Minimum - $914/wk
Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director of the Pasadena Playhouse and David Lee, Director of Ragtime
1st Rehearsal: January 9, 2019
Performances: February 6 - March 3 2019
No stage management positions available. 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.
PARTS DENOTED BY * WILL PLAY MULTIPLE ROLES AS NEEDED ENTIRE CAST DOUBLES AS ENSEMBLE AS NEEDED
COALHOUSE WALKER JR.- African-American male. 25-35 (very strong baritone with strong top range; range: Ab to G, with a sustained high F#). Pianist helpful; dancer preferred; proud, confident, and stubborn. PRINCIPAL
MOTHER- Anglo-American female. 30+ (lyric soprano; range: low G to high Eb on staff) gentle, compassionate, optimistic PRINCIPAL
TATEH- Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant male. 30+, slight accent (strong tenor; range: Db to high F#) intelligent, passionate, creative PRINCIPAL
SARAH- African-American female. Late teens-early 20's (lyric soprano; range: low G# to high F# on staff) PRINCIPAL
FATHER*- Anglo-American male. 40+ (strong baritone; range: B to E on staff) cautious; resistant to change PRINCIPAL
YOUNGER BROTHER*- Anglo-American male. 20-25+ (tenor/baritone with strong top range: B to high F#) passionate anarchist; intense and high-strung PRINCIPAL
LITTLE BOY- Anglo-American male. 8-12 (juvenile voice; range: E to Db on staff) precocious and curious. PRINCIPAL
LITTLE GIRL- Tateh's daughter: Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant female. 8-12 (juvenile voice; range: E to Db on the staff) quiet and shy. PRINCIPAL
EMMA GOLDMAN*- Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant; female/Anarchist. 40+, slight accent. (alto, range: low G# to Db on staff) PRINCIPAL
HARRY HOUDINI*- Hungarian Immigrant; male/Magician/bodybuilder. 30+ (tenor; range: mid. C to high G) Familiarity with magic/escape tricks a plus. PRINCIPAL
EVELYN NESBITT*- Anglo-American female. Vaudevillian performer. 18-25 (belter/soprano, range: middle C to Db on staff) dancer preferred. PRINCIPAL
GRANDFATHER*- Mother's father, Anglo-American male. 55+ (strong baritone) gruff & outspoken. PRINCIPAL
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON*- African-American male, distinguished. 45+ (strong baritone) PRINCIPAL
HENRY FORD*- Anglo-American male. 30-45 Wiry. Resemblance to actual historical figure a plus, (strong tenor/baritone) PRINCIPAL
J.P. MORGAN*- Anglo-American male; banking mogul. 45+ (strong baritone) Stout. Imposing. Resemblance to actual historical figure a plus, PRINCIPAL
WILLIE CONKLIN*- Anglo-American male; should appear to be of Irish descent. Tough, crass, working class. 30-45 (strong baritone D to F) PRINCIPAL
SARAH’S FRIEND*- African-American female, 20-40. Must have a very strong gospel sound capableof “taking us to church.” Helps if she also is a mover. Capable of playing several different roles.
COALHOUSE’S FRIEND*- African-American male, 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Prefer dancer also. Capable of playing several different roles.
ENSEMBLE #1*- Anglo-American female. 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Capable of playing several different roles.
ENSEMBLE #2*- Anglo-American male. 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Capable of playing several different roles.
EPA rules in effect. In person sign up begins at 9:00AM on 6/22/18.
39 S El Molino Ave Pasadena, CA 91101-5220
The Loft of the Carrie Hamilton Theatre. Check-in at the Library. See breakdown for more information.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Lunch: 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Please prepare no more than THREE MINUTES TOTAL of audition material. An accompanist will be provided. Please time your material. To see as many people as possible, we strictly adhere to the THREE MINUTE time limit from the moment you begin your audition.