2/9 from 11AM-7PM at Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28 St., Ste. 12F, NYC.
An open call audition will be held for the first national tour of "Aida" (rehearsals begin Feb. 13 in New York; first preview begins March 27 in Minneapolis, MN, then tours the U.S.). Hyperion Theatricals, prod'r; Robert Falls, dir.; Wayne Cilento, choreo.; Elton John, music; Tim Rice, lyrics; Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, book; Paul Bogaev, mus'l dir.; Alan Levey and Marshall Purdy, gen'l mgrs.; Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc., casting. Auditions will be held Fri. Feb. 9 from 11AM-7PM at Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28 St. (btwn. 6 & 7 aves.), Ste. 12F, NYC. No monitor. Prepare one pop or rock song showing range. Bring sheet music and pix & resumes. You may not get to sing entire song. Typing may occur. EQ. BVTVI PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
Fri. Feb. 9—Equity performers, 11AM-7PM.
Seeking—Zoser: 40s-50s, male, to play Caucasian, Egyptian, evil father of Radames, elegant, cynical, urbane, and treacherous, strong rock baritone up to F, must be able to wail to B flat, supporting lead; Mereb: 15-19, male, to play African-American, Nubian, servant to Radames, smart-aleck sidekick like the Artful Dodger, a streetwise survivor, must be funny and charming, with a ton of personality and a heart of gold, strong rock/pop tenor up to an E (key flexible for younger singers), must have a good, natural, contemporary voice and move well, supporting lead.