Theater: Plays

Production: 'The Comedy of Errors,' NY Appointment (See all 3 roles)

Doke Solinus (Supporting)

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Casting Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors." Note: This production will be set in the Harlem Renaissance. Characters are being cast as African-American and people of color. Seekin...more

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Seeking

Male, ages 30-55, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Doke Solinus: (Supporting) Duke of Ephesus (may be called Duke of Ellington); ideally a fair skinned or mixed-race actor of color who, with hair and make up might believably pass for Duke Ellington; must be an extremely charismatic, large presence able to convey power, strength and elegance effortlessly; can be enigmatic, elusive and surprising; should have believable, Ellingtonian elegance, style and panache; like a living Van der Zee portrait; must sing jazz or Rand B in the style of Ellington or Cab Calloway. Note: Actor must sing a Jazz or R&B; song a capella in the audition. Actor will also play James Bevel in “The Great Society.”

Auditions

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