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CHAMBER THEATRE TOURS

6/3 from 12:30-4:30PM and 6/4 from 10AM-1PM at Harlequin Studios, 203 W. 46 St., NYC.

Chamber Theatre Productions, Inc., of Boston is casting for its four non-Equity national fall tours. Dramatic adaptations of 19th century literature (Poe, Twain, Irving, etc.). Open call will be held on Mon. June 3 from 12:30-4:30PM and Tues. June 4 from 10AM-1PM at Harlequin Studios, 203 W. 46 St., NYC. Rehearsals will be held in Boston, August-September ($405 per week); touring September-December ($405 per week). Housing paid on tour. Prepare two contrasting pieces, one dramatic/comic, one classical. One minute each; two minutes total. Bring pix & resumes. Also looking for actor/technicians. Minorities encouraged. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"STOMP"

6/4 from 10AM-2PM at Westbeth Theatre Center, 151 Bank St., NYC.

"Stomp," the percussion/movement hit, is looking for extremely Athletic women and men ages 18-35 to perform in the Orpheum Theatre, NYC and/or national companies of "Stomp." Open to Equity and non-Equity performers. Drummers who move well or dancers with percussion skills would be ideal. Pay. Open call will be held on Tues. June 4 from 10AM-2PM (9:30AM sign-in), Westbeth Theatre Center, 151 Bank St., NYC. If you have already auditioned for "Stomp," do not attend this open call. Wear hard shoes or boots. No heels or sneakers. Be prepared to move. Call (212) 803-5472 for more information.

COMEDIC ACTORS AND ACTRESSES

Chicago City Limits, New York's longest-running comedy and improvisation company is seeking performers in their 20s or 30s, all types, for its national touring company. Strong comedy acting and improvisational theatre skills are a plus. Shows are performed in New York and out of town. Auditions will be held on Mon. June 3, Tues. June 4, and Wed. June 5 from 10AM-6PM. Callbacks will be held the following week. Call (212) 888-5233 to schedule an appointment. Pay. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.

"ANNIE GET YOUR GUN," B&T TOUR

5/30 from 10AM-12, 1-5PM and 5/31 from 10AM-1, 2-5PM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.

A non-Equity Bus & Truck tour of "Annie Get Your Gun" (rehearsals begin Aug. 26; runs Sept. 18-March 1997) is casting All roles, Understudies and Ensemble. National Touring Musicals/Jeffrey B. Moss, prod'r. Auditions will be held Thurs. May 30 from 10AM-12PM for female principals, character actors who sing, and from 1-5PM for male principals, character actors who sing, and Fri. May 31 from 10AM-1PM for men who sing/dance well, and from 2-5PM for women who sing/dance well at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC. Must be prepared to dance and sing. Salary plus per diem. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"THE FIELD"

6/1, 6/2, 6/8 & 6/9 at 10AM at Rockaway Park Playhouse, 160B 116 St., Rockaway Park, NY.

Auditions will be held for "The Field," by John Keane, on Sat. June 1, Sun. June 2, Sat. June 8, and Sun. June 9 at 10AM at Rockaway Park Playhouse, 160B 116 St., Rockaway Park, NY. Non-union. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

OPEN CALL, "FAIRY TALES"

6/4 from 10AM-4PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC.

A world premiere of "Fairy Tales," a new musical exploring gay and alternative myths and realities by Dan Martin and Michael Biello, directed and choreographed by Bill Castellino. Seeking excellent Singers/actors for a multicultural ensemble to play a variety of roles. See listing in Equity Stage section of this issue for cast breakdown. $200 per week, plus per diem. New York rehearsals begin June 17, opening at the Universalist Meeting House, Provincetown, MA, Thursdays-Mondays July 11-29. An open call will be held Tues. June 4 from 10AM-4PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC. Prepare a pop-ballad and a theatre uptempo. NON-ELIGIBLE PERFORMERS.

