Open auditions are coming up in the NYC area for the role of “Fiyero” in the Broadway production of “Wicked.”
The auditions are for a male role, a male in his 20’s to play Fiyero, a wealthy, dangerous party boy who at first is attracted to Glinda. Please note that while this is an open audition, time slots are being assigned for actors that would like to tryout. Please see the flyer and information on the casting notice for the link to get an audition slot.
The show follows Elphaba through her childhood and schooling. Elphaba is a passionate activist who wants to fight injustice. Glinda is her “spoiled rich girl” friend. The two are unlikely friends who must deal with differences in opinion and get caught up in a rivalry over a man they both want. The stories events and their friendship will ultimately lead to Elphaba’s ultimate fall from grace and get Elphaba labeled “Wicked“.
“Wicked” is a re-telling of the L. Frank Baum’s classic story “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,“….. from the witches perspective. “Wicked” is based on the Gregory Maguire novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West“. The story begins before Dorothy ever set foot in OZ, but continues after her arrival.
Telsey + Company Audition – WICKED – Fiyero Open Call
Seeking future Fiyero and Fiyero understudies for WICKED Broadway and National Tour.
[FIYERO] Male, to play 20s, any ethnicity, height of 5’11” or taller. A handsome, sexy prince with a philosophy of “Dancing Through Life”. A wealthy, dangerous party boy who at first is attracted to Glinda. Initially he is shallow and self-absorbed; however, his growing relationship with Elphaba prompts him to reexamine his way of thinking. Needs a great physique, movement ability, and a strong tenor contemporary musical theater singing voice. PRINCIPAL FEATURED.
DATE: Thursday, March 12, 2020
LOCATION: Ripley-Grier Studios – 520 8th Avenue (between 36th and 37th Streets), 16th Floor. Bring a photo ID to check-in at security.
TO PREPARE: Please prepare the cut of DANCING THROUGH LIFE in the Dropbox link below. A piano accompanist will be provided. (There is an accompaniment track in the Dropbox to help you practice. Bring a picture and resume stapled together.
If you cannot attend, please email a self-tape of the material to WickedOpenCall@gmail.com by March 12th. Please include your name, height, and where you are based.
Do not attend this audition if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness.