"ANNIE GET YOUR GUN," B&T TOUR
8/5 from 10AM-1PM & 8/6 from 2-4PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St.., NYC.
National Touring Musicals, Jeffrey B. Moss, exec. prod'r, is holding auditions for its non-Equity bus & truck tour of "Annie Get Your Gun." Rehearsals begin Aug. 26; show opens Sept. 18. Auditions will be held on Mon. Aug. 5 from 10AM-1PM and Tues. Aug. 6 from 2-4PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St. NYC. Be prepared to dance and sing. Salary and per diem. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
HILBERRY REPERTORY CO.
The Hilberry Repertory Company at Wayne State University has openings for two actors, one theatre management student, and two costume design students, for the 1996-97 company. Three-year MFA program. Pays $7,950 stipend, full tuition, waiver, and medical insurance. 1996-97 contract runs Aug. 26-May 17. Send pix & resumes to Chair, Department of Theatre, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, or call (313) 577-3508. Equal Opportunity/affirmative action employer.
PAGEANT PARODY #32
The Free Comedy Show seeks--Non-union performers: ages 18-40, for the next comic beauty pageant (#32)/sketch comedy show, to perform two shows in Manhattan, at 3PM and 7PM, on Sun. Sept. 1. No pay. Must be available for Saturday rehearsals in Brooklyn, from 1-6PM, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Manhattan, from 6:30-9:30PM. First rehearsal is on Tues. Aug. 6. Actresses must have dance skills for two dance numbers. Comic versatility, improv skills, stage combat skills, and ability to speak a foreign language are helpful. Auditions will be held on Sun. Aug. 4. Send pix & resumes to Henry Williams, FCS-Summer 1996, PO Box 392, Brooklyn, NY 11226. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"DANCING AT LUGHNASA," SC
Hilton Head Playhouse, Hilton Head Island, SC, is accepting resumes for "Dancing at Lughnasa" by Brian Friel. Auditions will be scheduled through appointments only in early August in NYC. Rehearsals start on HHI on Sept. 2; performances run Sept. 25-Oct. 19. Seeking--Five sisters: mid-20 to early 40s; Michael: a young man, the narrator, also plays himself at age 13; Jack: 50s, missionary priest in bad health. All are Irish. Also seeking--Gerry: Welshman in his 30s, a rake. Send resumes to Hilton Head Playhouse, Attn: Dallas Dunnagan, PO Box 5188, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938. Pay and housing provided. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"SNAPSHOTS IN AMBER"
Jack Wild is casting for a program of one-acts called "Snapshots in Amber." All types. Performed on 23rd St. in Manhattan. Call (718) 241-2946, daytime or early evening. Non-Equity. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
SINGERS, "BOUND FOR B'WAY!"
Strong singers who can tap (male and female) wanted for "Bound for Broadway!" Also needed--Female comedienne who can sing and tap. This Broadway-style musical revue will be performed in New York City and the surrounding metropolitan area. Pay. Send pix & resumes to Michael Thompson, Producer, PO Box 673, Glen Wild, NY 12738.
"12 ANGRY WOMEN"
Over The Rainbow Productions is holding auditions for "12 Angry Women" on Sun. July 28 at 1PM, by appointment only. Needed--Jurors #2, 5, 6, 9, and 12; and a Male guard. Possible pay. Production in Central New Jersey. Rehearsals begin in August in NJ, with performances in late September and early October. Call (908) 888-3411 for appointment. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
7/29 from 10AM-3PM at 241 W. 72 St., NYC.
Rainbow Theatre Productions is casting "Kismet" on Mon. July 29 from 10AM-3PM at 241 W. 72 St., NYC. Non-Equity. Be prepared to sing and dance. The production will be performed at The Fiesta Dinner Theatre in Woodridge, NJ (20 minutes from Manhattan). All roles are salaried. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
POST-MODERN OPERA/THR., "ELECTRA"
7/26 from 11AM-5PM & 7/27 from 11AM-4PM (sign-up at 10:30AM both days) at HERE, 145 6th Ave., NYC.
