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Florida Rep's 2016-17 New York City Equity Principal Audition: Sept. 2, 2016
Equity Principal Auditions:
Please prepare two brief contrasting monologues. OR if you are singing, please prepare one monologue and one contemporary musical theatre song – preferably a comedic song in the style of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. Please bring a picture & resume, stapled together. A monitor will be provided. Call back auditions and agent submissions and appointments will be held Sept. 2-9 and Sept. 28-30, 2016.
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue
New York, NY
SEEKING ACTORS FOR THE FOLLOWING ROLES
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS by Joe DiPietro. Dir: Robert Cacioppo. 1st reh: 10/04/16. Runs 10/25–11/16. Possible extension: 11/20. In The Historic Arcade Theatre.
Frank Gianelli: Late 70s-80. Nick’s maternal grandfather.
Nunzio Cristiano: 70s. Nick’s paternal grandfather.
Emma Cristiano: 70s. Nick’s paternal grandmother.
BEST OF ENEMIES by Mark St. Germain. Dir: V Craig Heidenreich.1st reh: 10/25/16. Runs 11/15 – 12/18. In Florida Rep’s ArtStage Studio Theatre.
Ann Atwater: 40-50. Black. A North Carolina native. Civil Rights Activist and Civic leader. She is a force of nature with a powerful presence. Independent and willful.
Bill Riddick: 30s-40s. A college educated community organizer. Black.
THE MOUSETRAP by Agatha Christie. Dir: Robert Cacioppo. 1st reh: 11/08/16. Runs 11/29–12/18 Possible extension. 12/22/17. In the Historic Arcade Theatre.
Mollie Ralston: 20s-30s. A pretty and capable young woman. Owns Monkswell manor, a Victorian guesthouse, with her husband, Giles. A good business woman, empathetic, smart, feisty. Has a secret.
THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES by John Guare. Dir: Chris Clavelli. 1st reh: 12/13/16. Runs 1/03/17–1/25/17. Possible extension: 1/29/17. In The Historic Arcade Theatre.
Ronnie Shaughnessy: 18. Artie’s son. AWOL from the army and has plans to blow up Yankee stadium with a homemade bomb. Has big dreams of his own.
Corrinna Stroller: 20s. A beautiful, young starlet.
SHEAR MADNESS by Paul Pörtner. Dir: Bruce Jordan. 1st reh: 12/27/16. Runs 1/17/17–3/12/17. Possible extension to 3/20/17. In Florida Rep’s ArtStage Studio Theatre.
Eddie Lawrence: An antique dealer.
Nick Rossetti: A customer.
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee. Adapted by Christopher Sergel. Dir: Robert Cacioppo. 1st reh: 1/24/17. Runs 2/14 – 3/08. Possible extension: 3/12. In the Historic Arcade Theatre.
Jean-Louise Finch: 30s-40s. Scout as a grown woman. Our narrator.
Tom Robinson: 30s. An African American laborer. Strong, handsome, humble, and dignified. A kind man. On trial for a crime he did not commit. Because of a childhood injury, he cannot use his left arm.
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. Music and lyrics by William Finn. Book by Rachel Sheinkin. Conceived by Rebecca Feldman. Dir: Jason Parrish. 1st reh: 2/28/17. Runs 3/21–4/12. Possible extension: 4/23. In the Historic Arcade Theatre.
THE SPELLERS: Seeking versatile musical theatre actors aged 20s-40s to play the six middle school-aged spelling bee participants.
Chip Tolentino: The reigning spelling bee champion of Putnam County. Relatively athletic and social, and expects things to come easily to him. Lately though, he’s been going through some weird changes, and things are slipping out of his control. Actor also plays Jesus. Vocal range: tenor (up to B).
Leaf Coneybear: A second alternate speller who never expected to compete in the county-wide bee. A home-schooled child along with his many siblings. Everything about the bee is an adventure for him. Wears home-made clothes, has severe ADD. Wears a helmet to the bee for protection. Also plays Logainne’s dad, Carl. Vocal range: baritone (up to G).
Marcy Park: The ultimate over achiever. Comes from a family where excellence is expected and simply produced. A parochial school student, she assumes God also expects perfection. Has many problems, but keeps them all to herself. Vocal range: alto/mezzo (up to Eb).
Mitch Mahoney: 20s. Tough seeming, but compassionate for the spellers. The spelling bee’s comfort counselor for ejected spellers. His physique and appearance is more like a bouncer than a counselor. Completing community service hours at the Bee. Also play’s Logainne’s dad, Dan. (High baritone; up to A.)
DOUBLEWIDE by Stephen Spotswood. Dir: Robert Cacioppo. 1st reh: 3/21/17. Runs 4/11– 5/14. In the ArtStage Studio Theatre.
Lorelai: 17 A high school junior. She is a tough, denim and leather-wearing redneck princess. She is at a crossroads in her life as her family deals with poverty and a personal tragedy. Has dreams of getting out of her small town and the trailer she grew up in.
GENERAL AUDITION INFO
Audition Hotline — 239-332-4665 x2030
Florida Rep always accepts headshots via mail submission. Please NO phone calls. Please send headshots and cover letters to:
Jason Parrish — Casting
c/o Florida Rep Theatre
PO Box 2483
Fort Myers, FL 33902-2483