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5/8, 5/9, & 5/10 at 7PM; 5/11 at 11AM at Henderson Theatre, 850 Newman Springs Rd., Route 520, Lincroft, NJ.

The Premier Theatre Company and Mark Fleming (prod./art. dir) will be holding auditions for their 1996 summer season. Seeking strong singers, dancers, actors, and actresses for "Oliver!" (June 13-29), "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" (July 11-27), and "Funny Girl" (Aug. 8-24). All roles are available. Prepare 16 bars. An accompanist will be provided. Come prepared to dance. Bring sheet music, picture and resume. Applications from interns, technical and costume staff will also be accepted. Possible pay for non-Equity performers, interns, and tech staff. The Premier Theatre is located at the Henderson Theatre in Lincroft, NJ (50 minutes down the coastline outside NYC. Exit 109 off the GSP). Equity Guest Artist Contracts available. Auditions are Wed. May 8, Thurs. May 9, and Fri. May 10 at 7PM, and Sat. May 11 at 11AM at Henderson Theatre, 850 Newman Springs Rd. (Route 520), Lincroft, NJ. (908) 758-1118. EQUITY/NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.


Vermont Theatre Festival seeks a non-Equity man and woman to play Alan and Jill in "Equus," Believ and Vera in "A Month in the Country," Bates and Alice in "Henry V," and Chorus in "Patience" in repertory, June 18-Aug. 12. Board and room provided. NYC auditions. Send pix & resumes to Box 1492, Marshfield, VT 05658. Fax: (802) 456-8968. NON-EQUITY PERFORMERS.

(The following theatre company charges its members dues or has 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.)


5/6 from 7:30-10PM at Impact Theatre, 612 8th Ave., NYC.

Impact Theatre is currently auditioning actors and interviewing directors for its very busy spring and summer season. The theatre has a play-reading group which meets weekly where the company members read and critique the works of new playwrights. These one-act and full-length plays are developed and showcased every month for eight performances. No pay. Monthly dues are $40 per month to contribute to production expenses. An open call will be held on Mon. May 6 from 7:30-10PM at the Impact Theatre, 612 8th Ave. (between 39th & 40th Sts.), NYC. Prepare a short monologue. Actors and directors who can't make the audition should send pix & resumes to Impact Theatre, 612 8th Ave., NYC 10018.


5/9 & 5/10 at 10AM & 2PM at New Dance Group, 254 W. 47 St., NYC.

Principal dancer auditions will be held for a bus-and-truck tour of "A Chorus Line" at New Dance Group, 254 W. 47 St., NYC. John B. Platt, et al., prod'rs; Robert V. Straus Prods., general manager; Baayork Lee, dir.; Fran Forchetti, mus'l supervisor. Rehearsals begin Sept. 3; show opens on Sept. 24 in Minneapolis, MN. Monitor arrives one hour before the start of each call to hand out numbered audition cards. All should bring a standard Broadway uptune to sing. EQ. BUS & TRUCK CONTRACT.

Thurs. May 9--Eligible male dancers, 10AM.

Thurs. May 9--Eligible female dancers, 2PM.

Fri. May 10--Eligible female dancers, 10AM.

Fri. May 10--Eligible male dancers, 2PM.

All are principal roles; must be excellent dancers and singers. All are in their 20s, except where noted. Seeking--Zach: 30s, forceful, driven, charismatic, masculine, strong actor; Don: stocky, a hunk; Al DeLuca: from the Bronx, married to Kristine; Richie: African-American, an athletic dancer with great energy; Mark: young and sincere; Mike: an acrobatic dancer, some tumbling involved, "I Can Do That"; Bobby: WASP-y, with good comic timing; Larry: the dance captain, responsible, authoritative; Greg: stylish dancer; Paul: Hispanic, sensitive, soft-spoken, very strong actor; Cassie: Zach's ex, a "star" trying to return to the line; Sheila: mid-30s, an ex-showgirl with a very sarcastic attitude; Val: slightly cynical, very ambitious, "Tits & Ass"; Connie: Asian, sensitive about her age; Maggie: sweet, sincere, strong soprano; Bebe: very enthusiastic, strong singer; Kristine: Al's wife, extremely nervous, doesn't sing much; Diana: Hispanic, a spark plug, self-confident but not cocky, strong singer; Judy: quirky, off-beat, slightly dizzy.