Eclectic performers-singers wanted for a new version of "Electra," produced by Tiny Mythic Theatre Company. Auditions will be on Fri. July 26 from 11AM-5PM and Sat. July 27 from 11AM-4PM at HERE, 145 6th Ave. (below Spring St.), NYC. Sign-ups start at 10:30AM. No calls. Score incorporates traditional and non-traditional technique: classic opera, electric alternative, avant-garde vocalization. Movement training a plus. Roles--Agamemnon: bass; Orestes: tenor; Aegisthus: baritone; Peasant husband: tenor; Electra: alto; Iphigenia: mezzo-soprano; Cassandra: soprano; Clytemnestra: alto. Non-traditional casting. All backgrounds, all ages. Bring sheet music, a two- to five-minute selection. P/R. Equity Funded Non-Profit Theatre Code, Tier II. Some pay. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
AFRICAN GLOBE THEATERWORKS
African Globe TheaterWorks, an independent company, is accepting pix & resumes for its 1996-97 season. Non-union. Especially New Jersey-based ethnic actors and actresses. Deferred payment. Auditions will be held by appointment on Sat. Aug. 3 or Sun. Aug. 4. Call (201) 624-1584, Tuesday-Thursday, 10AM-3PM. Send pix & resumes to James Lemon, African Globe Studio, 611 McCarter Highway, Newark, NJ 07102. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
OPEN CALL, "AGING BEAUTY"
7/27 from 11AM-3PM at Sanford Meisner Theatre, 164 11th Ave. (between 22nd and 23nd Sts.), NYC.
Tunnel Vision Theatre Project is seeking--Actresses: ages 50-65, for double role in an Equity Showcase (approval pending), Garbo type and elderly Juliet. Performances Sept. 7-21. Auditions will be held on Sat. July 27 from 11AM-3PM at Sanford Meisner Theatre, 164 11th Ave. (between 22nd and 23rd Sts.), NYC. Will read from script. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"GAY LOVE LETTERS," ADD'L OPEN CALL
7/31 from 11AM-12:30PM at Center Stage, 48 W. 21 St., 4th fl., NYC.
Seeking--Six attractive, uninhibited young men: for a NYC production of "Gay Love Letters." STAGE-WRIGHTS Massachusetts, who just produced the critically well-reviewed "Come in From the Rain," is presenting the new, provocative show. The NYC production will utilize an advertising and national publicity campaign. Some pay. Nudity required. Final open call will be held on Wed. July 31, 11AM-12:30PM at Center Stage, 48 W. 21 St., 4th fl., NYC. Sides will be provided. No phone calls. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"OKLAHOMA!," GALLERY PLAYERS
7/27 from 1-4PM at Gallery Players, 199 14 St., Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, and 7/28 from 6-9PM at Shetler Studios, 939 8th Ave., NYC.
The Gallery Players of Park Slope will hold auditions for its upcoming production of "Oklahoma!," directed by Dominic Cuskern. Equity Showcase (approval pending). All roles are available--Laurey; Curly; Aunt Eller; Ado Annie; Judy Fry; Ali Akim; et al. Seeking all ages and types. Minorities are strongly encouraged to attend. In particular, seeking two dancers for the "dream" sequence. Auditions will be held on Sat. July 27 from 1-4PM at its threatre in Park Slope, 199 14 St. (between 4th and 5th Aves.), Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, and in Manhattan on Sun. July 28 from 6-9PM at Shetler Studios, 939 8th Ave. (between 55th and 56th Sts.), NYC. To get to Gallery Players, take the F train to 4th Ave., or the R train to 9th St. Bring your best 16 bars, as well as a monologue, and be prepared to move. Rehearsals begin Wed. July 31. Performances start Sept. 7 and run weekends, through Sept. 29. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"UBU" TO POLAND
8/1, 8/2, & 8/5 from 11AM-7PM at Live From the Edge Theater, The Point C.O.C., 940 Garrison Ave., The Bronx, NY.
Black-American and Hispanic actors and actresses are invited to audition for workshops at Live From the Edge Theater, leading to full production with a Polish troupe, in Poland, next spring. Auditions will be held on Thurs. Aug. 1, Fri. Aug. 2, and Mon. Aug. 5 from 11AM-7PM at Live From the Edge Theater, The Point C.O.C., 940 Garrison Ave., The Bronx, NY. The subject is Ubu Enchained by Alfred Jarry, or "Who Is the Slave?" Knowledge of the play is recommended. The workshops will be conducted by the award-winning artistic directors of both theaters. No stipends for workshops and no fees. The project budget includes travel expenses and salaries for five weeks in Poland, to rehearse and perform at a large theatre, and at festivals throughout the country. Workshops will be held Monday-Friday, July 29-Aug. 23, 1-5PM. Call (212) 226-3430 for details. Leave message with name and phone number. Send resumes to Carey Clark, 118 Hudson St., NYC 10013.
"WHOM SHALL I SEND"
7/28 at 6:30PM at 55 W. 15 St., 2nd fl., NYC.
Three men who sing, dance and act, are needed for the roles of Jesus, Peter, and Paul, for the new Christian musical, "Whom Shall I Send." Auditions will be held on Sun. July 28 at 6:30PM at 55 W. 15 St., 2nd fl., NYC. Prepare one ballad. Small stipend provided. Produced by the Xavier Co.
"NUNS AGAINST FILTH"
7/29 from 1-4PM & 7/30 from 12-3PM at Theater 22, 54 W. 22 St., NYC.
Steppin' Out Productions, Inc., and The Vortex Theater Co. are casting for the revival of "Nuns Against Filth," written and directed by Robert Coles. Seeking--Mother Superior: 30s-40s, a stern nun; Perky and Winey: 20s, two novice nuns, as their names imply; Bruno: porno producer, sleazy type; Larry: Bruno's assistant, nervous type; Buckey: 20s, young male porno actor, novice, semi-nudity; Brick and Rock: 20s-30s, two male porno stars, semi-nudity. No sex in script. Open calls will be held on Mon. July 29 from 1-4PM and Tues. July 30 from 12-3PM at Theater 22, 54 W. 22 St., NYC. Will read from script. Equity Experimental Cabaret Contract (approval pending). Small performance stipend. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
MACBETH & LADY MACBETH
GMT Productions is casting--Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Rehearsals start Sept. 20. Production to tour colleges and theatres of Georgia, Oct. 7-Nov. 16. Send pix & resumes to 503 E. 3 St., Rome, Georgia 30161. Professional pay and per diem. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"FIG AND GATOR"
A dark dramedy at NADA needs four actors. Seeking--Jacob: the father, male, late 30s; Black Heart: the devil, sexy, witty male, late 20s-30s; Aurora: the witch, attractive female, late 20s-30s; Isaiah: the son, male, 16-17. Non-union. Auditions will be on Sat. July 27. Reading from script. Call (718) 965-4718 for appointment. Travel stipend. Nancy Kissam, dir. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
7/27 from 3-6PM at The Riant Theatre, 161 Hudson St., 4th fl., NYC.
Life On Stage Productions will be holding auditions on Sat. July 27 from 3-6PM at The Riant Theatre, 161 Hudson St., 4th fl., NYC. Seeking--Black actress: 5'7'-5'10', attractive, demanding role. Pay involved. For more information, call Brown at (718) 567-8984. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
MEN'S CHORUS CALL, "42ND STREET"
7/29 at 10AM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC.
Miami Valley Dinner Theatre, Springboro, OH, is holding an additional male chorus call for its upcoming production of "42nd Street." Auditions will be held on Mon. July 29 at 10AM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC. Pay is $300 per week. Non-union only. Rehearsals begin Aug. 19. Show runs Sept. 5-Oct. 27. Be prepared to tap and sing a Broadway uptempo. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
EQ. & NON, "DONKEYBAR"
7/27 from 12-3PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., 4th fl., Studio F, NYC.
Casting union/non-union performers for "Donkeybar," an urban tale of drinking, religion, and terrorism. Casting--Yappa: loud mouth, scheming, unfit, 40s; Sully: eccentric bar-prophet, 50s-60s, looks older; Father McManus: austere voice of church, 40s-50s; Man: 20s-30s. Sides provided at sign-in. Auditions will be held on Sat. July 27 from 12-3PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., 4th fl., Studio F, NYC. Show runs from Sept. 5-29 at the Kraine Theater. Equity Showcase (approval pending). Russ Minichiello, dir. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"THE KING & ME"
The Royal "We" Productions is accepting submissions for a staged reading of "The King & Me," a new musical comedy by Peter Stoller and Marie Cain. Performance Sept. 6 as part of the ASCAP New American Musicals series. There is a stipend. Breakdown--Lesley: female, late 20s, curmudgeonly New Yorker, pop/country alto; Roy: African-American, mid-30s, erudite southerner, country/pop/jazz voice; Myrtle: 50ish, Memphis-bred Glady Presley look-alike; Johnny: mid-40s, Floridian used-car salesman-type, country voice; Male; 20s, slim, handsome, Latino/other roles, pop/country voice; Two males: 40s-60s, southerners, country/pop/gospel voices; Two females: 30s-40s, multiple roles from southern belle to English matron, pop/country voices; Female: late teens-20s, pop/country voice. Send pix & resumes to The Royal "We" Productions, Box #377, 163 3rd Ave., NYC 10003.
7/27 at 10AM at 6 E. 1st St., NYC.
