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CHICAGO - Ambassador Theatre Auditions

Posted: November 14, 2014

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CHICAGO (Broadway)– NYC Equity Principal Auditions

Fran and Barry Weissler | New York, NY

Date of Audition:

Call Type
Equity Principal

Equity Principal Auditions

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Production (League)
$1861/week min

Pearl Studios NYC "500"
500 Eighth Avenue
(35th/36th Streets)
New York, NY
12th floor

Seeking Equity actors who sing as possible future replacements in currently-running Broadway production.

see breakdown

Prepare a brief, standard, up-tempo Broadway song to sing (no pop or rock). Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
Currently running on Broadway

(Note: there will be no dancing at this call; any women coming in to be seen as Roxie or Velma will be brought back to dance if any further interest)

Casting Director: Duncan Stewart and Benton Whitley of Duncan Stewart and Company


Music: John Kander
Lyrics: Fred Ebb
Book: Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Director: Walter Bobbie
Choreographer: Ann Reinking/Gary Chryst
Musical Supervisor: Rob Fisher
· 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.


Roxie Hart:
33 – 45, any ethnicity. An innocent with the ability to murder; sexy; funny. Actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice.

Velma Kelly:
30 – 45, any ethnicity. Sarcastic, extremely sexy, tough, funny murderer with a keen eye for publicity. Actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice.

Billy Flynn:
38 - 60, any ethnicity. Suave, educated lawyer who can talk and wheedle and persuade anyone to do anything - - his clients literally get away with murder. Sexy, handsome, charming, masculine. Actor must have a wonderful baritone voice and move well.

Amos Hart:
38 - 58, any ethnicity. Charming, funny, vulnerable milquetoast of a man, so in love with his wife that he would mortgage anything to pay for her outrageous extravagances. Actor must sing well and be physically adept; a comic-sad character actor.

Matron “Mama” Morton:
37 - 55, any ethnicity. Role requires a great belt voice and a sexy, funny, powerful and tough character actress.

Mary Sunshine:
Any age, any ethnicity. Male soprano or countertenor who can sing LEGITIMATELY up to a high B flat. Acts like a good natured talk show hostess, but is actually a high-powered gossip columnist. Actor must be a good comedian and a GREAT legit singer.

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