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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.


 

  Volunteer 

 WE NEED YOU! 

Volunteers are needed to assist us during performances in the theater and during office hours in administration.

FRONT-OF-HOUSE VOLUNTEERS

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  Assist our front-of-house staff before curtain time and during intermission, greeting patrons, taking tickets, and seating our theater guests.  We are always looking for help in this area - we can never have enough.

 

GIFT SHOP VOLUNTEERS

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  Assist with sales before, during, and after performances.

 

 

 SPECIAL EVENTS

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Help our fundraising department with setup, greeting, and service at our annual gala, wine tasting, and other special events that are so essential in supporting the work at Paper Mill Playhouse.

 

 ADMINISTRATIVE VOLUNTEERS

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Work alongside our daytime staff in Marketing, Development, or Education doing data entry, phone solicitation,  and providing general clerical assistance. 

 

 

  IT'S SHOW TIME!  BECOME A PART OF OUR WONDERFUL FRONT-OF-HOUSE CREW.

Join our growing army of front-of-house volunteers that assist the very best audiences in New Jersey, and:

  • You'll be invited to the final dress rehearsal of our fabulous Broadway-quality shows.
  • You'll be a part of the Paper Mill story that is now more than 7 decades in the telling. 

Join "Bill's Battalion," an army of extraordinary volunteers to serve the needs of the nation's finest musical theater.  Applications are available online, by mail, or just stop by and pick up one. 

IT'S EASY TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER.

Fill out our a Volunteer Application/Information Sheet and return it to us by email, post, or in person.

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  • Download the application at the bottom of this page. 

There are many different kinds of opportunities available for people with different areas of interest, skill sets, and time availability.  Once we receive your application, our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to determine your specific interests and availability and to find the best ways to help you help us!


Internships

For high school students: Paper Mill's Theatre School Internships are open to high school students who assist with Theatre School classes for two hours per week. A number of special benefits, including complimentary tickets and shadowing opportunities are available to Theatre School Interns. Theatre School internships run from September through April and applications are usually available the preceding June.

For college students and college graduates: Paper Mill offers non-paying internships in all areas of administration, including education programming, marketing, fundraising and finance, company management, casting, and non-union production management. Internships are available only during the presenting season from September through June. Paper Mill Playhouse does not provide housing for interns and internships are not available during the summer months.

To apply for an internship please e-mail your resume along with a cover letter which describes your areas of interest, your relevant skills, and details about your availability to:

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PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE, a not-for-profit arts organization, is one of the country's leading regional theaters. Paper Mill Playhouse programs are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is provided by generous contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. Paper Mill Playhouse is a member of Theatre Communications Group, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, the Council of Stock Theatres, and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

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