STAGES ST. LOUIS 2014 SEASON - Stages St. Louis Auditions

Posted: December 19, 2013

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Stages St. Louis 2014 Season - EPA
Stages St. Louis
St. Louis, MO


Call Type
Equity Principal

Date of Audition
1/8/2014

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

Time(s)

Equity Principal Auditions
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

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

Personnel
Executive Producer: Jack Lane
Artistic Director: Michael Hamilton
Associate Artistic Director: Stephen Bourneuf
Casting: Wojcik/Seay Casting
Rehearsals for They’re Playing

Other Dates
See breakdown for show dates.

Contract
LOA
ref to COST; $548/week AEA minimum

Seeking
Equity actors and actors who sing for:

They’re Playing Our Song
How To Succeed
Fiddler on The Roof

see breakdown.

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

Preparation
Prepare a song in the style of the show you are auditioning for. Bring your book of Music and a photo and resume.

Other
Please note that a Non-Equity call will be held in Feburary.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown

THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG
Director/ Choreographer: Stephen Bourneuf
MD: Lisa Campbell Albert
1st Rehearsal: 5/13/14
Opens: 6/4/14
Closes: 6/29/14
Seeking:

Vernon Gersh:
Comedic Actor who sings well mid to late 30s. Quirky romantic leading man. Celebrated songwriter so piano skills a plus. Wryly intelligent, very buttoned-down, with a New York edge – but ultimately charming and charismatic. An all-around good guy.

Sonia Walsk:
Comedic Actress who sings very well late 20’s to mid 30’s. Quirky romantic leading lady. Open-hearted, eccentric, and quite bohemian -- a true “free-spirit”. Very energetic, extremely lovable, with a unique and unforgettable personality.

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Director: Michael Hamilton
MD: Lisa Campbell Albert
Choreographer: Stephen Bourneuf
1st Rehearsal: 7/1/14
Opens: 7/23/14
Closes: 8/17/14
Seeking:

J. Pierrepont Finch:
Role is cast. Seeking an understudy who will double in the Ensemble. Boyish comedic actor mid 20s who sings well. Charming and lovable.

J. B. Biggley:
Mature comic actor who sings mid 50s. Iconic President of a large Manhatan business firm. Fancies himself a ladies man, but easily manipulated. Bombastic with unfortunately only a moderate intelligence.

Bert Bratt:
Comic actor who sings mid 40s. Upper-level Business Executive. Hides his natural neurosis behind a blanket of physical ticks, yet still instills a certain level of power in the workplace. Bass voice a plus.

Bud Frump:
Eccentric comic actor mid to late 20s who sings and moves well. The comic villain of the play. Wildly deceitful, but always with a wink and a smile. A real mama’s boy.

Rosemary Pilkington:
Quirky, lovable leading lady mid 20s-early 30s who sings and moves well. A modern Mary Tyler Moore type – eager, energetic, warm.

Smitty:
Comedic actress mid 20s-early 30s who sings and moves well. The proverbial sassy “best friend”. Smart and business-like. Ethnic choices welcome.

Miss Jones
Accomplished Actress/Singer mid 40s. The proverbial Boss’s Secretary. No-nonsense and a bit intimidating. Trained Soprano with a killer “Ella Fitzgerald” type facility with jazz-scat singing. Ethnic choices welcome.

Hedy La Rue:
Comedic Actress/Singer mid 30s. The perfect female specimen with the mind and demeanor of a Copacabana cigarette girl. Should move well.

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Director: Michael Hamilton
MD: Lisa Campbell Albert
Choreographer: Gary John LaRosa
1st Rehearsal: 8/19/14
Opens: 9/10/14
Closes: 10/5/14
Seeking:

Tevye:
Charismatic character leading man with strong comic sensibilities mid 40s to early 50s. Must sing and move well. Hard-working and sturdy man of the earth. Loving father and faithful husband. Deeply spiritual with an innate warmth and intelligence. Loves to hear himself talk.

Lazar Wolf:
Character man late 40s-early 50s who sings well. A butcher by profession – large and well-fed. Wealthy, a man of power and influence in the village.

Mordcha:
Character man mid to late 40s who sings well. An innkeeper by profession -gregarious and loves to entertain.

Rabbi
Mature character actor mid to late50s. Lovable, intelligent, and deeply spiritual.

Motel:
Lovable character comic actor mid 20s-early 30s who sings well. A tailor by profession – the proverbial nebbish. Scared of his own shadow, but loyal and loving. Deeply in love with Tzeitel, Tevye’s daughter.

Perchik:
Romantic young leading man mid 20s-early 30s who sings and moves well. Intelligent and passionate – a revolutionary in the making. Bari-Tenor.

Fyedka:
Romantic juvenile mid to late 20s who sings and moves very well. Tenor. Boyish and very Aryan. Passionate and intelligent -- a Romeo searching for a Juliet.

Mendel:
Attractive character actor who sings well mid-late 20s. The Rabbi’s son. Spiritual, intelligent and very cultured.

Golde:
Role is cast. Character actress early to mid-40s who sings. Hard-working and down to earth, but with a wry intelligence.

Yente:
Character comic actress mid 40s to early 50s who sings. A match-maker by profession. Industrious and indomitable. Loves to hear herself talk.

Tzeitel:
Character leading lady mid to late 20s who sings well. Hard-working and loyal, but fun-loving and intelligent with an innate warmth. Deeply in love with Motel.

Hodel:
Romantic leading lady mid 20s who sings well. Trained Mezzo-Soprano. Spirited and witty, searching for a better life – but with a strong sense of family loyalty.

Chava: Character ingénue early 20s who sings and with a strong dance background. Still a girl, but passionate and intelligent.


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