PASADENA PLAYHOUSE 2013-14 SEASON **Updated** - Pasadena Playhouse Auditions

Posted: July 10, 2013

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Pasadena Playhouse 2013-14 Season EPA
Pasadena Playhouse|Pasadena, CA

Date of Audition:
7/22/2013


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Monday, July 22, 2013
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sign Up begins at9:00 AM
Lunch is from1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
LORT B-minimum $788/wk

Location
Pasadena Playhouse
39 South El Molino Ave.
Pasadena , CA 91101
See signs at location for directions to audition space


Seeking
Equity actors for consideration for the current season and future shows

Preparation
Please prepare either two contrasting monologues, two SHORT songs or one monologue and one SHORT song. NO MORE THAN 2 MINUTES OF MATERIAL TOTAL. If you sing, you must have sheet music in correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Everyone MUST have a picture & resume. TIME STRICTLY ENFORCED!

Other Dates
See breakdown for dates.

Other
www.pasadenaplayhouse.org

Personnel
In Attendance: Michael Donovan, Casting Director; Michael Donovan Casting, Los Angeles

· EPA Rules are in effect.

· A monitor will be provided.

Appointments
EPA rules in effect. Sign up begins at9:00 AM

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

Pasadena Playhouse Season:
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFÉ -9/17/13 - 10/13/13
STONEFACE -11/5/13 - 12/1/13
ABOVE THE FOLD -1/28/14 - 2/23/14
A SONG AT TWILIGHT -3/18/14 - 4/13/14
SHOW TBA -5/27/14 - 6/22/14
Hot House Reading Series - an 6 - 9 show season of new play readings to be determined..

Smokey Joe’s Café

Please note: We are looking for a multi-talented ensemble of performers who sing, act, and dance with equal ability. ALL must move well or dance. Working well together as a group (especially the male quartet) is important, as is the ability to step forward and hold the stage alone. The cast breakdown below follows the basic description as was presented on Broadway with some of the songs on which they sing lead. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend. The descriptions below follow the original Broadway production as it was originally cast. We are not limiting ourselves to this original breakdown as far as ethnicity and race and age are concerned. All types will be considered for almost all roles.

Actors need to create their own personality with ALL roles!

THE MEN:

The Quartet, which consists of Fred, Ken, Adrian, and Victor, must be good with harmonies, attractive and in shape, i.e. “The Drifters”,“The Coasters”, etc.

Fred - African American, 20s-40s. Father-like figure type, sultry voice, Solid and implacable. Bass. “You’re The Boss”, “Little Egypt”.

Ken - African American, 20s-40s. A smooth crooner. Baritone. “Spanish Harlem”, “Loving You”, “Poison Ivy”. Very strong ballet ability a plus, but not a must!

Adrian - African American, 20s-40s. Energetic, Leader of the group, Second tenor. Ready to bust out in song at any moment “Stand By Me”, “Youngblood”, “Love Potion #9”

Victor - African American, 20s-40s. Bad boy, Comedic timing a must, energetic, first tenor. “Searchin’”, “Treat Me Nice”. Strong Acting Chops, needs to bring a torch/drama to "I (I Who Have Nothing)"

Michael - Caucasian, 20s-40s. Genuinely suave and impressive, a ladies man, evokes the memory of Elvis. True rock ‘n’ roll singer and strong mover/dancer. Second tenor. “Jailhouse Rock”, “Kansas City”, “Ruby Baby”.


THE WOMEN:

Deelee - Caucasian, 20s – early 40s. Innocent, but with a wild streak. The Shimmy Girl. High belt, and mix. “Falling”, “Trouble”, “I’m A Woman”. STRONG DANCE ABILITY!

Brenda - African American, 20s-40s. Savvy, sexy and smart. Sultry/Jazzy belt and mix. “Don Juan”, “Some Cats Know”, “I’m A Woman”. STRONG DANCE ABILITY… BALLET/POINTE WORK A HUGE PLUS NOT A MUST!

Pattie - Caucasian, 20s-40s. Grounded. The throaty voice of experience. More rock i.e. Janis Joplin. (Big) belt, and mix. “Pearl’s A Singer”, “I Keep Forgettin’”, “Don’t”.

BJ - African American, 20s-40s Sexy, funny and heartbreaking. Huge Gospel voice, likes to move and belt and mix. Vocal styling Big Mama Thornton or Aretha Franklin, “Fools Fall In Love”, “Hound Dog”, “Saved”.

A SONG AT TWILIGHT

Director: Art Manke
Playwright: Noel Coward

Seeking:
Sir Hugo Latymar – Male, Caucasian, a distinguished looking elderly writer of considerable eminence, but who looks younger than he actually is.

Hilde Latymar – Female, Caucasian, a faded woman in her early 50’s. She has been married to Sir Hugo for nearly 20 years, and was originally his secretary. Capable, dedicated, efficient.

Carolotta Gray – Female, Caucasian, mid 40’s – early 50’s, attractive, articulate, well put-together.

Felix - Male, all ethnicities, a waiter at a luxurious hotel in Switzerland, a startlingly handsome young man of about 28, charming, with authority.

ABOVE THE FOLD

Director: Steve Robman
Playwright: Bernard Weinraub

Seeking:
Jane – Female, African-American, late 30’s – early 40’s, a newspaper journalist.

Victor – Male, Caucasian, early 20’s, a college student.

Eric – Male, Caucasian, early 20’s, a college student.

Bobby – Male, Caucasian, early 20’s, a college student.

Monique – Female, African-American, 20’s, a stripper.

Lorne – Male, Caucasian, late 30’s – 40’s, a District Attorney.

Marvin – Male, Caucasian, 50’s, a newspaper editor.

STONEFACE

Director: Jaime Robledo
Playwright: Vanessa Claire Stewart

Starring: French Stewart


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