New Jersey Theater – Paid performers for “Children of Eden”

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Children Of Eden Performers

Location: Long Branch, NJ

Type: Theater

Shadow Lawn is seeking performers for all roles for Children of Eden.

Below is the breakdown of the cast. It also features a large chorus with many standout parts.

Please bring sheet music in your key and prepare a 16 bar cut. Accompanist will be provided.

Also prepare a short serious monologue.

Rehearsal begin June 17

Show runs July 10-20. Thursdays through Sundays.

Auditions are Sunday May 17 and Sunday May 25 from 1pm-6pm.

Audition location:

Lauren K Woods Theater
370 Cedar Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Children of Eden New Jersey Theater

Cast Breakdown:
ABEL / HAM
Male, 18-30 yrs old
Range: B3 – G5
Abel: Cain’s younger and more conservative brother who follows the “rules”. He chooses his parents over Cain. Ham: Japeth’s middle brother and Aphra’s husband. He is not as docile as Japheth, nor as hot headed as Shem. Looks up to and follows Shem’s lead.

ADAM / NOAH
Male, 25-35 yrs old
Range: A3 – A5
Adam: Eve’s bright and childlike partner. He is initially devout to Father and loving to his wife & children. Later plagued by guilt. Hard-working and reserved. Noah: rough but simple. He is unsophisticated and shrewd, but also warm and loyal. He builds the ark to save his family and honor Father.

APHRA
Female, 20-30 yrs old
Range: B3 – E5
Ham’s pregnant wife. Longs for the flood to be over and is constantly worrying.

AYSHA
Female, 20-30 yrs old
Range: B3 – E5
Shem’s wife. Cynically bitter and constantly accusing those aboard the ark.

CAIN / JAPHETH
Male, 18-25 yrs old
Range: B3 – A5
Cain: Abel’s older, adventurous brother. Follows in his mother’s footsteps and longs for the companionship of other humans. He is strong, stubborn, and independent. Japeth: in love with Yonah and is willing to sacrifice his life to be with her. He is Noah’s youngest son. Clever, rebellious, stubborn.

EVE / MAMA
Female, 25-35 yrs old
Range: G3 – A5
Eve: curious and questioning, smart and excited. Chose an imperfect life of knowledge over a perfect life of innocence. Mama: Noah’s wife and inherently motherly. She possesses a gentle strength, is reassuring, and serves as the mediator of the family.

FATHER
Male, 35-55 yrs old
Range: G3 – A5
An older looking, impressive man. A true father figure, he wants the best for all of his children but parents with a firm hand. Protective, loving, and reminiscent of God.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Long Branch, NJ
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This casting notice was posted by: Shadow Lawn Stage

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