Performers – TheatreworksUSA
Cat in the Hat:
Male or Female, 20s-30s. Extremely hip. impish,
mischievous, a tongue-in-cheek quality, a sense of irony and mockery and
anarchy, but also the capacity for warmth and compassion. The Cat is a force of
good, of humor, of wit, adventure and magic. Must be great with creating a
variety of characters and accents. Extremely good physical comic and dancer.
Horton The Elephant:
18+ Stocky Boyish Male. Bari-tenor. Simple,
sincere, somewhat out of place in a hip, cynical world. He's sincere, earnest
and true to himself. Ethnic Actors encouraged to submit
18+ Soprano with a mix-belt. She is insecure, shy
and a little bit awkward. She feels she isn't good enough, pretty enough,
talented enough. She’s in love with Horton. Requires great physical-comic
18+ female with strong Mix/belt. A Teen-Pop
Princess Mayzie is selfish and self-centered, and charming.. Bosses the Bird
Girls around. Knows how to use her femininity to get what she wants.
18+ African-American. A tween know-it-all with a
heart of gold buried somewhere deep beneath layers of sarcasm and teasing.
18+ tenors/ Bari-tenors. Asian, Latino,
African-American, Caucasian, etc. They are high school bullies who get pleasure
out of teasing and tricks, but who would never do anything truly bad. They are
gleefully mischievous. One of the brothers will also play Mr. Mayor. Ethnic
Actors encouraged to submit
18+ Asian, Latino, African-American, Caucasian,
Sopranos with a mix/belt) Gal pals who love looking pretty, strutting your
stuff, hanging out with that cool Mayzie. One of the girls will also play Mrs.
Mayor. Ethnic Actors encouraged to submit
18+ male to play a boy. Tenor. A boy with an
unbridled imagination that enables him to solve problems, find his way, and
ultimately save the world. Honest. A little bit mischievous. A dreamer.
REQUIREMENTS: ALL CHARACTERS MUST SING &
DANCE. This is a shortened TYA version of the Broadway musical SEUSSICAL. All
MUST be versatile singer/actor/dancers with comedic flair. Also must be able to
carry tight harmonies. ALL ACTORS WILL BE SIGNED ON AS ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGERS
and will be required, as such, to lift scenery, costumes and sound equipment
during daily load-in and load outs (up to 60 lbs). Ethnic Actors encouraged to
submit. All actors must be available to audition, rehearse, and travel from
PAY: $460/week plus $53 per diem
WHEN: Rehearses: 12/23/10-1/9/11. Performs:
HOW TO APPLY: Email picture and
resume to: email@example.com
Or mail to:
151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Please indicate in the subject line of your email
or on the outside of the envelope:
“Attn: SEUSSICAL casting”
Deadline for submissions: October 1.