Non-Equity Performers for My Fair Lady – Big League Productions, Inc.
MY FAIR LADY,' TOUR
Big League Productions, Inc. (prod.) is casting a non-Equity tour of My Fair Lady, a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, set in London in 1912. Daniel Sher, exec. prod.; Alan Jay Lerner, book & lyrics; Frederick Loewe, music; Jeffrey B. Moss, dir.; Denis Jones, choreo.; Cherie Rosen, music supervisor; Alison Franck, casting dir.
Non-Equity Performers for My Fair Lady
Henry Higgins: male, of undetermined age, must be able to handle the musical needs of the songs and the intelligence of the lyrics and the text; Eliza Doolittle: female, young, but smarter than her years, excellent singer, soprano; Colonel Pickering: male, older, very British, character actor, very little singing; Alfred P. Doolittle: male, Eliza's father, strong character actor and singer; Mrs. Pearce: female, runs the Higgins' household, character actress, very little singing; Mrs. Higgins: female, older actress, Henry's (very smart) mother, no singing; Freddy Enysford-Hill: male, young suitor to Eliza, excellent singer; Male Ensemble: excellent singer/actor/dancers of all ages, sizes & types; Female Ensemble: excellent singer/actress/dancers of all ages, sizes & types. Note: Seeking singer-actors for all roles. All ethnicities are encouraged to attend.
Rehearsals begin Sept. 7, 2011; opens Oct. 4 in Elmira, NY; closes March 12, 2012 in Ft. Myers, FL (with possible extension).
HOW TO APPLY:
April 19 & 20 (For Principals & Singers) Non-Equity Actors & Singers, sign ups at 9:00AM, auditions 10-6 on a first come first serve basis
April 21, 10:00 AM -Non-Equity Male Dancers (sign ups at 9:00 AM)
2:00 PM- Non-Equity Females (sign ups at 1:00PM)
250 West 54th Street, 11th Floor
Principals/singers: prepare 16 bars of a traditional musical theater song & book of music in case another kind of song is requested. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. If time permits, producers may have some people stay to read some sides on the day of the audition. If you are more of an actor than a singer, as it states for certain roles, feel free to prepare a short classical monologue with a British accent instead of a song. Dancers: come dressed, warmed up and ready to dance. Women should wear character shoes with heel. Bring knee pads; tumbling is a plus. Prepare 16 bars of a traditional musical theater song & book of music in case another kind of song is requested. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. All bring pix & résumés, stapled together. Email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org; this email is for questions and concerns, not to set up appts. If you would like to audition for this production, attend the open calls listed above. All people will be seen on a first come, first serve basis. Callbacks will be held May 16-20.