York Theatre Company
Tom Sawyer, book-lyrics-original concept; Will Holt, music-lyrics-book; Igor Goldin, dir.; Matt Castle, music dir.; Michael Cassara, CSA, casting dir.; James Morgan, prod. artistic dir.; Andrew Levine, exec. dir.
Casting "Jack: A Musical Drama on the Life of JFK." This is part of the York's "New 2 NY" series, offering premieres of musicals in staged concert performances. Synopsis: "Written by Emmy-nominee Tom Sawyer (showrunner for 'Murder, She Wrote') and Will Holt ('The Me Nobody Knows,' 'Over Here!'), and directed by Drama Desk-nominee Igor Goldin. The action takes place in two parts, from 1937-1946 and then 1952-1963."
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin Oct. 28; runs Nov. 1-3 in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Contract and salary still pending; anticipated salary: $534/wk. plus health/pension.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
John F. Kennedy :
Male, 34-39, Caucasian
the 35th President of the United States. Soaring tenor (to high A, but it sits up there) with great musicianship.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis :
Female, 30-35, Caucasian
the First Lady. Traditional leading lady sound, mezzo-ish.
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy :
Female, 50-69, All Ethnicities
mother to nine children, including JFK. Mezzo, with great theater voice.
The Ambassador (Joseph P. Kennedy) :
Male, 50-69, All Ethnicities
American businessman, investor and government official. Strong-voiced baritone with vocal heft, must sing well and have a stately presence.
Honey Fitzgerald :
Male, 40-64, All Ethnicities
father to Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy and grandfather of JFK. Character singer.
Joe Kennedy Jr. and Bobby Kennedy (Supporting):
Male, 20-39, All Ethnicities
baritone to G, strong musicianship.
Lyndon B. Johnson/Bull Connor :
Male, 40-59, All Ethnicities
versatile male character actors, high baritone.
Medger Evers, Fidel Castro, and Others :
Male, 30-46, African Descent, African American, Hispanic
character baritone to G, strong musician.
Rosa Parks and Others :
Female, 26-35, African Descent, African American
belter to C#.
Deb and Others :
Female, 20-29, All Ethnicities
great versatile soprano with excellent musicianship, one belted high F.
Mrs. Lowell and Others :
Female, 30-39, All Ethnicities
theater mezzo with great musicianship.
Richard M. Nixon and Others (CAST) :
Males & Females, 18-64, All Ethnicities
the (future) 37th President of the United States. Baritone. Note: This role has been CAST; actors may be considered for possible replacement...
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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