" THROUGH THE NIGHT"

Free As A Bird Productions is accepting pix & resumes for "Whatever Gets You Through the Night," by Tommy Sturges. Performances: Oct. 9-20, transportation fee. Seeking--George: electrician, 25-30; Jackie O: transvestite hustler (convincingly female), 20-35; Peter: naive, adventuresome, 20-25; Mike: impotent, 35-40; Jimmy: sex addict, 20-25; Harry: Julie's fiance, 25-35; Barbara: actress, 25-30; Charlotte: high-class callgirl, 25-35; Julie: Jimmy's ex, 18-22; Honey: Barbara's lesbian friend, 25-35. Also seeking stage manager with lighting experience (fee). Send pix & resumes to Free As A Bird, 2028 Mill Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11234-5922, c/o Tommy Sturges.

"CATS," GERMANY

6/24 at 10AM & 2PM at City Center Studios, 130 W. 56 St., NYC.

Stella Musical Productions is holding an open call for immediate and future replacement for its German productions of "Cats." This Andrew Lloyd Webber musical contains the original choreography and just celebrated its tenth anniversary in Hamburg, Germany. Currently seeking replacements for all Principal and Ensemble roles. Auditions will be held Mon. June 24 at 10AM for male dancer/singers and 2PM for female dancer/singers at City Center Studios, 130 W. 56 St., NYC. Come prepared to learn choreography from the show and dance first. Flat shoes and appropriate dance clothes (no baggy clothes) are recommended. Those performers who are asked to stay and sing should be prepared with a contemporary musical theatre piece, uptempo number, and a ballad. An accompanist will be provided. Salary plus round trip airfare and health coverage provided. UNION/NON-UNION PERFORMERS.

NJ, "ANNIE WARBUCKS"

6/3 & 6/4 from 7-10PM at the Park Theater, 560 32nd St., Union City, NJ.

Park Players auditions for October production of "Annie Warbucks," Mon. June 3 and Tues. June 4 from 7-10PM at Park Theater, 560 32nd St., Union City, NJ. All parts open except Daddy Warbucks. Prepare song from show a plus, prepare to dance. Bring 8x10 and resume. For more information call (201) 963-8288 or (201) 866-3214. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

TNC TOUR

6/1 & 6/2 from 2-4PM at 155 1st Ave., (at 10th St.), NYC.

Theater for the New City is casting a street theatre tour. Multicultural. Sing, dance, clowning, commedia dell'arte, and knowledge of current events helpful. Equity Showcase (approval pending). Pays $25 per show. Auditions: dancing, improvisation, singing a cappella. Auditions will be held Sat. June 1 and Sun. June 2 from 2-4PM at 155 1st Ave. (at 10th St.), NYC. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"FAUST, THE DEVIL & ROCK & ROLL"

6/2 from 2-5PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC.

Agrippina Productions is holding an open call on Sun. June 2 from 2-5PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC, for "Faust, The Devil & Rock & Roll," a new play by Troy Acree to be performed at the Gene Frankel Theatre in September. Cold reading from script. All types, ages, and ethnicities are encouraged to attend. Also seeking technical staff and assistant director. Non-Equity. No pay. If unable to attend, leave a message at (212) 340-4724. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

HALAN PRODS. SUMMER SEASON

6/5 from 3-6PM at Harlequin Studios, 203 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC.

Producer Stephen Pearl and director Marc Malamed are casting for Halan Productions' summer season. Auditions will be held Wed. June 5 from 3-6PM at Harlequin Studios, 203 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC. Shows: "West End Story," featuring music from "Phantom of the Opera," "Les Miserables," and "Chess"; "Don't Cry Out Loud," featuring music and lyrics of Peter Allen and Carole Bayer Sager; and "Ira, George & You," featuring music of George and Ira Gershwin. All shows to be done in NYC. Looking also for pianist, choreographer, and lighting designer. If unable to attend, send pix & resumes to Halan Productions, PO Box 702, Stony Brook, NY 11790. Pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"LOVE BITES"

Seeking Non-union performers, ages 18-38, for "Love Bites," an off-beat two-act romantic comedy to perform in Manhattan Fri. Aug. 2 and Sat. Aug. 3. Must be available for Sunday rehearsals in Brooklyn, starting June 30, 1-7PM; Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Manhattan from 6:30-9:30PM. Dress/tech rehearsals: Wed. July 31 and Thurs. Aug. 1, 6-11PM. Actors must have stage combat skills for a fight scene; actresses must have dance skills for five dance numbers. Comic versatility, improv skills, and Spanish actress helpful. Send pix & resumes to Henry Williams PO Box 392, Brooklyn, NY 11226. Auditions will be held Sat. June 22. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

3 ONE-ACT PLAYS

5/30 from 7:30-10PM at the Richard Hommel Memorial Theater, Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217th St., Bayside, Queens, NY.

