monitor will be provided.
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All roles, with the exception of one OFFSTAGE STANDBY, have been CAST. Currently seeking on OFFSTAGE STANDBY to cover both DIVA DONNA and DISCO DONNA. See breakdown for more info.
OFFSTAGE STANDBY – Seeking one offstage standby to cover both DIVA DONNA and DISCO DONNA. DIVA - Donna Summer in her 50s at the pinnacle of her career. She is warm and wise. She has lived a life and is our emcee for the evening. Also plays MARY GAINES, Donna’s mother. DISCO - Donna Summer in her late teens and 20s, riding the wave of her skyrocketing career from Boston to Germany to the discotheques of Los Angeles and Manhattan. She is charismatic and strong as she navigates this world for the first time.
The following roles have all been CAST. Actors may be considered for possible replacements should they become needed:
DIVA DONNA – Donna Summer in her 50s at the pinnacle of her career. She is warm and wise. She has lived a life and is our emcee for the evening. Also plays MARY GAINES, Donna’s mother. ROLE IS CAST.
DISCO DONNA – Donna Summer in her late teens and 20s, riding the wave of her skyrocketing career from Boston to Germany to the discotheques of Los Angeles and Manhattan. She is charismatic and strong as she navigates this world for the first time. ROLE IS CAST.
DUCKLING DONNA – Donna Summer as a pre-teen, trying to find her voice amid a large Boston family. She has gumption, and yet is also fragile. Also plays MIMI, Donna’s oldest daughter. ROLE IS CAST.
BRUCE SUDANO – Bass player for Brooklyn Dreams and Donna’s eventual husband. Steadfast, supportive, bright and witty. Late 30s/early 40s. ROLE IS CAST.
ANDREW GAINES – Donna’s father. Ex-military. Has stern exterior but loves his children more than anything. 40s. ROLE IS CAST.
NEIL – The head of Casablanca Records and Donna’s mentor. Works hard and parties harder. Late 30s. GUNTHER: Donna’s German boyfriend. Handsome and charming, but with a darker edge. 30s. ROLE IS CAST.
ADULT MARY ELLEN – Much like her younger counterpart, she supports Donna when her sister needs her most. ROLE IS CAST.
ADULT DARA – Compassionate. Helps Donna during one of her darkest times. ROLE IS CAST. JOYCE – Neil Bogart’s business-savvy wife. One of Donna’s few friends in the industry. ROLE IS CAST.
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30
Please be prepared to sing a disco-era vocal hit. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.