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THE CIRCUS IN WINTER **Revised** - Goodspeed Musicals Auditions

Posted: April 7, 2014

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THE CIRCUS IN WINTER- Equity Principal Auditions

Goodspeed Musicals|East Haddam, CT


Date of Audition:
4/21/2014





Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Monday, April 21st, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
D; $600/week AEA minimum

Location
Chelsea Studios
151 West 26th Street
New York, NY
6th floor


Seeking
Equity actors who sing for various roles in CIRCUS, being produced in Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre

see breakdown.

Preparation
Prepare a pop/contemporary song in the style of folk, rock, Americana, and indie acoustic rock.

see breakdown for full info on type of song preferred for auditions.

Bring picture/resume stapled together

Other Dates
Revised Dates:
Start 9/30
Closes 11/16

Other
Producer: Michael Price
Associate Producer: Bob Alwine
Line Producer: Donna Lynn Hilton

Personnel
Music/Lyrics: Ben Clark
Book: Hunter Foster and Beth Turcotte
Inspired by the book by Cathy Day
Dir: Joe Calarco
Music Supervisor: Matt Hinkley
Casting Director Paul Hardt/SH Entertainment
· 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.


Breakdown

Full Preparation Instructions
Please prepare a pop/contemporary song in the style of folk, rock, Americana, and indie acoustic rock i.e. Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Dave Matthews, Of Monsters and Men, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. If you need to sing from musical theatre please sing something in the style of Spring Awakening, Violet, Robber Bridegroom, Floyd Collins

SEEKING:

HOLLENBACH
45-60s, weathered owner of Hollenbach's Circus & Menagerie. A drunk and a gambler. Will also play other small featured roles (Doctor/ Freightman, etc)

WALLACE PORTER
35-45, strong willed owner of Porter Livery Stables and later, the Great Porter Circus & Menagerie. Baritone with strong comfortable upper register

IRENE PORTER
25, wife of Wallace Porter, daughter of a rich New York banker. The least "edgy" sound of any character; low G to high D (legit/mix to E)

ELIZABETH COOPER
Age 40-50, devout Christian widow and mother to Grace.

JENNIE DIXIANNA
30s-40s, exotic circus performer acrobat, swings one-handed on a rope high above center ring. Has the ability to see the past and the future. New Orleans sound up to full E

ELEPHANT JACK
40s a rugged Animal handler, Jennie’s jealous lover. Bari-tenor/tenor up to an A

PEARLY
25-35, African American, Former slave from South Carolina. Falls in love with a white Union soldier.

OLLIE HOFSTADTER
21. A young clown and painter.



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