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MAMMA MIA! - MAMMA MIA WLP Touring, LLC Auditions

Posted: November 11, 2022

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MAMMA MIA (tour) - Equity video submissions (principal) MAMMA MIA WLP Touring, LLC | Summit, NJ

Notice: Submission

CONTRACT

Short Engagement Touring

$958 weekly minimum (Category 2)

SEEKING

Equity actors for principal roles in the touring production of MAMMA MIA (see breakdown).

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

SEE PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS IN BREAKDOWN. Please Use This Form To Submit Your Tape:
https://tinyurl.com/mmepaform.

DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS IS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd AT 6:00PM EST. VIDEOS SUBMITTED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE VIEWED. EMC AND NON-UNION SUBMISSIONS WILL BE VIEWED IF TIME PERMITS.

Deadline: 11/23/2022

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BREAKDOWN

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:

PERSONNEL

Producers: Judy Craymer, Richard East, And Bjorn Ulvaeus For Littlestar In Association With Universal

Music and Lyrics: Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus

Book: Catherine Johnson

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Associate Director: Martha Banta

Choreographer: Anthony Van Laast

Associate Choreographer: Janet Rothermel Associate Musical Supervisor: David Holcenberg

General Management: Work Light Productions Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Casting Director: Kevin Metzger-Timson, CSA (viewing auditions)

OTHER DATES

1st Rehearsal in NYC: on or about September 25th, 2023

1st Performance: on or about October 27th, 2023

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.

Please film your audition in front of a clean background, with no backlighting. As much as possible, limit ambient noise including air conditioners and other electronics. We recommend you do not use Bluetooth headphones, as it can sometimes cause a delay in the audio. Use a secondary audio source to play the accompaniment music so that it is audible in the tape. Please Include A Full-Body

Slate The Beginning Of Your Video.

Please Prepare A Video Of A Brief Pop/Rock Song Of Your Choice OR One Of The Selections Provided at
https://tinyurl.com/mmepamaterials .

The Songs Of The Pop Group ABBA Provide The Score For This Romantic Comedy That Contrasts The Dreams And Desires Of A Young Woman About To Become A Bride With Those Of Her Mother, A Free Spirit Of The 70s Who Never Married. “Mamma Mia!” Takes Place At A Taverna On A Greek Island. The Cast Should Be Quirky And Offbeat; We Are Not Seeking Obvious Musical Theater Performers. Actors Who Sing With A Strong Rock Sound And Move Well Work Best In This Show.

We Are Committed To Inclusive And Equitable Casting For All Roles In Mamma Mia! And Are Actively Seeking People Of All Races, Cultural Backgrounds, Abilities, And Gender Identities To Audition. The Breakdown Below Refers To The Characters As They Are Written In The Mamma Mia! Script And Are Not Meant To Limit The Actors We Are Looking To Cast In The Roles.

SEEKING:

DONNA (Late 30s-Early 40s) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. The Mother Of A 20-Year-Old Daughter. Attractive And Free-Spirited. A Former Lead Singer In A Group Called “Donna And The Dynamos” Who Now Owns And Runs A Hotel/Casino On A Greek Island. A Strong Feminist Who Also Has A Zany And Vulnerable Side. Strong Rock Belt With A Great Low Range And Terrific High Belt To C#.

TANYA (Late 30s-Early 40s) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. A Former Singer In The “Dynamos.” Rich, Sophisticated, Acerbic, Funny, And Witty. Sings.

ROSIE (Late 30s-Early 40s) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. A Former Singer In The “Dynamos” Who Now Writes For And Runs A Feminist Press. She’s Confident, Strong, And Funny On The Outside But Shy Underneath. Kooky And Fun, Good Comic, Bit Of A Clown. Sings.

SOPHIE (18-25) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. A Very Special Young Woman Who Is Determined To Find The Romance And Happiness She Feels Eluded Her Mother. Has A Wild, Zany Spirit Even Though She Pursues A Conventional Marriage. Pop Soprano.

SAM (Late 30s-Early 40s) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. May Be Sophie’s Father. Left Donna 20 Years Ago Because He Was Engaged To Another Woman. Charming, Successful Architect. Sings. High Rock Baritone To Ab.

HARRY (Late 30s-Early 40s) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. May Be Sophie’s Father. British Financier, Wealthy, Buttoned-Up, And Conservative, But Trying To Reconnect With His Freer, Youthful Self. English Accent. Sings. High Baritone.

BILL (Late 30s-Early 40s) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. May Be Sophie’s Father. A Travel Writer With No Possessions Or Strings. Good-Natured, Always Ready For Adventure. Funny, Preferably A Big Or Imposing Man. Sings Well.

SKY (Mid-Late 20s) Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, MENASA, Mixed, Or White. Sophie’s Fiancé. Athletic And Attractive, He Has Given Up His Life As A Successful Young Businessman In Order To Make Over Donna’s Taverna And Marry Sophie. Tenor To Ab.

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