Pushcart Players 2017-18 Season – NYC EPA

Pushcart Players 2017-18 Season – NYC EPA

Pushcart Players | Verona, NJ

Notice: Audition Call Type: EPA

 

AUDITION DATE

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

1:30 PM      – 5:30 PM

 

CONTRACT

TYA

TYA – Actor/ASM weekly: $522.25 per performance: $118.50

 

SEEKING

Male and female actors who sing and move well with strong comedic sense and character versatility. Must be available for daytime / weekday engagements and be able to participate as ACTOR / ASM. Limited short-term out-of-town touring, primarily day tours from central office in Verona, NJ. Performers who are Disabled and Non-Disabled, Black, Asian, Native, Latino, Arab, White and Multi- Racial, Female-identifying or Male-identifying are encouraged to apply. Pushcart Players does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

 

PREPARATION

Please prepare a brief comic monologue and a cut of a song, not to exceed a minute and a half total. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Bring picture and resume.

 

LOCATION

Actors’ Equity New York Audition Center

165 W 46th St

16th Fl

New York, NY 10036

 

PERSONNEL

Paul Whelihan – Producing Artistic Director

Samantha Simpson – General Manager

 

OTHER DATES

Season is year-round (most performances between October 2017 and August 2018) with contracts beginning and ending variously per production throughout.

 

OTHER

If unable to attend the EPA, you may submit to:

Paul Whelihan, Producing Artistic Director

Pushcart Players

261 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite A Verona, NJ 07044

paul@pushcartplayers.org (indicate in subjectline: 2017-18 Season)

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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 attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

 

BREAKDOWN

Seeking Male and female actors who sing and move well with strong comedic sense and character versatility. Must be available for daytime, weekday performances. Some limited multiple-day out-of-region touring with certain productions. All actors will be hired as Actor/ASM. In its 44th year, Pushcart Players presents educational musicals throughout the nation in theaters, schools and other public venues. The 2017-18  season includes original musical productions (MAINSTAGE and STORY THEATER) performed in repertoire; titles include:

ELLIS ISLAND: GATEWAY to AMERICA

(October 2017 – June 2018), A loving look at a small group of immigrants arriving in America in 1903, following their participation in shaping the nation’s history through the Civil Rights Movement in 1965.

Seeking:

WOMAN 2 – various roles, alto / mezzo-soprano, non-Caucasian, late 20’s – early 50’s

MAN 2 – various roles, baritone, non-Caucasian, late 20’s – early 50’s.

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THE VELVETEEN RABBIT

(October 2017 – June 2018) Seeking:

WOMAN 1 – (various roles Boy, Diesel the Engine, Gwen – a Rabbit), alto / mezzo-soprano, any ethnicity, youthful 20’s – early 30’s

WOMAN 2 – (various roles: Nana, Amelia the Airplane, ensemble) alto / mezzo-soprano with belt, non- Caucasian, 20’s – early 50’s;

MAN 1 – (Velveteen Rabbit) lyric baritone / tenor, non-Caucasian early 20’s to late 30’s; MAN 2 (Riding Horse, Doctor, ensemble) baritone, any ethnicity, late 20’s – early 50’s.

MAN 3 (Motel the Boat, Bob – a Rabbit, ensemble) tenor, any ethnicity, late 20-s – early 50’s

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STONE SOUP AND OTHER STORIES

(October 2017 – July 2018).

A collection of folk tales from around the world, visiting the cultures and traditions of India, Africa, the western U.S. and Eastern Europe.

Seeking

MAN 2 – various roles, baritone, any ethnicity, late 20’s – early 50’s.

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A SEASON of MIRACLES

(Late November through December 2017)

Holiday stories celebrating Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa. Seeking:

WOMAN 1 – various roles, soprano, any ethnicity, late 20’s – early 50’s;

WOMAN 2 – various roles, alto / mezzo-soprano, non-Caucasian, late 20’s – early 50’s; MAN 1 – various roles, tenor / lyric-baritone, non-Caucasian, late 20’s – early 50’s;

MAN 2 – various roles, baritone, any ethnicity late 20’s – early 50’s
                    

PETER and the WOLF

(October 2017 – July 2018)

Classic Russian folk tale, re-told with some use of puppetry. Seeking

MAN 2 – various roles, baritone, any ethnicity, late 20’s – early 50’s.

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A CINDERELLA TALE…HAPPILY EVER AFTER

(October 2017 – July 2018) Seeking:

WOMAN 1 – Cinderella, soprano, any ethnicity, late 20’s – 30’s;

WOMAN 2 – (various roles including Stepmother, Fairy Godmother), alto / mezzo-soprano, non- Caucasian, late 20’s – early 50’s;

WOMAN 3 – (various roles, Stepsister) alto / mezzo-soprano, any ethnicity late 20’s – early 50’s, MAN 1 – various roles, tenor / lyric-baritone, any ethnicity, late 20’s – 30’s