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Actors For A Concert Presentation Of "504: A New Musical"

New York, NY, United StatesID: 216424Exp: 2/10/2023

Seeking disabled actors for a concert presentation of "504: A New Musical". ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the details below. About the project: The musical takes place during the 1977 San Francisco sit-in for disability rights. It follows a majority disabled ensemble cast and grapples with questions such as: how does a community reimagine the world to better meet their needs? How do social movements stay unified while navigating internal and external conflict? How does fighting for justice transform our own sense of self and our relationships to others? Rate: $225.00 – $400.00 per gig. Additional info: All characters may be played by any race or ethnicity unless specified. All characters must be played by actors who self-identify as relating to that character’s disability status. Concert performance will be held on March 27th. There will be three in person rehearsals leading up to the show. Duration: March 20, 2023 - March 27, 2023. When applying, please include excerpts of two songs (16-32 bars) of opposing styles and one monologue.

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16 roles

JUNEFemale26-29 y.o.All ethnicities

Wheelchair user. Fiery, determined, but a bit of a steam roller. Alto G3-F5.

FLORENCEFemale70-74 y.o.African-American

Physically disabled. Neurodivergent. An aspiring artist who has seen the worst of the world, but some small part of her still believes things could be better. Alto F3-C5 (Head voice up to Eb5).

BRUCEMale26-29 y.o.African-American

Physically disabled. A Black Panther struggling to be seen in all his complexities. Hopeful and self assured. Baritone G2-F4.

BILLYMale18-21 y.o.All ethnicities

19, deaf. Filled with youthful optimism. Creative and up for a challenge. ASL speaker.

SANDYFemale43-47 y.o.All ethnicities

Mid 40s. Billy’s mother. Overprotective, but filled with love. Soprano Ab3-Db5 (Head voice up to G5).

HEATHERFemale26-29 y.o.African-American

Chronically ill. Self-aware about everything except her budding crush on June. Mezzo A3-G5.

KEITHMale36-39 y.o.All ethnicities

Wheelchair user. Mechanically minded, snarky, loving brother to Paul. Tenor Db3-A4 (Falsetto up to D4).

PAULMale30-34 y.o.All ethnicities

Keith’s brother. Temporarily able-bodied, mentally ill. Well meaning, low confidence. Tenor Bb2-A4 (Falsetto up to B4).

MARGRETFemale33-37 y.o.All ethnicities

Mid 30s. Bruce’s personal care attendant. Not at the protest for charity, but because she knows only through community is a better world possible. Mezzo A3-G5.

EMILYFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who is learning how to listen. Mezzo A3-C5 (Head voice up to F5).

Black PanthersBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities


Machinist Union MembersBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities


Gay Men’s Butterfly Brigade RepresentativesBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities


PoliticiansBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities


CopsBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities


Additional ProtestersBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities