GHOST THE MUSICAL - Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc. Auditions

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GHOST THE MUSICAL - CENTERBROOK CT EPA

Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc.


AUDITION DATE

Sat, Feb 15, 2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

APPOINTMENTS

AEA members contact Lizzy@ivorytonplayhouse.org

CONTRACT

SPT $550 week

SEEKING

Equity actor/singers for various roles. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Brief ballad and brief uptempo. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION

Ivoryton Playhouse Rehearsal Studio
22 Main St
Centerbrook, CT 06409

PERSONNEL

Book and Lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin; Music by Glen Ballard and Dave Stewart

Personnel in attendance
Director: Todd Underwood
Musical Director: Michael Morris
Artistic Director: Jacqueline Hubbard
Associate Artistic Director: Dan Nischan


OTHER DATES

Open: September 16; First Rehearsal – September 1; Close: October 11, 2020

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

OTHER

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
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:
Sam Wheat
(LEAD) In love with his long-term girlfriend, Molly; Murdered suddenly. Must come to terms with his death and find his killer. Strong actor and vocalist. Should move well and have experience in stage combat. Guitar skills a plus.
Gender: Male
Age Range: 30-40
Vocal Range: G# to Bb (Pop/Rock Tenor with high belt)

Molly Jensen
(LEAD) An artist living in New York City with her boyfriend, Sam, until he's murdered. Must help Sam avenge his death. Strong actor and vocalist with a wide range. Should move well.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 25-35
Vocal Range: G3 to Eb5 (pop/rock with strong belt)

Oda Mae Brown
(LEAD) Spiritual advisor with a questionable background. Larger-than-life character, great comedic timing, and a big heart. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. African American.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 35-45
Vocal Range: Ab3 to F5

Carl Bruner
(LEAD) Sam’s best friend. Has hidden unsavory motives. Strong actor with a wide range. Stage combat experience a plus. Should be comfortable with movement/dance
Gender: Male
Age Range: 30-40
Vocal Range: Eb3 to A4

Subway Ghost/Orlando Jones/Ensemble
Ghost who aids Sam in learning about his powers in the afterlife. Extremely physical role that must be able to embody a large imposing force. Stage combat and physicality/movement experience preferred; experience with rap is helpful. Should be comfortable with movement/dance.
Gender: Male
Age Range: 25-40
Vocal Range: ----

Willie Lopez/Ensemble
Hired by Carl Bruner to steal Sam Wheat’s wallet, which results in Sam’s murder. Stage combat experience a plus. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. Latino/Hispanic
Gender: Male
Age Range: 25-35
Vocal Range: ----

Clara/Ortisha Jones/First Nun/Ensemble
Sister of Oda Mae and works at her spiritual shop. Comedic actress with a strong voice. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. African American.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 25-40
Vocal Range: C4 to G5

Louise/Officer Wallace/Ensemble
Sister of Oda Mae and works her spiritual shop, and other roles Comedic actress with a strong voice. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. African American.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 25-40
Vocal Range: F3-G5

Mrs. Santiago/Bank Officer/Second Nun/Ensemble
Client of Oda Mae and other roles. Should be comfortable with movement/dance. Latina/Hispanic.
Gender: Female
Age Range: 35-45
Vocal Range: ----

Hospital Ghost/Lionel Ferguson/Ensemble
First ghost Sam meets following his death, and other roles. Strong actor and vocalist preferred. Should be comfortable with movement/dance.
Gender: Male
Age Range: 35-50
Vocal Range: C3 to A4
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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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