Casting for three one-act plays to be performed at Altered Stages Theatre in NYC from July 15-July 28. Seeking--O'Brien: 45-55, Judd Hirsch type; Harrison: 45-55, talker, Jackie Gleason type; La Rosa: 45-55, Burt Young type, pot belly; Rivers: 30-40, male Gracie Allen type; Eddie: 30ish, wise guy, cynical. Auditions to be held Thurs. May 30 from 7:30-10PM at the Richard Hommel Memorial Theater, located in the Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217th St., Bayside, Queens, NY. By bus: take the Main St. #7 line to Flushing Q27 bus to 216 St. and Luke Place. Sign-in by 8:30PM to guarantee audition. See John Ganci. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"TO BE BEA OR NOT TO BE BEA"

6/8 from 11AM-3PM at Main Street Arts Center, 94 Main St., Nyack, NY.

Main Street Arts Center's TheaterSpace announces auditions for its production of "To be Bea or not to be Bea," an original play by John DiGiacomo. The play is a drama/comedy detailing the life of Bea, who is going through a mid-life crisis along with her family. The author, DiGiacomo, has had his previous work performed at MSA and in NYC. Auditions will be held on Sat. June 8 from 11AM-3PM at the Main Street Arts Center, 94 Main St., Nyack, NY, with callbacks on Sat. June 15 from 11-3PM. Actors should bring a two-minute monologue and be prepared to read from the script. Sides will be available at Main Street Arts after June 1. Show slated for September run. Non-Equity performers. Possible pay. Character breakdown--Karen: late 20s, emotional basket case; Eric: late 20s, a workaholic, simple-minded; Josh: late 20s, sensitive, artistic; Juanita: late 20s, Guatemalan cleaning lady, beautiful; Young boyfriend: late 20s, Bea's boy toy. For more information or directions, call (914) 358-7701. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"STAR WARS" PARODY, READING

6/3 at 6PM at Kairos Theatre, 135 W. 4 St., NYC.

Kairos Theatre of Washington Square United Methodist Church is holding an open call for Comic actors and Actresses Mon. June 3 at 6PM at Kairos Theatre, 135 W. 4 St., NYC, for a staged reading of "Star Myth," a "Star Wars" parody written by Nathaniel Torres and directed by Mark Granfors-Hunt. Characters--Fluke Skyfighter; See Me Pee-O; Radio Daddy-O; Fogey One Oldie; Landfill Custodian; Princess Lay-Me-Not; Hand Job-O; Chewgummy; and "an actor's favorite," Once a Waiter Vater. Bring a one-minute comic monologue and be prepared to read from the script. Nontraditional casting. No pay.

IMMIGRANTS' THR. PROJECT

Immigrants' Theatre Project needs actors with strong voices: to play Scandinavian immigrant family, and Irish female immigrant: 20-30. Summer Sunday Outdoors at South Street Seaport. Pay per show. Also seeking--Asian female: age 25-35; Caucasian male: 50 plus, for Tiny Mythic performances. Mask/movement training helpful. Carfare provided. Auditions will be held Thurs. June 6 during the evening, and Sat. June 8 during the day. Send materials to or call Marcy Arlin, Artistic Director, Immigrants' Theatre Project, 44 Douglass St., Brooklyn, NY 11231; (718) 237-4545. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

LI "TONY N' TINA"

6/6 & 6/7 from 11AM-2PM, 4-8PM at Club Marakesh, 133-135 Main St., W. Hampton Beach, L.I., NY.

