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New York, NY Casting Calls: “South Pacific” Auditions

New York, NY Casting Calls: South Pacific is adapted from the novel Tales of the South Pacific by James A Michener (1946) from which this exciting and innovative first Broadway revival will draw.
South Pacific – Tour / Production Contract Tour Tier D; $920/week minimum

CASTING:

EMILE DE BECQUE
Caucasian male, 40 – 55. A wealthy, cultured and dignified French plantation owner with grit and glamour who falls in love with Nellie. Strong Baritone (Opera singers are encouraged to attend). LEAD

NELLIE FORBUSH
Caucasian female, mid 20s – 40. An optimistic and simple Navy nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas who falls in love with Emile. Must have great subtle comic timing. Strong Mezzo. LEAD

LIEUTENANT JOE CABLE
Caucasian male, 18 – 30. A young, formal and good-looking officer who falls in love with Liat. Must be masculine and believable as a member of the Army. Soaring Tenor (E3 to G4). STRONG SUPPORTING

BLOODY MARY
Female, Tonkinese, 35 – 55. A shrewd souvenir dealer who is also trying to find her daughter a rich husband. Brassy, sexy, charactery. Must have great subtle comic timing. Strong Mezzo. STRONG SUPPORTING

LUTHER BILLIS
Caucasian male, 30 – 45. A shlubby, mediocre entrepreneur, friend to all and a man with a lust for ladies. A very lovable character. Must be funny, masculine and believable as a member of the Army. Strong baritone. STRONG SUPPORTING

CAPTAIN GEORGE BRACKET
Caucasian male, 40 – 60. A pompous yet competent officer who hides a heart of gold. Strong actor. Does not sing. SUPPORTING *Prepare a brief monologue.

COMMANDER HARBISON
Caucasian male, 35 – 50. Officious Navy man. Bracket’s second-in-command and right-hand man. Strong actor. Does not sing. SUPPORTING. *Prepare a brief monologue.

LIAT
Tonkinese female, 18 – 25. Heartbreakingly delicate, beautiful and the picture of purity. Must move well. Does not sing. SUPPORTING. *Prepare a brief monologue.

STEWPOT
Caucasian male, 25 – 35. A funny, shlubby character man with a strong tenor singing voice (up to high A). One of the Sailors and Luther Billis’ cohort. SUPPORTING

PROFESSOR
Caucasian male, 25 – 35. A funny character man of the studious type. One of the Sailors and Luther Billis’ cohort. Strong singer. SUPPORTING

JEROME
Male, age 7 to 9. Latino, Asian, Pacific-American, African-American or multi-ethnic to play the child of a Caucasian father and a Maori mother. Must sing, act and have a comfortable stage presence. Smart child who adores his father. Must be able to learn French phrases. SUPPORTING

NGANA
Female, age 9 to 11. Latino, Asian, Pacific-American, African-American or multi-ethnic to play the child of a Caucasian father and a Maori mother. Must sing, act and have a comfortable stage presence. Smart child who adores her father. Must be able to learn French phrases. SUPPORTING

Equity Principal Auditions:

DATE:Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 10 AM – 6 PM, Lunch from 1:30 – 2:30.

LOCATION: Telsey + Company, 315 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10036

Prepare a brief Rodgers and Hammerstein song showing range. Please bring sheet; accompanist provided. For non-singing roles, prepare a short monologue. Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

AUDITION DATE: OCTOBER 5

PROJECT: SOUTH PACIFIC

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: THEATER CASTING CALLS / YOUNG ACTORS CASTING CALLS / PAID ROLES CASTING CALLS / MUSICAL CASTING CALLS / SINGER CASTING CALLS

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

CONTACT: 315 WEST 43RD STREET, 10TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10036

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