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Seeking actors for a new musical “A Woman’s Dilemma” (Jersey City, NJ)

PROJECT: “A WOMAN’S DILEMMA”
CASTING CALL CATEGORY: NON-UNION THEATER
COMPENSATION: STIPEND
LOCATION: JERSEY CITY, NJ
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 7/6/2009
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE INDICATE (S) SINGER OR (NS) NON-SINGER WITH YOUR SUBMISSION

Seeking actors for a non-union theatre production for new musical “A Woman’s Dilemma”. A portrayal of the romantic dilemmas created when modern-day beliefs of anything goes clash with traditional beliefs. The main characters struggle dramatically, yet survive through life-altering experiences.

NOTE: Lead actors, Aunt Eva, Jamilla, and Travis must sing. Experience singing gospel plus strong dramatic technique and comedic timing are essential. Come prepared to sing 16 bars of gospel song of your choice – acapella.

All actors should be able to travel to Central NJ for auditions, rehearsals, and production run.

Character Breakdown:

Jenny
Lead / Female / African American, Hispanic / 26 – 28 years Description: 28. Single, wants to marry like all her friends. Believes her beau Kevin would be an ideal husband, fears her vow of celibacy will cause Kevin to dump her. Strong singer soloist, vocal style: jazz, modern, and soprano gospel R&B.

Kevin
Lead / Male / African American, Hispanic / 30 – 32 years Description: 30. Charismatic, wealthy lawyer. handsome with split personality. Prides himself on knowing exactly how to seduce any woman and sees Jenny as a challenge to his manhood.
Non Singing Role

Travis
Co-Star / Male / African American, Hispanic / 30 – 32 years. Description: 30. Single man. Jenny’s childhood friend, blue collar. Loves Jenny. Strong singer soloist, vocal style: Contemporary gospel, tenor R&B

Jamilla
Co-Star / Female / African American, Hispanic / 40 – 42 years. Description: 40. Jenny’s older sister. Desperately wants to be married, has deep trust issues, especially of men. Strong singer soloist, vocal style: Jazzy R&B lounge voice, soulful sound.

Frank
Featured / Male / African American, Hispanic / 60 – 62 years. Description: 60. Retiree, successful, but will not marry the love of his life for fear that the marriage will fail. Believes real men aren’t emotional and should control their women. Non Singing Role.

Maddie
Supporting / Female / African American, Hispanic / 38 – 40 years. Description: 38. Jenny’s older, married sister. Peaceful, kind woman. Holds strict views about sex before marriage. Non Singing Role

Mark
Supporting / Male / African American, Hispanic / 40 – 42 Years. Description: 40. Maddie’s husband. A successful doctor, God fearing man. Non Singing Role.
Wardrobe: Contemporary

Aunt Eva
Co-Star / Female / African American, Hispanic / 50 – 65 Years. Description: 80, Jenny’s widowed aunt. Spirited, shoots from the hip and speaks her mind. Loves younger men and wants to remarry a younger one. Strong singer soloist, vocal style: Traditional gospel sound, full range,

Brenda
Supporting / Female / African American, Multi-Ethnic / 28 – 30 years. Description: 28. Jenny’s best friend. Single mother. Non Singing Role

PROJECT: “A WOMAN’S DILEMMA”

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: NON-UNION THEATRE

COMPENSATION: STIPEND

SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 7/6/2009

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE INDICATE (S) SINGER OR (NS) NON-SINGER WITH YOUR SUBMISSION

LOCATION: JERSEY CITY, NJ

CONTACT: A WOMAN’S DILEMMA, 3 CUMBERLAND ST, PLAINSBORO, NJ 08536

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