Performing Arts: Cruise Lines

Royal Caribbean's 'Cats' & 'Come Fly With Me'

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Company

Royal Caribbean International
Anthony A. Raphael, entertainment recruiter.

Production Description

Seeking professional, seasoned singers and dancers to perform in two upcoming productions on board the Oasis of the Seas. Royal Caribbean will be presenting the award-winning musical “Cats,” with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh. This full-length Broadway musical will be presented alongside “Come Fly With Me,” an original production aerial show. Cast members will be featured in both of these shows in a state-of-the-art theater and will take audiences on a unique and exciting journey.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Contract dates TBA; shows perform onboard the Oasis of the Sea.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Professional pay provided.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: New York, NY Sign up or Log In to apply.

Casting the following roles:

RUM TUM TUGGER (Male) Rum Tum Tugger is the ‘rock-star’ cat,
with a wild comedic sexuality. Must be a charismatic performer
with a fantastic rock/ pop voice with very strong falsetto, great
presence and good dance skills. Playing age 25 – 35. Ideally over
5’ 10” tall.

BUSTOPHER JONES/ GUS (Male) Bustopher Jones is a sophisticated
and upper class cat, respected by all. Gus is the theatre cat - a
fragile old cat who in his dreams becomes a swashbuckling pirate,
who fights to his death. A fantastic character actor/ singer with
excellent comedic skills to play these two distinct roles. Strong
high baritone/ tenor to G sharp and very good movement skills
needed. Playing age 31 - 55.

MR MISTOFFELEES (Male) Mr Mistoffelees is the magician -
impish, with an expansive personality. Must be a phenomenal and
exciting principal dancer with outstanding classical technique, who
can execute multiple turns a la seconde effortlessly. Gymnastic skills
and tricks a plus. Good high baritone vocals. Playing age 20 – 32.
Ideally under 5’ 8”.

GRIZABELLA (Female) Grizabella is a survivor, but she is vulnerable,
and now outcast from the tribe. She was once very glamorous,
but with age her beauty is fading. Sings ‘Memory’. An
exceptional singer/ actress with sensational, powerful vocals
needed. Must possess a wide dynamic vocal range with rich
lower tones, and wonderful high belt to E flat. Playing age - 35
- 55.

OLD DEUTERONOMY (Male) Old Deuteronomy is the beloved
leader of the tribe. Seeking a mature actor with excellent high
baritone/ tenor vocals to G sharp. Must be able to express authority,
dignity, wisdom, and humility - also great warmth and fun. Small
amount of movement required. Playing age 35 - 55.

MUNKUSTRAP (Male) The son of Old Deuteronomy, who takes
the lead in his absence. Sings ‘Old Deuteronomy’ and ‘The Pekes
and the Pollicles’. For this role we require an excellent baritone
singer with a commanding presence. Very good movement skills
required. Playing age 25 - 35 Ideally over 6’ tall.

JELLYLORUM (Female) Jellylorum is practical and loving, a
storyteller. Sings ‘Gus the Theatre Cat’ with Gus, and appears
as ‘Griddlebone’ in ‘The Ballad of Billy McCaw’. For this role we
require an excellent soprano with a crystal clear top C. Very
good movement and comedy skills. Playing age 25 - 45.

JENNYANYDOTS (Female) Jennyanydots is the ‘Gumbie Cat’.
Motherly, an Edwardian ‘do-gooder’. For this role we require a
character actress and singer who must have strong tap dancing
skills. Great comedy skills and good movement needed. Playing
age 25 - 45.

SKIMBLESHANKS (Male) Skimbleshanks is the railway cat - a
fastidious, neat and ordered cat, obsessed with punctuality and
cleanliness, yet possessing a big heart and sense of exuberance.
An excellent high baritone/ tenor with very strong dance skills
required. Must have authority and a bright personality. Playing
age 25 – 35 Maximum height 5’ 10”.