5/7 & 5/8 from 10AM-5:30PM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.

FourQuest Entertainment is holding eligible principal auditions for principal roles for its 1996 season at Rhode Island's Theatre-By-The-Sea. Season includes the following--"Night Club Confidential" (Dennis Deal, dir.), rehearsals begin May 14, runs May 31-June 16; "Little Rhody's Big Burlesque II: Comedy on Tap" (Richard Sabellico, dir.), rehearsals begin June 4, runs June 21-July 6; "Singin' in the Rain" (John Dietrich, dir.), rehearsals begin June 25, runs July 14-Aug. 4; "Evita" (Geoffrey Hitch, dir.), rehearsals begin July 23, runs Aug. 9-25; "Late Nite Catechism," rehearsals begin Aug. 13, runs Aug. 27-Sept. 15. Performers should be prepared to sing. Auditions will be held at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC. Based on these auditions, callbacks for readings will be scheduled. All roles are available. Salaries and housing are negotiable. Jill Rae Zurborg, casting dir. EQ. LOA.

Tues. May 7--Eligible performers, 10AM-5:30PM.

Wed. May 8--Eligible performers, 10AM-5:30PM.

Seeking actors who sing and move well.


5/8 & 5/9 from 11AM-4PM at the Bay Street Theatre, corner of Bay and Main Sts., Sag Harbor, NY.

The Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, NY, will be holding general auditions for its 1996 season on Wed. May 8 and Thurs. May 9 at the theatre in Sag Harbor. The theatre is seeking experienced actors and actresses of all ages for its mainstage season as well as for its reading series. The auditions will be held on a first-come, first-serve basis. Auditioners should bring a current picture and resume, and will be asked to read from material available at the theatre on the day of the audition. The Bay Street Theatre is located at the corner of Bay and Main Sts. in Sag Harbor, NY. To get there, take Hampton Jitney from Manhattan to Sag Harbor, or the LIRR to Bridgehampton and then a taxi to Sag Harbor. Do not call the theatre for directions. EQ. LOA CONTRACT.

Wed. May 8--Eligible performers, 11AM-4PM.

Thurs. May 9--Eligible performers, 11AM-4PM.


5/6 from 9AM-5PM at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., Studio B, NYC.

"Mark Twain--The Musical!" will hold eligible performer auditions on Mon. May 6 in Studio B at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC. Music and lyrics by William Perry and book by Jane Iredale (Tony nominees for "Wind in the Willows"), the show enters its 10th season in 1996. Performed in the 1300-seat, air-conditioned Hartford State Armory, a newly renovated historic landmark in the Connecticut capital. You may prepare an appropriate brief monologue or you may read from sides. Call coordinating prod'r Rick Pirozzolo at (860) 522-1835 for more information. EQ. OUTDOOR DRAMA CONTRACT.

Mon. May 6--Eligible performers, 9AM-5PM.

Breakdown--Olivia Langdon Clemens: Mark Twain's wife, ages from 18 to about 60 through the course of the performance, frail and thin, but beautiful, a very sympathetic character, a naive young woman who becomes her husband's strength and the bedrock of his existence, this role calls for a strong, young actress; Understudy: male actor, will have the opportunity to create period character roles as well as understudy the leading role of Mark Twain, who ages from 35 to 70 years old. The demanding role of Twain was originated by William Perley, who returns once again for the 1996 season. Although this is a musical, neither role sings.


5/16 from 10AM-12noon & 1-3PM at Shetler Studios, 939 8th Ave., NYC.

