FORESTBURGH PLAYHOUSE 2014 SUMMER SEASON - Forestburgh Playhouse Auditions

Posted: March 3, 2014

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Forestburgh Playhouse Summer Season

Equity Principal Auditions
Forestburgh Playhouse|Forestburgh, NY

Date of Audition:
3/31 and 4/1/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions (2 days)
Monday, March 31, 2014
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

9:30 AM to 5:30 PM each day
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LOA
ref. to CORST; $502/week

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


Seeking
Equity actors and actors who sing for various roles in the 2014 Summer Season.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Prepare either:

1) a brief legit Broadway or show-appropriate song. OR
2) a brief monologue. OR
3) a one minute monologue and 16 bars of a song.

Bring sheet music if singing; accompanist provided.
Bring picture/resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
EPAs 3/31, 4/1, 9:30 to 5:30 at AEA

ECCs 4/2 at AEA:
9:30am Male singers, 11:30am female singers, 2pm male dancers, 4pm female dancers

Other
www.FBplayhouse.org

Personnel
Producer: Franklin Trapp

· 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

A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED
director Trent Blanton
1st reh: 6/02/14. Runs: 6/10 - 6/15
Seeking:

Letitia Blalock:
Lead. Beyond middle age, but still a very attractive woman who has clearly looked after her figure and features.

Miss Marple:
Lead. An elderly lady with a very bright, but over-inquisitive mind. Sweet, but not easily intimidated.

Inspector Craddock:
Lead. About 50. Very professional, experienced, and methodical policeman. Pleasant, but business-like.

Dora Bunner:
Supporting. Slightly older than Letitia. Sweet, but a bit frumpy and not overly bright.

Mitzi :
Supporting. About 25-35. Small and dark. Mid-European (Polish, Romanian, Czech), and speaks with an accent. Explosive personality and inclined to believe everyone is against her. Colorful to say the least.

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MY FAIR LADY
director Larry Smiglewski
choreographer Gabriella Perez
musical director Trevor Pierce
1st reh: 6/6/14. Runs: 6/17- 6/29
Seeking:

Eliza Doolittle:
20-30, soprano, a cockney flower girl with a fiery personality.

Henry Higgins
40-60, baritone, British upper-class, professional bachelor, world famous phonetics expert.

Alfred P. Doolittle:
40-60, baritone, Eliza's father, an elderly but vigorous dustman.

Colonel Hugh Pickering:
45-65, baritone, retired British officer with colonial experience and friend of Higgins.

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MAME
director/choreographer Dann Dunn
musical director Trevor Pierce
1ST reh: 6/19/14. Runs: 7/1 - 7/13
Seeking:

Mame Dennis:
(role CAST, seeking replacement only), 40-65 mezzo, liberal glamorous, eccentric New York socialite with the wildest of friends.

Vera Charles:
35-55, alto, famous “British Actress” from Pittsburgh. Mame’s best friend, drinks a lot.

Agnes Gooch:
30-45, soprano, awkward straight laced secretary who transforms into a beauty for one night only to end up pregnant.

Dwight Babcock:
45-65, bank President and conservative steamroller who is appointed as trustee for Patrick’s money and upbringing.

Beauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside
35-60, Mame’s wealthy southern suitor, outgoing and optimistic

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THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
director/choreographer Dann Dunn
musical director Ryan Touhey
1st reh: 7/3. Runs: 7/15 - 7/27
Seeking:

Mona Stangley
(role CAST, seeking replacement only): 35-65, alto, owner and operator of The Chicken Ranch, business woman and a survivor who plays mother to the girls.

Sheriff Earl Dodd:
35-55, baritone, good old boy, gruff and with a soft spot for Miss Mona, tends to shoot off his mouth and gun before thinking.

Melvin P. Thorpe:
30-55, baritone, boisterous, motivational, self-serving preacher-type with show business instincts masquerading as a newsman.

Jewel:
50s, mezzo belt, African American woman character acress. Sassy and respectful. Miss Mona’s housekeeper and confidant at the Chicken Ranch.

Doatsy Mae Grimes:
alto, 40-45, wisecracking waitress, trusting, reliable, treated by the men of town more like a man than a woman. While seen as boring, she has a hidden sexy side as well.

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MARY POPPINS
director Larry Smiglewski
choreographer TBA
musical director Ryan Touhey
1st reh: 7/17/14. Runs: 7/29 - 8/10
Seeking:

Mary Poppins:
25-35, soprano, pretty, magical, mysterious, wise and nurturing young woman who appears just when she is needed most.

Bert:
30s, baritone to G, cockney accent, warm and cheerful song and dance man with a variety of occupations and friend of Mary Poppins.

George Banks
baritone, 35-45, severe, serious banker who runs a tight ship, strict at home and softens over time.

Winifred Banks
mezzo, 35-45, a valiant and fervent feminist with a hectic schedule.

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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
director/choreographer Dann Dunn
musical director Trevor Pierce
1st reh: 7/31/14. Runs: 8/12- 8/24
Seeking:

Albin:
40-55, baritone, a drag performer of star quality, great powerhouse of a Broadway voice, fine comic actor.

Georges:
40-55, baritone, energetic, loving and caring partner of Albin and owner of La Cage Aux Folles, must move well.

Jacqueline:
35-55, mezzo, friend of Georges and Albin, owns a chic restaurant, charming and very theatrical.

Jacob:
21-40, baritone, African-American male, butler/maid to Albin and Georges, brilliant comedian who sings and moves well.

Mr. Dindon
40-60, baritone, uptight, right-wing radical politician; pompous; quirky; must sing, move well, and be a fine comedian.

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THE CHOSEN
director TBA.
1st reh: 8/18/14. Runs: 8/26- 8/31
Seeking:

Reuven Malter:
35-40, narrator of the play who also plays Mr. Galanter and Jack Rose.

Danny Saunders:
early 20s, attends his father’s Hasidic yeshiva, but reads secular books in secret, a brilliant scholar with a photographic memory and a deep interest in Freud. He is torn between his duty to his father and his own ideas about how to live his life.

David Malter:
45-55, traditional Orthodox Jew, teacher, scholar and humanitarian. He is notorious within the Hasidic community for his controversial Biblical scholarship and support of Zionism.

Reb Isaac Saunders:
45-65, pious and zealous patriarch of a Hasidic dynasty, wise, learned, and deeply religious. He is fervently committed to his strict and limited Hasidic worldview, and imposes his views on everyone around him.


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