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"Beautiful – The Carole King Musical" Needs Singers

New York, NY, United StatesID: 216204Exp: 2/10/2023

The company is holding auditions for the "Beautiful – The Carole King Musical" Season Show and looking for equity actors. Please see the details below. Rate: CONTRACT COST $898 weekly minimum (COST 2+) Additional info: Audition Date Lunch: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM First Rehearsal (in MA): May 23 Opens: June 7 Closes: June 18 Please prepare a short song of your choice. You may sing from the show you are interested in. Please bring a headshot and resume, stapled together. Holding/Audition room information: The maximum capacity in the holding room is: 80 The maximum capacity in the audition room is: 28 An Equity Monitor will be provided. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity 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, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

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13 roles

CAROLE KINGBoth genders18-29 y.o.White / Caucasian

Female-identifying. Alto (G3-Eb5). An aspiring singer/songwriter with a powerful, distinctive talent. A unique, appealing, funny and vulnerable girl from a Jewish family in Brooklyn. Smart, good natured, unassuming and a peacemaker, she’s a passionate but reluctant star who eventually finds her own voice. Sings: “So Far Away,” “Natural Woman,” and “Beautiful.”

GERRY GOFFINBoth genders20-39 y.o.White / Caucasian

Male-identifying. Tenor (D3-A4) Carole’s boyfriend, songwriting partner, and eventual husband. He is handsome with a rebel vibe. Sexy and talented, he is innately sympathetic, wounded, and tortured. His ambition and competitive nature eventually get the better of him. Sings: “Some Kind of Wonderful” and “Up on the Roof.”

CYNTHIA WEILBoth genders20-39 y.o.White / Caucasian

Female-identifying. Alto (E3-E5). A songwriter who partners, professionally and romantically, with Barry. Carole’s best friend. Sophisticated and intelligent, she is self-confident with a quick wit. She prioritizes her career over love. Strong comedic timing. Sings: “He’s Sure the Boy I Love” and “Walking in the Rain.”

BARRY MANNBoth genders20-39 y.o.White / Caucasian

Male-identifying, Tenor (C3-A4). A songwriter who becomes romantically involved with Cynthia. He is good natured, appealing, a bit of a hypochondriac and can’t convince Cynthia to marry him. Sings: “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” and “We Gotta Get Out of This Place.”

DON KIRSHNERBoth genders30-49 y.o.White / Caucasian

Male-identifying. Baritone (A2-C#4). An influential music publisher and producer. He is a fast-talking and energetic force of nature. Powerful, direct, and sometimes intimidating, he has a real affinity for his writers and artists. A hitmaker. Sings: “You’ve Got a Friend.”

GENIE KLEINBoth genders40-59 y.o.White / Caucasian

Female-identifying. Carole’s mother. Once an aspiring playwright, she has been broken down by life and her divorce from Carole’s father. She projects these feelings onto Carole but is protective of her and occasionally knows the right thing to say. Non-singing role.

NEIL SEDAKA / LOU ADLER / RIGHTEOUS BROTHER / ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.White / Caucasian

Tenor (B3-G#4). Strong high rock tenor plays young singer/songwriter and half of the world-famous duo. Sings: “Oh, Carol” and “You've Lost That Loving Feeling.”

RIGHTEOUS BROTHER / NICK / ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.White / Caucasian

Male-identifying. Bass (F2-Eb4). Strong bass/baritones plays half of the world-famous duo and session player friend of Carole. Sings: “You've Lost That Loving Feeling.”

LUCILLE / SHIRELLE / ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.African-American

Female-identifying, Alto (A3-Db5). Charismatic singer plays Donny’s assistant and part of the girl-group, The Shirelles. Sings: “Will You Love Me Tomorrow.”

LITTLE EVA / SHIRELLE / ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.African-American

Female-identifying, Alto (Bb3- E5). Charismatic singer plays the “Locomotion” singer and part of the girl-group, The Shirelles. Sings: “Locomotion” and “Will You Love Me Tomorrow.”

JANELLE WOODS / SHIRELLE / ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.African-American

Female-identifying. Alto (B3-D5). Charismatic singer plays the “Locomotion” singer and part of the girl-group, The Shirelles. Sings: “One Fine Day” and “Will You Love Me Tomorrow.”

THE DRIFTERS / ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.African-American

Male-identifying. Lead singer: tenor, (Eb3-Eb5). Appealing, charismatic singers play The Drifters, who are heavily featured in songs including “Up on the Roof” and “On Broadway.”

MARILYN WALD / ENSEMBLEBoth genders20-39 y.o.White / Caucasian

Female-identifying, Alto (G3-C5). Brill Building singer who has an affair with Gerry. Sings: “Pleasant Valley Sunday.