THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - La Jolla Playhouse & Paper Mill Playhouse Auditions

Posted: March 11, 2014

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - EPA

La Jolla Playhouse (La Jolla, CA) and Paper Mill Playhouse (Millburn, NJ)|La Jolla, CA

Date of Audition:
3/24/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Monday, March 24, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
Other
LORT (at La Jolla) and COST (at Paper Mill) *

Location
Pearl Studios NYC "519"
519 8th Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY
12th floor


Seeking
Equity actors who sing, men and women, for principal roles.

see breakdown for more info.

Preparation
Please prepare a traditional legit musical theatre song that shows legit technique and high range. An accompanist will be provided

Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

Other Dates
See breakdown for Rehearsal and Run dates for both La Jolla Playhouse and Paper Mill Playhouse.

* Salary note:
At La Jolla: $812/wk min.
At Paper Mill: $824/wk min.

Other
Based on the Victor Hugo Novel and Disney film
Producer: Disney Theatrical Productions

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Personnel
Director: Scott Schwartz
Music: Alan Menken
Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
Book: Peter Parnell
Music Supervisor: Michael Kosarin
Music Director: Brent-Alan Huffman

· 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

La Jolla Playhouse

LORT B Contract/$812 wkly. minimum

Artistic Director: Christopher Ashley

Managing Director: Michael Rosenberg

Associate Producer: Dana Harrel

First rehearsal is September 16, 2014

First Tech is Oct 14, 2014

First preview – October 26, 2014

Opening – Nov 9, 2014

Closing – Dec 7, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse

COST Tier 4- Equity Minimum $824/week

Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee

Managing Director: Todd Schmidt

Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker

Rehearsals start Monday, Feb 16 , 2015

Tech begins Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

First preview Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Press opening Friday, March 13 , 2015

Closing April 5, 2015

Disney Theatrical Productions is currently developing The Hunchback of Notre Dame into a new stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s famous 1831 novel and the 1996 Disney animated feature. This is a reinvention of the 1999 German production Der Glockner von Notre Dame. This new approach to the material incorporates a “story theatre” style of dramatization in an intimate staging. The epic tale is set in late 15th century Paris. The Hunchback of Notre Dame investigates “what makes a monster and what makes a man.” This musical features the Oscar nominated score by Alan Menken (music) and Stephen Schwartz (lyrics) with a new book by Peter Parnell.

SEEKING:

QUASIMODO
20s, deformed and reclusive. Longs to see the outside world, but staunchly loyal to his master, Frollo. Possesses great vulnerability, but covers a deep well of pain and rage. This actor will be physically representing Quasimodo’s deformity, much like in An Elephant Man. Therefore actors submitted for this role must be dexterous and flexible. Strong tenor. Range Bb 2 to C5. (ROLE IS ON OFFER)

FROLLO
50s, Archdeacon of Notre Dame. A severe man who is convinced of his own goodness and
righteousness. He struggles with the conflict between the self denial required by his religious belief and his strong sexual desire for Esmerelda. This struggle ultimately drives him mad. Baritone with a rich lower register. Range: F2 to F4. For EPA audition, please sing a song featuring the lower part of range. (ROLE IS ON OFFER)

ESMERALDA
20s, exquisitely beautiful, exotic and oozing with sexuality. A free-spirited gypsy who has often gotten into trouble for speaking her mind and standing up for what she believes in. Mezzo. Range E3 to Eb 5. For EPA audition, please sing contemporary pop theatre (not rock) song. (ROLE IS ON OFFER)

PHOEBUS
30s, dashing captain of the Cathedral Guard. Leading man type who is conflicted between following his duty and doing what’s right. Tenor. Range: C3 to A4. (ROLE IS ON OFFER)

CLOPIN- 30s/40s, a great character man with flair. The King of the Gypsies. High tenor. C3 to Bb 4.



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