Actors & Actresses Sought For Theatre ShowsNaples, NY, United StatesID: 215316Exp: 3/22/2023
A small professional theatre company is seeking submissions for "Double Trouble", a musical tour de farce, "Magical Thinking", a world premiere play, "Little Women," the Broadway Musical, "Driving Miss Daisy", the Pulitzer Prize winning play & "Misery". Seeking actors. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the details below. Rate: The roles of Amy and Beth in Little Women and Cadence and Phineas in Magical Thinking will be played by performace interns at a rate of $275/week. All other roles pay $400/per week. In addition, theatre expects to hire 3-4 performance interns. Internships are paid. Additional info: Local auditions will be held at the theater on March 18th from 11am-2pm. Performers will be seen in order of arrival. If callbacks are necessary, they will be scheduled for Sunday, March 19th. New York City non union auditions will be held on Wednesday, March 22 from 10am-6pm for Magical Thinking, Driving Miss Daisy, and Misery; and Thursday, March 23 from 10am-6pm for Doubel Trouble and Little Women. All roles require full-time rehearsal in Naples, NY. Each production is a three week commitment. Performers are hired on a show by show basis. Housing is provided through home shares with local patrons. Performers should bring a photo and resume, and prepare a brief (one minute) contemporary monologue. Performers interested in being considered for the musicals should also prepare 16 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song in addition to their monologue. Please bring your music marked and in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Performers who arrive unprepared will not been seen. Theater is committed to providing a safe environment for audiences and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veterans status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Duration: June 10, 2023 - August 26, 2023. When applying, please include PDFs of headhots and resume in one single document.
High baritone Gb3 - Ab4; a good-looking man with an obsession for dental hygiene. Also doubles as Merwin M. Garner - an overbearing studio owner; Millie Ferber - Mr. Garner's secretary; Seymour Beckley - an intern; and Rebecca Lefleurdelamaganis - a sultry redheaded movie actress. This is a male identifying role that requires singing, dancing, and drag; actors who play piano strongly encouraged to audition. "Double Trouble"
High baritone G3 - G4; the leader, the brains who runs the books. Also doubles as Jenna Jumper - host of Cavalcade of Stars; Preston Creest - a famous director/choreographer; Bix Minky - an audio engineer with narcolepsy; Swifty Morris - a slick Hollywood agent; and Rebecca Lefleurdelamaganis - a sultry redheaded movie actress. This is a male identifying role that requires singing, dancing, and drag; actors who play piano strongly encouraged to audition. "Double Trouble"
A woman of 38; practical and intelligent; a veterinarian whose husband has been in a coma for six months following a car accident. This is a female identifying role that requires intimacy and slapping. "Magical Thinking"
Viola's sister-in-law, 34; smart and compassionate but with no real career goals. This is a female identifying role that requires smoking and being slapped. "Magical Thinking"
Meg's brother, 38; a family law attorney who has romantic feeling for his sister-in-law. This is a male identifying role that requires intimacy. "Magical Thinking"
Mezzo-soprano A3 - E5; A passionate and determined young author, struggling to find her place in the world. Independent and fiery, she rejects Laurie's proposal before eventually becoming engaged to Professor Bhaer. This is a female identifying role that requires intimacy. "Little Women"
Mezzo-soprano Eb3 - Eb5; The backbone of the March family who manages to remain strong in spite of the difficulties she faces. She only reveals her true fears and pain when she sings. Also doubles as Hag, a mysterious creature who shows Clarissa the way through the forest in return for her combs. This is a female identifying role that requires intimacy. "Little Women"
Soprano B3 - F#5; The eldest and most traditional of the sisters. Prim and beautiful and sweet-natured. She marries, and has twins with John Brooke. Also doubles as Clarissa, a sweet young woman fleeing Sir Braxton Prendergast. The heroine of Jo's operatic tragedy. This is a female identifying role that requires intimacy and stage combat. "Little Women"
Soprano B3 - F#5; The youngest sister who yearns for a sophisticated life; the baby of the family who is used to getting her own way. Romantic and elegant, she eventually marries Laurie. Also doubles as Troll, a greedy monster who takes Clarissa across wild rapids in return for her necklace. This is a female identifying role that requires intimacy. "Little Women"
Soprano A3 - G5; The second youngest of the sisters. Timid and musical, Beth encourages and helps her sisters selflessly. Forms an unlikely friendship with the crotchety Mr. Laurence but tragically dies of scarlet fever in Act 2. Also doubles as Rodrigo II, the real hero of Jo's operatic tragedy and Clarissa's long lost sister. This is a female identifying role. "Little Women"
Mezzo-soprano E3 - F5; A formidable and haughty great-aunt to the March sisters. Exasperated by Jo's lack of propriety, she decides to take Amy to Europe. Also doubles as Mrs. Kirk, The Irish owner of the boarding house in which Professor Bhaer and Jo meet. This is a female identifying role that requires intimacy. "Little Women"
Baritone G2 - F#4; A German professor; traditional and quite proper; encourages Jo to write beyond what she knows; falls in love and eventually becomes engaged to Jo. This is a male identifying role that requires intimacy. "Little Women"
Tenor Bb2 - Bb4; Lonely and charming boy next door who becomes firm friends with the March family. Proposes to Jo but eventually falls in love with and marries Amy. Also doubles as Rodrigo, the determined and brave hero of Jo's operatic tragedy. This is a male identifying role that requires intimacy and stage combat. "Little Women"
Baritone C#3 - F#4; Laurie's tutor, a scholar from Maine. A reserved and hard-working young man who only shows his tender side when he falls in love with Meg. Also doubles as Sir Braxton Pendergrass, an evil villain ruthlessly pursuing Clarissa. This is a male identifying role that requires intimacy and stage combat. "Little Women"
Baritone D3 - E4; Laurie's grandfather. A stiff and stern elderly man who eventually shows his softer side and gives Beth the beloved piano that belonged to his dead daughter. Also doubles as Knight, a tired and lonely old man who gives Clarissa his sword in return for her kindness to him. This is a male identifying role that requires intimacy. "Little Women"
A financially successful widow and native of Atlanta who has lived through remarkable historical events; she remains fiercely rooted in her frugal upbringing, her early career as a teacher, her Southern propriety and her Judaism. This is a female identifying role. "Driving Miss Daisy"
Daisy's dutiful son who has become increasingly preoccupied by the success of the family business. This is a male identifying role. "Driving Miss Daisy"
Daisy's driver; a proud and personable man who grew up in the Jim Crow era of Atlanta, experiencing segregation, discrimination, injustice and racism for most of his life. This is a male identifying role. "Driving Miss Daisy"
An acclaimed romance novelist who survives a near-fatal car accident; he spends the majority of the play recuperating from his injuries in a secluded farm house. This is a male identifying role that requires violence and stage combat. "Misery"
A former pediatric nurse and Paul Sheldon's "number one fan" whose psychopathy becomes clear when she learns Paul's unreleased novel ends with the death of her favorite character, Misery Chastain. This is a female identifying role that requires violence, stage combat, and dying. "Misery"
A small town sheriff searching for Paul Sheldon after a severe blizzard. This is a male identifying role that requires dying. "Misery"