Casting Actors for New Musical: 57 BUS
Pasadena, NY 91107
Now casing for a developmental reading of the new musical 57 Bus (www.57busmusical.com)
57 Bus is inspired by a true event that took place on a bus in Oakland, California in 2013, when an 18-year-old agender high school student’s skirt was set on fire by another student. The musical explores how the lives of these two children are changed forever.
REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION DATE:
3-5 rehearsals and one performance on Monday February 24th (7 p.m.) in New York City.
-Please email RESUME, HEADSHOT and a VIDEO of you singing 32 bar cut from a contemporary style show (Next to Normal, Dear Evan Hansen, Heathers etc).
-Indicate for which character you are auditioning
–MUST READ MUSIC
SKYLAR an agender high school senior, biologically a male, nerdy, very smart, introspective, fascinated with the universe, socially awkward, opinionated and whimsical, from a wealthy family, wears long skirt, men’s button-down shirt and tie, alto, 18
JOHN MICHAEL a junior high school student, sweet, immature, good-hearted, from lower income family, operates on a will to survive, black, tenor, 16
TUCKER a senior in high school, wise-cracking class clown, immature, seeks to be loved and to be part of something, loyal, tenor rock belt, 17
JULES a senior in high school, homosexual, shy, sweet, romantic, sensitive, insecure, mysterious, tenor, 18
FRAN Skylar’s mother, conservative, overprotective, nurturing, overly nice, mezzo-soprano late 30s, early 40s
STEVE Skylar’s father, absent-minded, go-with-the-flow attitude, nerdy, cheesy, good-hearted, late 30s, tenor 2 early 40s
GLORIA John Michael’s mother, strong, hard-worker, pious, honest, kind, survivor, wants the best for her son, black, alto early/late 30s
IRENE John Michael’s lawyer, smart, kind, tough, level-headed, seeks to make a difference, late 30s, alto early 40s
February 3, 2020 – February 24, 2020
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