Open call auditions for "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" will be held Thurs. June 6 and Fri. June 7 from 11AM-2PM, 4-8PM at Club Marakesh, 133-135 Main St., W. Hampton Beach, L.I., NY. Seeking--Men and Women: ages 20-35, and 50-90. Must be able to improv with Brooklyn/Queens accent. Local hire only. Non-Equity. Also, a hair/wardrobe person and theatre interns are needed. Pay involved. No phone calls. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"SUB-WAY"

6/1 from 10AM-6PM at the Trilogy Theatre, 341 W. 44 St., NYC.

Casting "SUB-WAY," by Michael Todd McLaughlin. Dave McRee, dir.; A MoeShell production. The play is a comedy dealing with the survival of people trapped in a collapsed subway following a major New York earthquake. Seeking--Nellman: late 30s-to-mid-50s, conservative congressman; Whyatt: mid-20s-to-mid-30s; Glen: 18-mid-20s, hillbilly; Trixy: early 30s-to-mid-40s, streetwalker. Auditions will be held on Sat. June 1 from 10AM-6PM with callbacks on Sun. June 2 from 3:30-7:30PM at the Trilogy Theatre, 341 W. 44 St., between 8th and 9th Avenues, NYC. Prepare two one-minute monologues, opposite styles. Show dates are July 18-28 at the INTAR Theatre, West 42 St., NYC. Looking for all ethnic backgrounds. This presentation is not a production of the INTAR Hispanic American Arts Center. 100 percent of profits will be donated to GMHC. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

ONE-MINUTE PLAY CONTEST

Additional performances added so that most who audition in June can perform. $500 awarded each evening. No entry fee. Eligibility: union and non-union. Any two or more people with 60 seconds of original material. No monologues. No light or sound cues. Audition by bringing a reading to us so we may meet your cast. Apply by sending resume, address, phone, and synopsis to One-Minute Play Contest, Playmakers Theatre, 310 State St., NYC 11201.

"THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS"

Strawberry Productions, Inc., producers of children's theatre, is accepting submissions for national tours of Scholastic's "The Magic School Bus." Needed immediately--Ms. Frizzle: the teacher, 25-35, belt alto; the Members of her class: all adult actors playing ages 10-12, some singing and dancing, females (Afro-American, Asian, Caucasian); males (Caucasian, Hispanic). Also seeking stage managers and puppeteers. Non-union pay. Send pix & resumes to Strawberry Productions, Inc., Attn.: John Burke, G.P.O. Box 12, Chicopee, MA 01021. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

QUEENS COLLEGE "SWEENEY TODD"

The Queens College Dept. of Drama is seeking immediate replacements for its summer Mainstage production of "Sweeney Todd." Evan Ross, dir.; Joseph Pallotta, mus'l dir. Rehearsals begin June 10, with a two-week run beginning the last week of July. All rehearsals and performances are on the Queens College campus. Seeking--Sweeney Todd and Pirelli. All other roles are cast. Send pix and resumes immediately to Evan Ross, 61-61 Woodhaven Blvd., Suite 5F, Rego Park, NY 11374. No pay, but travel stipend will be provided.

MALE DANCERS/SINGERS

6/3 from 10AM-1PM at West Side Dance Project, 162 W. 83 St., NYC.

All Arts Agency, Inc. is holding an open call for Male dancers/singers for a musical, performing two weeks in Rio (non-union), salary, rooms and fares paid. Rehearses in New York June 8-14. Departure: June 23; return: July 15, valid passport required. Auditions will be held Mon. June 3 from 10AM-1PM at West Side Dance Project, 162 W. 83 St., NYC. Strong ballet technique, must sing, ballroom a plus.

AUDITIONS FOR KIDS

6/2 from 3-5PM at Broadway Dance Center, 1733 B'way, Studio M, 2nd fl., NYC.

