Singers Needed for Broadway’s ‘Once On This Island’

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Equity Chorus Call seeking Male and Female Singers for Broadway’s Once On This Island. Singers are needed for the ensemble / special chorus parts in the upcoming Developmental Lab Production, followed by a Broadway Production.

CONTRACT
Developmental Lab / Production (League)
Dev Lab: $1,000/week
Broadway: $1,974/week

PERSONNEL
Producers: Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold
Director: Michael Arden
Choreographer: Camille Brown
Book and Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens
Music: Stephen Flaherty
Based on: The novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy
Music Supervisor: Chris Fenwick
Music Director: Alvin Hough
General Manager: DTE Management/Ryan Conway
Casting: Telsey + Company/Craig Burns

BREAKDOWN

  • [MALE STORYTELLER 1]
    Male, non-Caucasian, 20s 40s. Excellent singer: Tenor. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. ENSEMBLE
  • [MALE STORYTELLER 2]
    Male, non-Caucasian, 20s 40s. Excellent singer: Baritone. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. ENSEMBLE
  • [MALE STORYTELLER 3/MONSIEUR BEAUXHOMME]
    Male, non-Caucasian, 30s 50s. Daniel s stern father. Reminds Daniel of the harsh realities of life. Not deliberately cruel, but determined. Represents the heart of aristocratic society. Also plays ARMAND, the ancestor. Strong baritone, A (2 below C) to D (above C). Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. ENSEMBLE
  • [FEMALE STORYTELLER 1/ANDREA]
    Female, non-Caucasian, 20s. Daniel s betrothed. An attractive, elegant, and refined young woman. She seems cold at first but turns out to be both humane and determined. She pities Ti Moune, but despite having little affection for Daniel, she will not allow sentiment to interfere with her well-ordered plan for marriage and the aristocratic ways. Also plays MADAME ARMAND. Strong mezzo, B (below C) to D (2 above C). Strong musician skills. Strong mover. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. ENSEMBLE
  • [FEMALE STORYTELLER 2]
    Female, non-Caucasian, 20s 40s. Excellent singer: Soprano. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. ENSEMBLE
  • [FEMALE STORYTELLER 3]
    Female, non-Caucasian, 20s 40s. Excellent singer: Alto. Strong musician skills. Movement ability is a plus. Ability to play instrument(s) is a plus. Possible understudy assignments. ENSEMBLE

Time & Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017 9:30 AMĀ for Female Singers ~AND~ 2:00 PM for Male Singers

Where: ActorsEquity New York Audition CenterĀ  165 W 46th St
16th Floor New York, NY 10036

Please prepare 16 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song in the style of Ahrens and Flaherty. Show range. Bring sheet music; a piano accompanist will be provided. Bring a photo/resume stapled together.

 

 

Source: Playbill