Afro-American actor-singers who dance wanted for a new musical by Johnny Barracuda. Seeking--Male: skinny, agile, 20-25; Male: rugged, handsome, 25; Female: attractive, 18-20. Equity Showcase (approval pending). Fall opening. Auditions will be held Sat. July 27 at 10AM at 6 E. 1st St. (between Bowery and 2nd Ave.), NYC. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
"AT HOME WITH HOMELESSNESS"
Casting "At Home With Homelessness," a funny and serious play about the intertwining paths of characters in search of persuasion. Looking for multi-ethnic cast and director to go through reading and production. Casting--Moses: 40, white; Adam: 37, African-American; Clarence: 19, West Indian/Jamaican; Jason: 45, African-American; Leon: 40, African-American; Venessa: 35, African-American; John: 29, white; David: 25, white; Vera: old woman, white; Edward and Mary: parents, mid-60s, African-Americans. No pay. Send pix & resumes to Michael P. Burrell, 429 Park Ave. South, CS #116, NYC 10016. You will be contacted by telephone for an appointment. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.
CHAMBER THR. TOURS
7/30 from 12:30-4:30PM & 7/31 from 10AM-1PM at Harlequin Studios, 203 W. 46 St., NYC.
Chamber Theatre Prod. Inc. of Boston is casting for four national, non-Equity fall tours. Dramatic adaptations of 19th-century literature (Poe, Twain, Irving, etc.). Open calls on Tues. July 30 from 12:30-4:30PM and Wed. July 31 from 10AM-1PM at the Harlequin Studios, 203 W. 46 St., NYC. Rehearsals are in Boston, August-September ($405 per week); shows tour September-December ($405 per week). Housing paid on tour. Prepare two contrasting pieces (one dramatic/comic and one classical), one minute each; two minutes total. Bring pix & resumes. Also looking for actor/technicians. Minorities encouraged. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
SCENES & MONOLOGUES AT LE BAR BAT
Actors needed to perform scenes and monologues at Le Bar Bat showcase. This is part of an industry evening on Mon. Aug. 19. First floor is seated theatre for scenes, monologues, poetry, and comedy. Second floor is singers, dancers, bands. Third floor is artists, sculptors, painters, photographers, jewelers. 500 to 1,000 people are expected. Producers, managers, and agents are invited. Sound, light, stage manager, emcee provided. Each actor sells five tickets at $20 each to pay production expenses and staff. Each actor is given 45 tickets free that can be sold for profit or just given away. Ticket holders can visit any three floors. Space is limited. Call (212) 777-7100, Monday-Friday, 12noon-7PM. International Talent Networks (a division of Stuart Steel Productions, Inc.), prod'r.
MULTIMEDIA INDUS'L SHOWS
Looking for performers to appear in industrial and promotional presentations who will also act as interns and associate producers. Opportunity to become part of an innovative multimedia industrial show production company. Ground-floor opportunity for attractive, self-starting communicators for internship, with potential for employment as associate producer. Work involves presentation skills. Possible international travel with touring industrial show. Fax resumes to (212) 480-8429. Pressman Entertainment. No pay for interns. Pay for associate producers.
8/9 from 7-10PM & 8/10 from 12-3PM at school auditorium, Ave.& Lake St., Brooklyn, NY.
The Sts. Simon & Jude Players presents the comedy "Breaking Legs." Show dates are Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 4-6. Seeking--One woman: late 20s-early 30s, Italian features, affect Italian accent; Five men: late 30s-early 50s, should be able to play "thug" type with sense of humor, affect Italian accent. Auditions will be held on Fri. Aug. 9 from 7-10PM and Sat. Aug. 10 from 12-3PM in school auditorium, Ave.& Lake St., Brooklyn, NY. Take the F train to the Ave. U Station and walk one block north of station. For more information, call Mike at (718) 837-3543. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
INTERNSHIPS2 FEMALE INGƒNUE TYPES
BoarsHead Theater (Equity-SPT) is seeking two female ingƒnue types for internships. A nine-month season runs Sept. 3 through June 8. Housing and stipend of $75 per week is provided. Equity points earned, acting classes, staged readings, Dark Night Series (intern-produced). Roles in two in-house children's productions, one touring show. Several roles (mainstage) available. Mail videotaped audition (two contemporary comic monologues and two songs, a belt and a ballad) by Aug. 15 to BoarsHead Theater, 425 S. Grand Ave., Lansing, MI 48933, Attn: John Peakes. No phone calls.
