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CURVY WIDOW - Westside Upstairs Theater Auditions

Posted: June 12, 2017

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CURVY WIDOW - NYC EPA
Road Trip Entertainment LLC

AUDITION DATE

Jun 27, 2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT

Off Broadway $823/week

SEEKING

One Female Swing and One Male Swing.

All other roles have been cast from a previous production.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a one-minute contemporary, comedic musical theatre song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.
Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

LOCATION

Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507
17th floor

PERSONNEL

Book: Bobby Goldman
Music and Lyrics: Drew Brody
Director: Peter Flynn
Choreographer: Marcos Santana
Music Supervisor: Wayne Barker
Casting Director: Benton Whitley, CSA of Stewart/Whitley (in attendance at the EPA)

OTHER DATES

First Rehearsal: July 7, 2017
First Performance: July 20, 2017 (First Preview); August 3, 2017 (Opening)
Theatre: Westside Upstairs Theater

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

Story line: Based on a true story, CURVY WIDOW is a sassy, frank and witty musical comedy that follows the daily exploits of a fifty-something widow whose adventures in the least expected places reveal unexpected truths about life, love, survival and sex. Curvy learns the HARD way what it means to start life over in the modern age.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PRINCIPAL ROLES ARE ALL CAST. Seeking Equity actors for the following Swing roles

[FEMALE SWING]:
Seeking one woman, to cover the following principal roles. Characters are age 40-60:
  • [BOBBY:] Female, any ethnicity. Upper East Side (and upper class) woman.Loads of chutzpah. Strong comic ability a must! Must have strong Music Theatre belt as well as being able to move well.
  • [HEIDI OTHER CHARACTERS:] Any ethnicity, female. Mezzo with a belt.Actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people -some are pretty vivid. Strong comic ability a must!
  • [JOAN AND OTHER CHARACTERS:]Any ethnicity, female. Mezzo with a belt.Actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people -some are pretty vivid. Strong comic ability a must!
  • [CAROLINE AND OTHER CHARACTERS:]Any ethnicity, female. Mezzo with a belt.Actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people -some are pretty vivid. Strong comic ability a must!
[MALE SWING]:
Seeking one man, to cover the following principal roles. Characters are age 50 to 70.
  • [JIM & OTHER CHARACTERS] Caucasian. Bobby’s husband and successful writer, also plays other characters. Tall, handsome, reticent, intellectual, commands a room. Bari-Tenor;
  • [PER SE AND OTHER CHARACTERS] male. Tall, very handsome, also plays a carpenter, gynecologist, and other characters. Baritone;
  • [SHRINK AND OTHER CHARACTERS] Actors must be able to move very well and portray at least three different people - some are pretty vivid. Strong comic ability a must!


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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