CHICAGO - Arkansas Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: November 16, 2018

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CHICAGO - NYC Appointments
Arkansas Repertory Theatre

APPOINTMENTS
NYC Appointment Only Auditions will be held the week of December 10.

CONTRACT
LOA Contract/salary pending

SEEKING
Submissions from Equity members for various roles. See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS
For consideration, email or mail picture and resume ASAP. Deadline for receipt: 12/7
Deadline: Fri, Dec 7, 2018

SUBMIT TO
pmensky@therep.org
Peter Mensky, Casting Director
Arkansas Repertory Theatre
601 Main St.
Little Rock, AR 72201

PERSONNEL
Ron Hutchins, Director/Choreographer
Michael Rice, Music Director
Peter Mensky, Casting Director

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal – January 29, 2019
First Preview – February 19
Opening – February 22
Closing – March 24

OTHER
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.

BREAKDOWN
Roxie Hart:
(Female. Vocal Part: Mezzo. Age Range 25-30) As pretty as she is self centered, Roxie Harts unrelenting search for fame forms the spine of Chicago. Her character embodies the corruption that fame can bestow upon a person. Very strong Fosse Dancer.
Velma Kelly
(African American Female. Vocal Part: Alto. Age Range 25-40) Tough, sexy and sarcastic, Velma Kelly is a vaudeville performer who resides in Cook County Jail after she murdered her cheating husband and sister. Used to being the “main attraction”, Velma in the style of Fosse, fiercely competes with up and coming rival Roxie for the attention of the press and to preserve her celebrity status.
Billy Flynn
(Male. Vocal Part: Baritone. Age Range: 35-50) A Lawyer who is handsome, suave, educated and very manipulative, Billy Flynn makes celebrities out of his clients in order to gain sympathy from the media and sway public opinion
Amos Hart
(Male. Vocal Part: Baritone. Age Range: 30-50) An auto mechanic, Amos is a good natured man who is a victim of his own innocence. He is Roxies husband and the only character in the show who’s motives are pure of heart and never selfish.
Matron Mama Morton
(Female. Vocal Part: Alto. Age Range: 30-50) Warden of Cook County Jail. Tough and sassy “reciprocity “ is her middle name
Mary Sunshine
(Male or Female. Vocal Part: Soprano. Age Range: 25-55) A sappy tabloid columnist who believes no matter what horrible atrocities a person commits there is good in them. If cast as a male it will be done in drag
Ensemble
(Vocal Part: varies. Age Range: 18-45) Male and female. Strong Fosse Dancers who sing well and are physically fit. Also plays chorus/specialty roles including the 6 Merry Murderesses ; Liz, Annie,June,Hunyak, Mona, Go to Hell Kitty, Fred Casely, Judge, etc.


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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