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Free Audition #1
WIZARD OF OZ
Surflight Theatre is casting “The Wizard of Oz.” Rehearsals: 11/11. Opens: 11/28. Closes: 12/21. Choreo: Matt Williams. Seeking Equity actor/singers for various roles. Seeking Dorothy Gale: Ingenue. Ideally 13 - 17 to play 13 but will consider girls of all ages who can convincingly play early teens. Young, innocent, sweet. A true heart. Can be vulnerable, but very determined, is stronger than she realizes. Excellent vocals with a comfortable G to B flat range. No Taller than 5’3; Aunt Em/Glinda: Female 40’s-50’s. Aunt Em: Hard-scrabble, prairie stock, no-nonsense farm woman with a big heart. Glinda: Epitome of the mature heroine from which goodness flows unceasingly. Has a twinkling eye. Strong legit vocals with a range from A to D; Prof. Marvel/Oz: Male 60’s. Marvel: Slightly befuddled, very kindly, warm and friendly ‘snake oil salesman’ type. The Great Oz: Befuddled ‘absent minded professor’ with a loving heart. Can be fearsome when in disguise. Ensemble singing; Elmira/WWW: Female 40’s-50’s. Elmira: Severe spinster with a knack for making enemies. Wicked Witch of the West: The quintessential witch complete with cackle, broomstick, and a wicked sense of humor. She loves being bad and is good at it. Ensemble singing; Zeke/Cowardly Lion: Male 30’s-40’s. Zeke: Friendly farmhand, always a bit nervous and occasionally the brunt of a few jokes. Lion: ‘King of the Forest’ fighting hard to be ferocious, when he’s scared of his own shadow. Strong singer/dancer. Comedic ability essential. Baritone; Hickory/Tin Man: Male 20’s-40’s. Hickory: Practical joke-loving farmhand. Tin Man: Slightly sad and sentimental man, hopelessly in love with a girl. Strong singer/dancer. Tap dancing a PLUS. Bari/tenor; Hunk/Scarecrow: Male late 20’s-40’s. Excellent dancer. Hunk: Happy farm hand that fancies himself a thinker. Scarecrow: Dorothy’s floppy, fun-loving friend and protector. Empty headed but longs for brains. Bari/tenor. Prepare a short selection in the Style of the show or from the show is fine. No pop rock. Bring your book of music in case you are asked for a second selection. Bring a photo and resume. Contract: LOA ref to CORST; $408/wk (above min).
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Free Audition #2
Barbara Broccoli, John Hart, Patrick Milling Smith, Fred Zollo, Robert Cole is casting “Once.” Choreo: Steven Hoggett. Seeking Equity actor/singer/musicians for future replacements in the currently running Broadway Production. Actors of all physical types. SEEKING GIRL: Mid-late 20s. Direct, intelligent, no nonsense and witty. Has had to work hard at life but doesn't think she deserves any sympathy. Must play the piano and sing extremely well. Must have a strong Czech (Eastern European) accent; GUY: Late 20s – late 30s. A struggling Irish musician. Lost and a bit sad, but extremely appealing. Must sing and play guitar extremely well. Must have a strong Irish accent; BILLY: Mid 30s – 40s. A large Irish man. Owner of the music store where GIRL plays piano. Loud, funny and protective of GIRL. Must sing and play guitar well. Must have a strong Irish accent; REZA: Late 20s. A sexy, funny, smart Czech girl. Often a bit larger then life. Must sing and play violin/fiddle extremely well. Must have a strong Czech (Eastern European) accent; BARUSKA: 50s up. Mother of GIRL. A cool but caring Czech mother. Must sing and play the accordion/piano well. Must have a strong Czech (Eastern European) accent; BANK MANAGER: 30/40s. Seems quite prim and proper but has a secret passion for music. Must sing and play guitar & cello well. Must have a strong Irish accent; DA: 50s up. GUY’S dad. Lovely and caring father. Must play guitar, ukulele/mandolin well. Must have a strong Irish accent; SVEJC: 20s/30s. A real odd ball. Loves television and coffee. Must play guitar & drum kit extremely well. Must have a strong Czech (Eastern European) accent; ANDREJ: 20s. Earnest and kind. An employee at a fast food chain, but has big dreams. Must play guitar & bass guitar extremely well. Must have a strong Czech (Eastern European) accent; EAMON: 30s/40s. The music studio manager where GUY and GIRL record their album. Must sing and play guitar & piano well. Must have a strong Irish accent; EMCEE: Late 2’s-30s. The emcee at a bar. Must sing and play guitar extremely well. Must have a strong Irish accent; EX-GIRLFRIEND: 20s. GUY’S ex-girlfriend who now lives in New York. Kind, lovely and likeable. Must play violin extremely well. Must have a strong Irish accent. Prepare a short folk/rock song in the style of the show. All actors MUST accompany themselves while singing on one of the instruments specified in the breakdown below. A piano and guitar will be in the audition room; any other instruments must be brought to the audition by the actor. Bring picture/resume, stapled together. Contract: Production (League); $1807/wk min.
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