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Musical Theater International and Maryland Community Theater Holding Auditions

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A Maryland Community Theater, Twin Beach Players along with the popular Music Theater International (MTI) is organizing a comedy play called “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”. MTI holds the licensing rights for off-Broadway, Broadway, and West End Musicals so it is an exceptional opportunity for you to embark upon your acting career.

Twin Beach Players is currently seeking actors of age 16 years and up to work on the comedy theater. The play is based upon a book written by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. Thecomposition of the music and the lyrics have been written by Stephen Sondheim.  Sid Curl will be directing the musical production.

About the Auditions

Dates: The auditions will be held at the following dates and timings:

  • 21st September, 2016 from 2:00 PM — 5:00 & 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
  • 22nd September, 2016 from 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM

The callbacks will be held on 25th August, 2016.

Please make sure that you apply before the deadline passes so that you get an opportunity to play lead roles in a fascinating play.

Description of the Roles

1.     Hysterium:

The word basically translates to “hysterical and anxious” in the English language.  The “um” in the name makes the name of the character a neuter — therefore, throughout the play, the gender is mistaken. Hysterium is the main slave who works in the “House of Senex”.

2.     Pseudolus:

Pseudolus is a Roman slave whose master is Hero. He/she is seeking his/her freedom by assisting Hero Philia’s love. The name of this character means “Faker”. Even though this role was originally meant for a male actor, it is known that even females have played it.

3.     Proteans:

These are choristers who will have to play the role of multiple characters including soldiers, citizens, slaves, citizens and eunuchs. In the Broadway show, only three actors played these roles.  These actors are the ones who escort Pseudolous in “Comedy Tonight”.

4.     Panacea:

The Greek word Panacea means “Cure All”. Panacea is a courtesan present in the “House of Lycus”. The character has a face that can hold promises and also a body that will firmly deliver these promises as well.

5.     Geminae:

The Latin word Geminae translates to “Twins” These are twin courtesans present in the “House of Lycus”.

6.     Vibrata:

The name means a very “vibrant” person and this character is also a courtesan in the “House of Lycus”.

7.     Tintinabula:

The Latin name means “bells”. This character wears jingling bells and is also a courtesan in the “House of Lycus”.

8.     Gymnasia:

The Greek name means “Athletic” but the word also has a connotation for “nudity”. This character is also a courtesan in the “House of Lycus” Pseudolous falls in love with Gymnasia.

9.     Erronius:

The Latin word means “Wandering” and this character is Senex’s aged neighbor who lives in the house adjacent house at the right. He has been looking for his lost children for two decades who were kidnapped by pirates at infancy.

10.Marcus Lycus:

Marcus is the supplier of courtesans. He operates his business from his house that is present at the left of the House of Senex. The name is based upon the pimp from Platus’ Poenulus.

11.Miles Gloriosus:

The Latin word means bigheaded soldier. The character is a typical Roman soldier who loves to brag about his achievements. Miles is a Roman army captain. Marcus has promised the hand of Philia to him.

12.Domina:

The Latin name means “mistress” she is Senex’s wife. She is a manipulative and cunning woman hated deeply by all alike, including her husband.

13.Senex:

The Latin name means “old man”. The character is a Roman senator who does not live in a posh suburb of Rome.

14.Philia:

Pjilia is a Greek word that means “love”. She is a virgin who resides in the “House of Lycus”. Hero is in love with her. The name is also a homophone for the word filia that translates to “sister”. This depicts that she may also be Miles’ sister.

15.Hero:

The character is Senex’s son who falls profoundly in love with Philia.

Preparation Details

  • The applicants will have to perform cold readings from the given script.
  • There will be dancing and movement.
  • You will have to be fully prepared to sing and song — even a “Happy Birthday” song would suffice.

** Important Note: Please bring a headshot if you already have one. **

Payment

This is a non-paid production.

Deadline

The application deadline is 19th September, 2016.

Submission

The submissions must be made at twinbeachplayers2009@gmail.com

Additional Information

You may obtain additional information by visiting the website or checking the event page on Facebook.

Theatre

“Heathers” The Musical Needs Singers

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We bring exciting news to all the talented and skilled people of Richmond, Virginia. If you are a theatre fan and love to sing and act, and have what it takes to outshine others and showcase your outstanding skills on a stage then this opportunity is for you. A big and known musical is planning its production and the casting team is looking for actors and actresses. So if you want to become a part of Heathers The Musical then you are at the right place because the auditions are happening and you can apply now.

About the musical:

Among the various stories of high schools and cliques, Heathers the Musical stands out with its wits and charms. This musical is about a smart, beautiful yet a read more »

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Casting Male Actors For Theater Production

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Male actors who would like to challenge their acting skills and can commit themselves to stage performances and acting have good news coming their way. Casting directors are looking for actors to play several roles in the play “Cat in the Roof” by Tennessee Williams. If you are interested, then read on and find which role you can audition for.

