Theater: Musicals

Stage One 2014-15 Season

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Company

Stage One
Peter Holloway, producing artistic dir.; Andrew D. Harris, associate artistic dir. will be in attendance with casting authority.

Production Description

Casting Stage One 2014-15 season. Season includes: "Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding Hood" (Rehearsals begin Sept. 16, 2014; runs Oc. 10-Nov. 1, 2014), "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" (Rehearsals begin Nov. 4, 2014; runs Nov. 24-Dec. 20, 2014), "In This Corner...Cassius Clay, Jr." (Rehearsals begin Dec. 29, 2014; runs Jan. 19-Feb. 20, 2015), and "Lily's Purple Plastic Purse" (Rehearsals begin Apr. 7, 2015; runs Apr. 27-May 16, 2015).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season rehearses and performs in Louisville, KY.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $461/wk. Equity TYA Contract.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: Louisville , KY Sign up or Log In to apply.

Character Breakdown

PETITE ROUGE: A CAJUN RED RIDING HOOD
Chorus – storytellers who also play multiple roles:
Crayfish – Female Soprano, Character actor able to play a multiple of roles
Turtle – Female Alto, Character actor able to play a variety of roles
Frog – Male Bass/Baritone, Character actor able to play a variety of roles

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
Bob Bradley/Fireman - Male character actor; 30's-40's
Grace Bradley - Female lead; 30's-40's
Helen Armstrong/Reverend Hopkins - An overbearing church lady; older female character actor
Edna McCarthy - Patronizing church lady; older female character actor
Irma Slocum - Gossiping church lady; older female character actor

IN THIS CORNER…CASSIUS CLAY, JR.
Cassius Clay Jr. – African American male 20’s actor-combatant, athletic to play Clay as a young teen 12-18. While not a caricature of Muhammad Ali, he will be expected to have similar vocal patterns as Ali.
Eddie – African American male 20’s to play Clay’s friend Eddie as a young teen 12-18. Eddie is strong-willed and becomes active in the civil rights movement (He will also play Harlem Soapbox Young Man).
Ensemble 1 - White male 30’s plays Joe Martin (Police officer and Clay’s trainer), Mayor of Louisville, crowd scenes
Ensemble 2 - African American male 30’s plays Fred Stoner (boxing trainer), Cassius Clay Sr. (Cassius’ Father), Sugar Ray Robinson (flashy middle-weight champ and hero of Cassius)
Ensemble 3 - African American Female, 30s-Odessa Clay (Cassius’ mother) Photographer, Foreign reporters, Neighborhood voice
Ensemble 4 - White Female 20s-30s, Diner waitress, Foreign reporters, other small roles
Ensemble 5 - African American male 20’s-30’s actor-combatant/character actor to play Corky Baker (neighborhood bully) and other small roles
Ensemble 6 - White male 20’s-30’s actor-combatant/character actor to play to play Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (Polish Boxer Clay fight’s in the Olympic Gold Medal match), Diner Manager, Diner bully and other small roles

LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE
Lilly – Female 20’s-30’s, small, young, excellent comic timing, endurance and spunk – never leaves the stage
Chester – Male 20’s-30’s, Small, young, comedic agile
Wilson – Male 20’s-30’s, Small, young, comedic agile
Ensemble 1 – Female 30’s-40’s, warm and motherly. Mother, Student, and Bully
Ensemble 2 – Male 30’s-40’s, warm and fatherly. Father, Student, and Bully
Ensemble 3 – Male, Comedic character actor. Julius, Salesman, FBI, Bully, Student, Victor
Ensemble 4 – Male, Character Actor. Cool charming and quirky. Mr. Slinger, Bully, Cat in Dream
Ensemble 5 – Female, Character actor able to play different ages from prissy snob to Grandma. Garland, Grammy, Bully, Pregnant Lady, FBI.