Theater: Musicals

'Pump Boys and Dinettes,' Atlanta Appointments

Casting notice expires: February 24, 2014

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Company

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
Dir: Robert J. Farley, dir.; Jeffrey Biering, musical dir; Richard Feldman, general mgr.; Conceived & written by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel, and Jim Wann.

Production Description

Seeking strong Equity actors who have impeccable comic timing for "Pump Boys and Dinettes." All must be highly proficient musicians with an understanding of country music. "Pump Boys & Dinettes" tells the story of four men who work at a gas station on Highway 57 in North Carolina, and the two sisters who are waitresses at the Double Cupp Diner next door. It is performed in a comfortable yet musically precise style that emphasizes virtuosity, range, and character. The four Pump Boys play instruments to a high professional level throughout, and the Cupp Sisters join in on percussion plus other instruments as able. All musicians should be able to improvise very well in a country, bluegrass, rock and roll stylings. strong actors who have impeccable comic timing. All must be highly proficient musicians with an understanding of country music. All must be excellent singers with a wide range that can handle powerful solos and intricate harmonies with rhythmical precision. All should be able to move well and handle choreography with ease. Some tap experience is desired for L.M., Rhetta, and Prudie. Actors who can play multiple instruments are highly desirable. Possible instruments include: Acoustic and electric guitar, bass, piano, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, ukelele, accordion, various percussion (tamb, shakers, also found objects/props onstage), and dobro.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Auditions will be held by appointment Feb. 24 in Atlanta, GA. Rehearsals begin May 27; runs June 20-July 29, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, SC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $448/wk. Equity SPT Level 7 Contract.

Auditions

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