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THE HONEYMOONERS – ECC for Dancers Notice

THE HONEYMOONERS- The Musical
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE - MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($857.00/WEEK MINIMUM)
Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Music: Stephen Weiner
Lyrics: Peter Mills
Book: Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss
Director: John Rando
Choreographer: Joshua Bergasse
Music Supervisor: Remy Kurs
Rehearsals: (In NY) August 21, 2017
1st Performance: Sept 28, 2017
Closing: October 29, 2017

SEEKING:

[FRANCOIS RENAULT, AS CAST] – Male, 40’s-early 50’s. Any ethnicity. Owner of El Morrocco Club. Must be good looking and sexy… attractive to Trixie.  Must be old enough to have been Trixie’s boss 15 years ago. Must have an excellent contemporary musical theatre voice, move very well, and have great comedic timing. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.

[STREB] –Late 20’s-mid 30’s. Any ethnicity. Ad man. A “yes” man.  Ambitious, duplicitous, sneaky, a bit like Bud Frump.  Must have an excellent contemporary musical theatre voice, move very well, and have great comic timing. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.

[MALE ENSEMBLE] – Men, 20’s to 40’s. Any ethnicity. Must be excellent singer/dancers and play several small characters throughout the show including Ralph’s coworkers, executives at the Ad agency, and many more. Should be strong character actors with a great sense of comedic timing. Some tracks will be required to cover principal roles. ENSEMBLE.

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE] – Women, 20’s to 40’s. Any ethnicity. Must be excellent singer/dancers and play several small characters throughout the show. Should be strong character actresses with a great sense of comedic timing. Some roles will also need to understudy ALICE and/or TRIXIE. ENSEMBLE.

Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

ECC for Dancers will take place:

Saturday, April 1st, 2017
Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue
NY, NY 10036
10:30PM: Female Dancers
2:00PM: Male Dancers

Please come warmed up and ready to dance. Women should bring heels, flats, and taps. Men should bring jazz shoes/sneakers and taps. Please bring a headshot and resume stapled together.


THE HONEYMOONERS – EPA NOTICE

THE HONEYMOONERS- The Musical
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE - MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($857.00/WEEK MINIMUM)
Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Music: Stephen Weiner
Lyrics: Peter Mills
Book: Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss
Director: John Rando
Choreographer: Joshua Bergasse
Music Supervisor: Remy Kurs
Casting: Telsey + Company, Patrick Goodwin
Rehearsals: (In NY) August 21, 2017
1st Performance: Sept 28, 2017
Closing: October 29, 2017


SEEKING:

[RALPH KRAMDEN] –Male, 40’s.  Caucasian. Heavy set, blusterous, a dreamer, full of himself in the best way.  A schemer.  (Reference YouTube clips of Jackie Gleason’s performance in the teleivision show episodes “The $99,000 Answer” and “The Golfer”). Actors should find a balance between their own interpretation of the character and the character we know from the televition series. Must have an excellent bartione voice and have fantastic comedic timing. PRINCIPAL.

[ALICE KRAMDEN]-- Female, mid-30s-late 40s. Caucasian. Caustic, sarcastic, yet very funny in her retorts to Ralph. A loving and caring wife underneath the veneer of her jabs at Ralph.  (Reference YouTube clips of Audrey Meadows’ performance in the television show).  Actors should find a balance between their own interpretation of the character and the character we know from the televition series. Must be able to deliver zingers with effortlessly well-placed comedic timing.  Must have a fantastic voice with a high belt. PRINCIPAL. 

[ED NORTON] – Male, 40s. Caucasian. Tall, lanky, comedic, a little dumb, sweet and true blue. Working class, physical. (Reference YouTube clips of Art Carney’s performance in the television show- . “The $99,000 Answer” and “The Golfer” are two of the best).  Actors should find a balance between their own interpretation of the character and the character we know from the television series. Must have a strong barintone voice and have excellent physical and comedic timing. PRINCIPAL.