Kathy Renna is holding open auditions for an original musical for kids, by kids, "It's A Matter of Pride." Seeking--Energetic youth: with positive attitude and singing, dancing, and acting talents, to be spokespersons for living drug- and violence-free. Must sing and dance. Boys especially needed, ages 10-18. Under executive direction of three-time national award-winner Kathy Renna, Kathy's Cable Kids, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to Drug Prevention Education through the Arts since 1984. Musical director is Don Tipton. Seeking directors for youth, costumers, supervisors, ushers, stage and tech manager, concession workers, and college interns. Auditions will be held Sun. June 2 from 3-5PM at Broadway Dance Center, 1733 Broadway, Studio M, 2nd fl., NYC. If selected to stay, callbacks time is 5-6PM. Bring cassette tapes for singing and/or dancing, resume (if possible) and photos a must. Videos accepted if you cannot be there. Performances at the American Theater of Actors, Chernuchin Theatre. Summer run is from July 25-Aug. 4. Rehearsals everyday July 12-24. Fall run is from Oct. 14-Nov. 10. No appointment needed. No pay. Non-union members. Call Kathy Renna at (201) 934-7282. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

"PAUL CAMPBELL HITS THE BIGTIME"

6/3 from 2-4PM at The Theater Studio, 750 8th Ave., #200, NYC.

Casting "Paul Campbell Hits the Bigtime," a new one-act play by Alexandra Vicich. Jeffrey Paul Bobrick, dir. Rehearsals begin early June. Performances scheduled July 6-7 at The Theater Studio as part of its Playtime Series. Casting--Paul Campbell: 25-35, rising Broadway actor; Phoebe: 25-30, aspiring dancer-type. Auditions will be held on Mon. June 3 from 2-4PM at The Theater Studio, 750 8th Ave., #200, NYC. Copies of the play will be available to read starting at 1PM. Audition consists of reading sides. If unable to attend, send pix & resumes ASAP to Bobrick Casting, 315 E. 68 St., Suite 6K, NYC 10021. No pay, but chance to originate a role. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.

(The following groups charges 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.)

JULIAN NOLAN IMPROV THEATRE

Julian Nolan Improv Theatre is now holding auditions for both WIGS (Womans Improv Group) and Endangered Improv. Company dues are $50 per month, which covers publicity and production costs. Send pix & resumes to 70 University Pl., #5, NYC 10003, Attn.: Julian Nolan.

"UNCOMMON WOMEN & OTHERS"

6/1 & 6/2 from 3-5PM at the Greenwich Street Theatre, 547 Greenwich St., NYC.

Actors Showcase Theatre, a Steppin' Out Productions company, is seeking actors and actresses for its actors showcase program. Looking for ensemble cast for "Uncommon Women and Others" by Wendy Wasserstein. Scheduled to open in July. All women's roles are available. Auditions will be held Sat. June 1 and Sun. June 2 from 3-5PM at the Greenwich Street Theatre, 547 Greenwich St. (between Charlton and Vandam, two blocks south of Houston), NYC. Will read from script. Industry people are invited and have attended previous productions. Performers who are cast are asked to sell advertising space ($100 worth) in show's program, to help supplement cost of production. Non-union. No pay. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

BARRYMORE, "I HATE HAMLET"

The Oldcastle Theatre Company is now accepting pix & resumes from Equity actors for the role of John Barrymore in "I Hate Hamlet" (rehearsals begin July 9; play opens July 26, closes Aug. 10). Oldcastle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and works under an EQ. SPT contract. Pay is $275 per week plus Equity benefits, housing and transportation. Send resumes to Eric Peterson, Artistic Director, Oldcastle Theatre Company, PO Box 1555, Bennington, VT 05201. EQ. SPT CONTRACT.

"JACKIE: AN AMERICAN LIFE"

"Jackie: An American Life," a pop-cartoon bio of Jackie O., to run July 9-Aug. 4 at the Wilbur Theatre in downtown Boston, Equity Cabaret or LORT Contract (pending), salary $500 plus transportation and housing, is seeking--Jackie, JFK, and a Multi-character ensemble. Send pix & resumes ASAP to Andreas Teuber, Artistic Director, Cambridge Theatre Company, Hasty Pudding Theatre, 12 Holyoke St., Cambridge, MA 02138. No phone calls. NYC auditions. EQ. CABARET OR LORT CONTRACT (PENDING). EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERF

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