New York City Auditions, Theater

10/11/2010

New York Theater Auditions for the stage play “The Sunshine Boys”

Casting the following Roles:

Al Lewis (60-80) – Former Vaudeville Star. Was once a dashing young man. Actor must have impeccable comic timing, but the ability to display vulnerability when needed.

Registered Nurse (25-60) – African American Casting Ideal. Sassy, straight talking, no nonsense woman. (Should have musical abilities)

Burlesque Nurse (20-35) – Blonde Bombshell. Young, beautiful, voluptuous, Marilyn Monroe type. (Should have musical abilities)

Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys is the comedic story of a once-popular vaudeville comedy team known as The Sunshine Boys. After 43 years together, they parted company on not-too-friendly terms when one partner wanted to continue his career and the other wanted to retire.
When a lucrative opportunity comes up with a major TV network more than a decade later, their agent has to try and convince the comedy team to reunite for just this one gig. But first, there are a lot of skeletons to be cleaned out of their closets.

The show will run November 13 – December 4 and rehearsals will begin October 28th

Auditions will be held at:

Ripley Grier Studios 520 8th Ave, 16th floor, Room A
Tuesday, October 12th, 2010
from 1:00pm-3:00pm
By Appointment every 5 minutes

Actors, prepare the following for your audition:

Al Lewis – A one minute comic monologue, and you will be given a cold reading.

Registered Nurse – 32 Bars of an up-tempo or ballad in early 20th century or vaudeville style. You will also be given a reading. (singing is ideal, however NOT required) If you are not a singer please come prepared to read.

Burlesque Nurse – 32 Bars of an up-tempo or ballad in early 20th century or vaudeville style. You will also be given a reading. (singing is ideal, however NOT required) If you are not a singer please come prepared to read.

The Schoolhouse Theater
fletchertheatre@hotmail.com

Actors salary is $350/wk plus travel/housing/and shared cast car.

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