The Fling LP – A Musical Play At Summerfest 2019
The Fling LP
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Casting ‘The Fling LP’ for a production at NY Theater Summerfest 2019.
The Fling LP
Book by: Aaron Badilla and Molly Shimko
Music and Lyrics by: James Raymond Rosales,
Aaron Badilla, Phil Derbesy, and Franz Felkl
June 17th-July 15th with performances July 16th, 20th and 21st
Set in Juneau, Alaska, The Fling LP is a musical play that follows Efren, Jay, and their friends as they navigate the highs and lows of the summer after high school. Always under the watchful eye of Christopher the Cat, the friends spend their days chasing love, writing music, and pretending the summer will never end. But, inevitably, it does. Thrown into unfamiliar territory both emotionally and geographically, the friends learn that life is more complicated, but infinitely more meaningful, than a summer fling.
Actors will receive a minimum of $200 for the entire process as well as footage of show for their reels. Possibility of more pay if more funding is secured.
Age: 18-28 to play 17; Tenor; Male; All-Ethnicities; Efren is an ambitious and passionate, but anxious, actor and musician; he is open when around his cat and his friends but has a difficult time confronting emotionally challenging situations; he is a late bloomer, naive, and feels like he is always behind the benchmarks society labels as a success, and, because of this, he lacks confidence; he falls in love with Jenny; he sings and plays the keys in the band; ROLE REQUIRES PIANO/KEYBOARD EXPERIENCE. For submission materials, include a minute and a half long video of you accompanying yourself on piano/keyboard in a pop/rock/punk style, and a monologue.
Age: 18-28 to play 17; Baritenor; Male; All Ethnicities; Jay is a very talented songwriter and musician; he is the musical brains behind the band; he feels things very deeply and channels that into his music; he’s been in love with Danny since Sophomore year of high school; he sings and plays guitar in the band; ROLE REQUIRES ELECTRIC GUITAR EXPERIENCE. For submission materials, include a minute and a half long video of you accompanying yourself on guitar in a pop/rock/punk style, and a monologue.
Age: 18-28 to play 17; Bass-baritone; Male; All Ethnicities, Pete is a rambunctious and intelligent academic; he loves to roughhouse with the guys; he is an avid reader and often connects his experiences to things that he has read; he is more interested in literature than he is in romance but he owns it and comes across as confindent rather than nerdy; he sings, plays bass and writes lyrics for the band; role requires electric bass experience. For submission materials, please include a minute and a half long video of you accompanying yourself on bass in a pop/rock/punk style, and a monologue.
Age: 18-28 to play 17; Female; Alto/Soprano; All Ethnicities; Gwen is very smart, independent, and believes she can do anything she sets her mind to; she was number one in her graduating class but is the type of person who takes a gap year to really figure out what she wants to do with her life; at times her practicality can be overbearing but it always comes from a place of love; she ends up learning and playing drums in the band; ROLE REQUIRES DRUM EXPERIENCE. For submission materials, include a minute and a half long video of you singing in any style (pop/rock preferred), a minute and a half long video demonstrating drumming ability and a monologue.
Age: 18-28 to play 17; Female; Alto/Soprano; All Ethnicities; Jenny is a kind soul and sees the world in a very poetic manner; a little bit shy, she’s never the type to seek out the spotlight.; she’s best friends with Danny and Gwen; she is a bit of a homebody and finds it challenging to adjust to new situations; she falls in love with Efren. For submission materials, include a minute and a half long video of you singing in any style (pop/rock preferred), and a monologue.
Age: 18-28 to play 17; Female; Alto/Soprano; All Ethnicities; out of the whole group, Emma loves and appreciates Alaska the most; she’s an Alaskan gal through and through who loves to hunt, fish, and is generally a little unhappy when stuck inside; she has been dating Felix since middle school. For submission materials, include a minute and a half long video of you singing in any style (pop/rock preferred), and a monologue.
Christopher The Cat:
Age: N/A; Male/Female; All Ethnicities; Christopher is a grumpy old cat; he loves to lounge around and watch the birds and dragonflies out the window; he is Efren’s best friend and confidante; he generally appears apathetic or grumpy which has led the friends to give him the personality of a pretentious old socialite; occasionally, you can see a glimmer of a more jovial nature although Christopher would be loathed to admit it. For submission materials, include a minute and a half long video demonstrating your puppeteering skills.
Please send a cover letter stating the role you’re interested in, your availability June 17th-July 21st, and if applicable describe your level of experience on your instrument to the email listed.
Audition materials should include: a video of you playing your instrument if applicable, a short monologue or scene, and a minute a half long video of you singing. Singing can be combined with instrument playing.
June 17, 2019 – July 21, 2019
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