Actors' Playhouse 2021-22 Season - Equity Video Submissions (Deadline: 07.28.21) (Revised 7/27/21)

 

Actors' Playhouse 2021-22 Season - Equity Video Submissions (Deadline: 07.28.21) (Revised 7/27/21)

CATEGORY: Performer

Actors' Playhouse
Coral Gables, FL

Job Details

DESCRIPTION


CALL TYPE
Submission

CONTRACT
LOA
Salary pending (20/21minimum-$776 - LOA ref LORT)


REVISED
Personnel for ON YOUR FEET updated.
Artistic Director: David Arisco

The personnel watching virtual submissions for these virtual EPAs is David Arisco who has the authority to hire Stage Managers and Directors, MDs and Choreographers for Musicals

See breakdown for production-specific personnel.

OTHER DATES
See breakdown for production dates.

OTHER
ALL EPA AUDITIONS THIS YEAR WILL BE VIRTUAL FOLLOWING ALL AEA GUIDELINES. NO EQUITY LOCAL FLORIDA CALL AND NO NYC EPA WILL TAKE PLACE THIS YEAR. PLEASE SEE COVID AUDITIONS AND JOB INTERVIEWS UNDER EQUITY AUDITIONS FOR PRINCIPAL ROLES IN PLACE OF EPA.

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 submit.

SEEKING
Equity actors for roles in 2021-22 season (see breakdown).

BREAKDOWN

PREPARATION INFORMATION:
IF SINGING: A) A brief, Broadway song in the style of either musical being presented, also showing range OR B) 16 bars of a song or 1 32-bar selection and a 1-minute monologue. WE DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH ACTORS SINGING AND/OR PLAYING FROM SHOWS. If you do not have access to accompaniment, you may use the accompaniment provided for AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL in two keys, one for altos and low baris and the other for sopranos and high baris/tenors - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/cgqyvs7kro2u957/AAAQr8R-fZZnPksKnaP8y_Aza?dl=0.

IF NOT SINGING, please prepare two contrasting one-minute monologues or one two-minute monologue.

2021- 2022 Mainstage (LOA) season with available roles below:

FUACATA or A Latina’s Guide To Surviving the Universe
A New Play by Elena María García and Stuart Meltzer
August 18 – September 12, 2021
Director: Stuart Meltzer

ELENA: A super Latina superhero mom of two who is trying to get through her average day in Miami, while on the search for Cafecito. Along the way she meets over 20 other characters involved in her very busy day ranging from Pipo- a tiny Cuban man with a raspy voice, to Elena’s own daughter, all played by the same actress.

THIS SHOW WAS ORIGINALLY SLATED FOR PRODUCTION IN JULY OF 2020 AND HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST

MIDDLETOWN The Ride of Your Life
A New play by Dan Clancy
Director Seth Greenleaf
Co- Production with G4 Productions Inc.
November 10-December 19, 2021

Peg Hogan: Tom’s wife, ages from 37-82
Tom Hogan: Peg’s husband, ages from 41-83
Dotty Abrams: Don’s wife, ages from 35-75
Don Abrams: Dotty’s husband, ages from 39-72

Casting is being handled by G4 Productions...has already been produced for short runs. SHOW IS ALREADY CAST

ON YOUR FEET
The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan
Music: Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan and The Miami Sound Machine Lyrics: Emilio and Gloria Estefan
Book: Alexander Dinelaris Jr.
January 26-March 6 2022
Director Andy Senor Jr.
Chorographer: Natalie Caruncho
Musical Director : TBD

Performers of all Latino backgrounds are encouraged to submit. Bi-lingual actors encouraged to submit.

[GLORIA ESTEFAN] Female, Cuban. Initially shy, opens up as the story progresses. Becomes an icon. Sharp sense of humor. Good actress, star quality. Must speak fluent Spanish and sing and move well. PRINCIPAL

[EMILIO ESTEFAN] Male, Cuban. Confident. Handsome. Sometimes stumbles over his emotions... and his English. Loyal. Leading man with character. Must speak fluent Spanish and sing well. PRINCIPAL

[GLORIA FAJARDO] Female, Cuban. Gloria’s mother. Brassy. Strong willed. Latin Matriarch. Survivor. Biting humor. Must speak fluent Spanish and sing well. PRINCIPAL

[CONSUELO] Female, Cuban. Gloria’s Grandmother. Cuban stage mother. Sometimes an apparition. Wise. Loving. Warm. Gloria’s guardian angel. Must speak fluent Spanish and be able to carry a tune. PRINCIPAL

YOUNG GLORIA: Female 10-12, Cuban. Innocent, but smart and self reliant. Slightly sad, but always full of hope. Must speak fluent Spanish and sing well. PRINCIPAL

YOUNG EMILIO/NAYIB: Male 8-12. Emilio as a boy and Nayib Gloria’s son. MUST BE A STRONG DANCER. Must speak fluent Spanish and does not need to sing. PRINCIPAL

[MULTIPLE MALE & FEMALE SINGERS WHO CAN DANCE] – This show requires a strong ensemble who can sing and dance as well as tackle multiple character tracks

We encourage local South Florida young actors to audition for Young Gloria and Young Emilio/Nayib.

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig
April 6- April 24, 2022
Director: David Arisco

BREAKDOWN is included but this show was scheduled to be produced in Spring of 2020 and was postponed due to pandemic. ALREADY CAST AT THIS TIME

Hercule Poirot (Male, 55-65) a famous Belgian detective; a “Big” personality; authoritative, witty, charismatic and slightly pompous; driven to find the answers, good or bad, with a strong moral sense; very aware of his ability and his well deserved reputation.

Monsieur Bouc (Male, 30-59) a Belgian man of good humor; playful, proud, generous; a predilection for grandeur; a whirlwind of energy; must be an excellent comedian.

Mary Debenham (Female, 30-39) an English beauty; a governess, capable yet romantic; a sadness around her eyes and a hardnessa bout her person.

Hector MacQueen (Male. 30-40) tightly wound, edgy and nervous; he seems to always be on the verge of falling apart or coming unwound. American.

Michel the Conductor/Head Waiter (Male, 35-59) one actor will play two roles; Michel: a good-looking Frenchman, about 40, a quiet, almost grave sense of humor; unfailingly polite; Head Waiter: a Turkish waiter, snooty, smooth; must have great comic timing.

Princess Dragomiroff (Female, 60-79) a Russian dowager; very formal, a sweeping, impressive presence; imperial, impatient.

Greta Ohlsson (Female, 20-69) inherently odd, and very devout Swedish woman; a frightened, sheeplike quality; must be an excellent comedienne with an impeccable Swedish accent.

Countess Andrenyi (Female, 20-39) brilliantly beautiful, like something out of a fairytale; impeccably put together, with a warmth that wins over everyone she meets; her delicacy belies a steely edge: she is no wilting flower; Hungarian accent.

Helen Hubbard (Female, 40-65) loud, in need of constant attention. Espouses Western ideals. A comedy of the “American woman.”

Colonel Arbuthnot/ Samuel Ratchett (Male, 35-59) Colonel: hard-willed. Polite. Very “English”; Ratchett: middle-aged American business man with a threatening demeanor

HANK WILLIAMS : LOST HIGHWAY
Music; Hank Williams
Lyrics: Hank Williams
Book: Randal Myler and Mark Harelick
May18- June 12, 2022
Director : David Arisco
Musical Director: TBD

Hank Williams: A south Alabama hillbilly singer: thin and black-eyed. He dresses in high priced western suits and always wears a Stetson. Must play Guitar

Tee-Tot: A black south Alabama street singer of indeterminate age.

The Waitress: The keeper of the all-night diner somewhere in the south. A cheerful but lonely person.

Mama Lilly: Hank’s mother. A “Marjorie Main” – strong amd somewhat overbearing.

Hoss: A member of Hank’s band, the drifting Cowboys. A big boyish man. Hank’s age. Must play upright bass.

Jimmy (Burrhead): A member of hank’s band, Must play lead guitar. From Oklahoma. Especially so in his speech.

Leon(Loudmouth): A member of the band and a skillful musician. Must play multiple string Instruments, featured on the fiddle. Pleasant and taciturn.

Fred Rose (Pap): A founder and executive of a Nashville music publishing company. A Midwesterner from Chicago.

Audrey Williams: Hank’s first wife, later professional widow. A blond Alabama beauty, sweet And exuberant and sure.

Shag: Must play Pedal Steel Guitar

HANK, HOSS, BURRHEAD, LOUDMOUTH AND SHAG MUST ALL BE PROFICIENT

PLAYERS...THEY ARE THE BAND.

NOW AND THEN
A New Play by Sean Grennan
July 13-August 7, 2022
Directed by David Arisco

JAMIE: late 20’s-early 30’s. Bartender and aspiring pianist. Attractive in a regular guy way. Sincere, hardworking, very much in love with ABBY.

MAN: mid-60’s. A bit beaten down but good-natured. Easy to talk to, well-spoken, sincere, and very intent on his mission tonight. Husband of 35 years to WOMAN. He is desparate.

ABBY, late20’s-early 30’s. IHOP waitress and one-time English major. Funny, smart and very much in love with JAMIE.

WOMAN, mid-60’s or a bit younger. Strong, direct, loving, a little coarse. She is MAN’S wife of 35 years. No one knows her like he does and no one knows him like she. She and MAN bicker but there is a bedrock of love there. They’d do anything for each other and no one can hurt either of them like the other one can.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
SEE PREPARATION IN BREAKDOWN. Please submit headshot and resume along with video audition.

Deadline: 07/28/2021

SUBMIT TO
auditions@actorsplayhouse.org

Union

AEA

SALARY

LOA Salary pending (20/21minimum-$776 - LOA ref LORT)