BUDDY! THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY - Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Auditions

Posted: November 4, 2019

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BUDDY! THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY - Submission Request

Cincinnati Playhouse in The Park

APPOINTMENTS

Casting will be reviewing submissions and inviting actors to put materials on tape for the team.

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep LORT B // Above AEA minimum + pension/health + travel/housing (current min: $941/week)

SEEKING

Submissions from AEA members for the following role:


SEEKING:

LLOYD (Male, 20s-40s). African American. Lloyd is a headliner at the Apollo in the 1950s. Inspired by Little Richard, he has big energy, presence, and speaks his mind. He is shocked to see a white band at the Apollo and then is bowled over by their talent. Actors should have strong comedic timing and versatility to play multiple roles. Will also play DECCA ENGINEER and RADIO DJ VOICEOVERS. Actor MUST be highly skilled saxophone players proficient in playing rock & roll style. Flexible vocal range.


INSTRUCTIONS

Submit photo and resume ASPA to: klappercasting@gmail.com

SUBMIT TO

klappercasting@gmail.com

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director: Blake Robison
Director: Marcia Milgrom Dodge
Music Director: Andy Christopher
Playwright: Alan Janes
Casting: Stephanie Klapper Casting

OTHER DATES

1st Rehearsal: January 2, 2020
1st Preview: January 18, 2020
Opening: January 23, 2020
Closing: February 16, 2020

OTHER

Marcia Milgrom Dodge’s new 7-person conception of acclaimed musical, BUDDY! THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY. Premiered last year at Great Lakes Center for the Arts. Non-stop entertaining rock show recounts Buddy Holly’s 18-month, meteoric rise to fame and the indelible impact he left on the industry after his untimely death at age 22. Influencing artists from The Beatles to Bruce Springsteen and plenty of musicians in between, the early rocker is immortalized in this mesmerizing musical memoir.
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 submit.

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