African American Singers for “Crown” | NJ

By | May 24, 2010

Auditions for African-American singer / actor. Equity / non-Equity OK.

The Theatre Project, Union County College’s professional theater company, presents CROWNS, based on the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry and adapted by Regina Taylor, a play with music in the gospel tradition about the experience of churchgoing black women in the South. Director Mark Spina and musical director, Gail Lou. The production runs September 23 through October 17; rehearsals begin in mid-August.

Seeking Yolanda: 20’s who tells the story of being sent to live with her relatives in the South after the violent death of her brother in NYC.
Also an ensemble of five mature women who tell the stories and sing the songs to teach Yolanda about her heritage, and two men, who play the fathers, sons, husbands and preachers.

The Theater Project at Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016

Audition Sat, June 5, 2010 at 11:00 am
Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, NJ – Roy Smith Theater

Actors auditioning from NYC should take the 10:00 am NJ Transit 113 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal – we will meet the bus at Cranford Ctr (across from train station) and transport actors to and from the theater.

Please prepare 16 bars of a gospel-style song, and be prepared to read from the script.

AEA Special Appearance Contract; non-AEA actors receive stipend. Actors hired from NYC are reimbursed for NJ travel.