DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International Tour
DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International Tour
4/14 - 4/17 – Pearl Studios, 500 8th ave (btw 36th and 35th st.) 12th floor, NYC.
NETworks is announcing auditions for their International and National 2014-2015 tours of DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Robert Jess Roth, dir.; Matt West, choreo.; Alan Menken, music; Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, lyrics; Linda Woolverton, book; Tour director, Sam Scalamoni; Tour choreographer Connor Gallagher; Bob Cline, Tricia Gentry casting. Audition will be held 4/14-4/17th at Pearl Studios, 500 8th ave St., 12th floor, NYC. The tour is currently running, scheduled through June 8th and will begin rehearsals for both the International Tour and National Tour on Aug. 24th, closing date is TBD. We will also be auditioning for our Elf tour on the same day in the same room, so if you are available for both tours…you’ll be auditioning for both productions at the same time. If an unofficial sign-up list is started….it should be on one sheet of paper for both shows. We are seeking performers with strong legit Broadway voices; prepare an up-tempo or ballad which shows off your voice and range; standard Broadway music is best. If you are a character actor, prepare a song appropriate for that character. Bring sheet music. Pianist provided. You are welcome and encouraged to sing from the show, but please have another appropriate selection with you. We are always seeking male tumblers during these calls. Bring picture & resume. Singers should be prepared in case they are asked to stay and dance, and dancers should be prepared to stay and sing. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend this call. Almost all ensemble members must sing well enough to cover a principle roll. All roles paid. Non-Equity performers only.
Mon., April 14th– 10:00 am Male singers interested in roles listed below.
Tues., April 15th–10:00 am Female singers interested in roles listed below.
Thurs., April 17th– 10am Female Dancers; 1:30pm Male Dancers.
Belle: early to mid-20s (plays 18), classically beautiful face, her eyes shine with intelligence, seems entirely unaware of her looks, strong-willed, adventurous, and noble, a true heroine, sensitive and smart, should move very well, vocal range: lyrical pop theatre voice to an E with a very strong and clear belt;
Beast: late 20s-late 30s, 6'0" or taller, this role requires an exceptional actor (classical training helpful), who is also a major singer, a tortured soul trapped in the body of the Beast, angry, volatile, and hopeless, when he meets Belle, she awakens his warm, loving human side and is able to overcome his bestial nature to break the spell, should be handsome and well-built, vocal range: baritone to an F;
Maurice: late 40s-late 50s, Belle's father, eccentric inventor, comic, warm, sincere, and immensely loveable, devoted to his daughter, short and stout is good, not obese, vocal range: character voice to a D;
Gaston: mid-20s to mid-30s, no older, must be 6'0" or taller, very handsome muscular build, sexy with a larger-than-life chiseled face, actor must be a strong comedic farceur capable of playing a larger-than-life style, rude, self-centered bully, egomaniacal, narcissistic, should move very well, vocal range: big Broadway baritone with a solid F;
Le Fou: mid-20s to mid-30s, no taller than 5'8", Gaston's adoring hanger-on buddy, a true fall guy, buffoon, must be able to handle physical comedy and move well, seeking an accomplished stage comedian/stage clown, must be able to sing and be able to do a character voice, vocal range: to a G;
Mrs. Potts: early 40s-early 50s, plump sweet-faced English teapot, kind-hearted maternal cook, sings the title song, vocal range: lyrical alto down to a low F sharp with a convincing English accent;
Lumiere: early 30s-early 40s, a candelabra, very charming, very suave, very French, maître D' who fancies himself as a ladies' man, passionate, prone to dramatic displays of emotion, the Beast's coach in the love department, must have a credible French accent, must move well, vocal range: baritone to a G;
Cogsworth: mid-30s to late 40s, manic, officious English major domo, someone wound him up way too tight and he has never wound down, slightly snooty Brit, with a heart of gold, English accent required, vocal range: character voice--baritone, not much singing;
Babette: early 20s-early 30s, beautiful feather duster, continually teases Lumiere, must dance, not too bright, voluptuous, tall with a show-girl body, French accent required, vocal range: Broadway belt with a legit soprano;
Wardrobe: early 40s-early 50s, warm, friendly, comedic, vain old girl, very theatrical, had pretensions to an operatic career, should have an ample build, but not obese, loud laugh, the life of the party, vocal range: legit operatic mezzo to G or B flat;
Chip: pre-adolescent boy, eight to 10 years old, to play an adorable, inquisitive, eight-year-old teacup, 51" maximum, weight: 68 lbs., must sing.
Male and Female ensemble – Strong dancer/singers or singer/dancers with strong ballet and jazz technique. Most need to be able to understudy principle roles.
ELF - THE MUSICAL - NAT'L TOUR
ELF - THE MUSICAL - NAT’L TOUR
4/14-4/17 – at Pearl Studios, 500 8th ave (btw 36th and 35th st.) 12th floor, NYC.
