Contract COST $632/week AEA minimum Seeking Submissions from Adult Equity actors (m/f). Children will be auditioned at a later date. See breakdown for details.
Auditions by appointment will be held on an upcoming date TBD, location/city TBD. Other Dates Rehearsals: October 22-November 13, 2013 Previews: November 14-16, 2013 Opening: November 16, 2013 Closing: December 29, 2013 Possible extension through: January 12, 2014 Personnel Mark Waldrop, Director Jen Cartney, Musical Director Jason Loewith, Artistic Director Christopher Youstra, Associate Producer Michelle Muntifering, Casting Associate Other Deadline for submissions: April 10.
Breakdown King of Siam 45-60 yrs. Baritone. Strong, proud, in control. Struggling to bring Siam into the modern era without losing control of traditions and power. Strong character actor with presence. Must be able to move gracefully and project royal character.
Sir Edward Ramsay Middle age, Caucasian. English diplomat and Anna’s former suitor. Will double as Sir Captain Orton, a seasoned English seafarer who brings Anna and Louis to Siam (also a non-singing role).
Kralahome 45-65 yrs. Non-singing role. Second to King, strong traditionalist.
Lun Tha 20-27 yrs. Bari-tenor. Burmese scholar, in love with Tuptim. Frustrated by his powerlessness.
Phra Alak 25-50 yrs. Secretary to The King. May double as The Interpreter.
Anna Leonowens 30-40. Caucasian. Soprano. Strong-willed, confident, accomplished, passionate teacher who travels to Siam with her son to assume the duties of tutor to the royal household.
Tuptim 18-24 yrs. Soprano. “Gift” from the king of Burma. Resents being given away and is in love hopelessly with Lun Tha. Rebellious and daring.
Lady Thiang 40-50 yrs. Alto/Soprano II. Head Wife, mother of Prince Chulalongkorn. Steady influence in the court.
Female Ensemble (Wives) Seeking both singers and dancers; some of the wives may dance in "Small House" Ballet.
Male Ensemble Seeking both singers and dancers. Will chant/sing as ensemble, and some may dance as well. Athletic build a plus.