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Season Eleven Auditions-Albany, NY - Casting ID # 1597239
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Albany, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-05-19
Audition Date 07-22-19 Submission deadline 07-21-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Nunsense: Nunsense is a hilarious talent show staged by five survivors at the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery, the rest of the sisterhood having succumbed to botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia, Child of God.

A Shayna Maidel: A powerful and poignant drama of survival and strength about two sisters trying to reconnect after years of separation brought on by the Holocaust. Although born in Poland, Rose, now in her twenties came to the United States with her father, Mordechai, at the age of four and is now completely "Americanized." The plan had been for Rose's mother and sister to join them. Their ordeal in the concentration camps, which only the sister survived, has brought a burden of guilt to the aging Mordechai and deeply mixed feelings as he awaits the arrival of his elder daughter, Lusia, who has, at last, found her way to America.

Pride And Prejudice: Bold, surprising, boisterous, and timely, this Pride and Prejudice for a new era, adapted by Kate Hamill, explores the absurdities and thrills of finding your perfect (or imperfect) match in life. The outspoken Lizzy Bennet is determined to never marry, despite mounting pressure from society. But can she resist love, especially when that vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aggravating Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn?

Ugly Lies The Bone: Set in 2011 at the time of the final space shuttle launch, Ugly Lies the Bone centers around Jess’s return to her hometown of Titusville, Florida, (during the closing of the Nasa program and the effect the shutdown had on her one-industry town) An improvised explosive device (IED) injures her while serving in Afghanistan. Suffering from burns and skin grafts covering 30% of her body, Jess moves with great pain and effort. Yet she’s still the same strong willed, determined woman who voluntarily served three tours in the army. Through the use of virtual reality video game therapy, she builds a breathtaking new world where she can escape her pain. As Jess advances farther in the game, she begins to restore her relationships, her life, and, slowly, herself.

It Shoulda Been You: A world where nothing is what it seems, religions collide, Machiavellian plots are revealed, promises are broken, secrets are exposed and hope springs from the most unlikely of places. The charming, funny and original new musical, It Shoulda Been You invites you to a wedding day that you'll never forget. A wild musical farce with blushing brides, nervous grooms, overbearing moms, unexpected guests and plenty of crazy twists and turns. of crazy twists

Role # 1 Sister Mary Regina
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nunsense: Mother Superior. The head of the convent, she is respected greatly by the sisters. While she is strict, she has a hard time keeping the craziness of the convent at bay. She keeps her guard up in front of the nuns, but has an extroverted side. Part requires some very physical humor. The character is may be played with an Irish accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Sister Mary Hubert
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nunsense: Hubert is in charge of novices, but fancies herself a Mother Superior and is constant competition with Mary Regina. She exudes maternal wisdom to novices, but also likes to let loose. Some tap experience required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Sister Robert Anne
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nunsense: Once a child delinquent herself, this rough tough nun is a jokester and
constantly challenging authority. She speaks with a thick Brooklyn accent and constantly displays her lack of refinement. Some tap experience required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Sister Mary Amnesia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nunsense: As the name suggests, she has lost her memory and does not know who
she is except that she is a nun. She is spacey and incoherent, often slipping into displays inappropriate for a nun. Must be able to sing in classical and country styles. Some tap experience required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Sister Mary Leo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nunsense: Leo is the novice nun, still learning the way and coming to terms with her decision to give up "civilian" life. She is a ballerina and displays her talents through much of the show. She is also easily swayed to join in mischief. Pointe work and tap experience required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Mordechai Weiss
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A Shayna Maidel: Father to Rose & Lusia. Yiddish accent. Dignified with strong beliefs. Religious, devout, elegant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 70
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Rose Weiss
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A Shayna Maidel: Daughter of Mordechai. Sister of Lusia. Assimilated but not ashamed of /or trying to hide her Jewish identity. Very little memory of her childhood in Poland but deeply curious about it.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Lusia Weiss
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A Shayna Maidel: Yiddish accent. Just arrived to America. Has experienced Nazi concentration camps. Very cautious, searching, tentative. Sister of Rose. Daughter of Mordechai. Very much a stranger in a strange world.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 33
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Duvid
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Shayna Maidel: Lusia’s husband. Yiddish & American accent. Has experienced & survived concentration camps. Playful, tender, & loving.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Hanna
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Shayna Maidel: Will not survive WWII. Goes from happy teen to tortured soul. Lusia's childhood friend. She ages from 14-late 20s. Only appears in Lusia's memory


