SING STREET - New York Theatre Workshop Auditions

Posted: May 9, 2019

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SING STREET - NYC EPA
New York Theatre Workshop

AUDITION DATES
Wed, May 22, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Thu, May 23, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT
Off Broadway Category A; Salary: $880.00 /week For Staged Reading Dates: Salary $ 550.00 / week

SEEKING
Equity actor/singer/musicians for various roles in this new musical. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
What to Prepare
Roles 1-13: Please prepare a short song that you can accompany yourself on. Any style of music you enjoy is acceptable. Please plan to play and sing at the same time. There will be a piano and guitar available in the room, but feel free to bring your own instrument. If you play additional instruments, please plan to bring those with you. There will not be a pianist provided at these auditions, as all cast members must have instrumental abilities.

Role 14: Please prepare a short monologue.

LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018
Studio B and Studio C. However, check lobby for exact studio assignment upon arrival in case of last minute changes.

PERSONNEL
Director: Rebecca Taichman
Book: Enda Walsh
Music: John Carney and Gary Clark
Musical Supervisor: Martin Lowe
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Either Tara Rubin, Merri Sugarman, Kaitlin Shaw, Claire Burke, Peter Van Dam, Felicia Rudolph or Xavier Rubiano of Tara Rubin Casting will be in attendance.

OTHER DATES
Dates of Production:
1st rehearsal October 22, 2019
1st preview November 27, 2019
Opening night December 16, 2019
Last performance January 26, 2019

Dates of AEA Staged reading
July 29 through August 26, 2019


OTHER
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
Please Note
We are most interested in authentic, grounded, natural actor/singers.
Open to various levels of instrumental ability, especially with adult roles.
Extremely interested in actors of all ethnicities.
Transgender & gender non-conforming actors encouraged to attend.
Seeking
Role 1 (16/m) Part romantic and part punk. Sensitive & open, with a rebellious streak. Full of natural confidence & charisma. Plays guitar/electric guitar. Tenor.

Role 2 (18/f) Her exterior is incredibly cool and confident, which masks the complicated, vulnerable, damaged girl underneath. Plays Guitar or piano.

Role 3 (21/m) Stoner brother. Intelligent and charismatic with an incredible passion for music, but stuck. Plays guitar.

Role 4 (18/f) The ‘brains’ of the family. Stoic and strong. Under immense pressure to succeed. Plays guitar or piano or string instrument.

Role 5 (16/m) Gawky, nerdy school mate. A go getter and problem solver. Plays guitar/bass guitar or piano or drums or string instrument.

Role 6 (16/m) A musical prodigy, hampered by anxiety and a lack of confidence. Plays multiple instruments, including guitar/bass guitar and piano.

Role 7 (16/m) Violent school bully, with a complicated home life. A tough exterior covering something painful. Plays piano.

Role 8 (16/m) A cocky, confident show off. Plays piano.

Role 9 (18-21/m) Dim, but sweet and enthusiastic. Plays Drum kit.

Role 10 (16/m) A bit odd, but well meaning & excitable. Plays bass guitar.

Role 11 (L40’s-50’s/m) Unhappily married, worn down and financially strapped. Prone to angry outbursts as he loses control of his own household. Plays basic piano or guitar.

Role 12 (L40’s-50’s/f) A dreamer whose dreams never came true. Unhappily married and financially strapped, she looks outside her marriage to find connection. Plays basic piano or guitar or string instrument.

Role 13 (L40’s-50’s/f) A supportive mother. Working class. An artist at heart. Funny and tough. Plays basic piano.

Role 14 (40’s-60’s/m) Consumed by maintaining status and control. A boiling pot of rage. No singing or instruments required.
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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 audition.

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