Performers for How to Fight Like A Girl – Manhattan Theatre Mission

Manhattan Theatre Mission – How to Fight Like A Girl

Up to 8 performers to participate in a benefit concert for Angela Gant, an award winning playwright, who has survived a brain tumor, is openly gay and was recently brutally attacked while walking her dogs. MTM is hoping to assist with her soaring medical bills, as well as promote a message of love, empowerment, respect and hope. Rather than dwelling on the tragedy, we are seeking diverse musical acts which fit this theme.

How to Fight Like a Girl will be a comical yet powerful "How to" presentation featuring contemporary, classic and original songs. The production will be narrated by a very strong personality (preferably a drag queen).

We are specifically seeking prepared songs which deal with themes mentioned above, as well as a well balanced cast of diverse performers – male/female, gay/straight. Rehearsals will be very limited based on cast availability.

Additionally, we are seeking a volunteer pianist for 1 rehearsal and the performance only. An accompanist will be provided at the audition and for rehearsals.

The benefit will take place on Friday, May 27th at 9:30pm at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre.

Auditions are by appointment only on Friday, May 6th from 7-9pm.
Shetler Studios
244 W. 54th St.
New York, NY
Penthouse 4

To schedule an appointment, please submit your headshot and resume to Also, please list the song you would like to sing for your audition (and possible inclusion in the concert).

Prior to auditioning, please take a moment watch this video about Ms. Gant and the vicious act of violence she endured.

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