AVENUE Q - Mercury Theatre Auditions

Posted: January 10, 2014

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AVENUE Q - 2 days of EPA's
Mercury Theatre
Chicago, IL


Call Type
Equity Principal

Date of Audition
2/3/2014

Location
Actors' Equity Building
557 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60661
Member Center; 1st Floor

Time(s)

Monday, February 3rd from 11a-5p
Thursday, February 6th from 11a-5p

Appointments
will be taken by the Equity office beginning Monday, January 27th at 9:30 AM. Call 312-641-0406 9:30 AM-12:30 PM and 3:00-4:30 PMonly.

> EPA Rules are in effect.
> A monitor will be provided.

Personnel
Director Walter Stearns and Musical Director Eugene Dizon will attend with casting authority.

Other Dates
1st Rehearsal: March 31, 2014
Previews: April 16, 2014
Closing: June 29, 2014

Contract
CAT
Tier 5; actor minimum $656.75/wk

Seeking
Male and Female Actors who sing and dance. Some puppetry experience preferred. Please see Breakdown.

Breakdown
A breakdown has been added for this notice. See below.

Preparation
Please prepare 32 bars of a song which shows your voice at its best and a one minute monologue. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. Bring headshot and resume with current contact information.

Other

Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown

BRIAN: A laid-back guy married to Christmas Eve. Male, 30-45 yrs old. Range: B2 - F#4

CHRISTMAS EVE: A therapist who recently moved to Avenue Q from Japan. Female, 30-45 yrs old. Range: B3 - F#5

GARY COLEMAN: Yes, that Gary Coleman. Lives on the Avenue and is superintendent of the apartment buildings. Female, 30-40 yrs old. Range: D3 - Bb5

KATE MONSTER: A Kindergarten teaching assistant, who is a bit older than Princeton. Puppet. Female, 25-30 yrs old. Range: F#3 - F5

LUCY: A vixenish vamp with a dangerous edge. Puppet. Female, 25-30 yrs old.
Range: F3 - F5

MRS. T Crabby and ancient: Kate's boss. Puppet. Female, 50-65 yrs old, Speaking Role

NICKY: A slacker who lives with Rod. Puppet. Male, 20-30 yrs old. Range: B2 - B4

PRINCETON: A fresh-faced kid just out of college and the protagonist. Puppet.
Male, 20-25 yrs old. Range: Bb2 - G4

ROD: An investment banker who is Republican and a closeted homosexual. Puppet.
Male, 25-30 yrs old, Range: A2 - G4

THE BAD IDEA BEARS: Two snuggly, cute teddy-bear types. Puppets. 1 Male, 20-40 yrs old; 1 Female, 20-40 yrs old. Male Range: Bb3 - G4; Female Range: Bb3 - C5

TREKKIE MONSTER: A reclusive creature obsessed with the Internet and all it has to offer. Puppet. Male, 30-40 yrs old. Range: Bb2 - Eb4


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