About the play:

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a play written by Tennessee Williams in the setting of 19th century. The earlier depiction of the play won a Pulitzer prize for Drama in 1955 and now it is coming in theatres again.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a play that acknowledges various motifs at once ranging from death and decay to greed and relationship drama, this play has it all. The story plays along in a bed-setting room of a big cotton tycoon, Big Daddy Pollitt’s Delta plantation home.

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Casting Call For: Young Frankenstein

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Silhouette Stages INC. is looking to hold auditions for an upcoming musical production titled ‘Young Frankenstein’.

The casting department is looking for multitalented people to fill the roles of 15 to 17 individual characters. The music production requires actors, singers, and dancers to apply for auditions. The casting is non-paid.

Casting Details

Dr Frederick Frankenstein: Male, in his 30’s

The character is that of a fantastic brain surgeon/professor and son of a mad scientist. If you are applying for this role, you should be able to sing 1 octave below C (middle) and above G. People familiar with tap dancing should apply.

The Monster: Male

The role requires to be played by a huge man, the bigger the better. If you are auditioning for this role, you should be able to emit monster/howling and grunting sounds. Tap dancing will be an added advantage.

Igor: Male, should be between 20’s to 30’s.

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Casting Call for Male and Female Singers for Annie

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About the Show

The everlasting famous family comedy Annie is about a young orphan girl who sets out on adventures to find a family who will adopt her and love her like their own. The story is set in the 1930s where Annie is a young girl living in a wretched orphanage that is being run by the cruel Miss. Hannigan. Annie is miraculously chosen to spend some time at the wealthy munitions industrialists’ home, Oliver Warbucks. Annie ends up getting attached to all the staff members of the house and even Mr. Warbucks himself. He begins to love Annie likes his own child, and he sets off on a journey to help Annie find her real parents.

The movie initially came out in June 1982 in the US, and was later remade in 2014. It has been a classic hit ever since. Now the musical is being directed by Martin Charnin and produced by Troika Entertainment. It will surely be a fresh representation of the original. The prodocution will be on tour where they will be starting from New York and moving onto Canada.

Details for Casting

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Now Casting For ‘Young Frankenstein!’

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The Mel Brooks Classic ‘Young Frankenstein’ is coming to the stage in Columbia, MD.  Casting directors are currently looking to fill all major roles for the production.

Location: Columbia, MD

Type: Theater

Silhouette Stages, Inc. presents Young Frankenstein, the New Mel Brooks Musical

October 14-30, 2016
Directed & Choreographed by Tommy Malek
Music Directed by Nathan C. Scavilla
Stage Managed by Donna Hawkes

ALL ROLES OPEN; Non-Union/Non-Paid

We are in search of a multi-talented comic cast of actors, singers, and dancers for this exciting musical production. We will be casting 17-18 individuals.

Currently casting the following roles:

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Male, age 30s. Brilliant brain surgeon, professor and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein. Vocal range: Bb one octave below middle C to G above middle C. Tap dancing a plus.

The Monster – Male, age indeterminate. Played by a bigger man – the bigger the better. The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein. Vocal range: Ab one octave below middle C to F above middle C. Also must be able to emit howling/monster/grunting sounds. Knowledge of tap dancing a plus.

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Acting Theatre

‘Ragtime’ Musical Seeking Child Actor

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Ragtime‘ the musical is casting for a production is the DC area.  ‘Ragtime’ is based on the E.L. Doctorow novel of the same title and was put into musical form by Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  The musical made it’s first appearance in Toronto at the Ford Centre for Performing arts in December 1996.  the story centers around the three groups of Americans that live in New York in the early 20th century.  The original production would go on to collect 4 Tony awards; including Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, and Best Orchestrations, Of its 13 read more »

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D.C. Theatre Auditions!

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About the Theatre – ‘Hello Brother’

The Theatre Company is presenting the World Premier of ‘Hello Brother’. This will be a thrilling play where the actors will search for the rooms, men, astronauts, death metal and the courage to murder. Anything will be possible in this two play dive.  This play is from the makers of the critical hit 2015, Sonata, Annexus Theatre Company.

Casting Call for Theatre Auditions for ‘Hello Brother’ in Washington, DC

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Modeling Television Theatre

Documentary Series Castings

A major cable network is seeking dynamic females who are at least 25 years old to star in an much anticipated new docu-series. Candidates should have an outgoing, unedited personality that stands out in a crowd and a true unconventional sense of style! The more extreme and unique your style the better — We want everything from sloppy to eccentric — ALL individuals are encouraged to apply. (Think Hippies, Harajuku Girls, Gothic, Grunge etc.)
IMPORTANT: We are not looking for “fashionistas” who just stepped off of the runway. . . we want ORIGINAL, REAL women who are UNIQUE and BOLD!
If this is you, submit 3 or more photos that represent your unique, individuality and the following information ASAP: read more »

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Experienced Theater Actors for Stand Up Show Auditions (Theatre)

A well known comedian is coming into town and needs extras for his show! Will be picking out audience members from different crew people for the show. Talent are asked to have some acting experience and have been in theater productions before. No professional SAG actors needed, just regular looking people who would look like they would be a part of an audience but definitely have some sort of acting experience and be comfortable in their skin. Looking for over 18 comfortable people. read more »

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