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BEHIND THE PAINTING - Developmental Lab Auditions

Posted: September 24, 2013

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BEHIND THE PAINTING –Equity Principal Auditions

Jack Dalgleish|New York, NY

Date of Audition:
10/3/2013



Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
10:00AM – 6:00PM
Lunch from 1 to 2

Contract
Other
Developmental Lab Agreement; $1000/week

Location
Pearl Studios NYC "519"
519 8th Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY
12th floor

Seeking
Equity actors who sing, men and women.

All characters are Thai and Japanese

See breakdown.

Preparation
Please prepare a brief, standard Broadway song to sing (no pop or rock). Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.

Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
Dates (New York): 1/27/14 – 2/28/14

ECC/Dancers on 10/4 at Pearl 519, women at 10, men at 2

Other
Casting: Duncan Stewart and Company, Duncan Stewart, CSA & Benton Whitley, CSA

General Management: Foresight Theatrical

Personnel

Music: David Shire & Nan Sarawut
Book and Lyrics: Richard Maltby, Jr.
Directors: Tak Viravan
Choreographer: Dan Knechtges
Music Director: Kevin Stites
· 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

CHAO-KUN ATIKARN
Male, Mid 60s, Thai. A diplomat in the foreign service. A widower who has just married an American woman 30 years younger than he is. In his professional life, he is a man of powerful eminence. In his personal life, he is scared, shy, and confused, because he knows he cannot make his young wife happy. Good hearted, yet can be aggressive. Bass or low baritone, must be able to sing an E above middle C in full voice.

NUAN
Female, 30’s-50’s, Thai. Chao-Kun’s devoted and long time family servant. Holds firmly to the traditions of Thai culture and status. Her devotion to Chao-Kun is tested by his new younger American wife. Through the course of the play, they find mutual respect and affection. Mezzo soprano or Alto.

KUMIKO
Female, 20s, Japanese. A pretty, modern university student who has lived in New York. Lively, energetic, and can be considered outrageous compared to other traditional Japanese women. High belter with 30's swing sound.

JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER
Male, 60s, Japanese. Rigid, yet very well mannered in a diplomatic way. Does not like America because he is afraid that America will be taking over Asia. Baritone, must be able to float an F# above middle C.

SANTI
Male, 20s, Thai. Fun, lively, studying to be a banker. A side-kick. High bari-tenor or tenor.

SURIN
Male, early 20s, Thai. Chubby, funny, loves to eat, studying to be an entrepreneur. A side-kick. Baritone or bari-tenor.

PREE
Female, 20s, Thai. Pretty, a cross between a traditional and modern Thai woman. A good housewife. Should not be taller than 5'6". Soprano.

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