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LOCAL AUDITIONS:  Held in the TA&E Building (immediately behind the theatre) at 62 Dunham Road in Beverly, MA.

  Please no emails or phone calls. 
 

2016 AUDITIONS

AEA COST TIER 2+ ($731/Week Minimum)
Producer: Bill Hanney
Producing Artistic Director: Kevin P. Hill
Associate Producer: Tom Amos
 
FUNNY GIRL- Director/Choreographer: James Brennan
Rehearsals in Beverly, MA: May 24th - June 6th
Performances: June 7 - 19, 2016
 
MARY POPPINS- Director/Choreographer: Kevin P. Hill
Rehearsals in Beverly, MA: June 28, 2016 - July 12, 2016
Performances: July 12 - 31, 2016
 
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN- Director/Choreographer: Richard Stafford
Rehearsals in Beverly, MA: August 2, 2016 - August 16, 2016   
Performances: August 16 - September 4, 2016
 
SPAMALOT- Director/Choreographer: Billy Sprague Jr.
Rehearsals in Beverly, MA: Sept. 13 - 27,  2016
Performances: Sept. 27 - Oct. 9, 2016
 
WEST SIDE STORY- Director: Bob Richard; Choreographer: Diane Laurenson
Rehearsals in Beverly, MA: Oct. 18 - 27,  2016
Performances: Nov. 1 - 20, 2016
 
EPA CALLS - NYC
Monday, February 8, 2016 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Friday, February 12, 2016        
 
Time: 9:30 A.M - 5:30 P.M. (Lunch from 1 -2) each day            
 
Location:
Actors' Equity Building
165 West 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
Please prepare a brief song representative of the musicals in the season or from a standard (produced and published) musical.  Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.
Please bring a picture and resume stapled together. 
 
Local Auditions     
TAE Building, 62 Dunham Rd., Beverly, MA 
 
FUNNY GIRL/MARY POPPINS
Friday, March 18, 2016   
11 a.m. Dancers who can sing
2 p.m.  Vocal call backs
                                            
SINGIN IN THE RAIN
Friday, April 15, 2016     
11 a.m. Dancers who can sing.
1 p.m. Vocal call backs
3 p.m. Children's Auditions 
 
Children should come prepared to learn a short dance number first.  After dancing, some children will be asked to stay and sing a short(16 bars) from an upbeat song of their choice.  Song should be from a well known musical.  Accompanist provided.                               
 
SPAMALOT
Monday, June 20, 2016           
2 p.m. Dancers who can sing
4 p.m. Vocal call backs                      
 
WEST SIDE STORY
Friday, August 26, 2016  
2 p.m. Dancers who can sing
4 p.m. Vocal call backs
 
Seeking: All roles.  Singers who can dance.  Dancers who can sing.  Please prepare 2 brief songs, 1 uptempo and 1 ballad. Bring music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose. Some may be asked to stay and dance. Please bring appropriate dance wear, shoes and knee pads. Please bring photo and resume stapled together.
 
2016 NYC Auditions
 
FUNNY GIRL/MARY POPPINS Auditions
Monday, March 21, 2016 | AEA Building, 165 West 46th St., NY, NY | ECC
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY
Thursday, March 24, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY
Friday, March 25, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY
        
Please prepare 2 brief songs, 1 uptempo and 1 ballad. Bring music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose. Some may be asked to stay and dance. Please bring appropriate dance wear, shoes and knee pads. Please bring photo and resume stapled together.
 
Seeking:
FUNNY GIRL
FANNY BRICE
Brice entertainer from New York's lower east side, quirky, fearless, comedic finesse, acting range from impassioned teen to major star, good mover.
Age: 20- 34
 
EMMA
Fanny's dresser and confidante, the voice of reason, meek yet strong.
Age: 25-40
 
MRS. BRICE
Tough Brooklyn/Jewish mother, dry funny.
Age: 50 - 60
 
MRS. STRAKOSH
Mrs. Brice's poker playing crony, strong, shrill yet funny.
Age: 40-60
 
TOM KEENEY
A tough Vaudeville producer who gives Fanny her first break.
Age: 40-60
 
EDDIE RYAN
A song and dance man and Fanny's closest friend, good comic timing, bright, energetic, sincere; must be a strong singer/dancer who taps.
Age: 25-35
 
