'Superheroes in Havana: A New Musical'
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Yair Rosemberg, casting
Casting "Superheroes in Havana," an M.F.A. graduate thesis project that tells the story of a Jewish family living in Batista’s Havana on the brink of the Cuban Revolution. When their maid’s son, a guerilla fighter, is injured, they must choose between protecting him and guarding their first fragile prosperity since emigrating to Cuba after World War II.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin July 22; previews begin Aug. 25. Runs through Sept. 8 at the Ellen Stewart Theater at LaMama in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Travel stipend provided for Equity members.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Female, 14-24, Caucasian, Hispanic
14-22 to play 14, alto straight tone, a dreamer with her head in the world of her comic books and the mental anguish of her two Jewish immig...
Female, 41-55, Caucasian
Rebecca’s mother. Beautiful but weathered Hungarian Jewish Holocaust survivor for whom Havana is another stop on the bleak train voyage of ...
Male, 41-55, Caucasian
Rebecca’s father. Talented but weak Jewish tailor struggling to gain a foothold upon the sandy heights of the Batista regime. He wants the ...
Male, 33-58, Caucasian, Hispanic
Pinchas’s client, a government official for the Batista Regime. Suave, unctuous man with a taste for fine three-piece suits and corrupt sch...
Female, 44-58, African American, Hispanic
An Afro-Cuban maid. Loving addition to Rebecca’s family obsessed with her mystic Santeria beliefs and her beloved son Teo. Alto.
Male, 16-22, African American, Hispanic
Maria’s 17-year-old son, African descent. A guerilla fighter with romantic yearning to risk his life for the revolution. Falls in love wit...
Male, 46-64, Caucasian, Hispanic, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
The dictator of Cuba. A sentimental, almost gentle man who at a moment’s notice will dial a firing squad on his solid gold telephone. Barit...
Female, 22-30, Caucasian
Yutka’s sister, a ghost. She died in the war and haunts both Yutka and Rebecca. Soprano/mezzo soprano.
Various Roles (Supporting):
Male, 22-32, Hispanic
with a solid build who can play both Batista Cops and Hitler Gestapo. Bariteno/Tenor.
Seeking submissions from: New York City, NY
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