[TRIXIE NORTON] – Female, mid 30s-early 40s. Caucasian. Not like Trixie in the television series.  Sexy and beautiful… like Adelaide in “Guys and Dolls”… a background as a singer, takes a job singing at El Morocco. Must have an excellent voice with a strong belt, have excellent comedic timing and dance and tap very well.  PRINCIPAL.

[BRYCE BENNETT] – Male, 40’s-50’s. Any ethnicity. A shark in an Ad Agency.  Leading Man type (Jon Hamm in Mad Men).  Must be very funny, even though he’s harassed and panicked by Upshaw in their first scene together, he’s a shark that’s being out-sharked.  Manipulates Norton, always three steps ahead. Must have a great baritone singing voice and have great comedic timing. PRINCIPAL.

[OLD MAN FACCIAMATTA] – Male, 70’s-80’s. Any ethnicity. Must be able to do an Italian accent.  Seemingly nice, turns vicious but in a funny, likeable manner. Ideally seeking a strong mover. Must sing very well. PRINCIPAL.

[UPSHAW] – Male, 50’s-60’s.  Any ethnicity. Tough, funny, boss who speaks in a rapid staccato manner.  Enjoys comedic riding of employees in a very dry, deadpan manner.  Must have great comic timing. Non-singing role. PRINCIPAL.

Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

EPA will take place:

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue
NY, NY 10036
10:00PM-6:00PM (Lunch Break from 1:30PM-2:30PM.)

Please prepare a short, contempoaray musical theatre song that shows off range and character. If auditoning for UPSHAW, please prepare a short monologue in the style of the character as described above. A piano accompanist will be provided. Please bring a headshot and resume stapled together.


THE HONEYMOONERS – ECC for Singers Notice

THE HONEYMOONERS- The Musical

PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE - MILLBURN, NJ

AEA COST TIER 4 ($857.00/WEEK MINIMUM)

Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)

Music: Stephen Weiner

Lyrics: Peter Mills

Book: Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss

Director: John Rando

Choreographer: Joshua Bergasse

Music Supervisor: Remy Kurs

Casting: Telsey + Company, Patrick Goodwin

Rehearsals: (In NY) August 21, 2017

1st Performance: Sept 28, 2017

Closing: October 29, 2017

 SEEKING

[FRANCOIS RENAULT, AS CAST] – Male, 40’s-early 50’s. Any ethnicity. Owner of El Morrocco Club. Must be good looking and sexy… attractive to Trixie.  Must be old enough to have been Trixie’s boss 15 years ago. Must have an excellent contemporary musical theatre voice, move very well, and have great comedic timing. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.

[STREB] –Late 20’s-mid 30’s. Any ethnicity. Ad man. A “yes” man.  Ambitious, duplicitous, sneaky, a bit like Bud Frump.  Must have an excellent contemporary musical theatre voice, move very well, and have great comic timing. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.

[MALE ENSEMBLE] – Men, 20’s to 40’s. Any ethnicity. Must be excellent singer/dancers and play several small characters throughout the show including Ralph’s coworkers, executives at the Ad agency, and many more. Should be strong character actors with a great sense of comedic timing. Some tracks will be required to cover principal roles. ENSEMBLE.

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE] – Women, 20’s to 40’s. Any ethnicity. Must be excellent singer/dancers and play several small characters throughout the show. Should be strong character actresses with a great sense of comedic timing. Some roles will also need to understudy ALICE and/or TRIXIE. ENSEMBLE.

Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

ECC for Singers will take place:

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Ripley Grier Studios

520 8th Avenue

NY, NY 10036

10:30AM: Male Singers

2:00PM: Female Singers

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song that shows off range and character. A piano accompanist will be provided. Please bring a headshot and resume stapled together.

 


 

Performers can mail headshots and resumes to:

Patrick Parker 
Associate Artistic Director
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive
Millburn, NJ 07041

E-mail: Patrick Parker

Child and Teen Performers

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General Information

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