We're Gonna Die - NYC EPA

We're Gonna Die - NYC EPA

CATEGORY: Performer

Second Stage Theater
New York, NY

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

LORT Non-Rep

By Young Jean Lee
Directed and Choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly
President and Artistic Director: Carole Rothman
Executive Director: Casey Reitz
Casting: Telsey + Company

Expected at EPA:
Emily Lovett, Literary/Artistic Assistant

First rehearsal: January 6, 2020
First Preview: February 4, 2020
Opening: February 25, 2020
Runs through: March 22, 2020 (w/ 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.

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The role of SINGER has been CAST. Seeking understudy. Also seeking a 5-piece band. See breakdown.



WE’RE GONNA DIE is a non-musical/non-play/non-concert that is not about dying. It's a celebration of the things we do, say, and sing to keep ourselves going as we hurtle toward the finish line. Through a series of stories and songs both hilarious and heartbreaking, Young Jean Lee’s WE’RE GONNA DIE, under Raja Feather Kelly's inventive direction, offers proof positive that being alive is about more than just awaiting the inevitable.


SINGER: CAST - seeking understudy. Female - any ethnicity - late 20's to early 40's. A note from Young Jean Lee about the character of SINGER: "All of the stories in this show are true, but not all of them happened to me, so although I originally performed the piece, the character of 'Singer' is not meant to be me. Instead, the show is designed for anyone to be able to perform as themselves without adopting a theatrical persona."

BAND MEMBERS: A five-piece band remains on stage for the duration of the show with the SINGER, offering asides and vocal back-up. Seeking:
• Guitarist
• Keyboardist/Guitarist #2
• Bassist
• Drummer • Backup Vocals

SM positions are not available.



Audition Information


Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

Monday, October 7, 2019
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2


Prepare a brief contemporary musical theater or pop song. Accompanist will be provided. Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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