DEPOT THEATRE 2020 SEASON **CANCELLED** - Depot Theatre Auditions

Posted: March 19, 2020

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DEPOT THEATRE 2020 SEASON - NYC EPA

Depot Theatre

CANCELLED
**Out of an abundance of caution, the producers have chosen to cancel this EPA for the safety of our members and everyone involved. These EPAs will not be rescheduled. They will be accepting Video Audition Submissions in lieu of the EPAs. A separate notice for Video Submissions will be posted
ASAP with submission information.**


AUDITION DATE

Wed, Mar 25, 2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

Thu, Mar 26, 2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT

SPT $354/week current min. (will be revised pursuant to AEA tier salary level increases for 2020)

SEEKING

Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming season. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a short song and 1 minute dialogue of your choice. Total audition time not to exceed 2 minutes. Please bring a head shot and resume.

LOCATION

Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL

Kenney M. Green - Producing Artistic Director and Director of Mountaintop, Barnum
Julie Lucido - Director, Working
Jonathan Hadley - Director, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Kim Rieely - Executive Director, Depot Theatre

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

WORKING:
Director/Choreographer: Julie Lucido
Musical Director: Adam Michael Tilford
First Rehearsal: June 8th Opening June 18th Closing July 5th

Man 1
Plays multiple charactersAfrican-American, 25-45.
Rex Winship, hedgefund manager.
Frank Decker, interstate trucker.
Conrad Swibel, UPS delivery man.
"Mason" Soloist.
Tom Patrick, fireman.
Ralph Werner.

Man 2
Plays multiple characters Latin-American, 25 - 45
Freddy Rodriguez, fast food worker.
Raj Chadha, tech support.
Allen Epstein, community organizer.
Anthony Coelho, stone mason.
Utkarsh Trajillo, elder care worker.
Charlie Blossom, ex-newsroom assistant.

Man 3
Plays multiple characters Caucasian-American, 25-45
Mike Dillard, ironwoker.
Eddie Jaffe, publicist.
Joe Zutty, retiree.

Woman 1
Plays multiple charactersCaucasian, 25-45
Terry Mason, flight attendant.
Sharon Atkins, receptionist.
Grace Clements, millworker.
Theresa Liu, nanny.

Woman 2
Plays multiple charactersAfrican-American, 25-45
Amanda McKenny, project manager.
Kate Rushton, housewife.
Roberta Victor, prostitute.
Maggie Holmes, cleaning lady.

Woman 3
Plays multiple charactersLatin-American, 25-45
Rose Hoffman, schoolteacher.
Candy Cottingham, fundraiser.
Delores Dante, waitress.
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THE MOUNTAINTOP
Director: Kenney M. Green
First Rehearsal: June 29th Opening July 9 Closing July 19th

CAMAE - African-American female 25-45 - a beautiful maid who works in the Lorraine Hotel who is more than she appears to be. Full of mystery, knowledge and light.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. - African-American male 35-45
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BARNUM
Director/Choreographer: Kenney M. Green
Assistant Director: Dan Bob Higgins Musical Director: Adam Michael Tilford
First Rehearsal: July 20th Opening: July 30th Closing: August 16th
- Note: This production will be told from Barnum’s memories and all roles, except BARNUM, will be required to play an instrument.

Man 1 - Phineas Taylor Barnum, 30 - 45 - Tenor, Baritone. Enthusiastic, childlike, a bit of a con-artist with a heart of gold.

Man 2 - Ringmaster, James A. Bailey, Ensemble - 30 - 45 - Baritone/Bass. Must play trumpet and percussion.

Man 3 - Tom Thumb, Amos Scudder, Ensemble 25 - 35 - Small in stature but makes up for it in becoming Barnum’s main attraction. Must play an instrument. Prefer, Baritone/Flugelhorn/Sax

Woman 1 - Charity “Chairy” Barnum, 30 - 45, Mrs. Stratton, - Mezzo-Soprano. Rigid, sees the world in black in white with no hopes for grey. Married to Barnum and lets him think he gets away with everything. Mrs. Stratton is TomThumb’s mother. Must play: piano, flute, piccolo a plus.

Woman 2 - Joice Heth, Blues Singer, Ensemble 25 - 45 - Seeking African-American female. Strong Alto. Joice is the “oldest woman” on earth who supposedly raised George Washington. Must play an instrument. Clarinet preferred.

Woman 3 - Jenny Lind, Ensemble 25 - 35 - Soprano, Nicknamed the “Swedish Nightingale”, Jenny headlines the oddities tour and then Barnum’s heart. Must play piano. Any other instruments are welcome.

Ensemble - 2 Males and 2 Females
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Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Director: Jonathan Hadley
First Rehearsal: August 17th Opening: August 27 Closing: September 6th

Billie Holliday - 35 - 50, must embody the spirit and soul of Billie Holiday. Fantastic actress as we see her personal decline in the course of one fateful evening.

Jimmy Powers - 35 - 50, EXCELLENT jazz pianist and ACTOR! Jimmy is Lady Day’s right hand man. Whatever that capacity may mean to the both of them.
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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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