Theatreworks/USA, one of America's largest theatres for young and family audiences, will be holding a preliminary open call for its upcoming fall 1996 season. The purpose of this call is to see those actors they usually miss during their opens in August, due to summer jobs. Shows tour for an average of 10-14 weeks under Equity's TYA Contract, and may include performances at the Promenade Theatre and Town Hall. Rehearsals may begin as early as Sept. 6. Actors will be signed on as assistant stage managers. There will be a paid bonus upon completion of fall tours. Auditions will be held at The Shetler Studios, 939 8th Ave. (between 55th & 56th Sts.), 4th fl., NYC. If auditioning for musicals, come with music and be prepared to sing. Piano accompaniment will be provided. If auditioning for plays, be prepared to read from script. No monologue necessary. This call is only a preliminary open. Therefore, no Equity monitor is necessary. Seasonal open calls will still be held in August. EQ. TYA CONTRACT.

Thurs. May 16--Eligible performers, 10AM-12noon.

Thurs. May 16--Non-eligible performers, 1-3PM.

Seeking all types. Especially interested in non-traditional casting and encourage all ethnic minorities, including African-American, Asian, Native American, and Hispanic to attend. 1996 fall musicals--"Curious George," by Tom Toce and Timothy Brown; "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe," by Jules Tasca, Ted Drachman, and Tom Tierney; "Babes in Toyland," by Victor Herbert and John Peel; "The Phantom of the Opera," by Rob Barron and David Spencer; "Peter Rabbit," by Michael Slade, Faye Greenberg, and Peter Gialloreto; "Babes in Toyland," by Victor Herbert and Alison Hubbard; "Swiss Family Robinson," by Michael Slade, David Evans, and Faye Greenberg; "The Velveteen Rabbit," by James Still and Jimmy Roberts; "Heidi," by Sarah Schlesinger and David Evans; "Play to Win," by James de Jongh, Charles Cleveland, and Jimi Foster. 1996 fall plays--"Around the World in 80 Days," by Allan Knee; "Charlotte's Web," by Joseph Robinette.


5/6 from 10AM-2PM at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC.

There will be an eligible performer audition for "Master Class" at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC. Robert Whitehead, et al., prod'rs; Terrence McNally, author; Leonard Foglia, dir.; Alan Filderman, casting. Show is currently running at the Golden Theatre under a Broadway Alliance Contract. Actress would go into rehearsal in June and replace in July. Auditioners must prepare an aria from an opera. Note: Opera singers who are not eligible performers will be seen time permitting. EQ. B'WAY ALLIANCE CONTRACT.

Mon. May 6--Eligible performers, 10AM-2PM.

Seeking the following understudy only--Sharon: 20s-early 30s, African-American, dramatic soprano, must be capable of singing "Vieni t'affretta," Lady Macbeth's first-act aria from Verdi's "Macbeth," must be a good actress.


The Colonial Theatre in Westerly, RI, is accepting pictures and resumes for the following roles/productions. For "Man of La Mancha" (rehearsals begin May 30; show runs June 14-July 7), seeking--Cervantes/Don Quixote: late 30s-early 60s, baritone, versatile character actor with a commanding presence, humor, wit, and warmth, must be a strong singer. For "West Side Story" (rehearsals begin July 25; runs Aug. 9-Sept. 1), seeking--Tony: early to mid-20s, tenor, handsome, energetic, vital, charming, boy-next-door, physically strong, once a leader, now a pacifist, falling in love with Maria forces him to accept responsibility and grow from an adolescent to a man, brilliant singer. Note: All other roles in the above productions are cast. Equity SPT Contract, plus housing and transportation provided. Harland Meltzer, producing artistic dir.; Paul Russell, casting dir. Send all written submissions ASAP to Paul Russell Casting, 84 Essex St., Suite 15B, Hackensack, NJ 07601-4033. EQ. SPT CONTRACT.


5/15 & 5/17 from 9:30AM-5:30PM at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC.

Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, CT, Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, and Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, ME, will hold eligible performer auditions for their 1996 summer seasons at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC. Prepare a short, contemporary monologue. Note: Playhouses are negotiating with stars for all leading roles, and they do not hire understudies. EQ. COST CONTRACT

Wed. May 15--Eligible performers, 9:30AM-5:30PM.

Fri. May 17--Eligible performers, 9:30AM-5:30PM.

For "Sylvia" (by A.R. Gurney, directed by John Tillinger), seeking--Sylvia: a female stray dog, probably part poodle, charming, yet street-smart, completely in love with her master, Greg; Greg: 40s-50s, strait-laced business man, has always played by the rules and now finds that his life is rather empty; Kate: 40s-50s, Greg's wife, intelligent, sharp, attractive, both mystified by and irritated with Greg's attachment to Sylvia; Tom/Phyllis/Leslie: all

played by the same actor, Tom is in his 30s, a fellow dog owner Greg meets in the park, Phyllis is 40s-50s, a friend of Kate's, Leslie is of indeterminate age and gender, a marriage counselor. For "Angel Street," a psychological thriller on which the movie "Gaslight" was based (by Patrick Hamilton, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge), seeking--Mr. Manningham: 40s, good-looking and suave, authoritative, with a touch of mystery and bitterness, and a capacity for danger and evil; Mrs. Manningham: early 30s, an attractive woman whose recent harrowing life has rendered her haggard, wan, and frightened; Elizabeth: 50s, a dependable and amiable servant; Nancy: 19-early 20s, pretty and impudent servant girl, has designs on Manningham. For "Social Security" (by Andrew Bergman, directed by Pam Hunt), seeking--Trudy Heyman: mid-40s, Barbara's sister, sensible, semi-stylish, her daughter is in college and her mother lives at home with her and her husband, Martin, has a lot on her mind; Martin Heyman: mid-40s, sensible, married to Trudy, has a lot on his mind, too; Maurice Koenig: elderly, distinguished, well-dressed, debonair, a world-renowned painter.


TheatreWorks (Palo Alto, CA) is auditioning a Male singer/dancer in a revue by Julianne Boyd, "Sweet & Hot," a jazzy, jubilant revue celebrating the music of Harold Arlen, who created for Broadway, film ("The Wizard of Oz"), and the famed Cotton Club Revue. This evening of hits includes "Blues in the Night," "Stormy Weather," "Paper Moon," and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Bick Goss, dir.-choreo. Rehearsals begin June 18 in California, runs July 20-Aug. 18, with a possible one-week extension. Show will be performed in The Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, performing Tuesdays-Sundays. Role--young (25-35), sexy, charming, high-energy, male singer/dancer, Latino or African-American preferred. Range is baritone to high baritone. Dance includes jitterbug, soft-shoe, Fred & Ginger, tap and character work. Songs may include "Paper Moon," "Sweet & Hot," "Down With Love," and "Happy As the Day Is Long." Located in the San Francisco Bay area, TheatreWorks is a professional, Equity LOA/LORT D company. Auditions will be held in NYC on Mon. May 13 by appointment only. Fax resume, photo, and contact information to (212) 787-0793, or call (415) 812-7550, ext. 422, with questions. Prepare two '30s or '40s standard tunes, one high-energy and one pretty ballad. Come dressed to dance. Tappers should bring taps. Anyone with specialties (acrobatics, musical instruments, baton-twirling, juggling) be prepared to demonstrate. Leslie Martinson, casting dir. EQ. LOA.


Pan Asian Repertory Theatre is seeking actors for its October production of "Innocence of Ghosts," by Rosanna Staffa, directed by Peter Brosius. Seeking--Dr. Gao: Asian female, 35-50; Sophie: Caucasian female, 25-35; Man: Asian male, 35-55. Auditions will be held in mid-May. Send photos and resumes to Tisa Chang, Pan Asian Rep, 47 Great Jones St., NYC 10012-1114. EQ. LOA.


5/3 & 5/7 from 9:30AM-1, 2-5:30PM at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC; 5/9 from 10AM-1, 2-6PM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.

