THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Northern Stage Company Auditions

Posted: August 17, 2019

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC - NYC Appointments

Northern Stage Company

APPOINTMENTS
NYC Appointment Only Auditions: September 9 & 10, 2019

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep LORT D: $696/week min

SEEKING
Submissions from AEA member for various roles. See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS
NYC Auditions will be held BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. For consideration, mail picture and resume to address below. EQUITY MEMBERS ONLY.
SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED AFTER AUGUST 30 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

****PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A HIGH SECURITY BUILDING AND DROP-OFFS ARE NOT POSSIBLE****

SUBMIT TO
ELISSA MYERS CASTING
421 7th Avenue Suite 1011
ATTN: SOUND OF MUSIC, Role of _________
New York, NY 10001

PERSONNEL
Music By: Richard Rogers
Lyrics By: Oscar Hammerstein II
Book By: Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Director: Maggie Burrows
Choreographer: Katie Rose McLaughlin
Musical Director: Kevin Smith
Artistic Director: Carol Dunne
Casting Office: Elissa Myers Casting
Casting Director: Paul Fouquet
Casting Director: Karie Koppel

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: November 1, 2019
Opens: November 20, 2019
Closes: January 5, 2020

OTHER
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 submit.

BREAKDOWN
[CAPTAIN VON TRAPP]
(Male, 40-50, Baritone) Strong actor, with a commanding presence. A retired naval officer and proud Austrian. Highly organized and regimented, a bit closed off. Sensitive, but hardened from losing his wife. A true patriot to his country and deeply opposed to the Nazi Party. Good mover.
[LIESL]
(Female, 18+ to play 16, Soprano with strong belt/mix, Any Ethnicity). Captain Von Trapp’s eldest child. A teen on the verge of womanhood; innocent, but also knowing. Strong dancer and singer. This role is intended to be cast as Non-AEA.
[MAX]
(Male, 35-55, Bari-tenor, Any Ethnicity) Witty and clever impresario who can be charmingly pushy when pursuing what he wants. Strong character actor with excellent comedic timing.
[ELSA]
(Female, 30-40. Mezzo-Soprano) A wealthy widow. A Baroness. Of good stock and breeding. She is sophisticated, charming, and clever.
[MOTHER ABBESS]
(Female, 45-65, Soprano, Any Ethnicity) Wise, kind and powerful, with real status. Strong actor, and singer.
[ROLF] (
18+ to play 17, Tenor, Caucasian. A clean cut, innocent youth with some angst underneath. Impressionable. Strong dancer and singer. This role is intended to be cast as non-AEA.

ENSEMBLE FEATURED ROLES
[SISTER BERTHE] (Female, 40-65, Any Ethnicity) - Mistress of Novices, prudish, straight laced with a quick tongue, extremely stern, loves rules. Good singer.
[SISTER MARGARETTA] (Female, 35-60, Any Ethnicity) - Mistress of Postulants, very kind, warm, understanding and concerned. Good singer
[SISTER SOPHIA] (Female, 25-35, Any Ethnicity, NON-AEA) -Younger, fresher, nun. Good singer.
[FRANZ ] (Male, 40s/50s, Caucasian) Von Trapp’s butler. Rather formal but not without spirit, Efficient, dry.
[ADMIRAL VON SCHREIBER] (Male, 40s/50s) Stern, imposing. A retired Admiral in the Austrian Navy and neighbor of Captain Von Trapp.
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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 submit.

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