THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY OF PRINCE CHEN - Developmental Agreement Auditions

Posted: August 8, 2019

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THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY OF PRINCE CHEN - NYC EPA

Somerled Charitable Foundation

AUDITION DATES
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

Fri, Aug 16, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
Development Agreement Tier 3; $1250/week

SEEKING
Equity actor/singers in the upcoming Developmental Agreement in NYC.

NOTE: The Remarkable Journey of Prince Chen is set in a mythical Chinese kingdom. All characters are Asian. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief, contemporary musical theatre song showing range. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. 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
MUSIC: Daniel Green
BOOK & LYRICS: Lezlie Wade
PRODUCER: Somerled Arts
DIRECTOR: Brian Hill
CHOREOGRAPHER: Darren Lee
PUPPETRY: Nicholas Mahon
CASTING: Lindsay Levine, CSA

OTHER DATES
Dates: January 5th- February 1st 2020, in NYC

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
NOTE: The Remarkable Journey of Prince Chen is set in a mythical Chinese kingdom. All characters are Asian.

[PRINCE CHEN] Male, early 20s. Baritenor (A2-G4). The young Lord Prince. Enthusiastic, tenacious, honourable, adventurous.
[ZHIHAO] Female, early 20s. Strong mix/belt (Ab3-E5). Bondmaid and flute girl. Courageous, high–spirited, plucky, loyal.
THIS ROLE IS ON OFFER. Seeking possible future replacements.
[WOMAN] Female, 40s or older. Alto/high mix (G3-E5). Mysterious entity who taken on various personas, both male and female, including several wise MASTERS and NIANG, a motherly, protective eagle.
[MOXA] Male, 30s or 40s. Tenor (C3-A4). An honest thief. Devoted, childlike, affirmative, educated. Comedy role.
THIS ROLE IS ON OFFER. Seeking possible future replacements.
[NATHA] Male, mid-30s or 40s. Baritenor (Bb2-G4). Villainous warrior. Focused, malevolent, violent, devious.
[LI KWANG] Male, mid-30s or 40s. Baritone (A2-F4). Royal general and guard. Courageous, vain, confidant, determined.
THIS ROLE IS ON OFFER. Seeking possible future replacements.
[KING TAI / MAGISTRATE] Male, 50s. Baritone (A2-F4). One actor to play two roles:
KING – Prince Chen's father. Seasoned, distinguished, somewhat unaware.
MAGISTRATE – A corrupt official who thinks only of his own gain.
[LAN] Female, 10-13. Soprano (Bb3-F5). Timid, loving, resilient young girl.
[VILLAGE OFFICIAL / LAO HU] Male, 30s. Baritone (A2-F4). One actor to play two roles:
VILLAGE OFFICIAL – Obsequious, opportunistic, licentious. Non singing role.
LAO HU – A tiger. Preening, exhibitionist, adept.
THIS ROLE IS ON OFFER. Seeking possible future replacements.
[LING] Female, 30s. High mix (C4-E5). A painter. Strong, idealist, fearless.
[FENG] Male, 20s or 30s. Tenor (C3-A4). Natha's sidekick. Spineless, simple, terrified of Natha.
THIS ROLE IS ON OFFER. Seeking possible future replacements.
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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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