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Posted: May 19, 2022
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Static: Noise of a New Musical is seeking non-equity actors and performers of all ages for the world premiere production during Summer 2022 in Washington, D.C. This production is presented as a part of the 2022 Capital Fringe Festival, a program of the Washington, DC non-profit Capital Fringe. Static is an original morse code musical about a teen trying to find her mom who was lost in the woods on the Appalachian Trail. Writer/Director: Tess Rowan (she/her)


ACTOR 2 (Wesser McAfee): Wesser McAfee: 35-55. He/Him. Male-identifying or non-binary. Husband to Sage McAfee, who was lost in the woods on the Appalachian Trail, and father to Maine, Harper, Georgia, and Katahdin. Seasoned hiker, protector, loner. Runs the McAfee family. Wants to protect The McAfees and their life isolated and off-the-grid. Principal Role. Baritone/Tenor.

ACTOR 3 (Charlie Oscar): Charlie Oscar: 16. He/Him. Male-identifying. The Birthday Boy. Oldest brother in Oscar Family. A wannabe detective who receives an amateur ham radio for his birthday. Driven, eager, forgivable, nerdy, impulsive. Not too many friends. Teams up with Maine to find Sage McAfee. Principal role. Tenor.

ACTOR 6 (Katahdin McAfee; Radio User): Katahdin McAfee: 15-23. He/Him. Male-identifying. Second oldest sibling, and only brother in the McAfee family. Middle ground. Easygoing, loyal, warm, grounded. Baritone/Tenor. Supporting Role. Radio User: Local Duncannon radio user. All gender identities.

ACTOR 4 (Harper McAfee; Radio User): Harper McAfee: 17-27. She/Her. Female-identifying. Oldest sister who has taken on an almost parental role in the McAfee family, and carries out her father, Wesser’s orders. Loving, strong, thorough, blunt. Supporting Role. Alto/Mezzo-Soprano. Radio User: Local Duncannon radio user. All gender identities.

ACTOR 5 (Georgia McAfee; Radio User): Georgia McAfee: 13-19. She/Her. Female-identifying. Mediator. Second youngest McAfee sister. Kind, sensitive, quiet. Peacemaker. Enjoys cooking and baking. Seems younger than she is. Supporting Role. Mezzo-Soprano/Soprano. Radio User: Local Duncannon radio user. All gender identities.

ACTOR 7 (Radio Host; Sage McAfee): Radio Host: All ages and gender identities. Runs the local radio broadcast. Charismatic, informative, amusing, direct. Featured Role. Alto. Sage McAfee: 46. She/Her. Female-identifying. Mother, wife, seasoned hiker, morse code aficionado. Lost in the woods for five years. Featured Role. Alto.

ACTOR 1 (Maine McAfee): The role of Maine McAfee is cast, not currently accepting submissions for this role Maine: 12-18. She/Her. Female-identifying or non-binary. Youngest sister and daughter in the McAfee Family. Determined, caring, resilient, optimist. Teams up with Charlie to find her mom, Sage. Principal Role. Mezzo-Soprano. Must play guitar.

REQUIREMENTS: Please prepare a short folk, rock, pop, or contemporary musical theater song. (Approximately 32 bars or 60- 90 seconds.) Record a self-tape video and submit your audition materials to the Google Form link by the new deadline, Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST. Performers must be vaccinated and from the Washington, D.C. area or be able to provide their own transportation and housing. 

DATES/DETAILS: Auditions: Due Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 11:59 pm. Callbacks: Late May and early June. Rehearsals: June through July 2022. Tech: July 12th Performances: 4 shows - July 15th, July 17th, July 22nd, July 24th Pay: Performers will receive a small stipend. Email with any questions. @staticmusical

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