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FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN **Updated** - New York Theatre Workshop Auditions

Posted: April 1, 2013

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FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN - Equity Principal Auditions
New York Theatre Workshop|New York, NY

Date of Audition:
4/2/2013



Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30
Contract
Off Broadway
$555/week AEA minimum

Location
Pearl Studios NYC "500"
500 Eighth Avenue
(35th/36th Streets)
New York, NY
12th floor

Seeking
Equity actors (men/women).

see breakdown

Preparation
Please prepare a contemporary monologue

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
First Rehearsal: July 24th, 2013
First Preview: August 23rd, 2013
Closing: October 6, 2013
Possible Extension: October 27, 2013

Personnel
written by Will Power and directed by Des McAnuff
Casting Director: Jack Doulin
Casting Assistants: Ashley Brooke Monroe and Taylor Williams

· 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
Stepin Fetchit: African American, mid 50s to 60, stage name of American film persona; a man who has been at the top and blown it all. Holding on but maintaining his own sense of dignity.

Sonji Clay: African American, 20s to 30s, married to Muhammad Ali, former wild party girl trying to be a good Muslim wife, intelligent, loving and tough but perhaps not tough enough.

William Fox: Caucasian, 40s to 60s, a studio mogul, brash and tough, all about the bottom line.

Update 4/1/13:
Additional roles now available:

Two Brothers of Islam – 20s to 30s black men who act as bodyguards and brothers to Muhammad Ali.

Also seeking possible replacements for -
Brother Rashid – 30s to 40s black man, former hustler now militant officer in the Brotherhood of Islam, authoritative and suspicious but caring deep down.



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