Actors for SHOWBOAT- Goodspeed Opera House

       WHO:Goodspeed Opera House 

      SEEKING: Actors (Equity only)

Female, 30-40, African American, Warm with great humanity, big powerful mezzo voice.

Male, 40s African American 's sings “Old Man River”, husband to Queenie, very paternal with a quiet strength. Strong Bass Baritone singing voice

Female, Caucasian, 50s Matriarch of “Cotton Blossom”; working class, not classy. a force to be reckoned with. Character singing voice

Female, Caucasian, late 20s (character ages from 18 to 48 within the show). Strikingly beautiful, falls for Ravenal, glorious lyric soprano singing voice

Julie Lavern:
Female (Late 20s – 30s) Fair skinned African American or Mixed Race Ethnic, Worldly and glamorous the leading lady of the “Cotton Blossom” Legit Mezzo Soprano voice

Ellie May Chipley:
Female, 30s Caucasian, Character lady, wants to be serious actress. Strong dancer, part of the vaudeville team.

Frank Schultz:
Male, 30s Caucasian, Strong dancer, plays villain on the show boat, but “meek as a lamb”, part of the vaudeville team

Gaylord Ravenal:
Male, 30s Caucasian, Riverboat Gambler, Charming, handsome, as much a true romantic as he is a player. High baritone or lyric tenor, must have a strong legit singing voice

Captain Andy:
Male, Caucasian, 50s, Captain of the “Cotton Blossom”. True old time showman. Warm, fatherly character. Baritone, but not a legit singing voice needed.

       WHEN:  NYC Auditions last week of January, first week of February, 2011, by appointment only.  Seeking submissions from Actors' Equity Members only for these particular auditions.

       PAY: $750/week minimum

       HOW TO APPLY: For consideration, email picture and resume to:
Important: You must write your AEA Union Status and role you would like to be considered for in the subject line of your e-mail or submission will not be opened.

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