Beautiful Tour Carole Company LP
New York, NY
Short Engagement Touring
$928 weekly minimum (Category 4)
Paul Blake & Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Producers
Carole King & Gerry Goffin and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Music & Lyrics
Douglas McGrath, Book
Marc Bruni, Director
Jason Howland, Music Supervisor
Josh Prince, Choreographer Stephen Kopel, Casting
Auditions will be viewed by casting director Stephen Kopel
1st reh: late September / early October
1st perf: November 2, 2021
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.
Equity actors for principal roles: Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Cynthia Weil, Barry Mann, Genie Klein, Don Kirschner (see breakdown).
No stage management positions are currently available.
Audition materials available
For the roles of CAROLE, GERRY, BARRY and CYNTHIA, please sing a short pop/rock song in the style of the show of your choice. If you prefer to sing from the show, prepare the song provided at the link above that corresponds with the role you are interested in.
No singing required for the roles of DON and GENIE. Please prepare the scene provided at the link above. If you prefer, you may prepare a short monologue of your choice instead.
CAROLE KING (18+ to play ages 16-29) An aspiring singer/songwriter. A unique, appealing, funny and vulnerable girl from a Jewish family in Brooklyn. Talented, good natured, unassuming and often the peace maker in difficult situations. A reluctant star with no pretense and a passion for music. Seeking an exceptional actress with a powerful, distinctive voice.
GERRY GOFFIN (18+ to play late teens-late 20’s) Carole’s boyfriend, songwriting partner and eventual husband. He is smoldering, dark & handsome with a rebel vibe. Although sexy, he is innately sympathetic, wounded and tortured. An ambitious artist always striving for more. Seeking a strong actor who sings well. Baritone/tenor.
CYNTHIA WEIL (18+ to play late teens-late 20’s) A songwriter who becomes romantically involved with Barry. Carole’s best friend. She is sophisticated, smart & chic with a quick wit. Although self- confident and sarcastic, she is also extremely likeable. Seeking an actress with strong comic timing who sings extremely well. Belt.
BARRY MANN (18+ to play late teens-late 20’s) A songwriter who becomes romantically involved with Cynthia. He is good natured, appealing & neurotic. Ambitious, but likeable. Seeking a strong comedic actor with a great voice. Must be a strong high tenor comfortable with pop & rock style singing.
DON KIRSCHNER (M30’s-L40’s) An influential music publisher and producer. He is a fast talking, energetic force of nature. Powerful, direct & sometimes intimidating, but he has a real affinity for his writers and artists. A hit maker. Seeking a strong actor.
GENIE (40’s-50’s) Carole’s Jewish mother. Once an aspiring playwright, she has been broken down by life & her husband’s infidelity. Protective of Carole and unforgiving of her husband’s mistakes. Seeking a strong actress.
SEE PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS IN BREAKDOWN. All audition videos must be sent as a streaming link (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.). No downloads please. Email your audition to: BfulTourCasting@gmail.com. Please include your full name, and the role you are submitting for in the subject line. All videos must be submitted by June 21, 2021.
Short Engagement Touring $928 weekly minimum (Category 4)