Beautiful On Broadway LLC
New York, NY
Call Type: EPA
$2095/week current min
Paul Blake & Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Producers;
Carole King & Gerry Goffin and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Music & Lyrics;
Douglas McGrath, Book;
Marc Bruni, Director;
Jason Howland, Music Supervisor;
Josh Prince, Choreographer;
Stephen Kopel, Casting.
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.
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Equity actor/singers for replacements in the currently running Broadway production. See breakdown.
CAROLE KING (Must believably play ages 16-29) An aspiring singer/songwriter. A unique, appealing, funny and vulnerable girl from a Jewish family in Brooklyn. Talented, good natured, unassuming and often the peace maker in difficult situations. A reluctant star with no pretense and a passion for music. Seeking an exceptional actress with a powerful, distinctive voice.
GERRY GOFFIN (Must believably play late teens-late 20’s) Carole’s boyfriend, songwriting partner and eventual husband. He is smoldering, dark & handsome with a rebel vibe. Although sexy, he is innately sympathetic, wounded and tortured. An ambitious artist always striving for more. Seeking a strong actor who sings well. Baritone/tenor.
CYNTHIA WEIL (Must believably play late teens-late 20’s) A songwriter who becomes romantically involved with Barry. Carole’s best friend. She is sophisticated, smart & chic with a quick wit. Although self-confident, & at times sarcastic, she is also likeable. Seeking an actress with strong comic timing who sings extremely well. Belt.
BARRY MANN (Must believably play late teens-late 20’s) A songwriter who becomes romantically involved with Cynthia. He is good natured, appealing & neurotic. Ambitious, but likeable. Seeking a strong comedic actor with a great voice. Must be a strong high tenor comfortable with pop & rock style singing.
DON KIRSCHNER (M30’s-L40’s) An influential music publisher and producer. He is a fast talking, energetic force of nature. Powerful, direct & sometimes intimidating, but he has a real affinity for his writers and artists. A hit maker. Seeking a strong actor.
GENIE (40’s-50’s) Carole’s Jewish mother. Once an aspiring playwright, she has been broken down by life & her husband’s infidelity. Protective of Carole and unforgiving of her husband’s mistakes. Seeking a strong actress.
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
4th floor. Studio 408 (always check lobby upon arrival in case of last minute studio changes)
Thursday, June 6, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30
Please prepare a short song in the style of the show (1950’s/1960’s popular music). Songs by Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Cynthia Weil & Barry Mann are accepted. A pianist will be provided. Musical theatre selections are not useful to the casting process. No a cappella auditions. Please bring a picture & resume to auditions.