DARLING GRENADINE - Roundabout Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: July 1, 2019

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DARLING GRENADINE - NYC EPA

Roundabout Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep Black Box Theatre $873/week

SEEKING
Equity actor/singers for various roles. Men who play piano or guitar are encouraged to audition.

All SM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a short contemporary musical theatre song. Singer-songwriter material is also acceptable. A pianist will be provided. Interested in all ethnicities for all roles.

*Men who play piano or guitar are encouraged to audition. You may accompany yourself on either of those two instruments (a piano will be provided. You should plan to bring your own guitar).

LOCATION
Open Jar Studios
1601 Broadway 11th Fl
New York, NY 10019
11th floor, studio 11J. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.

PERSONNEL
Daniel Zaitchik, book, music & lyrics; Michael Berresse, Director; David Gardos, music director; Stephen Kopel, Casting;

In attendance: Stephen Kopel or Maureen Kelleher or Mike Miller

OTHER DATES
First Reh: 12/17/19, First Preview: 1/16/20, Opens: TBD, Max Run: 3/29/20.

OTHER
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
SEEKING:

HARRY (Man, early to mid-30s, any ethnicity) An atypical leading man with an old fashioned ?air and an alcohol problem. Incredibly charming and playful; both self-deprecating and arrogant. Half young Robert Downey Jr., half young Woody Allen. Immediately likeable. His easy-going charm hides a dark and vulnerable side. Can turn on a dime. A piano player, who often accompanies himself. A strong actor with a distinctive contemporary singer-songwriter type voice. High baritone. Any ethnicity. Must have at least basic piano skills.

LOUISE (Woman, mid-20s to 30, any ethnicity) Super likable, quick-witted, vulnerable and deeply empathetic. An unexpected, offbeat leading lady; a contemporary young Diane Keaton. Requires a unique dramatic and comedic actress, vocally able to handle various styles – from folky to musical theatre. Soprano. Any ethnicity. ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.

PAUL (Man, early-mid 30s, any ethnicity) Harry’s gay brother. Tender, particular, and dryly funny. Loyal and protective. He buries his anger, but grows in strength and conviction throughout the show. A strong actor with a singer-songwriter type voice. Baritone. Any ethnicity. Guitar skills a plus.

MAN (Man, 30s-40s, any ethnicity) Plays various roles, both comedic and sincere, including a dry New York agent and a Brazilian millionaire. A transformational actor and good mover. Baritone. Any ethnicity.

WOMAN (Woman, late 20s-40, any ethnicity) Plays various roles, including a maternal waitress, a bitter ex-lover of Harry’s, and an earthy jazz singer. A transformational actress and good mover. Vocally featured. Mezzo. Any ethnicity


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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