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Equity Actors Audition, Pays: $969/wk-New York City, NY - Casting ID # 1608562
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location New York City, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay $969.00 per week Release Date 01-16-20
Audition Date 01-27-20 Submission deadline 01-26-20
Casting Category Theatre - Equity (Union)
Next to Normal: A 2008 American rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. The story centers on a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family.

Ain't Misbehavin: The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in the three-time Tony award-winning musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin'. Join five performers on a journey through the timeless music of Thomas "Fats" Waller. You'll be jumpin' and jivin' with memorable songs such as "Honeysuckle Rose", "Ain't Misbehavin'", "Black and Blue", "This Joint is Jumpin' " and "I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling." One of the most popular, well-crafted revues of all time, the sometimes sassy, sometimes sultry, has moments of devastating beauty that is simply unforgettable.

Antigone: A tragedy written by Sophocles in the year 441 BCE and is a play about the aftermath of a civil war in which the two sons of Oedipus, Eteocles and Polyneices, kill each other, where the new king and their successor, Creon, tries to punish Polyneices for his disloyalty by not burying him properly.

Blues for an Alabama Sky: Tells the story of Angel, a struggling blues singer in 1930s Harlem, New York during the Great Depression. Cleage is praised for bringing to life the cultural renaissance which took place in Harlem during a period of economic uncertainty.

Preparation:
- Prepare EITHER 1) 1 ½ minute contemporary/classical monologue for the plays or 2) For the Musical, a brief song that shows your range; or 3) A one minute monologue and 16 bars of a song if wished to audition for all shows. An accompanist will be provided on for all Calls. Please bring a photo and resume, stapled back-to-back.

Role # 1 Diana
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Next to Normal: Delusional, bipolar, and depressed. The sexiness of her yesterdays has only recently begun to soften. She is determined to make her family perfect but is tortured by a death in the family. Vocal range top: F#5/bottom: G3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Gabe
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Next to Normal: Diana & Dan\\\\\\\'s son. Dashing, athletic, and bright. He is a playful man and everything a mother could imagine. Vocal range top: C5/bottom: B2


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 21
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Dan
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Next to Normal: Diana\\\\\\\'s husband. He is handsome and genuine. Though a constant in Diana\\\\\\\'s tumultuous life, he has grown tired and weary of her antics. Vocal range top: B4/bottom: Ab2


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Natalie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Next to Normal: Diana & Dan\\\\\\\'s troubled daughter. An accomplished pianist and hardworking student, her struggles are exacerbated by her mother\\\\\\\'s behavior. She greatly admires Henry. Vocal range top: G5/bottom: G3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 17
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Henry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Next to Normal: Natalie\\\\\\\'s classmate. The all-around musician, philosopher, and slacker. He has an intoxicating capacity for sympathy and romance. Vocal range top: B4/bottom: G#2


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Dr. Madden
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Next to Normal: Diana\\\\\\\'s handsome psychiatrist. Quite assured in his practice and considered somewhat of a rock star. Vocal range top: A4/bottom: A2


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 André
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ain\\\'t Misbehavin: An unrepentant party hound. A flirt and a bit of a womanizer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 59
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 8 Armelia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ain\\\'t Misbehavin: A voluptuous and sassy woman. Very strong-willed and not afraid to share her thoughts.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 59
Ethnicity: African American -

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

Ain\\\'t Misbehavin: A sweet, young lady. Very innocent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 59
Ethnicity: African American -

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

Ain\\\'t Misbehavin: Jovial, cheerful, and loud. Larger than life.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 59
Ethnicity: African American -

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

Ain\\\'t Misbehavin: Confident and charming. A knowledgeable woman of the world.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 59
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 12 Antigone/Ensemble
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Antigone: A young woman haunted by grief and trauma, she remains idealistic—but also proud, unyielding, and devoted to her beliefs with an almost prophetic righteousness. A person of deep feeling and startling intensity (think of Greta Thunberg\'s speech at the UN), she is perhaps too in love with the idea of martyrdom. Motivated at all times by the absolute certainty that comes with youth.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 23
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Ismene/Ensemble
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Antigone: Antigone\'s sister. Usually a cautious, sensible and moderate personality, she also has a certain emotional volatility. Though loyal to her sister, she too has suffered loss and hopes to avoid more, making her unwilling to risk challenging those in power. Later she becomes as eager to sacrifice herself as she once was anxious to stay out of trouble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 23
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Kreon/Ensemble
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Antigone: A new king eager to reestablish order and consolidate power, inspiring extra vigilance and inflexibility. Valuing loyalty and obedience above all, he is given to fits of paranoia and rage, which he sometimes quickly masks with an offhand sardonic comment or flash of dark humor. He will not tolerate dissent, but when things go wrong he reveals a deeply sensitive man beneath the authoritarian exterior.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Haimon/Ensemble
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Antigone: Kreon\'s son and Antigone\'s betrothed, he has been a loyal and obedient subject until a profound injustice brings him to confront his father. Diplomatic at first, preferring reason and peaceful negotiation to bluster, he stands up to his father when pushed, defying him publicly. Motivated by the passions of youth he commits a rash, impulsive, and irreversible act.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 23
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Teiresias/Ensemble
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Antigone: A blind seer and prophet, noble, dignified, possessed of gravity and great charisma reflecting a more ancient version of the \'seer\'—a shaman, a vehicle for a message from a non-human realm. When Teiresias speaks all who listen are enthralled. Wise and wedded to truth, Teiresias can rain down fury on those who show disrespect.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 60 to 79
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Sentry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Antigone: /Messenger/Ensemble: A soldier in the palace guard, devoted to service in the name of self-preservation, he has a propensity to ramble under pressure. He is street smart, willing to tread very close to the line of speaking truth to power, but knows how far he can safely go. Later he shoulders the grim task of conveying terrible news with great sensitivity and a touch of stoicism, his previous irreverence having been knocked out of him by the grisly scenes he has witnessed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 3 Chorus
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

Antigone: /Ensemble Members: Kreon\'s circle of advisors, thoughtful and cautious, they weigh their loyalty to king and state against their deeply conflicted feelings about events. They are individualized within their roles and may show different reactions depending on whether they are in the presence of Kreon, or whether they can talk among themselves more candidly.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 45 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Angel Allen
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Blues for an Alabama Sky: A thirty-four-year-old black woman who looks five years younger; former back-up singer at The Cotton Club; a cynic who will do anything for the sake of self-preservation; has just lost her job and her man but never stops looking for her next opportunity.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 39
Ethnicity: African American -

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

Blues for an Alabama Sky: A thirtyish black man; costume designer at The Cotton Club; smart, caring, and unapologetic, with an unwavering eye fixed on his dreams.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 40
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 21 Delia Patterson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Blues for an Alabama Sky: A twenty-five-year-old black woman; social worker on staff at The Margaret Sanger family planning clinic; an activist; focused, kind, and at times shy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 22 Sam Thomas
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Blues for an Alabama Sky: A forty-year-old black doctor at Harlem Hospital; a dedicated worker; always ready to celebrate.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 49
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 23 Leland Cunningham
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Blues for an Alabama Sky: A twenty-eight-year-old black man from Alabama; a six-week resident of Harlem; God-fearing and quick to judge the unfamiliar world around him.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 29
Ethnicity: African American -