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 24
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Mama
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Shayna Maidel: Mother of Rose & Lusia. Will not survive concentration camp. Loving mother who willingly sacrifices for her family. Various ages. Appears only as a memory.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Jane Bennett
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pride and Prejudice: : The eldest Bennet daughter.Kind, idealistic, diffident. Always tries to do the right thing. Can be a bit shy. Very close with Lizzy. Doubles with Miss De Bourgh, Lady Catherine’s sickly, overbred daughter; communicates mostly in one-word phrases.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Lizzy Bennett
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Pride and Prejudice: Clever, spirited; can be sharp-tongued and cynical. Gets flustered, which makes her klutzy. Prides herself on good judgment. Bit of a goofball.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Lydia
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Pride and Prejudice: The youngest Bennet. Lively, highly impressionable. Enjoys balls, boys, and being right. overindulged by her mother. Prides herself on cleverness. Doubles with Lady Catherine: 50s. Patrician Caesar-meets-drill sergeant. One of the richest women in England. Everything is
beneath her, but nothing is beneath her notice.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 25
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Mrs. Bennett
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Pride and Prejudice: The matriarch of the Bennet family. The business of her life is to get her daughters married. High energy, high drama, high stakes constantly. Fancies herself a master strategist. serious hypochondriac.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Mr. Darcy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pride and Prejudice: One of the richest men in England. Too proper for his own good; awkward in most social contexts. Prides himself on self-control and good judgment. Not always great with words; says the wrong thing with some regularity.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 28 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Mr. Bingley
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Pride and Prejudice: Loves the world and the world loves him. Wealthy. Inclined to exaggeration; impossibly good-natured, and thus easily led. Doubles with Mary: Late teens20s. The third Bennet girl, the runt of the litter; prone to sulking.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 28 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Wickham/Collins
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Pride and Prejudice: An unfairly handsome and charming gentleman serving as a
Lieutenant in the local regiment. Raised with Mr. Darcy, whom he resents; has fallen from grace a bit since his upbringing. Knows just what to say, and just how to say it. Very good with the ladies. Doubles with Miss Bingley: 20s-30s. A very rich young woman, sister to Bingley. Fancies herself very witty. Rather beautiful; impossibly elegant. Doubles with Collins: late 20s-40s. Rector to Lady Catherine, whom he worships like a God and is desperate to impress.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 28 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Mr. Bennett
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Pride and Prejudice: The patriarch of the Bennet family. Finds amusement in absurdity; often looks for a respectable escape from the chaos of his familylife. Disappointed in his marriage; engages in the kind of long-term psychological warfare that unhappy couples practice. Quite fond of a few of his daughters. Doubles with Charlotte Lucas: Late 20s-30s. A practical girl with a good sense of humor. Not from much money.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Jess
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ugly Lies The Bone: Has returned to the family home in Florida after her tour of duty; trying to reach a level of normalcy whilst trying to deal with extreme pain from her injuries; severely distorted by third degree burns; uses a walker; quick-witted, intelligent, and tough; trying to have strength in her body, vulnerability in her life. Even though there is no nudity or partial nudity, there is one moment in which Jess undresses and bandages are wrapped around her body.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 28 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Kacie
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Ugly Lies The Bone: Jess' older sister by a few years; trying hard for positivity; when Jess returns home, Kacie tries her best to make her feel comfortable but most often fails; wants Jess to like and accept her new boyfriend Kelvin whom Jess has identified as trash.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 38
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Stevie
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Ugly Lies The Bone: Jess’ ex-boyfriend who works at a gas station in their hometown; has an inviting smile that makes you want to live in it; life just keeps happening to him; his heart is in the right place but he’s always saying the wrong thing and making bad jokes.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 28 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Kelvin
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Ugly Lies The Bone: Kacie’'s boyfriend; older than Kacie; too comfortable in his own skin; was a plumber before his knee injury and now happily lives off government disability; tries hard to get along with Jess but it’'s not working.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 32 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Voice/Mom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ugly Lies The Bone: Passionate, powerful, maternal; should have a strong vocal quality; the voice behind the game created to help with Jess’' pain management; this actor will also play Jess and Kacie’'s unwell mom who has spent the last few years in assisted living.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 55 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Judy Steinberg
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It Shoulda Been You: The Mother of-the-Bride from hell who only wants what’s best for her daughters--and knows best whether they realize it or not. She will stop at nothing to get what she wants. She is forceful and domineering, but at heart a kind and loyal person--and a fierce advocate for her friends and family. There is no one who you would rather have on your side. She’s also very funny, but not in a jokey way, being one of those people who never realize just how funny they are.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 41 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Jenny Steinberg
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It Shoulda Been You: Co-maid of honor and bride’s older sister. The driving force behind this soon to be perfect wedding. She has done everything as if she were getting married today. Not comfortable with anything about herself. She hides behind a wicked sense of humor, which serves her well as armor against her mother’s constant attacks or “helpful suggestions.” Although she can be cutting and acerbic, she is rarely mean or spiteful to others because her barbed comments are usually directed at herself.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 28 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Georgette Howard
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

