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NEW YORK STAGE AND FILM 2014 SEASON - New York Stage and Film Auditions

Posted: May 2, 2014

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New York Stage and Film 2014 Season

-Equity Principal Auditions
New York Stage and Film | Poughkeepsie, NY

Date of Audition:
5/15/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions (2 days)
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Thursday, May 15, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
SPT
$586/wk min (main stage) $300/wk (workshops)

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


Seeking
Equity actors and actors who sing for the upcoming season.

see breakdown

Preparation
Prepare EITHER:
1) a brief monologue; OR
2) a brief song; OR
3) a very brief monologue and very brief song. If singing, bring sheet music; Accompanist provided on both days.

Total audition time should be no more than 2 minutes

Other
Bring picture and resume, stapled together

Personnel
Producing Directors: Mark Linn-Baker, Max Mayer, Leslie Urdang
Producing Artistic Director: Johanna Pfaelzer
Executive Director: Thomas Pearson

· 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.



2014 MAIN STAGE
SPT 9-$586/wk min

THE BABYLON LINE
By Richard Greenberg
Dir: Terry Kinney
1st reh: (NYC) 6/2/14. 1st reh: (Poughkeepsie) 6/16. Performs: 6/25- 7/6/14
Seeking

MARC, as cast
20s, Caucasian. An ex golden-boy, High School sports star, now damaged by drugs and other experiences. Writing a Magnum Opus. Rarely speaks.

The following roles have been CAST:

AARON
(ROLE CAST): Male, Caucasian, 30s, Jewish. A once-successful writer, moonlighting as a teacher in a adult extended-learning writing class. Looking for something he is lacking.

JOAN
(ROLE CAST): Female, Caucasian, late 30s. An outsider in Aaron’s writing class, as well as the rest of her immediate world (Levittown). She has something to say, and is in the class to try and say it.

FREIDA
(ROLE CAST): Female, Caucasian, 50s, Jewish--woman with ‘a strong point of view’, the unofficial leader of the pack. Can be a bit of a bully. Mother of two grown sons.

ANNA
(ROLE CAST): Female, Caucasian, 40s/50s. Jewish. Freida’s neighbor, writes about her trip to Italy.

MIDGE
(ROLE CAST): Female, 40s, Caucasian, Jewish. She wanted to take French Cooking, but the class was full, so she ended up in Aaron’s writing class instead. Sweet.

JACK, as cast
(ROLE CAST) 50s, a war-vet. Re-enacts brief portions of his war experience through his writing.

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THE DANISH WIDOW (previously titled THE LISTENERS)
Writer/Dir: John Patrick Shanley
1st reh: 6/24/14. Performs: 7/16- 7/27
Seeking:

JOYCE
Female, 42. Attractive and tough; dresses like a businessman. From Chicago, she is the Executive of an insurance company.

KIRBY
Male 30s. A New Yorker, works for Joyce as an insurance claims investigator. Rumpled, with a sense of danger and sex.

ALINE
Female, 37. Chic, very beautiful, Scandinavian. An ex-model and widow being investigated by the insurance company regarding her husband’s death.

EDVARD
Male, 30. Aline’s brother, Danish, with an accent. Stylish, mercurial--stoned on various medications. Life for him is often a party.


breakdown above are for the Main Stage shows.
See separate notice “New York Stage and Film – 2nd half breakdown” for shows that are workshops

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2014 WORKSHOPS
SPT 3 /$300/wk min


THE LIGHT YEARS
workshop/SPT 3/ $300/week
By: Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen
Developed/Directed by: Oliver Butler
1st reh: 7/1/14. Performs: 7/11- 7/13
Seeking:

HONG SLING
Male, mid-30s. A Chinese laborer working with Hillary.

LOU
Male, mid-30s. A jingle writer at the 1933 World’s Fair.

CHARLIE
Male, to play 11 years-old. Ruth and Lou’s son.
The following roles have been CAST:

STEELE MCKAYE
(ROLE CAST): Male, late 40s to early 50s. A famous (but now forgotten) late 19th century theater impresario, known for his acting, directing, writing and inventing. He has designed and is building a theater at the 1893 World’s Fair.

HILLARY
(ROLE CAST): Male, mid-30s. A young electrician who works for Steele MacKaye.

ADELINE/RUTH
(ROLE CAST): Female, early 30s. ADELINE-A turn-of-the-century spitfire. From a wealthy family. Married to Hillary. RUTH-Lou’s wife, bears a striking resemblance to Adeline.

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LAUGH
workshop/SPT 3/ $300/week
By: Beth Henley
Dir: David Schweizer
1ST reh: 7/8/14. Performs: 7/18 - 7/20
The American West—1920’s-1930’s
ALL ETHNICITIES IDEAL
Seeking:

MABEL
Female, early 20s. A young woman, an orphan ward.

ROSCOE
Male, 20s. An achingly sensitive young man.

ACTOR A
Male, 20s-40s. Plays the following--CURLY, CONDUCTOR, POLLY/DOLLY/FOLLY, TAP DANCING USHER, VON GEORGE, SCHOOL BOY TWO

ACTOR B
Male, 30s-40s. Plays the following—UNCLE, ENGINEER, ALPHONSE, REPORTER, ROBUST MATRON, FATHER.

ACTRESS I
Female, 40s-40s. Plays the following—AUNT, CRIP, SHARP LOOKING GUY, MITCH, SERVANT, MR. THALBURG.

ACTRESS II
Female, 20s-40s. Plays the following: BEE SUNSHINE, COBB, TAP DANCING USHERETTE, DUMB JOHN, MRS. VON GEORGE, SCHOOL BOY ONE, POWDER, ZOZEL, MOTHER.

