Felix Starro – NYC EPA (05.15.19)
Ma-Yi Theatre Company
New York, NY
Call Type: EPA
In Attendance at the auditions:
Book and Lyrics: Jessica Hagedorn
Director: Ralph Peña
Music: Fabian Obispo
Orchestrations: Paulo Tirol
Musical Director: Ian Miller
First Rehearsal: July 9th, 2019
Previews Begin: August 23rd, 2019
Opening Night: September 1st, 2019
Closing Night: September 15th, 2019
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity Monitor will be provided.
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Award-winning Ma-Yi Theater Company seeks Equity actors for principals for its next production of a new musical, “Felix Starro.”
– Baritone – Male, Asian, aged 50-70. An (in)famous faith healer from the Philippines. Felix is magnetic, charming, and can sell you the shirt off your own back.
– Tenor – Male, Asian, aged 15 to 18 (but looks much younger) Felix Starro’s orphaned grandson and assistant. Young and impressionable, Junior wants to please his grandfather, but harbors dreams of his own.
Flora Ramirez – Alto – Female, Asian, aged 50-70. The proprietor of a modest flower shop. A sweet veneer hides a nononsense business mind.
Mrs. Myrna Delgado
– Alto/Mezzo – Female, Asian or Latino, aged 40-60 A prosperous, devout widow. Suffers from a terminal illness and desperate to find a cure.
– Baritone/Tenor – Asian or Latino, aged 25-30. Mrs. Delgado’s son. Male, Street-wise lawyer and well educated, but with a violent streak.
Charma – Alto/Mezzo – Female, Asian, aged 30-40 Junior’s savvy, ambitious girlfriend back in Manila. She will do anything to get to
Crystal Maglalang – Alto/Mezzo – Female, Asian, aged 16-22. Hotel maid. Not savvy in the ways of the world.
Actors’ Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Lunch 1 to 2
WHAT TO PREPARE
Please prepare a folk/pop/rock song that shows off your range. Please bring your headshot and resume. An accompanist will be provided, please bring sheet music.
Minors must be accompanied by an adult