It’s A Wonderful Life – Equity Video Submissions (Deadline: 11.20.20)
Music Theatre of Connecticut
$404/week (SPT 4)
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY by Joe Landry
Auditions will be viewed by:
Kevin Connors, director
Alex Mongillo, Administrative Manager
WONDERFUL LIFE rehearses Rehearses December 3 – 10, 2020; Opens December 11 and runs Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm through December 20, 2020. All rehearsals and performances are at the theatre in Norwalk, CT. NYC actors’ (who are cast) train travel via Metro North is paid by the theatre. Commute time is approx. 1hr 10 minutes one way.
Music Theatre of Connecticut, currently in its 34th season, is located in a beautiful theatre center in Norwalk, CT. The company has won numerous “Best” awards and Connecticut Crtitics’ Circle Award Nominations, including the prestigious Killen Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Theatre, joining Long Wharf, Hartford Stage and the Westport Playhouse.
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 submit.
Casting “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” which is set in a 1940’s radio station and retells the story of George Bailey made famous by the Frank Capra film, utilizing a handful of actors who become all of the characters in the story.
Equity actors for ALL ROLES. Actors of all ethnicities are STRONGLY encouraged to submit, as are Connecticut and Westchester actors.
Jake Laurents: 30’s,a good-looking, charismatic, all-American good-guy. Plays George Bailey (portrayed by James Stewart in the film version).
Sally Applewhite:30’s, attractive, sweet, all-American girl next door. Plays Mary Hatch Bailey (portrayed by Donna Reed in the film version).
Freddie Filmore: 30’s/40’s, excellent character actor, able to play multiple roles. Plays Announcer, Joseph, Mr. Gower, Henry F. Potter, Uncle Billy Bailey, Ernie, Mr. Bailey, Old Man Collins, Ed, Man, Giuseppe Martini, Nick, Bridge Keeper & Binky.
Harry “Jazzbo” Heywood: 40’s/50’s, excellent character actor, able to play multiple roles. Plays Harry Bailey, Bert The Cop, Clarence Oddbody,As-2, Sam Wainwright, Lawyer, Dr. Campbell, Randall, Tom, Man 2, Charlie, Carter, Horace the Bank Teller & Mr. Welch.
Lana Sherwood: 30’s, excellent character actress, able to play multiple roles. Plays Violet Bick, Matilda, Ruth Dakin Bailey, Rose Bailey, Mrs. Hatch, Passerby at Run on Bank, Mrs. Thompson, & Mrs. Davis.
Sides are available at www.musictheatreofct.com/auditions. PLEASE SUBMIT SELF TAPES TO ALEX AT ADMIN@MUSICTHEATREOFCT.COM FOR APPOINTMENT. Deadline is November 20, 2020