KINKY BOOTS - National Tour Auditions

Posted: December 20, 2013

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KINKY BOOTS (Tour) - EPAs (day 1 of 3)
Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig
New York, NY


Call Type
Equity Principal

Date of Audition
1/7/2014

Location
Pearl Studios NYC "500"
500 Eighth Avenue
(35th/36th Streets)
New York, NY
12th floor

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions (3 days)

Tuesday, January 7, 2014`

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM each day. Lunch 1:30 to 2:30.

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

Personnel
Director/ Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell
Book: Harvey Fierstein
Music & Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper
Musical Supervisor: Stephen Oremus
Music Director: Dave Pepin
Casting: Telsey + Company / Justin Huff

Other Dates
1st Reh: 7/28/14. Tech: 8/26/14. Opens: 9/4/14

EPAs: 1/7 (@Pearl 500), 1/9 and 1/28 (@ Telsey), 10-6 each day
ECC Dancers: Men 1/13 at 10am. Women 1/15 at 10am
ECC Singers: Men 1/14 at 10am. Women 1/16 at 10am
(see separate notices)

Contract
Production (League)
Tier D Tour; $976/week min ($996/wk after 9/29)**

Seeking
Equity actors who sing, men and women, for this Original Touring Company.

see breakdown.

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

Preparation
Please prepare a brief pop, rock or contemporary musical theatre song (up-tempo or ballad). A piano accompanist will be provided. Please bring a picture and resume stapled together.

Please note that the audition location is not the same each day.

Other
**$868/per diem per week

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

Seeking actors who sing for the Original Company for the 1st National Tour.

CHARLIE PRICE
Male, late 20s - early 30s, Caucasian. Just out of university, a really nice guy who has no clue what to do with the rest of his life. He’s handsome, lovable, but there’s a temper right under the skin. Henpecked by his girlfriend and a little lost. Must have a great rock belt. (LEAD)

LOLA/SIMON
Male, early 30s, African-American. A strong comedic cross-dresser who needs to feel comfortable wearing everything from full glamour drag to nothing but boxing trunks. Must have a killer voice with power blues and gospel chops. Must move well. Must have star presence for this very challenging role. (LEAD)

NICOLA
Female, 20s, Caucasian. Charlie's girlfriend since school. Steel willed, she is driven and uncompromising. She knows what she wants and goes for it. Must have a great pop voice.

LAUREN
Female, 20s, Caucasian. Beautiful working class girl, who is smart, practical and focused, but has had bad luck with men. Must have a pop voice with belt.

DON
Male, 30s – 40s, Caucasian. Lola’s nemesis. Burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker.

GEORGE
Male, 40s-50s, Caucasian. Factory manager keeping up traditions. Reserved.

YOUNG CHARLIE
Boy, to play 10 years old, Caucasian. This is our lead as a ten year old boy. Lost, quiet, reflective. He works in the opening and closing sequences. Must have a great voice.

YOUNG LOLA
Boy, to play 10 years old, African-American. MUST BE UNDER 60 INCHES. This is Lola as a ten year old boy who's father wants him to be a boxer, but he already knows he’s destined to wear high heels. Must have a great voice and comfortable wearing high heels during the show.

YOUNG CHARLIE STANDBY
Boy, to play 10 years old, Caucasian. This is our lead as a ten year old boy. Lost, quiet, reflective. He works in the opening and closing sequences. Must have a great voice.

YOUNG LOLA STANDBY
Boy, to play 10 years old, African-American. MUST BE UNDER 60 INCHES. This is Lola as a ten year old boy who's father wants him to be a boxer, but he already knows he’s destined to wear high heels. Must have a great voice and comfortable wearing high heels during the show.


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