CHASING THE SONG - La Jolla Playhouse Auditions

Posted: December 23, 2013

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Chasing the Song-P/R Request San Diego Local ONLY
La Jolla Playhouse|La Jolla, CA

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LORT Non-Rep
Minimum $812/wk
Male and female, Local San Diego Actors (must reside and have housing and transportation within 50 miles of La Jolla 92037) Equity (AEA). To submit for this project, email your headshot and resume
Other Dates
April 8th 2014– First rehearsal
May 6th 2014– First tech
May 13th 2014– First preview
May 30th 2014– Opening
May 30th 2014- Freeze
June 15th 2014– Closing
Music and Lyrics by David Bryan
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro
Directed by Christopher Ashley
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:Monday, January 6, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
Auditions will be heldJanuary 9th and 10th 2014

About the Show: The creators of the Tony award winning musical Memphis follow the evolving American music scene into the early 1960s in this rock’n’roll inspired new musical. Elegant Edie’s team of hit makers is upended by the arrival of the newest aspiring song writer – Edie’s daughter Ginny. As Ginny strives to earn her place in the male dominated world of song writing, American rock’n’roll finds itself under siege from the incoming British Invasion.

A Page To Stage Production.

Type of Actor(s): Equity (AEA) and non-Equity, San Diego LOCAL (must live or have housing and transportation within 50 miles of La Jolla). All ethnicities encouraged to submit.

Roles Available:

Edie (40s to 50s) – Owner of a stuggling music publishing company. She is a force of nature.

Ginny Santini (20s) – Young and enthusiastic and very, very talented.

Jesse (mid-to-late 20’s) – Small guy, big ego. Great songwriter.

Fatman Freddie (mid-to-late 20’s) – Jesse’s writing partner.

Stan (47) – A songwriter from the earlier heyday of Tin Pan Alley.

Cheryl (20’s ) – African-American. A secretary and Fatman Freddie’s girlfriend.

Oliver (50’s to 60’s) – A gray flannel suit of a man.

Doreen and Satin (20’s) – Along with Cheryl, they work as secretaries and back-up demo singers at Edie’s company

Songwriters (20’s) - A collection of four social misfits and unhip hipsters. They are all from Brooklyn or Jersey. And great musicians. 3 of the 4 must play piano very well.

Frances Eden (20’s) – A very pretty (probably blonde) teenage idol.

Frankie Fontana (Early 20's) – An Italian-American teen idol from Philadelphia.

Betty (40’s) – Frankie Fontana’s mom and manager

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