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EVITA & A CHRISTMAS STORY - John W. Engeman Theater Auditions

Posted: June 10, 2014

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EVITA and A CHRISTMAS STORY - EPA

John W. Engeman Theater | Northport, NY

Date of Audition:
6/30/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Monday, June 30, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LOA
ref. to COST; $410/wk min - negotiable

Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036


Seeking
Equity actors who sing (ages 18+) for various roles in the following musicals:

EVITA
and
A CHRISTMAS STORY

see breakdown

EPA for A Chorus Line and The Producers on 7/1 (see separate notice)

Preparation
Prepare one short song selection in the style of the primary show you wish to be considered for. Be prepared to sing another selection if asked.

Bring sheet music; accompanist will be provided.

Bring picture/resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
1st EPA (for Evita & A Christmas Story) on 6/30, 9:30-5:30 at AEA
2nd EPA (for A Chorus Line & The Producers) on 7/1, 9:30-5:30 at AEA

Personnel
Richard T. Dolce, Producing Artistic Director
Vic DiMonda, Associate Producing Director

· EPA Rules are in effect.

· A monitor will be provided.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

EVITA
1st reh: 9/1/14. Runs: 9/18 - 11/2/14
seeking:

EVA PERON
A beautiful, ambitious and power-seeking woman who rises to become the spiritual leader of Argentina by age twenty-six. A woman of few options, she uses her sexuality to build power. Vocally demanding/Legit Mezzo

JUAN PERON
An officer in the Argentina army who rises to become the Argentine President. An opportunist/Baritone

CHE GUEVARA
A political activist and the narrator of the show. A radical who isn’t reluctant to ask tough questions and demand answers./Tenor

AGUSTIN MAGALDI
A tango singer and former lover of Eva./Tenor

PERON'S MISTRESS
Juan Peron’s lover/Mezzo

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A CHRISTMAS STORY
1st reh: 11/3/14. Runs: 11/20 - 1/4/15
seeking:

RALPHIE PARKER:
Young dreamer and schemer. Doesn’t just have a cause - he thinks he knows how to persuade the adults around him that his cause is a righteous one. 8-13.

RALPH PARKER:
Ralphie’s older, wiser alter ego. Functions as the narrator and assumes the roles of various townspeople. 30-50.

MOTHER:
Ralphie’s Mother. Patient with firm conviction. It takes a lot to ruffle her feathers. 35-50.

THE OLD MAN:
Ralphie’s Father. The Parker family’s beleaguered patriarch. Grumpy, good-hearted with a penchant for the highly original invective and a deeply held desire to be a winner. 35-50.

RANDY:
Ralphie’s younger brother. Cute but a serious headache. 6-9.

SCHWARTZ:
One of Ralphie’s two best friends. A scapegoat. 8-13.

FLICK:
One of Ralphie’s two best friends. A guinea pig. 8-13.

SCUT FARKAS:
The schoolyard bully who routinely torments Ralphie and friends. 8-13.

MISS SHIELDS:
Ralphie’s Teacher. 30-45


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