NICK ARNSTEIN
 A gambler and the love of Fanny's life, suave, sophisticated, and charming; must have a strong middle range voice, baritone.
Age: 30-40
 
FLORENZ ZIEGFELD, JR.
Famed Broadway producer, elegant and distinguished, imposing, resonant, distinguished, the producer of the Ziegfeld follies; this is a non-singing, non-dancing role.
Age: 60s
 
ENSEMBLE
Singers who can dance
Dancers who can sing
 
MARY POPPINS:
Seeking:
WINIFRED BANKS
George's wife and Jane and Michael's mother. A former actress, she is loving and distracted homemaker who is busy trying to live up to her husband's desire to obnly associate with "the best people" as well as be the model wife and mother. She suffers from the conflicting feelings that she's not up to the job of "being Mrs. Banks," yet, she is, and more. She has great warmth and simplicity to her tone.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 30
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3
 
MRS CORRY/MISS ANDREW
Mrs Corry owns a magical gingerbread shop. She is a mysterious woman of great age who speaks with a Caribbean accent (or any accent that would make her seem exotic).
Miss Andrew is George's overbearing and scary nanny. With her bottle of nasty-tasting brimstone and treacle to keep naughty children in line, she is a bully who only knows one way of doing things - her way. A soprano with an alto belt, there can be some heaviness to her voice along with range.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Gb3
 
ENSEMBLE:
Singers who can dance.
Dancers who can sing. 

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
Monday, April  18, 2016 | AEA Building, 165 West 46th St., NY, NY | ECC
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY      
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY 
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY 
 
Please prepare 2 brief songs, 1 uptempo and 1 ballad. Bring music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose. Some may be asked to stay and dance. Please bring appropriate dance wear, shoes and knee pads. Please bring photo and resume stapled together.
 
Seeking:
ZELDA ZANDERS
A flapper socialite and actress on her ninth marriage, she is Lina's friend and informant.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 40
 
R.f. SIMPSON
A successful, magnanimous, film producer. He leads the other characters in creating a new movie musical.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 65
 
ROSCOE DEXTER
A famous film director with theatrical mannerisms and tendencies. Frequently frazzled and works with Lina and Don.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50
 
COSMO BROWN
A wacky and playful on-set pianist for silent films. Don's best friend and former dance partner.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: C3
 
LINA LAMONT
A slow-witted silent film diva with a big personality and a harshly unpleasant voice. She is Don's regular co-star.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 35
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: C4
 
DON LOCKWOOD
A suave Hollywood actor and dancer. Cosmo's best friend and Lina's regular co-star.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: G2
 
ROD
An excitable film agent bordering on manic. He works for Simpson.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
 
KATHY SELDEN
An earnest, talented actress with whit and charm. She falls in love with Don and performs as Lina's speaking and singing voice.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3
 
PRODUCTION SINGER
The lead tenor in Monumental Pictures' first movie musical.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: Db3
 
MISS DINSMORE
Lina's vocal coach. She is the "mother hen" type with caring affection for the younger performers.
Gender: Female
Age: 45 to 55
 
ENSEMBLE:
Singers who can dance.
Dancers who can sing. 

SPAMALOT
Monday, June 27, 2016 | AEA Building, 165 West 46th St., NY, NY | ECC
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY                    
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY
Thursday, June 30, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY    
 
Please prepare 2 brief songs, 1 uptempo and 1 ballad. Bring music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose. Some may be asked to stay and dance. Please bring appropriate dance wear, shoes and knee pads. Please bring photo and resume stapled together.
 
Seeking:
KING ARTHUR
The King of England who sets out on a quest to form the Knights of the Roundtable and find the Holy Grail. Great Humor. Good singer.
Age: Late 30s-60s
 
 SIR ROBIN
A Knight of the Roundtable. Ironically called 'Sir Robin the Brave,' though he couldn't be more cowardly. Joins the Knights for the singing and dancing. Also plays GUARD 1 and BROTHER MAYNARD, a long-winded monk.
Age: 30s-40s
 
SIR LANCELOT
A Knight of the Roundtable. He is fearless to a bloody fault but through a twist of fate, does discover his 'softer side.' This actor MUST be great with character voices and accents, as he also plays THE FRENCH TAUNTER, an arrogant, condescending, over-the-top Frenchman, the KNIGHT OF NI, an absurd, cartoonish leader of a peculiar group of Knights, and TIM THE ENCHANTER, a ghostly being with a Scottish accent.
Age: 30s-40
 
