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FUNNY GIRL - People NY LP Auditions

Posted: August 8, 2021

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FUNNY GIRL (BROADWAY) - EQUITY VIDEO SUBMISSIONS (PRINCIPAL)

People NY LP


CONTRACT
Production (League) $2323 weekly minimum

SEEKING
Equity actors for roles in FUNNY GIRL (see breakdown).

All stage management positions have been filled.

INSTRUCTIONS
Prepare a brief song with accompaniment in the style of the show or prepare one of the music cuts provided in the Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fjennj19w8ccqm0/AAD3AE9GeTghzvA59VudeZBQa?dl=0. Slate with your name. Upload to YouTube, Vimeo (make sure video is downloadable), or Google Drive (do not invite us to the file via email, please send a direct link). Please include a headshot and resume with your video audition.
Deadline: Mon, Aug 16, 2021

SUBMIT TO
FunnyGirlEPA@gmail.com

PERSONNEL
Director: Michael Mayer
Book by: Isobel Lennert
Music by: Julie Styne
Lyrics by: Bob Merrill
Revised Book by: Harvey Fierstein
Music Director: Michael Rafter
Choreography by: Ellenore Scott
Tap Choreography by: Ayodele Casel
Casting: Jim Carnahan

Viewing auditions:
Jason Thinger - Associate Casting Director
Michael Rafter - Music Director
Ellenore Scott - Choreographer

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: February 14, 2022
First Performance: April 2, 2022

OTHER
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 submit.

BREAKDOWN
Seeking:

Mrs. Brice - White, female, 50s+, Jewish. Tough Brooklyn mother with a dry sense of humor. Loves her daughter deeply. Character singing voice.
Eddie Ryan - Male, m20s-m30s. Fanny’s closest friend. Good comic timing is essential. A true triple threat. Must tap well.
Mrs. Strakosh - White, female, 50s+, Jewish. Mrs. Brice’s poker buddy. Funny. Must have a nice singing voice.
Ziegfeld - White, male, 60s. One of the great Broadway producers. Elegant, imposing and firm. Non-singing role.
Tom Keeney - White, male, 40s+. A very Irish, working-class Vaudeville producer. Some singing and some tap required.
Emma / Mrs. Nadler - Female, m20s-30s. Fanny’s maid and confidant. / A woman from one of the neighborhood gangs from Henry Street.

These roles are cast:

Fanny Brice - White, female, mid20s-e30s, Jewish. Rises from humble beginnings to become one of Ziegfeld’s biggest stars. A tour de force role. Must be a great singer.
Nick Arnstein - Male, mid-to-late 30s. A handsome and charming gambler who is Fanny’s one great love. Strong baritone.


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 submit.


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