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Seeking Equity actors as possible future replacements in currently-running productions of “Chicago”

“Chicago” Broadway & National Tour Companies
Production Contract, 1558/week minimum.
Seeking Equity actors as possible future replacements in currently-running productions.

Equity Principal Auditions
Roxie Hart:
33 – 45, any ethnicity. An innocent with the ability to murder; sexy; funny. Actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice.

Velma Kelly:
30 – 45, any ethnicity. Sarcastic, extremely sexy, tough, funny murderer with a keen eye for publicity. Actress must be a spectacular dancer in the Fosse style, with a big, first-rate Broadway belt voice.

Billy Flynn:
38 – 60, any ethnicity. Suave, educated lawyer who can talk and wheedle and persuade anyone to do anything – – his clients literally get away with murder. Sexy, handsome, charming, masculine. Actor must have a wonderful baritone voice and move well.

Amos Hart:
38 – 58, any ethnicity. Charming, funny, vulnerable milquetoast of a man, so in love with his wife that he would mortgage anything to pay for her outrageous extravagances. Actor must sing well and be physically adept; a comic-sad character actor.

Matron “Mama” Morton:
37 – 55, any ethnicity. Role requires a great belt voice and a sexy, funny, powerful and tough character actress.

Mary Sunshine:
Any age, any ethnicity. Male soprano or countertenor who can sing LEGITIMATELY up to a high B flat. Acts like a good natured talk show hostess, but is actually a high-powered gossip columnist. Actor must be a good comedian and a GREAT legit singer.

Auditions
Thursday, January 8, 2009, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM (Lunch from 1-2)
Ripley Grier Studios, 520 Eighth Ave, 16th floor (16T)

Please prepare a brief, standard, uptempo Broadway song to sing (no pop or rock). Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. (Note: there will be no dancing at this call; any women coming in to be seen as Roxie or Velma will be brought back to dance if there is any further interest)

Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together

Producers: Fran and Barry Weissler
Music: John Kander
Lyrics: Fred Ebb
Book: Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Director: Walter Bobbie
Musical Supervisor: Rob Fisher
Choreographer: Ann Reinking/Gary Chryst
Casting Director: Duncan Stewart, National Artists Management Company

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