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ALADDIN - National Tour Auditions

Posted: March 26, 2018

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ALADDIN (1st National Tour) - NYC EPA
Disney Theatrical Productions

AUDITION DATE

Tue, Apr 10, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT

Production (Disney) $2034/week

SEEKING

Currently seeking possible future replacements for the Touring company. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a traditional up-tempo musical theatre song that shows vocal range. An accompanist will be provided.

Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

LOCATION

Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
12th floor

PERSONNEL

Director/Choreographer: Casey Nicholaw
Music: Alan Menken
Lyrics: Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Additional Lyrics: Alan Menken and Chad Beguelin
Book: Chad Beguelin
Musical Director: Michael Kosarin
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting/Eric Woodall

OTHER

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN

Based on the much loved animated film, Aladdin: The New Stage Musical tells the story of a street-smart commoner whose whole life changes with one rub of a magic lamp. This new Aladdin incorporates all of the beloved songs from the film's Oscar®-winning score plus never-before-heard Menken/Ashman songs restored from early drafts of the score. It marks a return to the authors' original vision: a loving homage to the Hope-Crosby road pictures with a score invoking the jazz sound of stars like Cab Calloway and Fats Waller.

SEEKING:

ALADDIN – 20s, any ethnicity. Clever, resourceful street urchin with a heart of gold; best friends with Babkak, Omar and Kassim; seeks a life beyond the confines of poverty. Soaring bark-tenor voice (Bb2 to A4). Principal role.

JASMINE – 20s, any ethnicity. Intelligent young princess with insight beyond her years and station; seeks a life beyond the confines of privilege. Strong mix, and strong belt to E. Ability to float in the upper mix into soprano (up to F5) and project in lowest register (down to A3). Principal role.
GENIE – 30s-40s, any ethnicity. Quick-witted, fast-talking, ancient genie who knows all time and place; an old-school song-and-dance man. Cab Calloway, Fats Waller type, able to sing jazz. Strong presence in lower range, D5 in strong falsetto, A4 in chest voice. Principal role.
BABKAK – 20s, any ethnicity. Chubby, funny, romantic desert dweller, part of Aladdin’s band; the “Crosby” of this Arabian “Road” picture, although perhaps with a bit more flair. Power tenor. (Up to rock solid high C). Principal role.

OMAR – 20s, any ethnicity. Nervous, thin, reedy desert dweller, part of Aladdin’s band; the “Lamour.” Bari-tneor, up to A4. Needs good ear for harmony and ability to blend. Principal role.

KASSIM - 20 to early 30’s, any ethnicity. Tough and street smart, desert dweller, part of Aladdin’s band. Strong, smart and bold leader of Aladdin’s group. Very strong baritone, hold harmony well. (from A2 up to G4).
SULTAN – 50s, any ethnicity. Kind-hearted, widowed ruler of Agrabah; gets so caught up in following the law and tradition that he overlooks his daughter Jasmine’s desires and gets swindled by his own vizier. (Baritone up to E4 though sings very little in the show). Principal role.

JAFAR – 50s, any ethnicity, the royal vizier. Amoral psychopath who’ll not hesitate to destroy anyone he perceives as a threat to his own sinister designs. Good comedic ability and strong evil laugh. Bass, Bass-bari, can be in style of Cyril Ritchard “speak – sing”. (G2-Eb4). Principal role.
IAGO – 40s, any ethnicity, Jafar’s short comedic sidekick. Grovels at Jafar’s feet and has difficulty controlling his temper. Strong tenor or Bari-tenor up to A4. Principal role.

Actors of all cultural backgrounds strongly encouraged to attend.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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