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Casting Call for "Maddie" New Musical

New York, NY, United StatesID: 215106Exp: 1/26/2023
Pays:$50/ProjectCategory:Singing
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AEA & non union actors for "Maddie" new musical. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: Seeking AEA & Non-Union actors for all roles in this developmental staged reading and concert. "Nick and Jan Cheyney have recently moved into a dilapidated attic apartment in late 1970's downtown NYC. Beneath the peeling wallpaper, they are amazed to uncover a message scrawled in lipstick by 1920's dancer Madeline Marsh. Fascinated by the discovery, they are unprepared for the return of its ghostly author, still desperate to become a movie star." Rate: AEA Showcase Code. $50.00 per gig. Additional info: 1st rehearsal: late - February 2023 (flexible scheduling) Staged reading: Friday, March 10, 2023 Concert: Thursday, March 16, 2023 AEA’s contracts prohibit discrimination. AEA 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, directors encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to apply. When applying, please include headshot, resume, and legit/ classic vocal and dance reels..

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9 roles

JAN CHEYNEYFemale26-34 y.o.All ethnicities

Mezzo Soprano (G2 to G4). Overthinker, anxious but warm and kind. Scared of stepping out of her routine. Sometimes too serious and needs to learn how to enjoy life. Goes through a change over the course of the piece. Also plays: MADELINE MARSH - A 1920’s vaudeville performer. Full of fun and life. Ambitious and driven.

NICK CHEYNEYMale26-34 y.o.All ethnicities

High Baritone. Married to Jan for seven years. Excitable, childlike and obsessive. A romantic at heart. A dreamer.

AL TURNERMale66-74 y.o.All ethnicities

Baritone. A gentle man with a kind heart who enjoys playing the role of the grumpy old man. An ex-performer who savors life. Landlord and neighbor to Jan and Nick. Ex-partner of Maddie.

CORDELIA VAN ARCFemale40-79 y.o.All ethnicities

Mid Mezzo. Classy, tough and used to getting her way. Enjoys the good things in life. Recently widowed and is looking for new beginnings. Also plays: MADELINE MARSH - A 1920’s vaudeville performer. Full of fun and life. Ambitious and driven.

SALLYFemale26-34 y.o.All ethnicities

Mid Mezzo. Best friend to Jan and co-worker. Fun, quirky and perceptive.

MORTON DUPREEMale56-64 y.o.All ethnicities

Baritone. Attorney to the Van Arcs. A man of principals who has a soft spot for Cordelia.

JOSEPHMale30-39 y.o.All ethnicities

Butler to Cordelia Van Arc. Proper and distinguished with a dry sense of humor.

HUGO DAHLMale26-34 y.o.All ethnicities

Baritone. A maverick young movie director. The new kid on the block. Smart and excitable.

ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.All ethnicities

Play a multitude of minor roles throughout. Dance very well.