LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - Riverside Theatre Inc. Auditions

Posted: October 31, 2019

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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - NYC Appointments

Riverside Theatre Inc.

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep LORT B+; $1033 until 2/20, then $1064/week

SEEKING

Submissions from AEA members only for various roles. See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS

Please send hardcopy photos and resumes with a cover letter stating which role you are interested in by 11/ 15

SUBMIT TO

Wojcik/ Seay Casting
247 West 38th Street, 10th Floor
Attn: LaCage – AEA LORT
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director: Allen D. Cornell
Director/Choreographer: DJ Salisbury
Musical Director: Anne Shuttlesworth
Casting: Wojcik | Seay Casting

OTHER DATES

1st Rehearsal: Tuesday, 2/18/20
Opening: Tuesday, 3/10/20
Closing: Sunday, 3/29/20

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:
Georges (Male, 45-60) - Solid baritone; a show-man and emcee of the nightclub; suave, very personable, very attractive, renowned for his physique as a younger man, and madly in love with his partner of 20+ years, Albin; deeply in love with his son and would move mountains to give him anything he wants; moves well, energetic, and a kind and loving man. Any ethnicity
Albin (Male, 40-55) - Baritenor; the charismatic, overly dramatic, and dynamic personality in the long term relationship with Georges; his alter ego is Za Za, a star in St. Tropez (a nightclub featuring drag entertainment) and a force to be reckoned with when crossed, but his love of family and his ability to entertain makes him a most beloved friend, confidant, and "mother"; requires a performer with "star quality" who is mature and possesses a great powerhouse of a Broadway voice; a fine comic actor. Any ethnicity
Jean-Michel (Male, 20-25) - Baritenor; a handsome, well-mannered, educated guy desperately in love with his finance; must be charming to a fault and seemingly innocent enough that his actions of offending his fathers does not seem calculated, but a misstep initiated by his fear of losing Anne; must move well. Any ethnicity
Anne (Female, 20-25) - Beautiful fiancé of Jean Michel; kind and sweet, a seemingly perfect daughter-in-law; emotionally, she appears a bit confined by the conservative morals of her politician father, yet she is her own person when not in his presence; must be able to dance and sing (mix belt). Any ethnicity
Jacob (Male, 25-30) - originally portrayed as an African American, but can be any ethnicity; the "butler/maid" with a flair for the ridiculous; campy, over the top; aspires to be on the stage, full of zest; very protective of his extended family; requires a brilliant comic actor who sings and moves well. Any ethnicity
Mr. Renaud (Male, 50-59) - the owner of the town's sea side cafe; sturdy, strong, and very accepting; will cover one or both of the leads. Any ethnicity
Jacqueline (Female, 40-50) - the hostess of the top restaurant in the town; has the ability to make anyone feel like they are part of her family; very theatrical; loves people and especially enjoys bringing people out of their shell; can light up the room. Belter. Any ethnicity
Edouard Dindon (Male, 50-59) - Anne's father; a very conservative, right wing radical politician; very opinionated and bigoted; a skilled character actor; pompous and quirky with a great sense of comic timing. Baritone. Any ethnicity
Mme. Dindon (Female, 50-59) - Anne's mother; the quiet wife; always in her husband's shadow; rarely asked to voice an opinion; sexually repressed and sex starved; conservative but appears in a leotard at end of show; character actress with a great sense of comedy who can move well. Soprano. Any ethnicity
Francis: (Male, 35-45) – The stage manager. Is smitten with the Cagelle Hanna from Hamburg. Great comic skills. Any ethnicity
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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 submit.

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