NETworks is pleased to announce auditions for their 2014-2015 National Tours of ELF, The Musical. Executive producer, NETWORKS, Kary Walker; Director, Sam Scalamoni; Choreographer, Connor Gallagher; Tour Musical Supervisor, John Mezzio; Music, Matthew Sklar; Lyrics by Chad Beguelin; Book by Bob Martin and Tom Meehan; Bob Cline, casting. Auditions will all be held at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave. St., 12th floor, NYC. We will be putting out two separate tours this year, dates for both are…First Rehearsal 10/14, open 11/10, closes 1/4. We will also be auditioning for our Beauty and the Beast tours on the same day in the same room, so if you are available for both tours…you’ll be auditioning for both productions at the same time. If an unofficial sign-up list is started….it should be on one sheet of paper for both shows. This musical is based on the 2003 New Line Cinema film of the same name. We are seeking performers with strong legit Broadway voices; prepare a brief song selection, which shows off your voice and range. Good Comedic skills required. Singers should be prepared in case they are asked to come back for a movement call later in the day. For the dance call days Dancers should still bring a song selection, plus both jazz shoes or sneakers and character shoes. Bring sheet music. Pianist provided. You are welcome and encouraged to sing from the show, but please have another appropriate selection with you. Bring picture & resume. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend this call. Almost all ensemble members must sing well enough to cover a principle role. All cast must at least move well. If you are interested, but unavailable for all of these audition dates, please mail Bob Cline a picture and resume and brief note of interest to Bob Cline Casting, 676A 9th ave, #160, NYC, NY 10036. We will be at Pearl Studios, 500 8th ave, all roles paid. Non-Equity performers only.
Monday, April 14th - 10:00am – Male performers interested in roles listed below
Tuesday, April 15th – 10:00 am - Female performers interested in roles listed below
Wednesday, April 16th –
10:00 am Female dancers interested in roles below, must sing well.
2:00 pm Male Dancers interested in roles listed below, must sing well.
[BUDDY] This role was made famous by Will Ferrell in the movie.
Buddy is Caucasian, 30ish, male. Funny, and warm with an infectious
personality. He has been raised as one of Santa's Elves and has the
innocence of a child. He has outrageous enthusiasm for everything he
sees and does but it is very genuine. We are seeking a comedian with
great subtle timing and an amazing singing voice. Must be charming and extremely likable.
[JOVIE] This role was played by Zooey Deschanel in the movie. Female, to play Caucasian, 20s to 30s, warm, funny and comedic. A New Yorker that doesn’t have much Christmas spirit until meeting Buddy. Must have a great singing voice and be appealing and relatable and funny.
[WALTER] This role was played by James Caan in the movie. Walter is
Caucasian, 50s, male. He is a upscale successful business man who
has become cold and distant with his family until Buddy enters their
life. He is a workaholic with little time left for enjoying life or
appreciating simple things. Should be a good singer.
[EMILY] Female, to play Caucasian, age 40s, warm, amazing singing
voice. A very New York, dry witted loving mother to Michael, and wife of Walter. Must have great comedic skills.
[MICHAEL] Male, to play Caucasian, 10 yrs old, funny, smart, amazing
singing voice. (SUPPORTING LEAD) POSSIBLY SEEKING ROLE AND STANDBY FOR ROLE.
[DEB] Female, any ethnicity, 30s to 40s, funny secretary, full of character and sharp wit, amazing singing voice.
[MR. GREENWAY] Male, any ethnicity, 50s, shrewd businessman, must have an amazing singing voice and great comic timing. The man in command.
[SANTA] Male, to play Caucasian, 50s to 60s, jolly, warm, funny, good
singing voice. Down to earth, a beer and pizza kind of Santa.
[STORE MANAGER] Male, non-white, 30s to 40s, funny, physically large, full of character, lots of attitude, sassy and spirited. Must be able to sing well and have great comic timing. Funny is more important than size.
[COMEDIC FEMALE ENSEMBLE DANCER/SINGERS] Female, all ethnicities, to play 20s to early 30s, funny, attractive, smart, seeking very strong dancers with big personalities who sing very well. Dancers should have a strong sense of style. Women should bring heels and flats. Tapping is not required. singers who move should attend the singer call. Must be able to deliver various comedic bit parts throughout the show. Will possibly cover principal roles.
[COMEDIC MALE ENSEMBLE DANCER/SINGERS] Female, all ethnicities, to play 20s to late 40s, funny, smart, unique, seeking very strong dancers with big personalities who sing very well. Dancers should have a strong sense of style. Men should bring jazz shoes and sneakers. Tapping is not required. Singers who move should attend the singer call. Must be able to deliver various comedic bit parts throughout the show. Will possibly cover principal role.
NETworks Presentations' Production Department is actively recruiting technicians to fill immediate openings and future positions for current and upcoming tours. NETworks tours shows both domestically and internationally. All technical positions are contracted with benefits through IATSE.
Resumes are being accepted for: Audio Engineers, Automation, Carpentry, Electrics, Hair & Make-up, Properties, Rigging & Fly, Stage Management (AEA & Non-AEA), Technical Directors (Head Carpenters), PAs, Video & Projections, and Wardrobe.
Please submit a cover letter and resume (PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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