It Shoulda Been You: The Mother of-the-Groom from hell—uptight, "WASPY," one of those “ladies who lunch,” with an acerbic wit and fondness for drink--especially gin. She is not happy about her son getting married and her unhappiness is a force to be reckoned with.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 41 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Brian Howard
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It Shoulda Been You: The groom. Is going to be a great guy as soon as he grows up, but unfortunately he’s still trying to find himself. That can only happen when he gets out from under the thumbs of his domineering father and manipulating mother, which is one of the reasons he’s getting married today. Tenor with good low notes.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Albert
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It Shoulda Been You: The wedding planner and the hotel concierge, both worldly and world weary. He is a nuptial Houdini, who has seen and done it all before, and who is therefore ready with the solution before anyone else even realizes there’s a problem. Baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Rebecca Steinberg
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It Shoulda Been You: The bride. Is the “perfect daughter." Unfortunately, wedding jitters are causing her to be emotionally unstable one minute she’s laughing, the next she’s crying, and sometimes she’s doing both at the same time, which make her seem like a mess.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Marty Kaufman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

It Shoulda Been You: The bride's ex-boyfriend. Is the quintessential "Jewish boy next door"--the kind of young man every mother dreams of for her daughter. If he were any closer to the Steinbergs, he’d be related. Instead, he’s just in love with them. Well, one of them in particular. It’s too bad he’s not getting married today. Or is he?


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 28 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Murray Steinberg
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It Shoulda Been You: Father of the bride. Loves his wife, loves his daughter--and if he has any negative feelings about this wedding, he would never show them. If this is what his daughter wants, then it’s what he wants for her because he only wants what’s best for his family. Look up the word Mensch in the dictionary, and you’ll find a picture of Murray.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 41 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 George Howard
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It Shoulda Been You: Father of the groom, master of the Universe, used to getting his way. His one soft spot is his wife. He loves her and would do anything to make her happy, and does so because she’s got him wrapped around her little finger. It’s almost like he’s two different people--his wife gets the teddy bear and his son, the grizzly.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 34 Greg Madison
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It Shoulda Been You: The best man. If anyone marches to the tune of a different drummer, it’s Greg Madison. He’s almost an idiot savant. More idiot, than savant. He sees the world in a way that no one else does. He’s cute and likable, always means well, and would fight to the death for a friend. Tenor with strong pop styling.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 35 Annie Sheps
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

It Shoulda Been You: Co-Maid of Honor, the calm in the storm. An observer who does her best to help where she can, but that doesn’t mean she’s not just as emotionally invested as everyone else. She’s sweet and charming, but don’t cross her. She’s also a strong influence on the wedding party because she’s one of the few who could stand up to Judy Steinberg and tell it like it is.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 36 Uncle Morty/Walt
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

It Shoulda Been You: Should be an actor who can play lots of different people believably (as real people, not caricatures), since along with his female counterpart, Aunt Sheila/Mildred, this person will also play various wedding guests and hotel employees. The most important role he will play is Uncle Morty, the absent minded Uncle who may or may not be senile, but who is definitely hard of hearing. The other roles will be written around the abilities of the actor cast. Baritone with strong high notes.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 37 Sheila/Mimsy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

It Shoulda Been You: Should be an actress who can play lots of different people believably, (as real people, not caricatures) since along with her male counterpart (Uncle Morty/Walt), this person will also play various wedding guests and hotel employees. The most important role she will play is Aunt Sheila, a grabbing, clasping woman who is full of spite and jealousy for her sister-in-law, and would love nothing more than to see the whole wedding go up in flames. She’s also a horny ol’ gal, which plays out during the course of the wedding. The other roles will be written around the abilities of the actor cast.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 38 Meririlee Mannerly
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Merilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical: Her manners are perfect.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 28
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 39 Princess Posy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Merilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical: Moves in next door. Has trouble with manners.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 28
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 40 Granny Mannerly
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Merilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical: The composer of the Manifesto of Manners, the same actor plays Nigel the butler.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 41 Lulu
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Merilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical: and a variety of roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 28
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 42 Molly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Merilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical: and a variety of roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 28
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 43 Daisy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Merilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical: and a variety of roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 28
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 44 Dr. Wonderful
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Amazing Adventures of Dr. Wonderful (And Her Dog!): a young girl with glasses and lab coat.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 45 Newton
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Amazing Adventures of Dr. Wonderful (And Her Dog!): a dog dressed like her, a loving but hyper friend.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 46 Ben
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The Amazing Adventures of Dr. Wonderful (And Her Dog!): her best human friend, also loving and hyper.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 47 Mom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Amazing Adventures of Dr. Wonderful (And Her Dog!): so kind, cool, and clever.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 48 Crumpet
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Santaland Diaries: This is a one-man show running a little more than an hour. The actor narrates how he got the job at Macy's and embellishes on the many odd characters and situations he experienced while being an Elf/Santa's helper. Actor need to have the ability to jump into and out of characterizations of the people Crumpet encounters throughout the piece. Voice and physical comedy experience essential.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 28 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -