MAMMA MIA - East West Players Auditions

Posted: February 6, 2019

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Mamma Mia! - Los Angeles EPA/ECC Singers
East West Players

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm (PST)

APPOINTMENTS
EPA rules in effect. In person sign-up begins at 10:00AM on 2/18/19.

CONTRACT
SPT Minimum - $425/wk

SEEKING
East West Players, the longest running theater of color in the US is seeking Actors to play POC, Asian & Pacific Islander American in MAMMA MIA! by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, and Catherine Johnson.

PREPARATION
One full song, Contemporary Musical Theatre or Pop in the style of the show (no longer than 1.5 minute). Connect the words to story and character.

LOCATION
David Henry Hwang Theatre
120 Judge John Aiso St Fl 4
Los Angeles, CA 90012-3852
Street parking available or at paid lot across the street.

PERSONNEL
Directed by Artistic Director Snehal Desai
Musical Director Marc Macalintal
Choreographer Preston Mui

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals begin Tuesday, April 9th, 2019. Technical Rehearsals begin Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
Previews begin Thursday, May 9th, 2019. Opening Night Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Runs for four weeks (5 performances a week) through June 9th, 2019. Option to Extend till Jun 23

OTHER
ww.EastWestPlayers.org
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
On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the Greek island they last visited 20 years ago. The storytelling magic of ABBA’s timeless hits sets the scene for this infectious tale of love and frolicking fun, creating an unforgettable musical experience that will leave you dancing in the aisles!

Donna Sheridan (to play AAPI Female 35+)- Sophie’s mother, owner of the hotel Villa Donna, and wife of Sam at the end. Mezzo or Alto E3 - C#5
Sophie Sheridan(to play AAPI Female 20’s)- Donna’s headstrong 20 year old daughter and Sky’s fiancee. Soprano or Mezzo G3 - E5
Sam Carmichael(to play AAPI Male 40+)- a New York architect who regrets leaving Donna. Baritone or Tenor up to Ab4
Harry Bright(to play AAPI Male 40+)- Today, a respected banker. Back in the day, known to Donna as “HeadBanger.” Baritone or Tenor up to E4
Bill Austin(to play AAPI Male 40+)- A well known travel writer and adventurer, but is afraid of making a commitment. Baritone to D4
Sky(to play AAPI Male 20’s)- Sophie’s fiance. A former stockbroker who later moved to the island. Tenor or Baritone up to Ab4
Rosie Mulligan(to play AAPI Female 40+)- One of Donna’s friends who was part of her band. She is an author of cookbooks. Alto or Mezzo E3 - C#5
Tanya Chesham-Leigh(to play AAPI Female 40+)- Another of Donna’s friends, she has married three times, but has never quite found the right man. Mezzo or Alto E3 - C#5
Pepper(to play POC Male 20s)- One of Donna’s employees who catches the eye of Tanya. Tenor or Baritone up to F4
Eddie (to play POC Male 30s)- With Pepper is the bar-staff, waiter, boatman, and general help around the island. Tenor or Baritone
Ali(to play POC Female 20s)- One of Sophie’s oldest friends that was invited to the wedding. Mezzo up to Db5
Lisa (to play POC Female 20s) - Another of Sophie’s friends coming for the wedding. Mezzo up to Db5
Father Alexandrios(to play POC Male 40+)- The minister of the island who almost marries Sophie & Sky, and ends up marrying Donna & Sam. Bass or Baritone
Male Ensemble(to play POC Male 20-40)- Movers and Singers.Tenors: up to G#4 (Bb4) Basses: down to F2
Female Ensemble(to play POC Female 20-40)- Movers and Singers. Sopranos: G3 - G#5 (C6) Altos: down to F3


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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