HAMILTON - Broadway and National Tour Auditions

Posted: August 26, 2019

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HAMILTON (Broadway, Angelica Tour) - NYC EPA

Various Producers

AUDITION DATE
Tue, Sep 24, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30


CONTRACT
Production (League) $2095/week current min

SEEKING
For possible replacements in the currently running Broadway and Angelica Tour Companies, seeking Equity actor/singers. See breakdown.


PREPARATION
Prepare a brief pop/rock song that shows your style and vocal range. Bring sheet music and a photo/resume stapled together. A piano accompanist will be provided.


LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
12th floor. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.


PERSONNEL
Producer: Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theatre
Director: Thomas Kail
Music & Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Choreographer: Andy Blankenbuehler
Orchestrations/Music Direction: Alex Lacamoire
General Manager: Andy Jones
Casting: Telsey + Company


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
ALEXANDER HAMILTON:
Male. Non-white, 30s, Tenor-Baritone. An earnest, ambitious hothead, a man possessed. Speaks his mind, no matter the cost. Must be able to rap VERY well. Eminem meets Sweeney Todd. PRINCIPAL
ELIZA HAMILTON:
Female. Non-white, 20s – 30s, Soprano. Fiercely loyal, self-possessed, proud. Evolves from lovesick, wealthy young woman to the sole keeper of her late husband’s legacy. Alicia Keys meets Elphaba. PRINCIPAL
ANGELICA SCHUYLER:
Female. Non-white, 20s-30s, Mezzo - Soprano, MUST be able to sing and rap well. Fierce, dazzling, brilliant, can read a room and everyone in it instantly. Deeply in love with Hamilton, who is married to her beloved sister Eliza. Nicki Minaj meets Desiree Armfeldt. PRINCIPAL
AARON BURR:
Male. Non-white, 20s-30s, Tenor/Baritone, sings and raps in equal measure. Our narrator. A cool, steely reserve. An orphan raised in wealth, plays his cards and opinions close to the vest. Slow to anger, but when he gets there, look out. Javert meets Mos Def. PRINCIPAL
GEORGE WASHINGTON:
Male. Non-white, 30s-40s, Tenor/Baritone, sings and raps in equal measure. Authoritative, regal, aloof, aware of his place in history at all times. John Legend meets Mufasa. PRINCIPAL
MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE/THOMAS JEFFERSON (dual role):
Male. Non-white, 20s-30s, Tenor-Bari, MUST be able to sing and rap well.
LAFAYETTE is an earnest, idealistic Frenchman who reveals himself to be a superb military commander/rapper. Think Lancelot meets Ludacris.
JEFFERSON is relaxed, jazzy, brilliant, whose effortless cool is ruffled ONLY by Hamilton. Harold Hill meets Drake. PRINCIPAL
HERCULES MULLIGAN/JAMES MADISON (dual role):
Male. Non-white, 20s-30s, Tenor/baritone, MUST be able to sing and rap well.
MULLIGAN is the life of the party, dripping with swagger, streetwise and hilarious. Joins the revolution to get out of being a tailor’s apprentice, and befriends Laurens, Hamilton and Lafayette. Busta Rhymes meets Donald O’Connor.
MADISON is incisively intelligent, quiet, professonial. A former Hamilton ally, he becomes Jefferson’s detail man concerning all matters—he gets things done. RZA meets Zach from Chorus Line. PRINCIPAL
JOHN LAURENS/PHILIP HAMILTON (dual role):
Male. Non-white, late teens- 20s, Tenor, MUST be able to sing and rap well.
LAURENS is an ardent young abolitionist and idealist, born into privilege, joining the Revolution. Hamilton’s loyal best friend. Nas meets Elder Price.
PHILIP HAMILTON. Prodigious, full of life, a wordsmith in the mold of his father Alexander. Tupac meets J. Pierrepont Finch. PRINCIPAL
PEGGY SCHUYLER/MARIA REYNOLDS (dual role):
Female. Non-white, late teens-20s, Mezzo-Soprano.
PEGGY SCHUYLER: sweet, shy, youngest of the three Schuyler Sisters. The Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child.
MARIA REYNOLDS: sultry, young, calculating. Affects the role of a damsel in distress to seduce Hamilton. Jasmine Sullivan meets Carla from Nine. PRINCIPAL
KING GEORGE:
Male. Caucasian, 30s-40s, Tenor, British accent. The King of England. Entitled, pouty nihilist. Sees the American Colonies as a deluded former lover, who will come crawling back. Rufus Wainwright meets King Herod in JCS. PRINCIPAL
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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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