Full-time literary residency available with Playwrights Horizons, September through May. A minimum of 30 hours, $100 per week. Work includes script reading, stage managing weekly readings, and some general office work. Send resumes and letters of interest to Jeni West, 416 W. 42 St., NYC 10036; fax: (212) 594-0296.
(The following groups charge their members dues or have special requirements such as selling advertisement space in programs. In order to be eligible for this casting category, company dues must only go towards production costs and not exceed $50 a month. Companies which ask for more or charge for classes, workshops or administrative salaries as a prerequisite of membership must run display ads.)
ROMANTIC THEATRE LAB
New group is forming for actors, writers, and directors interested in romantic-realist drama and comedy of "heroes and heroines pursuing values." Initial activities will be weekly sessions of works-in-progress presented by and for group members, and bimonthly play readings to the public. Criticism in weekly sessions will be according to written esthetic standards and procedures. Feedback on writing will focus primarily on plot--its ingenuity, logic, and effectiveness in expressing characterizations and theme--and secondarily on stylistic elements such as dialogue. Feedback on directing and acting will focus on integrity of thought, action, and emotion in realizing the writer's story. Producer states: "Criticism will be respectful of the art and artist, emphasizing the fuller development and application of positive elements." Artists will be invited based on the artistic director's assessment of their ability, professionalism, and agreement on esthetic principles. Producer states: "We are not looking for diversity; nor do we seek unthinking acceptance of authority or tradition. We seek independent thinkers who agree on fundamentals and can come to trust each other's feedback." Scripts to be worked on in sessions will be screened initially by the artistic director. Producer states: "Obscene language or behavior or any other flouting of the splendor of man and reality will not be suffered." Participants in each week's session will be asked to contribute to that session's space rental (not more than $5). No other fees or commitments. Submit resumes (and pictures for actors) to Romantic Theatre Lab, c/o Ron Pisaturo, 353 Amsterdam Ave., NYC 10024. Also, name two or three known works of fiction (theatre, film, or literature) that you admire and (at least for actors and directors) that you might enjoy working on, and briefly state your reasons.
LOVE CREEK PRODUCTIONS
Love Creek Productions, an Equity Tier IV company on Theatre Row, seeks Non-Equity men and Non-Equity women, for openings in its performance training program, leading to resident company membership. Performances with resident company members throughout 11-month season. $100 annual fee and support work hours required. Send pix & resumes to Love Creek Productions, 410-412 W. 42 St., NYC 10036. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.
EQ., LOVE CREEK PRODS.
Love Creek Productions is conducting its annual Equity member auditions. Those Equity people interested in sending pictures to Love Creek should be aware that they pick from one of three options: 1. to be part of the acting pool, where no hours and no non-performing work is expected; 2. to be an associate member which involves hours and seeing shows, but no annual dues; members in this category are afforded opportunities to present projects for possible production after their first year, to direct projects and to have projects they have written produced; 3. Full company membership involves hours, seeing shows, and paying annual dues of $100. This allows all of the above, plus discounted rates on classes and full membership in performance training program. (Classes and training are not required.) Send pictures to Love Creek Productions, Attn: Ernest Swartz, 410-412 W. 42 St., NYC 10036. Equity Showcases (approval pending). EQUITY PERFORMERS.
Seeking male and female South African singers for an Equity Special Staged Reading of Disney's "Lion King." An open call will be held at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St. (between Broadway & 8th Ave.), 11th fl., NYC. Walt Disney Theatrical Prods., prod'r; Julie Taymor, dir.; Elton John, music; Tim Rice, lyrics; Irene Mecchi and Roger Allers, book; Tania Leon, mus'l dir.; Garth Fagan, choreo.; Jay Binder Casting, casting. Rehearsals run Aug. 5-18; reading is Aug. 19. Minimum salary is approximately $460 per week. Note: This production is en route to Broadway. Prepare one song that shows off voice and range. It must be sung in either the language of Zulu or Sotho. Ideal songs are the beginning chant from "Circle of Life," "One by One," or "Lea Halalela"--all from the "Rhythm of the Pride Lands." Bring sheet music. Pianist provided. Bring pix & resumes, stapled together. No monitor required. Sign in at 9:30AM. Cut off for auditions will be at 12PM. EQ. SPECIAL STAGED READING AGREEMENT.
Fri. July 26--Eligible and non-eligible male and female singers, 10AM-12noon.
Seeking--Strong South African singers: who can sing in the languages of Zulu and Sotho.
OPEN, M/F, SOUTH AFRICAN SINGERS
7/26 from 10AM-12noon at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.