New England Theater Auditions “ONCE UPON A TIME IN ATLANTIC CITY” | CT

09/25/2010

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ATLANTIC CITY – American Premiere
Casting notice posted on auditionsfree.com, casting location: The Spirit of broadway Theater, Norwich, CT
Saturday, October 2, 2010
10am – 3pm

The Spirit of Broadway Theater, located in Norwich, CT. is currently casting non-AEA actors/actresses for their upcoming production of the new musical:

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ATLANTIC CITY
A new musical by Phil Willmott

An epic American love story set against the backdrop of a mighty Atlantic City hotel’s rise from the debris of the Great Depression, through the glamour of the Nineteen Thirties, and the turmoil of war to the buzz of casino life today.

When hotel maid Alice meets the handsome, smooth talking Thompson in 1931 she little suspects it’s the beginning of an unlikely romance that will span the decades and survive, hope, heartbreak, separation and a reconciliation that will melt your heart.

This big hearted show boast an infectious score ranging from jazz to contemporary musical theatre, great comedy and a cast of characters from Mafia-low-life to Hollywood’s elite as our couple battle scandal, separation and even a hurricane to keep their love alive.

Especially adapted for The Spirit of Broadway from the award winning UK hit
Once Upon a Time at the Adelphi.

“Joyous” The London Times, “Remarkable” The Independent “A Triumph” The Observer

The production runs Ocotber 20 – November 21,2010.
Performances are Wednesday – Saturday evenings at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm

This new musical is being Directed by
British Director, Phil Willmott.

The Spirit of Broadway Theater is a professional, innovative and intimate 74-seat three-quarters thrust, black box theater. Roles are paid / stipends. Housing available.

Roles being cast:

Jo
from today’s Atlantic Hotel / Young Alice from the past
& as cast.
Age 20s

President Roosevelt
& Older Thompson & as cast.
Age 40s

Carlos Gardel
Hollywood’s Tango Star & Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & Frank from Chicago
& Male Dancer in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine & as cast.
Age 20s

Fritz
from the past & Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel
& Male Dancer in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine) & as cast.
Age 20s

Gladys Walton
from the past & Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & Female Dancer in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine) & as cast.
Age 30s

Algernon Lamb
A 1930s Atlantic Hotel Guest
Paddy – A 1930′s Kitchen Porter
Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & Ensemble Male Dancer A Russian Acrobat in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine. & as cast.
Any age

Matthew Tremain
A 1930s Atlantic Hotel Guest
Henri – A 1930s Kitchen Porter
Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & A Russian Acrobat & Ensemble Male Dancer in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine. & as cast.
Any age.

Henry DeVere
A 1930s Atlantic Hotel Guest
Fred – A 1930s Bell Boy
Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & First Russian Acrobat
& Ensemble Male Dancer in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine.
& as cast.
Any age.

Gwendolyn DeVere
A 1930′s Atlantic Hotel Guest
Rose – A 1930s Hotel maid
Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & A Russian Acrobat
& Ensemble Female Dancer in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine. & as cast.
Any age.

Dorothy
A 1930s Hotel Maid
Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & A Russian Acrobat & Ensemble Female Dancer
(In Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine.
& as cast.
Any age.

Masie
A 1930s Hotel Maid
Guest in today’s Atlantic Hotel & A Russian Acrobat & Ensemble Female Dancer (In Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine.
& as cast.
Any age.

Plus -

Additional Dancers, Covers and Swings as required in Overture Dance, Show Tune, Wedding and a Yacht, Thompson from Accounts & Boogey Woogey Dance Routine.

All rehearsals will be held at The Spirit of Broadway Theater in Norwich, CT.

Please prepare 16-measures of a musical theater ballad.
Bring sheet music, accompanist will be provided. Sides will be available.
All interested actors should submit a headshot and resume to BroadwaySpirit@aol.com.

To schedule an audition,
please call the SBT Box Office at 860.886.2378

Casting Location: The Spirit of broadway Theater, Norwich, CT

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