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DADDY LONG LEGS - Davenport Theatricals Auditions

Posted: May 12, 2015

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DADDY LONG LEGS - NYC EPA

Ken Davenport | New York, NY

Date of Audition:
5/21/2015




Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions (2 days)

Thursday, May, 21, 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
Off Broadway
$577/wk

Location
Pearl Studios NYC "519"
519 8th Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY
12th floor


Seeking
Equity actor/singers for 1 male role and 2 standbys (1 male, 1 female).

See breakdown for info.

Preparation
Please prepare a contemporary musical theater song (no pop/rock) and bring a photo/resume

Other Dates
1st Rehearsal: Aug. 17, 2015
1st Preview: Sept. 14, 2015
Opening: Sept 27, 2014
Open run

Other
Executive Producer: Michael Jackowitz

Personnel
A new musical
Book: John Caird
Music & Lyrics: Paul Gordon
Director: John Caird
Musical Supervisor: Brad Haak
Musical Director: TBD
Casting Director: Dale Brown Casting
· 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

Set in New England in the early 20th century, Daddy Long Legs is the story of an orphan girl, Jerusha, who is given an opportunity to have a college education by a mysterious benefactor whom she calls “Daddy Long Legs”. The only condition of this benefactor’s largesse is simple: Jerusha must write him a letter each month describing her life and studies at school, but must never expect a letter in response.

Seeking:

JERVIS
Male, mid-30’s. An East Coast aristocrat; highly educated, shy, likeable and witty – but with a.dark, lonely side to his character. Must be tall and reasonably good looking with a keen sense of irony. Excellent high baritone/tenor.

JERUSHA Standby
Female, early 20s. A poor girl, brought up in an orphanage. A clever, original thinker; wise beyond her years and lit up from inside by her wicked humor and natural warmth. Very adept at comedy. Killer alto with a pop sensibility. Position to possibly serve as ASM.

JERVIS Standby
as above. Position to possibly serve as ASM.


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