CHICAGO - National Tour Auditions

Posted: July 1, 2019

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CHICAGO (SETA Tour #13) - NYC EPA

Cellblock Chicago LP, The

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
Short Engagement Touring Category 5, $771.65/week minimum

SEEKING
All roles have been cast in this upcoming SETA Tour. Seeking for possible future replacements.

All SM positions currently filled.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief, standard, up-tempo 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
Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507
Room 16L (Holding Room 16J). Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.

PERSONNEL
Producers: Fran and Barry Weissler
Music: John Kander
Lyrics: Fred Ebb
Book: Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Director: Walter Bobbie
Choreographer: Ann Reinking
Musical Supervisor: Rob Fisher
Casting Director: Duncan Stewart, CSA and Benton Whitley, CSA of Stewart/Whitley

OTHER DATES
1st Rehearsal: On/About July 22, 2019
First Performance: August 1, 2019
Last Performance: August 18, 2019

OTHER
Note: Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will have an opportunity to be seen.
EPA Procedures are in effect for 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
All roles have been csat. Seeking Equity actors for possible future replacements
[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. THIS ROLE IS CAST

[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. THIS ROLE IS CAST

[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. THIS ROLE IS CAST

[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. THIS ROLE IS CAST
[MATRON “MAMA” MORTON]: 37 - 55, any ethnicity. Role requires a great belt voice and a sexy, funny, powerful and tough character actress. THIS ROLE IS CAST

[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. THIS ROLE IS CAST



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 audition.

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