Seeking Performers for "The 1940's Radio Hour" ShowLas Vegas, NV, United StatesID: 198434Exp: 10/3/2022
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.
The overworked general manager and announcer at WOV.
The 'old standard' in the Radio show since its start in 1936. She is a secretary by day, and is presumably seeing Johnny.
The southern Belle of WOV got her start in music at age 17 performing in local Swing ballrooms around the Atlanta area.
Featured vocalist and Sinatra fan. He's an ex-boxer and a rough guy who drinks too much but has a voice like velvet.
A bubble-headed waitress-turned-singer with a pinup look and speaks like Betty Boop.
A young bobby soxer from Ogden, Utah. She is perennially in love and runs an elevator by day.
A cab driver by day and singer, dancer, and choreographer at night. He aspires to the 'featured vocalist' slot.
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.
The third of the Gibson brothers to work for the Cavalcade. He is squeaky-clean, good looking, and a preppy student at Yale.
A young trumpet player with the orchestra who will be leaving after the concert for Army duty.
(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.
(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.