Theater: Musicals

Production: 'Can Can'

Equity Singing Actors (Supporting)

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Production Details

Casting a staged reading of "Can Can."

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Seeking

Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Equity Singing Actors: (Supporting) See full character breakdown for more information.

Full Character Breakdown


LA MOME PISTACHE
30-35. G to B (belt). A big personality; very strong singer. A stunning chanteuse. A country girl who has come to the big city, overcome incredible obstacles, and established herself as a strong businesswoman. Has a vulnerable side just below the surface. Commanding stage presence, great with comedy, able to engage with audience. Good mover. May be a tad exotic.

ARISTIDE FORESTIER
30-35. Big legit voice. Lyric Baritone to an F. Leading man. Comedian. Has an uptight, awkward, but appealing air about him. Experience in stage combat a plus.

BORIS ADZINIDZINADZE
22-32. Baritone to an F. Comic second lead. A self-absorbed artist. Character man. Eastern European. Must have excellent comedic skills. Bulgarian accent. Must sing, but can be character voice. Needs to be able to hold harmony. Excellent physical comedian. Stage combat experience a must.

CLAUDINE
20-30. Gamine like good looks. Really appealing character actress Minimal singing (but some). Must be a brilliant, highly accomplished, evanescent, quirky dancer. This was the role that made a young Gwen Verdon famous in 1953.

HILAIRE JUSSAC
35-45 Bass/Baritone with a low G. Slick, self possessed. Intellectual snob. The villain of the piece. Must have a good baritone singing voice. Must have excellent fencing/stage combat skills and be able to partner a pas de deux. Comedy a plus.

ETIENNE
22-35. High baritone/tenor. Boris' painter sidekick. Character singer/actor who must move well. Great with comedy.

HERCULE
22-35. High baritone/tenor. Boris' poet sidekick. Character singer/actor who must move well. Great with comedy.

JEAN-LOUIS
25-40 High baritone/tenor. The head waiter at the club and Pistache's best friend/confident. Kind, understanding, but with a biting wit.