FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES TO IVORYTON - Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc. Auditions

Posted: January 2, 2020

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FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES TO IVORTYON - NYC EPA

Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc.

AUDITION DATE

Thu, Jan 16, 2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2


CONTRACT

SPT $550 week

SEEKING

Equity actor/singers. See breakdown

PREPARATION

Prepare a brief excerpt of a classic Broadway song and also a brief excerpt of a humorous song. Total combined time not to exceed 2 minutes.
Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together

LOCATION

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


PERSONNEL

by Gerard Alessandrini

Personnel in attendance
Director: Gerard Alessandrini
Artistic Director: Jacqueline Hubbard
Associate Artistic Director: Dan Nischan

OTHER DATES

Open: March 18; First Rehearsal – March 3, 2020; Close: May 12, 2019

Performance schedule:
Wed and Sun 2pm/ Wed and Thurs 7:30pm/ Fri and Sat 8pm

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


FORBIDDEN BROADWAYCast Breakdown
From Gerard Alessandrini - Writer/ Director

Male 1: twenties to late 30s. Baritone with a good sense of comedy. Must be able to sing classic Broadway type songs as well as dovoices and accents. Some movement required. Should have acharacterized leading man appearance. Any ethnicity. Character portrayals might include Tevye in “Fiddler” Colm Wilkinson and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Female 1. High belt with some soprano notes. Must have a brassyEthel Merman type voice. Some movement required. Must have great senseof comedy. Should have a classic Broadway Glamour look, yet be fun andcharacter like.. Imitations might include Patti Lupone, Audra MacDonald, Liza Minelli, Karen Oliva and Merman. Any ethnicity

Male 2: Younger male ingenue. Vocal range more tenor. Should have a least a high “G”. Must move well. Ideally, must be attractive look like he’s in his twenties. Good sense ofcomedy and ability to do various voices and imitations of Broadway Stars. Characters might include “Phantom Of The Opera,” Marius from “Les Miserable” and many others Any ethnicity.

Female 2: Young ingenue type- must look like she’s in her twenties or early 30s.Should have good belt voice with some soprano. Should move very well. Must be able to do character voices and have specialized comic abilities. Characters might include imitations of Bernadette Peters, Gwen Verdon, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand. And perhaps Carol Channing or Bette Midler. 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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