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Equity Performers Sought For Musical "Derailed!"

New York, NY, United States
ID: 216548Exp: 2/10/2023

Auditions for musical "Derailed!" Seeking Equity actors for roles. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: DERAILED! is a dangerously fast-paced musical farce set on the final ride of a once glorious train, with a jazz-infused classic Broadway score in the style of Cole Porter, Gershwin, and Rodgers & Hart. Especially seeking actors with a strong sense of comedy and the ability to create broad but believable characters. Rate: Staged Reading Code $100 stipend Additional info: Rehearsals: 3/12/23 - 3/20/23 in the evenings Tech: 3/21/23 from 2pm-5pm Performance: 3/21/23 at 6:30pm All cast and crew will be required to be fully vaccinated. Theatre is a non-profit theatre company dedicated to new musicals with a history of developing shows that move on to other regional and commercial productions. 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 apply. Actors of all race, ethnicity, gender identity, and background as well as actors with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. When applying, please include your headshot and resume with “Derailed - [ROLE NAME]” in the subject line. You may include links to your website and performance videos.

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4 roles

DAISY CHAYNE-DENLIGHTBoth genders50-69 y.o.All ethnicities

Female-identifying high Mezzo; growing tired of her failing marriage, has a confident air that masks her inner vulnerability, can be cutting at times; strong background in jazz and comedy preferred, Mid-Atlantic Accent.

GUY DENLIGHTBoth genders50-69 y.o.All ethnicities

Male-identifying Tenor; earnest, naïvely committed to his failing marriage.

ENSEMBLE #1Both genders40-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Male-identifying Lyric Baritone; plays SOVIET SPY #2 – dopey spy with a romantic streak and a Russian accent; BRITISH DETECTIVE – a dashing but clueless Sherlock Holmes wannabe, British RP accent.

ENSEMBLE #2Both genders60-79 y.o.All ethnicities

Male-identifying Bass/Baritone; plays THE TRUSTY CONDUCTOR – the weary train conductor who just wants to keep his job, and POLITICIAN – definitely *not* a crook, broad Massachusetts accent.