top of page
Search
  • admin

Auditions!!!!!

EPA

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

New York Musical Festival (NYMF) 2019 Season - NYC EPA (Day #1)

MISSISSIPPI THE MUSICAL  AEA 29 HOUR STAGED READING   RATE OF PAY: STIPEND 

NEW YORK MUSICAL FESTIVAL (NYMF)    Michael Cassara Casting is the resident casting office for the 2019 New York Musical Festival

Wed, Apr 17, 2019

9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)

Lunch 1:00-2:00 pm

Actors' Equity New York Audition Center

165 W 46th St 16th Fl

New York, NY 10036

PRODUCER: ANGELIC STAR RECORDS ENTERTAINMENT UNLIMITED  BOOK: GREGORY JAMES TORNQUIST  MUSIC & LYRICS: GREGORY JAMES TORNQUIST   CO-DIRECTORS:  GAYLE SAMUELS & JEANNINE OTIS   MUSICAL DIRECTOR: JEANNINE OTIS 

DATES:  O/A JULY 8, 2019 – AUGUST 8, 2019  LOCATION: NEW YORK  SYNOPSIS:  Mississippi the Musical is a mixed race, gothic tale of a troubled white girl, Kitten, acknowledging her racism, evolving and embracing the reality that change is required of her and everyone in Hope River. 

SEEKING: 

KITTEN - Caucasian 19 years old; Pretty, smart and sassy. Incest survivor. Has an imaginary friend that she calls “Buttons”. Leaves Hope River to escape her abusive home and Jim Crow prejudices. Vocal Range: Mezzo -Soprano Country Style (in the style of Faith Hill) 

TOBY - Caucasian 20 years old; Handsome and well dressed. He is trapped by the traditions of racial prejudices. Voice range: tenor (in the style of Chris Stapleton) moves well 

JUSTINE - African American early - mid 20s. Sexy and world weary. Works as a maid in the Deacon’s home. Voice range: Alto (in the style of Dinah Washington) 

MOSES - African American 30 – 40 years old. He is wise and sincere – A ladies man. Owns the local juke joint. Voice range: Bass/Baritone bluesy voice (in the style of Levi Stubbs) 

LUTHER - African American 50 years old.  Preacher and Civil Rights leader in Hope River. Voice range: Tenor with a soulful powerful voice. (in the style of Little Richard) 

HATTIE - African American 18 years old; Justine’s younger sister. Works as a maid in the Deacon’s home.  Voice range: Second Soprano (in the style of Billie Holiday)  

MR. FRANK - Caucasian 40-50 years old. Has a menacing presence and a sick, perverted laugh.   Voice range: Bass, moves well (in the style of Johnny Cash) 

GUSSY - African American 50 - 60 years old. The cook at the Deacon’s home. She is a widow and a mother who has lost her 14 year old son to a lynching. Radiates love. Voice range: Mezzo - Soprano with a strong Gospel belt (in the style of Mahalia Jackson)

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 audition.

12 views0 comments

Comments


bottom of page