PATSY
King Arthur's horse and servant. Underappreciated but always longing for King Arthur's approval. Good, funny, physical mover with some tap dancing. Also plays MAYOR, a jolly red-faced man who advertises the merits of his home town and the drunken, useless GUARD 2.
Age: 30s-40s
 
SIR GALAHAD
A Knight of the Roundtable. Begins as Dennis, a lower class 'mud gatherer' who becomes Knighted and transforms into the dashing Sir Galahad. Also plays PRINCE HERBERT'S FATHER, a wealthy, brutish Yorkshireman man at odds with his sensitive son, THE BLACK KNIGHT who is always ready to duel despite multiple injuries. Strong bari-tenor singing required.
Age: 30s
 
SIR BEDEVERE
A Knight of the Roundtable. An inept scholar. Also plays DENNIS GALAHAD'S MOTHER, a shrill peasant woman, and CONCORDE, Sir Lancelot's horse. No solo singing.
Age: 20s-40s

THE LADY OF THE LAKE
A Diva. Strong, beautiful, possesses mystical powers. The leading lady of the show. Great singing voice is essential, as she must be able to sing effortlessly in many styles and vocal registers. Especially seeking actresses of all races for this role. 
Age: 20s-30s
 
THE FOLLOWING ROLES ARE PLAYED BY THE SAME ACTOR Very good mover.
HISTORIAN: A tweedy academic.
NOT DEAD FRED: A sickly little fellow who, despite others' beliefs, claims he is "not yet dead."
FRENCH GUARD: The condemnatory French sidekick to the French Taunter.
MINSTREL: In Sir Robin's band.
PRINCE HERBERT: The hopeful and frilly prince who loves to sing and pines for his love atop a tower.
Age: 20s-30s
Vocal Range: Tenor
 
Ensemble:
Singers who can dance.
Dancers who can sing.

WEST SIDE STORY
Monday, August 29, 2016 | AEA Building, 165 West 46th St., NY, NY | ECC
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY 
Thursday, September 1, 2016 | NOLA Studios, 250 W. 54th St. NY, NY  
 
Seeking:
RIFF
A spritely, quick-tempered leader. He seeks to eliminate the Sharks and establish his own gang's dominance. Tony's best friend, he is eventually murdered by Bernardo.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

TONY
A romantic young man and former leader of the Jets, he has found a new lifestyle now. Tony finds himself violently torn between his friendships and love. Falls in love to Maria and meets an untimely death. Genuinely sweet and sincere.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

BERNARDO
A proud, strong, handsome Puerto Rican man. Bernardo seeks to carve out territory as a sense of identity for he and his friends. Maria's brother and Anita's boyfriend. Leader of the Sharks.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

MARIA
A hopeless romantic and innocent young girl. She falls in love with Tony and finds herself at the center of the violent conflict between the two gangs. Bernardo's sister. Puerto Rican.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 21
Vocal range top: C6
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

ANITA
Feisty and assertive. She dispenses "older sister" advice to Maria and tries to shield her from the dangers of the gangs. Bernardo's girlfriend and Maria's friend. Puerto Rican.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3

CHINO
An angry and, at times, naive Shark who turns murderous and vengeful. Suitor to Maria and friend of Bernardo's.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 25

ANYBODYS
A spunky tomboy who is desperate to become a member of the Jets. The other Jets mock her for her ambitions, but generally appreciate her company. Full of energy and heart.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 25

DOC
The owner of the candy store where the Jets hang out. He tries to guide the Jets youthful angst and provides a safe haven for Tony. Old fashioned and wise in his ways.
Gender: male
Age: 60 to 75

SCHRANK
A local police detective frustrated by the ongoing violence between the Jets and Sharks. Blunt, brash, and unapologetic.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 55

KRUPKE
The local beat cop. He has no patience for the gangs conflict and tries to keep tensions from errupting between them. Regularly mocked by the local gangs.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 60

ENSEMBLE
Dancers who can sing.
Singers who can dance.
 
Please prepare 2 brief songs, 1 uptempo and 1 ballad. Bring music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose. Some may be asked to stay and dance. Please bring appropriate dance wear, shoes and knee pads. Please bring photo and resume stapled together.
 
  Please no emails or phone calls. 
All dates and information subject to change. 

 

 
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