Eligible performer auditions will be held for an Equity bus-and-truck production of "Funny Girl" (rehearsals begin the last week of August; opens Oct. 1 in Pittsburgh). The Young Production Group/Baci/Pace, prod'rs; Sammy Dallas Bayes, dir./choreo.; Sheila Walker, mus'l dir. Auditions will be held at the AEA Audition Center, 165 W. 46 St., 2nd fl., NYC, and at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC. Come prepared with your own music appropriate to the style of the show. EQUITY BUS-AND-TRUCK CONTRACT.

Fri. May 3--Eligible performers, 9:30AM-1, 2-5:30PM (AEA Audition Center).

Tues. May 7--Eligible performers, 9:30AM-1, 2-5:30PM (AEA Audition Center).

Thurs. May 9--Eligible performers, 10AM-1, 2-6PM (Nola Studios).

Seeking--Fanny Brice: mid-20s to 30, belt voice, 5'5' or taller, an attractive comedienne from the Lower East Side of NYC with an inclination towards dialects and physical mimicry in her on-stage performance, at the same time self-aware and self-perceptive, a practical and sensible individual; Mrs. Rose Brice: 50-55, alto/soprano belt, Fanny Brice's mother, the head of her family and runs a saloon as well, strong both in physicality and character; Eddie Ryan: mid-20s to mid-30s, baritone/second tenor, must be a hoofer and an all-around good dancer, a tough Lower East Side kid who has worked his way up through the chorus and is "dance director" for Keeney's Music Hall; Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr: 50-60s, producer of the Ziegfeld Follies, tall with graying hair, carries himself with an air of confidence and success; Mrs. Strakosh: late 50s to mid-60s, alto/soprano belt, a close friend of Rose Brice, a little scattered, must have a sense of comedy; Mr. Tom Keeney: 50s, must be able to sing, short, stocky, and tough, owner of Keeney's Music Hall and produces variety shows in his theatre, came into his current position through hard work and a willingness to gamble, which he does when the odds are in his favor; Emma: middle-aged, must be able to sing, Fanny's dresser, more than a dresser, she is Fanny's personal "lady in waiting," attentive to all of her needs. Nick Arnstein is cast.


Living Stage Theatre Company is casting African-American, Latino, and Asian actors and actresses: must love children, must be unafraid of the challenge of working with at-risk youth and men and women in prison, must be able to commit one year to full-time work. Full-time/seasonal, professional theatre company is seeking exciting, committed singers, actors, and movers for the 1996-97 season. Company is the professional, multicultural, improvisational, social outreach ensemble company of Washington, DC's Arena Stage. Performances have an improvisational base and engage the audience in creative-process workshops. Local audition dates are May 6-10. Call (202) 234-5782 and ask for Kristin Horton. Prepare two character monologues, two songs (sung a cappella), and one poem. Note: Choice of audition materials must make an important statement about who you are as a human being and your social and political awareness. Choose material that makes a statement about yourself. Make bold choices. EQ. LORT CONTRACT.


5/13 at 12:30PM and 4PM (sign-ups begin at 12noon & 3:30PM) at City Center, 130 W. 56 St., 3rd fl., NYC.

An open call for male and female dancers (eligible performers will be seen first) for future replacements in all U.S. companies of "The Phantom of the Opera." Andrew Lloyd Webber, music; Charles Hart, lyrics; Harold Prince, dir.; Gillian Lynne, choreo.; Peter Von Mayrhauser, prod. supervisor; Denny Berry, dance supervisor. This is a non-required chorus call. Chorus procedures are not in effect. Auditions will be held at City Center, 130 W. 56 St., 3rd fl., NYC. Monitor arrives at 12noon and at 3:30PM. Be dressed, warmed up and ready to dance at the hour the audition begins. There is no solo singing for the dancers (except 'Meg'), but they will have to carry some vocal responsibility in the ensemble numbers. Be prepared with a song in case you are asked to sing. An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music in your key, and a picture and resume stapled together. Casting for the show is interracial. The producer is actively seeking minorities for possible future replacements for "The Phantom of the Opera." Minority actors are encouraged to attend these calls. Women: sign-up begins at 12noon, be warmed up and ready to dance at 12:30PM; Men: sign-up begins at 3:30PM, be warmed up and ready to dance at 4PM. EQ. CHORUS PRODUCTION (B'WAY & BUS & TRUCK).

