PRETTY WOMAN - Chicago & Broadway Auditions

Posted: October 11, 2017

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PRETTY WOMAN (Chicago, Broadway) - NYC ECC / Female Singers
Lewis Ward Enterprises, LLC


AUDITION DATE
Tue, Oct 24, 2017
10:00 am (EDT)

CONTRACT
Production (League) $1974/week current min.

SEEKING
For the World Premiere production in Chicago at Oriental Theatre, followed by a Broadway production, Seeking Equity Singer/Dancers and Dancer/Singers for the ensemble. See breakdown for details.

PREPARATION
For DAVID MORSE/ALFREDO, MALE SINGER SWING, and FEMALE SINGER/DANCER SWING: Prepare to sing 16 bars of a song showing operatic style. For FEMALE DANCER WHO SINGS and MALE DANCER WHO SINGS: Prepare to sing a pop/rock song showing range (No musical theatre, please). Bring sheet music for the piano accompanist. Bring your book of songs. Bring a photo/resume stapled together.

LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL
Producer: Paula Wagner
Director/Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell
Book: Garry Marshall & J.F. Lawton
Music & Lyrics: Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
Music Supervisor: Will Van Dyke
Executive Producer/General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.
Casting: Telsey + Company

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals in NYC: January 22
Cast Travels to Chicago: February 25
Rehearsals in Chicago: February 26 — March 12
Performances in Chicago: March 13 — April 15
Broadway: Fall 2018

OTHER
ECC Procedures are in effect for this 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
[DAVID MORSE/ALFREDO]
Male, 20s — 30s, African-American. The grandson of Mr. Morse, he is eager, creative, and smart. He has come up with a daring plan to save his grandfather's company by retooling it to build cruise ships for the Hawaiian Islands. Also has a feature as an opera singer playing ALFREDO in a “La Traviata” sequence. Must have a glorious high tenor operatic voice and also the ability to sing in the pop/rock style. Strong movement ability. ENSEMBLE
[FEMALE DANCER WHO SINGS]
Female, 20s – 30s, non-Caucasian. Beautiful and sexy, with a great physique. Strong technical dancer. Strong pop/rock singer. ENSEMBLE
[MALE DANCER WHO SINGS]
Male, 20s – 30s, non-Caucasian. Handsome and sexy, with a great physique. Strong technical dancer. Strong pop/rock singer. ENSEMBLE
[MALE SINGER SWING]
Male, 30 – 50, African-American. To understudy male ensemble members and the principal role of JAMES MORSE (A cagey self-made industrial tycoon who owns a large ship-building company. The loss of Naval contracts has endangered his business, and made it vulnerable to a takeover by Edward Lewis and Philip Stuckey. But he is determined to fight back to keep his employees working). Strong tenor pop/rock singer. Also must have an operatic sound to understudy the featured ensemble track of ALFREDO in a “La Traviata” sequence. Strong movement ability. ENSEMBLE
[FEMALE SINGER/DANCER SWING]
Female, 20s – 30s, any ethnicity. To understudy female ensemble members. Beautiful and sexy, with a great physique. Strong technical dancer. Strong soprano pop/rock singer. Also must have an operatic sound to understudy the featured ensemble track of VIOLETTA in a “La Traviata” sequence. ENSEMBLE


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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