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Seeking Performers for "The 1940's Radio Hour" Show

Las Vegas, NV, United StatesID: 198434Exp: 10/3/2022
Category:Singing
Description:

The company is holding auditions for "The 1940's Radio Hour" and looking for performers, please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: WOV, a little New York City radio station, records a broadcast for American soldiers serving overseas in World War II. Consisting of a harassed producer, a drunken lead singer, and a second banana who dreams of singing a ballad: The radio station crew attempt to air the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the WOV air waves in December 1942. Rate: Unpaid. Additional info: Prepare your best 32 bars of a song either from the show or in the style of the show - an accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music for your chosen song in the appropriate key. (If you are only interested in one of the non-singing roles, you need not prepare a song.) Be prepared for cold readings from the script in your best “radio announcer” voice. Headshots and resumes are requested but not required. Please apply if interested.

12 roles

Clifton A. FeddingtonMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The overworked general manager and announcer at WOV.

Ann CollierFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The 'old standard' in the Radio show since its start in 1936. She is a secretary by day, and is presumably seeing Johnny.

Geneva Lee BrowneFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The southern Belle of WOV got her start in music at age 17 performing in local Swing ballrooms around the Atlanta area.

Johnny CantoneMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Featured vocalist and Sinatra fan. He's an ex-boxer and a rough guy who drinks too much but has a voice like velvet.

Ginger BrooksFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A bubble-headed waitress-turned-singer with a pinup look and speaks like Betty Boop.

Connie MillerFemale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

A young bobby soxer from Ogden, Utah. She is perennially in love and runs an elevator by day.

Neal TildonMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A cab driver by day and singer, dancer, and choreographer at night. He aspires to the 'featured vocalist' slot.

Wally FergusonMale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

A young hopeful from Altoona, Pennsylvania, who came to NYC to work for his uncle at the drugstore to get his big show-biz break.

B.J. GibsonMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The third of the Gibson brothers to work for the Cavalcade. He is squeaky-clean, good looking, and a preppy student at Yale.

Biff BakerMale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

A young trumpet player with the orchestra who will be leaving after the concert for Army duty.

Pops BaileyMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(non-singing role) A crotchety, wizened stage doorkeeper who is a racing bookie on the company phone and reads hidden copies of Show Girl magazine.

Lou CohnMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(non-singing role) A big shot at least in his own mind who tries to impress the girls and is sometimes obnoxious. He runs the show and is the sound effects man.