Louisiana Rhythm - NYC EPA (02.23.18) / Cancelled (02.16.18)

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Louisiana Rhythm - NYC EPA (02.23.18) / Cancelled (02.16.18)

Call Type: EPA
New York, NY

Job Details

CATEGORY

Performer

TITLE

Louisiana Rhythm - NYC EPA (02.23.18) / Cancelled (02.16.18)

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
Off Broadway
$1,105/week

PERSONNEL
In attendance at EPA's, Jeffrey Dreisbach from McCorkle Casting, LTD

CREATIVE TEAM:
Produced by Michael J. Guccione
Created by Kathleen K. Johnson
DIRECTOR: Jonathan Tessero
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Andrew David Sotomayor
CASTING DIRECTORS: McCorkle Casting, LTD


OTHER DATES
Monday, March 26 - First Rehearsal
Monday, April 16 - Tech Begins
Thursday, April 19 - First Preview
Sunday, May 6-ish - Opening Night
Sunday, May 27 - Final Performance (scheduled 6-week run)
Sunday, June 10 - Final Performance (with 2 week extension)

OTHER
VENUE: Stage 42 (formerly The Little Shubert)

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

SEEKING
Actors and singers who act for 5 available roles. 2 other roles have been cast but actors maybe considered for possible replacements if needed. See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

COSIMO MATTASA
A non-singing narrator and journeyman from the past into the present day (2014). An Italian-American man in his early 80’s, he is funny and charismatic with a huge heart and big spirit. The French Quarter is his home and he wants us to feel welcome. His memories are his greatest treasures and he loves to share them.

DAVE BARTHOLOMEW
A fit young black bandleader. He is a natural born leader whose talent is as huge as his love for music.

SISTER WYNONA CARR
A beautiful, sexy young black woman with a sultry voice and sensuality that contradicts her desire to have a career as a gospel singer. She also plays Annie Laurie, Shirley Goodman and Irma Thomas.

LITTLE RICHARD
A flamboyant over the top young black singer/piano player. Actor does not need to play piano. Alsoplays "Guitar Slim" Eddie Jones, Cecil Gant, Lloyd Price, Huey "Piano" Smith, Bobby Mitchell, and Lee Dorsey.

ART RUPE
A passionate Jewish man is his early 30s. He is an ambitious business man who loves artists who are expressive and passionate. Although direct and sometimes uptight, he’s considered the “father” of the family.

FATS DOMINO
Role CAST – a physically large young black man whose passion for his music and his community is overflowing. He is charming and good-natured.

LLOYD PRICE
Role CAST – an ambitious, tenacious, young black singer. Also plays Jesse Belvin, Roy Brown, and Arthur Lee Maye.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504

Holding Room 403/EPA Room 404

WHEN / Cancelled (02.16.18)
Friday, February 23, 2018
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

The producer has cancelled this Production. EPA cancelled.

WHAT TO PREPARE

Actors auditioning for the role of 'COSIMO MATTASA' will be provided with sides from the show. All other actors should prepare a brief song in the style of the musician(s) they are auditioning for or a 50's/60's rock and roll song. An accompanist will be provided. Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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