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CHICAGO - Ambassador Theatre Auditions

Posted: December 6, 2018

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CHICAGO (Broadway) - NYC EPA
Chicago LP | New York, NY

AUDITION DATE

Thursday, December 20, 2018
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT

Production (League) $2095/week current min

SEEKING

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

PREPARATION

Please prepare a brief, standard, classic Broadway song to sing (no pop or rock). Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. (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 there is any further interest.) Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

LOCATION

Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
(Room 412, Room 411 Holding), 4th Floor

PERSONNEL

Producers: Fran and Barry Weissler
Music: John Kander
Lyrics: Fred Ebb
Book: Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Director: Walter Bobbie
Choreographer: Ann Reinking/Gary Chryst
Musical Supervisor: Rob Fisher
Casting Directors: Duncan Stewart, CSA and Benton Whitley, CSA of Stewart/Whitley Contract: Broadway Production Contract
In the room: Christine McKenna, CSA, Casting Director

OTHER

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided. 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 attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions

BREAKDOWN

Seeking Equity actors as possible future replacements in currently-running production:
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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