Mon. May 13--Eligible and non-eligible female dancers, 12:30PM.

Mon. May 13--Eligible and non-eligible male dancers, 4PM .

Seeking--Women: all dancers must be 5'6' or under, have a degree of innocence about them, and look very young (18-25), strong classical dancers needed, not looking for jazz dancers, tap dancers, or "hoofers," a good deal of the choreography is en pointe; Meg: a member of the Corps de Ballet, should appear to be between 16 and 18 years old, the range is mezzo-soprano to G, will be looking for girls for this role at the call; Men: male classical/ballet dancers, 5'9' or taller, must be well-built and muscular.


5/6 at 10AM & 2PM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.

Theatre-By-The-Sea will hold an eligible chorus call for dancers who sing at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC. FourQuest Entertainment in Matunnuck, RI, prod'r; Jill Rae Zurborg, casting dir. Chorus call procedures are in effect. "Little Rhody's Big Burlesque: Comedy on Tap" (Richard Sabellico, dir.), runs June 4-July 6; "Singin' in the Rain" (John Dietrich, dir.), runs June 25-Aug. 4; "Evita" (Geoffrey Hitch, dir.), runs July 23-Aug. 25. Eligible performers of all ethnic backgrounds and performers with disabilities are encouraged to attend this audition. EQ. LOA.

Mon. May 6--Eligible female dancers who sing, 10AM.

Mon. May 6--Eligible male dancers who sing, 2PM.

Also seeking--Burlesque specialty performers. Bring tap and jazz shoes. Be prepared to sing.


5/8 & 5/9 at 10AM & 2PM at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC.

Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, NY, is holding a chorus audition for its production of "Phantom" (Yeston/Kopit) (first rehearsal Sept. 2; show opens Sept. 12 and closes Dec. 7, with a possible extension). John Mulcahy, dir.; Tom Polum, choreo.; mus'l dir. to be announced. Chorus call procedures are in effect. Eligible performers of all ethnic backgrounds and performers with disabilities are encouraged to attend this audition. Auditions will be held at Musical Theatre Works, 440 Lafayette St., NYC. EQ. DINNER THEATRE CONTRACT.

Wed. May 8--Eligible male singers who move well, 10AM.

Wed. May 8--Open male singers who move well, 2PM.

Thurs. May 9--Eligible female singers who move well, 10AM.

Thurs. May 9--Open female singers who move well, 2PM.


5/11 from 10AM-2PM at All Saints Church, 230 E. 60 St., NYC.

Sylvia Fay Casting will conduct registration for all SAG members who have never officially registered at an open call with her office. Mailing of photos and resumes to the Sylvia Fay office does not register you for work. Registration will be held on Sat. May 11 from 10AM-2PM at All Saints Church, 230 E. 60 St. (between 2nd and 3rd Aves.), NYC. All members must bring their paid-up SAG card, and an 8x10 photo with resume attached. SAG open call procedures apply. Absolutely no phone calls to the church, or to the Sylvia Fay office, and no visits to the office. Bring a pencil to fill out forms. SAG PERFORMERS.


Independent, non-union horror feature, "Psycho Sisters II," is casting--Males: age 18-25, to play college students and punks; All-age males: for bikers, police, and doctors; Gorgeous females: age 18-25, for lead roles. Some roles require nudity. Expenses paid for lead roles. Shooting this summer in New Jersey. Must be willing to travel. Send picture and resume to EICinema, Dept. PSII, PO Box 625, Lodi, NJ 07644. NON-SAG PERF

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