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ACTORS' PLAYHOUSE 2015-16 SEASON - Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Auditions

Posted: August 7, 2015

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Actors' Playhouse 15-16 Season - NYC EPA

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre | Coral Gables, FL

Date of Audition:
8/17/2015




Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Monday, August 17, 2015
1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Contract
LOA
$700/week

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


Seeking
Seeking various roles.

Predominantly searching for Tony, Riff, Bernardo, Anita and Chino in WEST SIDE STORY, as well as the Black Dude in THE TOXIC AVENGER.

See breakdown

Preparation
Please prepare one of the following options:

A) a brief, traditional Broadway song showing range

B) 16 bars of a song and a 1-minute monologue.

Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.
Please bring a headshot and resume, stapled together

Other Dates
See breakdown for show dates.

Personnel
Artistic Director: David Arisco
· 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

Predominantly searching for Tony, Riff, Bernardo, Anita and Chino in WEST SIDE STORY, as well as the Black Dude in THE TOXIC AVENGER.

THE TOXIC AVENGER
Book & Lyrics by Joe DiPietro, Music & Lyrics by David Bryan
Based on Lloyd Kaufman’s “The Toxic Avenger”
October 14 – November 8, 2015
Director: David Arisco
Musical Director: David Nagy

MELVIN FERD THE THIRD / THE TOXIC AVENGER: This role has been cast.
SARAH: This role has been cast.
MAYOR BABS BELGOODY / MA FERD / NUN: This role has been cast.

Seeking:

WHITE DUDE:
Must have a great rock and roll voice and be capable of playing many crazy comic parts such as: Bozo, Thug, News Reporter, Folk Singer, Edna Ferbert, Judy, Sal The Cop, among many others. Quirky, funny, off beat, outrageous and also sharp and quick, this part along with his sidekick, Black Dude. The two dudes will depict 27 different characters. He needs to be a good mover, and a good fighter as well.

BLACK DUDE:
Must have a great rock and roll voice and be capable of playing a myriad of crazy comic parts such as: Sluggo, Professor Ken, Shinequa, Little Old Lady, Fred The Local Guy, Large Chief of Police, Unconcerned Citizen among many others. As mentioned along with White Dude he is the other half of a pair who will depict 27 different characters. He needs to be a good mover, and a good fighter too.

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WEST SIDE STORY
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Arthur Laurents
January 27 – February 21, 2016
Director: David Arisco
Choreographer: Ron Hutchins
Musical Director: Eric Alsford

MARIA: This role has been cast.

Seeking:

The Jets

RIFF:
Late teens/Early 20s. Proud leader of the Jets.

TONY:
Polish-American, 20s. Former gang leader of the Jets who falls in love with Maria at first sight.

ACTION:
20s. Hot blooded and ready to fight at any time.

A-RAB, BABY JOHN, BIG DEAL, DIESEL:
Late teens/Early 20s. Tough, street wise, very territorial members of the Jets. Singing and dancing ensemble.

GRAZIELLA, VELMA, MINNIE, CLARICE:
Late teens/Early 20s. The Jets’ girls.

ANYBODYS:
Late teens/Early 20s. A tomboy misfit who wants to be a Jet.

The Sharks

BERNARDO:
Puerto-Rican, Late 20s/Early 30s. The dangerous and hot-headed gang leader of the Sharks.

ANITA:
Puerto-Rican, Late 20s/Early 30s. A spitfire who is in love with Maria’s brother, Bernardo.

CHINO:
Puerto-Rican, 20s. In love with Maria and a loyal Shark.

PEPE, INDIO, LUIS, ANXIOUS:
Puerto-Rican, Late teens/Early 20s. Members of the Sharks in a turf war with the Jets.

ROSALIA, CONSUELO, TERESITA, FRANCISCA:
Puerto-Rican, Late teens/Early 20s. The Shark girls.

The Adults

DOC:
40s/50s. Owner of the local drug store. Supports Tony leaving the Jets.

LT. SCHRANK:
40s/50s. A racist New York City detective.

OFFICER KRUPKE:
30s/40s. New York City police officer.

GLAD HAND:
30s/40s. The inept chaperone of the dance.


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