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SEAWIFE
workshop/SPT 3/ $300/week
By Seth Moore & The Lobbyists
Dir/developed with Liz Carlson
1st reh: 6/17/14. Performs: 6/27- 6/29
A modern theatrical event inspired by the deep well of 19th Century nautical literature.
Seeking:

ABEL
Non-white male, late 20s/early 30s, escaped slave turned seaman. Strong & diligent, plays the cello

The following roles have been CAST

YOUNG PERCY/BARNEY
(ROLE CAST) - 18-25, youthful, spritely, a bit naive towards the true evils of the world

THERESE
(ROLE CAST) - 18-25, hardened by a world of war and sacrifice, yet a creator & eloquent

GIBBS/BERTRAM
(ROLE CAST) - early 30s, savvy, charming, a devourer

GRAVESIGHT
(ROLE CAST) - early 30s, scarred, big physical presence, rife with anger and vengeance

CALDI
(ROLE CAST) - a teen, boyish & doe-eyed, yet unashamed shifty fingers to get him through the world

STUBBS
(ROLE CAST) - late 20s, cocky, brutish, but we kind of like him for those things



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A WALK ON THE MOON

workshop/SPT 3/ $300/week

Music/Lyrics: Paul Scott Goodman

Book & Additional Lyrics: Pamela Gray

Dir: Michael Greif

Casting: Mungioli Theatricals, Inc.

1st reh: 7/15. Performs: 7/25 – 7/27

Seeking:

PEARL KANTROWITZ

Female Plays Age 31; Jewish. A Beautiful, Intelligent, nice Jewish girl from Flatbush. She’s still Beautiful, Still Sexy; Kind and Loving. Must be able to sing pop rock style well enough to carry a lead role with several solos.

MARTY KANTROWITZ

Male Plays Age 32; Jewish. A hardworking Good-Natured guy from Flatbush. Good Looking in a Nice Jewish Husband and Father kind of way. Must be able to sing pop rock style well enough to carry a lead role with several solos.

WALKER JEROME

Male Plays Age 32. The Sexiest Man Alive. Heroic; Tall, and Beautiful; WALKER is a free spirit, a Sixties hippie but not a cliché – he’s a good-hearted guy of substance. Must be able to sing pop rock style well enough to carry a lead role with several solos

ALISON KANTROWITZ

Teen Female. 14 - 16 yrs old, as Actress must play the daughter of a relatively Young Woman: A 14-year-old Nice Jewish Girl from Brooklyn who wants to be living the life of a 17-year-old Hippie who can march in anti-war rallies, go to concerts at the Fillmore, and be free of her parents – especially her mother. Bright; Attractive; Must be able to sing pop rock style

LILLIAN (“BUBBY”) KANTROWITZ

Female Plays Age 50; Jewish. MARTY’s mother; Humorous and wise with a great heart; Not a typical Jewish grandmother. Must be able to sing pop rock style and/or Contemporary Broadway Sound.

ROSS EPSTEIN

(Role CAST): Teen Male, 15-17 yrs old. A nice Jewish 16-year- old boy from Brooklyn; A Hip Awkward Kid, Nice-Looking in a Left of Center kind of way; Actor does not need to be able to play guitar for this Presentation, but must be able to sing pop rock style

DANNY KANTROWITZ

Boy; Jewish; Age 6. A delightful little boy who thinks the Catskills bungalow colony is Paradise; Must be able to sing pop rock style well enough to carry a tune

MYRA NADELL & OTHERS

Female, Jewish, Around 18 years old who can also Play Early 30s. Actress plays MYRA, a soft-spoken 15-year-old Orthodox Jewish Girl at the (non-religious) Bungalow Colony; Actress also plays older to portray several of PEARL’s Friends, also Young Jewish Mothers in their thirties. Must be able to sing pop rock style

RHODA LEIBERMAN & Others

Female; Jewish; Age: Actress will Play Characters in their 30s and also Characters in their 50s. Actress plays Pearl’s sexy best friend – the only one in the group who doesn’t have kids. She speaks her mind; Also plays the Young Jewish Grandmother friends of LILLIAN; Must have Comedic Ability; All have Great Jewish Humour; Must be able to sing pop rock style

SELMA LEVITSKY & OTHERS

Female; Jewish; Age: Actress will Play Characters in their 30s and also Characters in their 50s. Actress plays Young Jewish Mother Friends of PEARL, as well as the Jewish Grandmother friends of LILLIAN; Must Have Comedic Ability; All have Great Jewish Humour; Must be able to sing pop rock style

NEIL LEIBERMAN & OTHERS

Male; Jewish; Plays Characters Age 30s - 40s. Must Have Comedic Ability; Actor will play the other Jewish Husbands at the Bungalow Colony, friends of MARTY – Working-class Jewish Men who are good providers, good Husbands and Fathers, and embrace life with a Sense of Humor; Must be able to sing pop rock style

CATSKILLS JEWISH COMEDIAN & OTHERS

Male; Jewish; Plays Characters Age 50s - 60s. Actor plays a Jewish Stand-Up Comedian at the Bungalow Colony in the Catskills -- Great Dry Borscht Belt Humour -- Delivers those one-liners with a bud-ump-bum that you cannot help but laugh at; Actor also plays several other roles of Older Jewish Men, such as MARTY’s nasty boss SID at the TV Repair Shop in Brooklyn, who’s under great stress as it gets closer to the TV Broadcast of the first Walk on the Moon; Must be able to sing pop rock style


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