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AUGUST RUSH - Developmental Lab Auditions

Posted: October 6, 2014

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AUGUST RUSH– Equity Principal Auditions

Southpaw Entertainment and CJ E&M | New York, NY

Date of Audition:

Call Type
Equity Principal

Equity Principal Auditions

Friday, October 17, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Developmental Lab Agreement; $1000/week

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

Equity male and female actor/singers and actor/singer/musicians for various principal roles.

See breakdown.

Prepare a brief cut of a pop or contemporary musical theater song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

If auditioning for a character that plays an instrument, prepare a short selection to demonstrate skill level. Bring your own instrument (piano will be provided).

Bring picture & resume

Other Dates
NYC Lab Dates: 11/13/14-12/10/14 (Monday Day-Off)

ECC/Singer/Musicians 10/15 at Ripley Grier, 10am women, 2pm men
EPA 10/17 at AEA, 9:30 to 5:30

There will be no ECC/dancer call held.

Based on the Warner Bros. motion picture by Paul Castro and Nick Castle
General Management: Foresight Theatrical

Casting Director: Duncan Stewart CSA/Benton Whitley CSA

Music: Mark Mancina
Lyrics: Glen Berger & Mark Mancina
Book: Glen Berger
Director: John Doyle
Choreographer: Sam Pinkleton
Music Director: Kimberly Grigsby
· 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.


Eleven year old boy. An Orphan who runs away to New York to unravel the mystery of who he is and who his parents are. Musical prodigy. Savant-like ability to hear music wherever he is. Boy soprano. Must sing well. IDEALLY PLAY GUITAR AND BASIC PIANO.

Early/Mid-20s, woman. Professional Cellist. Beautiful. Long-lost mother to Evan Taylor. Longing for more independence from the strict lifestyle her father has planned for her, she sometimes exhibits a bold and determined demeanor. Pop Rock Soprano. Must sing well. MUST PLAY CELLO.

Man, 60s. Lyla’s strict father and a man of undying principal - often to a fault. While at times harsh towards Lyla, he ultimately loves and cares for her deeply. Sings.

Early/Mid-20s, Man. Free-spirited. Lead indie rock singer of The Connelly Brothers Band. Handsome/Sexy. Falls in love with Lyla Novacek and is the long-lost father to Evan Taylor. MUST PLAY GUITAR WELL. TERRIFIC HIGH POP ROCK TENOR VOICE.

30s-40s, Man. Social Worker. Well-meaning, but highly disorganized and overwhelmed. Empathetic. Must sing well and have strong comedic skills.

40s-60s, Man. The Villain. Confident man. Supernatural, timeless, homeless, Glam-Rock Tin Pan Alley Impresario. Leader of a troop of orphan buskers. (A modern day Fagin.) Charming, alluring, and deceptive. Must sing well. MUST PLAY HARMONICA (basic level).

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