Auditions for “Unchain My Heart… The Ray Charles Musical” Broadway production

03/15/2010

Auditions for “Unchain My Heart… The Ray Charles Musical” Broadway production

Equity Chorus Calls/Singers and Dancers. Equity contract 1605 per week minimum.

Seeking 2 boys ages 8 to 10, 4 men and 6 women for the cast. All characters must dance.

Breakdowns:
Four Men and Six Women: Characters are African American and Caucasian, ages 20s – 40s. Seeking dancer/singers and singer/actor/movers to play a variety of characters. Also seeking Four Swings (two of each gender; same description).

Two Young Boys: Seeking two boys ages 8 – 10 (to play younger). Characters are African American: Ray as a boy (age 6) and Ray’s brother George (age 5). These actors also play Ray’s Sons in Act II. Good singer/actors. Also seeking one Swing (same description).

Please prepare 16 bars of a soul/R&B/blues song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Casting is held by Telsey + Company of New York

Audition Date and Time:
Friday, April 2, 2010
10 AM – Equity female singers
2 PM – Equity male singers

Equity Chorus Call/Dancers:
Monday, April 5, 2010
10 AM – Equity male dancers
2 PM – Equity female dancers

Equity Chorus Call/Singers will audition at the following location:
Telsey + Company
315 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor
New York City

Equity Chorus Call/Dancers will audition at the following location:
Pearl Studios NYC
500 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor
New York City

Currently $1,605/week minimum
Producer: Stuart Benjamin
Music: The Ray Charles Songbook
Book: Suzan-Lori Parks
Director: Sheldon Epps
Choreographer: Kenny Roberson
Associate Choreographer: Edgar Godineaux
Musical Supervisor: Rahn Coleman
Casting: Telsey + Company

1st rehearsal: August 2010. 1st preview (theatre TBA): October 8. Opens November 7.

Equity Chorus Call/Dancers:
Please be warmed up and ready to dance when the call begins. Bring jazz shoes or sneakers. Bring kneepads. Some may be asked to stay and sing after all have danced. Please prepare 16 bars of an R&B song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

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