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YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU - Broadway Theatre TBA Auditions

Posted: April 29, 2014

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YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

- Equity Principal Auditions
Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, & Jam Theatricals|New York, NY

Date of Audition:
5/12-5/14/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions (3 days)

Monday, May 12th, 2014
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
Wednesday, May 14th, 2014


10 AM to 6 PM each day

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
Production (League)
$1807/week minimum

Location
Ripley-Grier 520 (Everyone must show
government photo ID to enter building.
)
520 8th Ave. (36th/37th)
New York, NY
16th floor (on 5/12, 5/13) 17th floor (5/14)


Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for various roles in the upcoming Broadway production.

Note: the role of MARTIN VANDERHOF has been cast - JAMES EARL JONES

Preparation
Sides from the show will be provided at the audition.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
First rehearse, 7/21/14; First preview, 8/26/14; Open: 9/28/14.

Personnel
Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, Playwrights
Scott Ellis, Director
Jim Carnahan, Casting

· 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

The role of MARTIN VANDERHOF has been cast - JAMES EARL JONES

SEEKING THE FOLLOWING:

PENELOPE SYCAMORE
(Female, 50s ) Martin’s daughter. She writes plays and paints as hobbies, but is terrible at both. She is a loving mother and wife who is constantly concerned with the welfare of her family. A warm, slightly daffy eccentric.

PAUL SYCAMORE
(Male 50s) Married to Penny. His quiet charm and mild manner are terrifically engaging. He is a tinkerer who manufactures fireworks in his basement.

ESSIE CARMICHAEL
(Female, 20s) Married to Ed, daughter of Penny and Paul. Slight, childish, and quirky. She dreams of being a dancer but doesn’t exhibit the talent for it, despite eight years of lessons. As a hobby she makes candy.

ED CARMICHAEL
(Male, 20s) Married to Essie. Occupies his time by playing xylophone and distributing Essie’s candy.

ALICE
(Female, late 20s to early 30s) The lovely and charming daughter of Penny and Paul. She seems to have escaped the tinge of mild insanity that pervades the rest of the family but loves them and is devoted to them just the same.

TONY KIRBY
(Male, late 20s to early 30s) The vice-president of Kirby & Co. although doesn’t innately have the mind for business that his father seems to have. He’s a caring and personable young man who is hopelessly in love with Alice.

MR. KIRBY
(Male, 50s to early 60s) Tony’s father. A very proper and successful Wall Street man, president of Kirby and Co. who secretly despises his job.

MRS. KIRBY
(Female, 50s to early 60s) Tony’s mother. She is extremely prim and proper and horrified by the goings on in the Sycamore household. Her hobby is spiritualism.

MR. DE PINNA
(Male, 40s to 50s) A former ice delivery man who made a delivery to the Sycamore residence eight years ago and never left. He is now Paul’s “business” partner, helping him build fireworks, and moonlights as a model for Penny’s paintings.

RHEBA
(Female, 30s up African American) The Sycamore family maid and cook, she’s treated as though she is part of the family.

DONALD
(Male, 30s up African American) Rheba’s boyfriend. Devoted to Rheba and helps out by doing odd jobs for the Sycamores.

BORIS KOLENKHOV
(Male, Late 30s – Early 50s) An émigré from Russia who escaped to America shortly before the revolution. A staple at the Sycamore household as Essie’s ballet instructor. A great bear of a man who still misses his homeland.

GAY WELLINGTON
(Female, 40s-50s) An actress that Penny meets on a bus and invites over to read her play. Has a fondness for the bottle and passes out shortly after arriving at the Sycamore house.

GRAN DUCHESS OLGA KATRINA
(Female, 50s up) – Another Russian émigré. Once a member of the royal family, she now works as a waitress in a diner.

WILBUR HENDERSON
(Male, 30s-40s) – IRS officer. Has come to collect unpaid income tax from Martin.

G-MAN
one of a trio of men who come to arrest Ed.

MAC
another G-Man

JIM
another G-Man


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