HERE LIES LOVE - The Public Theatre Auditions

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HERE LIES LOVE - Equity Principal Auditions

Emursive, Joey Parnes Productions|New York, NY

Date of Audition:
5/21/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
Off Broadway
$800 per week

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


Seeking
Equity actors who sing for possible future replacements in the currently running Off Broadway production.

Preparation
Please prepare a brief POP/ROCK, R&B or DANCE/CLUB song. Accompanist will be provided.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

Other Dates
Currently running Off Broadway

Follows the intertwining lives of Imelda Romualdez Marcos and the woman who raised her, Estrella Cumpas, against the political backdrop of the Marcoses' rise to power and fortune in the Philippines.

Personnel
Music: David Byrne and Fatboy Slim
Lyrics: David Byrne
Choreo: Annie-B Parson
Dir: Alex Timbers
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

· 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

Follows the intertwining lives of Imelda Romualdez Marcos and the woman who raised her, Estrella Cumpas, against the political backdrop of the Marcoses' rise to power and fortune in the Philippines. Set in the clubs of the rich and famous that Imelda loved and frequented, the piece follows a period of history from poor beginnings in the 1950s to the 1980s, when Imelda and her family were forced to leave the Philippines. The piece tells the story before the story we think we already know of the extravagance of her husband's reign and the 2,700 pairs of shoes.

SEEKING POSSIBLE FUTURE REPLACEMENTS:

Note:
Multiple ethnicities are found throughout the population of the Republic of the Philippines from the migrant arrivals from China, Spain, Korea and Southeast Asia, among other nations. Casting personnel state, ''Because of the specific world of the play, we are particularly interested in considering performers to play Filipino and/or Asian characters.'' All must have GREAT POP SINGING VOICES and move well.

Imelda Marcos:
Filipino, 20s-30s. International jetsetter, alleged victim, grieving widow and avid shoe collector. Strong pop singing voice.

Marcos:
Filipino, 20s-30s. Intensely charismatic, masculine politician. Seductive. Sexy. Johnny Cash meets Conrad Birdie in Manila.

Aquino (Ninoy):
Filipino, 20s-30s. Rebel leader with righteous principles. Seeking a singer with strong R&B/Gospel voice.


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