Groundhog Day – NYC EPA (12.2.19)

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Saint Paul, MN

Job Details



$1,019 wk min

Producing Artistic Director: Rod Kaats
Director: Martha Banta
Music Director: Marshall Keating
Choreographer: Janet Rothermel
Casting: Wojcik | Seay Casting

Expected in Attendance will be one or more of the following: Scott Wojcik (Casting Director) , Gayle Seay(Casting Director) Holly Buczek (Casting Director) , Courtney Hammond (Casting Director) of Wojcik/Seay Casting.

Rehearsals: June 23, 2020 Opening: July 21, 2020 Closing: August 9, 2020

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 for two roles. See breakdown.

There are currently no SM or ASM positions available. However, SMs may submit cover letter and resume for future consideration


GROUNDHOG DAY the musical is based on the iconic film and features a hilarious book by Danny Rubin, clever songs by Tim Minchin of Matilda fame, and will be directed by Martha Banta.


Phil Connors (Age: 34-49) local weatherman who gets stuck in a time loop, living the same day over and over again; he projects charisma/charm, even when he is being sarcastic and verbally abusive; his range must extend to truthful pain and truthful sincerity; cantankerous and tenacious. Lyric Baritone, with an A5 Top.

Rita Hanson (Age: 30-46) love interest of Phil, Rita is a news producer for Pittsburgh television station

WPBH-TV 9; she is open-hearted, yet strong and competent; she is a complex contemporary woman.



Audition Information


Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504

4th floor, 401. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.

Monday, December 2, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30


Please prepare a short pop/rock song or Musical Theatre pop/rock. Bring book of music in case you are asked for an additional selection and a picture and resume.