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CAN CAN
Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book By Abe Burrows
Revised by Joel Fields and David Lee
Director: David Lee
Musical Director: Steven Orich
Choreographer: Patti Colombo
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Paper Mill Playhouse
COST Tier 4- Equity Minimum $808/week
Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee
Managing Director: Todd Schmidt
Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker
Rehearsals start September 2nd, 2014
First preview October 1st, 2014
Press opening October, 5th 2014
Closing October 26th, 2014

ECC Dancers- Thursday, April 24th
10:00am Female Dancers
2:00pm Male Dancers

Pearl Studios
500 8th Ave, 4th Floor
New York, NY

Please come warmed up and ready to dance.
Women should have Character Heels and men should have Jazz/Character shoes.

You may be asked to stay and sing and should prepare an uptempo traditional musical theatre song.

Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

Heading to Broadway from Paper Mill Playhouse- a brand-new production of Cole Porter’s classic musical. Pistache, a Parisian café owner, decides to feature the scandalous dance, the Can-Can. But will her defiance of the law end her business and her love life? This fresh new production features a re-crafted script by the legendary David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and showstopping choreography by Patti Colombo (Peter Pan, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers).

SEEKING:
Equity male and female dancers who dance very well to comprise the ensemble and understudy the principals.  

Dancers of all races and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to attend this call.


CAN CAN
Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book By Abe Burrows
Revised by Joel Fields and David Lee
Director: David Lee
Musical Director: Steven Orich
Choreographer: Patti Colombo
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Pape Mill Playhouse
COST Tier 4- Equity Minimum $808/week
Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee
Managing Director: Todd Schmidt
Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker
Rehearsals start September 2nd, 2014
First preview October 1st, 2014
Press opening October, 5th 2014
Closing October 26th, 2014

ECC Singers- Tuesday, April 8th 
10:00am Female Singers
2:00pm Male Singers

Pearl Studios
519 8th Ave, 12th Floor
New York, NY

Please prepare a brief traditional musical theater or Cole Porter song. No pop songs, please. An accompanist will be provided.
Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

Heading to Broadway from Paper Mill Playhouse- a brand-new production of Cole Porter’s classic musical. Pistache, a Parisian café owner, decides to feature the scandalous dance, the Can-Can. But will her defiance of the law end her business and her love life? This fresh new production features a re-crafted script by the legendary David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and showstopping choreography by Patti Colombo (Peter Pan, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers).

SEEKING:
Equity male and female singers who dance very well to comprise the ensemble and understudy the principals.

Singers of all races and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to attend this call.


CAN CAN
Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book By Abe Burrows
Revised by Joel Fields and David Lee
Director: David Lee
Musical Director: Steven Orich
Choreographer: Patti Colombo
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Paper Mill Playhouse
COST Tier 4 – Equity Minimum $808/week
Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee
Managing Director: Todd Schmidt
Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker
Rehearsals start September 2nd, 2014
First preview October 1st, 2014
Press opening October, 5th 2014
Closing October 26th, 2014

EPA – Thursday, April 17th
10:00-6:00pm
Lunch from 1:00-2:00pm

Pearl Studios
519 8th Ave, 12th Floor
New York, NY

Please prepare a brief traditional musical theater or Cole Porter song. No pop songs, please. Those coming in for character roles should prepare a vintage character song.  An accompanist will be provided.

Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

Heading to Broadway from Paper Mill Playhouse- a brand-new production of Cole Porter’s classic musical. Pistache, a Parisian café owner, decides to feature the scandalous dance, the Can-Can. But will her defiance of the law end her business and her love life? This fresh new production features a re-crafted script by the legendary David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and showstopping choreography by Patti Colombo (Peter Pan, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers).

SEEKING PRINCIPALS:

LA MOME PISTACHE – ROLE IS ON OFFER

30-35. G to B (belt)
A big personality; very strong singer. A stunning chanteuse.  A country girl who has come to the big city, overcome incredible obstacles, and established herself as a strong businesswoman. Has a vulnerable side just below the surface. Commanding stage presence, great with comedy, able to engage with audience.  Good mover. May be a tad exotic. 

ARISTIDE FORESTIER
30-35. Big legit voice. Lyric Baritone to an F
Leading man.  Comedian. Has an uptight, awkward, but appealing air about him.  Experience in stage combat a plus.

BORIS ADZINIDZINADZE – ROLE IS ON OFFER
22-32. Baritone to an F
Comic second lead.   A self-absorbed artist. Character man. Eastern European.  Must have excellent comedic skills. Bulgarian accent.  Must sing, but can be character voice. Needs to be able to hold harmony.  Excellent physical comedian. Stage combat experience a must.

CLAUDINE – ROLE IS ON OFFER
20-30. 
Gamine like good looks.  Really appealing character actress. Minimal singing (but some). Must be a brilliant, highly accomplished, evanescent, quirky dancer.  This was the role that made a young Gwen Verdon famous in 1953.

HILAIRE JUSSAC
35-45 Bass/Baritone with a low G
Slick, self possessed. Intellectual snob. The villain of the piece. Must have a good baritone singing voice.  Must have excellent fencing/stage combat skills and be able to partner a pas de deux.  Comedy a plus.

ETIENNE – ROLE IS ON OFFER
22-35. High baritone/tenor
Boris’ painter sidekick.  Character singer/actor who must move well.  Great with comedy.

HERCULE – ROLE IS ON OFFER
22-35.  High baritone/tenor
Boris’ poet sidekick.  Character singer/actor who must move well.  Great with comedy.

JEAN-LOUIS – ROLE IS ON OFFER
25-40 High baritone/tenor
The head waiter at the club and Pistache’s best friend/confident. Kind, understanding, but with a biting wit.

Performers of all races and ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to attend this call.


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

Are you interested in performing? Please see "The Art of Learning" on this site for information on acting classes and auditioning for the Paper Mill Summer Conservatory. For more information, please email our Education Department at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

General Information

Audition Notices are posted on this page (as the information becomes available). Audition Notices are also posted in the Backstage Newspaper two weeks prior to the auditions. These notices contain the name and address of the audition location, audition times, the roles available, what we are looking for, and requested audition material.

Paper Mill Playhouse does not accept unsolicited script submissions. All inquiries and agent submissions may be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Associate Artistic Director at Paper Mill Playhouse.