MAMMA MIA - Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc. Auditions

Posted: January 30, 2019

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MAMMA MIA - NYC EPA
Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc.

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
SPT $500 minimum/week

SEEKING
Equity actor/singers for various roles. See breakdown.`

PREPARATION
Seeking strong personalities of all races, ethnicities, shapes, sizes, and gender identities for all roles. Please sing from the show (as shown in the character description) or prepare a Pop/Rock song that shows off your abilities.
Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together

LOCATION
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL
Executive/Artistic Director: Jacqueline Hubbard*
Associate AD: Todd Underwood
Director/Choreographer: JR Bruno*
Musical Director: Michael Morris*
Associate AD: Daniel Nischan
* present at EPA

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: June 11; First Performance: June 26; Close: July 28, 2019

Schedule of performances: Wednesday and Sundays – 2pm; Wednesday and Thursday – 7:30pm; Friday and Saturday – 8pm

OTHER
Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement,
the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will
have an opportunity to be seen.

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
Donna Sheridan - Female identifying. Late 30’s-early 40’s. Former lead singer of “The Dynamos” and current owner of the Taverna on the Greek island of Kolokairi. She is Sophie’s mother. Due to her strong sense of responsibility and hard work, she has lost track of the fire inside of her that she used to embrace often and with great pride. Strong actress with a strong singing voice. Please prepare a selection of one of her songs from the show. Could be “Winner
Takes it All,” “Mamma Mia,” or another.
Sophie Sheridan - Female identifying. Late teens-early 20’s. Donna’s headstrong daughter. As far as she know, she wants to experience what she has never had the chance to, a traditional wedding, marriage, and family. Smart, bright, and determined. Seeking a dynamic and vulnerable actress who sings very well. Please prepare a selection from the show. Can be “Under Attack,” “The Name of the Game,” “Lay All Your Love on Me,” or any others.
Tanya Cresham-Leigh - Female identifying. Mid 30’s-early 40’s. Donna’s friend and former member of the girl group “The Dynamos.” She has married a few millionaires and lives as such.Takes jokes and jabs about her plastic surgeries on the chin. She hasn’t visited the island in a long time, and she finds that it wakes up her fun-loving and wild spirit, especially towards younger men. Seeking a strikingly attractive actress with strong comedic timing. A great singer who
moves very well. Please prepare a selection from “Does Your Mother Know?”
Rosie Mulligan - Female identifying. Late 30’s-early 40’s. Donna’s friend and former member of the girl group “The Dynamos” who visits the island as often as she can. Never married, self made entrepreneur who uses comedy as a defense to hide her vulnerable and open heart. Seeking a strong comic actress who sings very well. She dances like no one is watching. Please prepare a selection from “Take a Chance On Me.”
Sam Carmichael - Male identifying. Late 30’s-early 40’s. One of Sophie’s potential fathers. A wealthy architect who has held regret for leaving Donna 20 years ago. He has gained wisdom and confidence in his time away and is ready to remedy his mistakes. Seeking a strong actor with a great pop/rock singing voice. Please prepare a selection from “S.O.S” or “Knowing Me, Knowing You.”
Harry Bright - Male identifying. Late 30’s-early 40’s. Another of Sophie’s potential fathers. He is a respected London banker who has left his head-banging days behind. He is polite, but attempting to reignite his spontaneous side. Seeking a strong lyrical singer with a fun nervous comic timing. Guitar playing is a plus. Please prepare a selection from “Thank You for the Music” or “Our Last Summer."
Bill Austen - Male identifying. Late 30’s-mid 40’s. Another of Sophie’s potential fathers. He is a well known traveler, but remains sentimental for the time he once spent on the island. Must have an independent and self reliant energy that gets broken down by Rosie a little bit at a time. Seeking strong comic actor who sings well. Please prepare a pop/rock selection.
Sky - Male identifying. Late teens-late 20’s. Sophie’s fiancé. A former stockbroker who moved to the island for a change, but is now eager for something new. Seeking a strong singer who moves well. Please prepare “Lay all your love on me” or a pop/rock selection showing off baritone-tenor range.
Ali - Any gender identity. Late teens-early 20’s. One of Sophie’s Bridesmaids who has traveled to the island for the wedding. Seeking a strong singer who can move well. Please prepare “Honey, Honey” or a pop/rock selection.
Lisa - Female Identifying. Late teens-early 20’s. One of Sophie’s Bridesmaids who has traveled
to the island for the wedding. Seeking a strong singer who can move well. Please prepare “Honey, Honey” or a pop/rock selection.
Pepper - Male Identifying. Late teens-late 20’s. A flirty waiter at the Taverna who has a brief romantic encounter with Tanya. He is fun and energetic. Seeking an athletic dancer who can sing. Please prepare a pop/rock selection. Tumbling is a plus.
Eddie - Male Identifying. Late teens-late 20’s. A waiter, boatman, and handy man at the Taverna. A strong singer who dances well. Please prepare a pop/rock selection.


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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