Greenbrier Valley Theatre 2019 Season – NYC EPA (2.4.19)
Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Expected at the EPA:
Cathey Sawyer, Producing Artistic Director Courtney Susman, Associate Artistic Director Kermit Medsker, Music Director
Richard Crowell, Production Manager (has authority to hire SMs)
see breakdown for production dates.
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity Monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming season.
There are currently no SM positions available, but SMs are welcome to submit for future consideration. See separate notice on Casting Call for info.
Comedy of Tenors
1st reh April 29
open May 17
close June 1
(Farce by Ken Ludwig)
Saunders: male, late 50’s, high-strung American producer
Max: male, 30’s, rising American opera singer, good with comedy, must sing well
Maria: 50-54, Italian accent, wife of Tito, big personality and explosive temper
Tito/Beppo: male, 50’s, Italian accent, diva with fiery temper and very jealous; also plays Beppo, happy bell-hop. With American accent. Must be strong tenor
Mimi: female, 20-29, Italian-American, daughter of Maria and Tito, spunky
Carlo: male, 20-29 – Italian accent. Dashing, young opera impresario, with Mimi, must be a strong tenor.
Tatiana Racon: 40- 60 Russian. Famous Russian opera singer, former lover to Tito, intense and passionate, Russian accent; must also sing well.
Into the Woods
1st reh June 3
Open June 21
Close July 6
(Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine
The Narrator: Male or Female, age 18-64, Baritone/ Mezzo Soprano
The Witch: Female, age 35-55, Mezzo Soprano
The Baker: Male, age 25-45, Baritone-Tenor
The Baker’s Wife: Female, age 25-45, Mezzo Soprano
Cinderella: Female, age 16-30, Soprano
Cinderella’s Prince: Male, age 20-40, Baritone
Red Riding Hood: Female, age 15-20, Mezzo
Jack: Male, age 15-25, Tenor
Jack’s Mother: Female or Male, age 35-60, Mezzo character voice Rapunzel: Female, age 15-30, High Soprano
Rapunzel’s Prince: Male, age 17-40, Baritone
Cinderella’s Step-Mother: Female or Male, age 40-60, Mezzo Soprano Lucinda, Florinda (Step-Sisters): Females, age 16-40, Mezzo Soprano Mysterious Old Man: Male, age 50-65, Bari
Cinderella’s Mother (Off Stage): Female, age 40-55, Soprano
Wolf: Male, age 18-35, Baritone (rock style)
Steward: Male, age 30-50, Ensemble Singer.
Granny: Female, age 50-65, Ensemble Singer.
Milky White: Female or Male, age 15-60, Ensemble Singer.
1st reh July 1
Open July 19
(Book, music and lyrics by Dan Groggin)
Sister Mary Regina: Mother Superior – 40-70 range – Mezzo-Soprano, ability to do Irish dialect
Sister Mary Hubert: Head of Novices – 30 -50 range Mezzo/belter
Sister Robert Anne: Streetwise – 30-50 range -Mezzo/belter – Brooklyn dialect
Sister Mary Amnesia: Has lost her memory – 30-50 range; Soprano/belter; sing in classical and country styles.
Sister Mary Leo: Novice who wants to be a ballerina – Mezzo/belter – ballet skills a plus
Diary of Anne Frank
1st reh Sept 2
Open Sept. 20
Close Oct. 12
(by Frances Goodrich and albert Hackett adapted by Wendy Kesselman)
Anne Frank: female, must be able to pass for young teenager
Margot Frank: female, 16-18, Anne’s older sister
Otto Frank: male, 45-60, Anne’s father
Edith Frank: female, 45-60, Anne’s mother
Miep Giles: female, 25-40, secretary to Mr. Kraler
Peter Van Daan: male, teenager
Mr. Kraler: male, 50- 70, helps hide the family
Mrs. Van Daan: female 40 -60, mother of Peter
Mr. Van Daan: male, 40-60, father of Peter
Mr. Dussel: male, 40-65, dentist
The Greenbrier Ghost
1st reh Oct. 14
Open Nov. 1
Close Nov. 16
(Book and lyrics by Cathey Sawyer, music by Joe Buttram
Trout Shue: 30’s-40’s – Baritone; strong, able-bodied blacksmith
Zona Heaster Shue: 20’s – Mezzo – ingenue
Maude Gonne: 40’-60’s – Alto – friend, town gossip, comedian
Mary Jane Heaster: 50’s 60’s – mother of Zona – alto, strong, intense Appalachian woman
Lucy Shue: 20’s – Trout Shue’s first wife; returns as a ghost – ethereal – alto
Preston: 50’s-60’s – attorney; must be able to carry a tune
Every Christmas Story Ever Told
1st reh: Nov. 18
open Dec. 6
Close Dec. 21
(by Michael Carleton, James FitzGerald, John K. Alvarez)
3 actors: The show was written by and for three men, but this production is open to women, as well.
Looking for fearless actors who can play multiple roles and give an improvised feel to a scripted
Actors should be able to carry a tune and perform basic choreography.
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
Monday, February 4, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Lunch 1 to 2
WHAT TO PREPARE
If singing; 2 minutes total for song and monologue; bring music in your key and clearly marked. If not singing – 2 contrasting monologues; Total audition time should not exceed 2 minutes. Bring picture and resume