MAGIC MIKE INFO:
Channing Tatum and his fellow producers of the Broadway-aimed musical adaptation of Magic Mike will accept audition videos as they cast the show, which makes its world premiere at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre this fall. Casting directors are looking for men ages 18–30 “in excellent physical shape.”
Interested auditioners should send an email to email@example.com by March 17. Applicants must include a self-taped video audition via an unlisted YouTube or Vimeo link that includes:
1. A brief pop/rock song not longer than one minute in length that shows off range (with piano accompaniment)
2. A brief contemporary or hip-hop dance clip no longer than two minutes in length that shows off athleticism, technique, and any special skills (gymnastics, tumbling, etc). No nudity.
Hopefuls must also include a current headshot and resume that includes height and weight as well as current location, email address, cell phone number, and date of birth.
Artists may be contacted for an in-person callback in New York City. The musical is set prior to the 2012 and 2015 films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL.
Performances for the Boston production will begin November 30 with an official opening set for December 15. The run is scheduled to end January 5, 2020.
SEEKS YOUNG FEMALE CHILD ACTRESSES
FOR HIT BROADWAY SHOW ON TOUR!
The Tony nominated Musical, WAITRESS is Looking for “LULU”
AUDITIONS HELD ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 AT 10A AND 1P
AT THE PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
WAITRESS tells the story of “Jenna,” an expert pie baker who is working at a local diner and is stuck in a loveless marriage. Her salvation comes in the form of her daughter, “Lulu.”
The character of “Lulu” is a sweet and carefree 4 to 5-year-old girl who appears in the production’s finalé scene. Qualified young girls should be shorter than 4’2 and be no older than 5 years and 3 months. Individual applicants are welcome, as are sets of twins or siblings. Space is limited to the first 60 applicants to sign up.
The “Search for Lulu” will take place in Providence on Wednesday, April 10 for two sessions at 10A and 1P. Each session will last approximately 2 hours at the Providence Performing Arts Center at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence. The audition will consist of the child repeating two lines from the show. If possible, parents should bring a current head shot and résumé for each child. Headshot, résumé, and prior acting experience is not required.
The character of “Lulu” will be cast locally in Providence and two girls will be chosen
to share the role. Each girl chosen will perform in 4 performances each during the one week engagement.
Please visit http://ppacri.org/lulu in order to sign up for the auditions in advance. PPAC will accept sign-ups until Wednesday, April 3.
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (“I Am Sam”) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin, Hair).
Inspired by Adrienne Shelley’s beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna – a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.
“It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune. “WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly and is “a monumental contribution to Broadway!” according to Marie Claire.
Tickets are now available for WAITRESS at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), online at www.ppacri.org, and by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787). Tickets are $109 – $51; all ticket prices include a $3 per ticket restoration charge and are subject to change without notice. Box Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 10A to 5P; Saturday, 10A to 2P and two hours prior to curtain time(s) on performance days. WAITRESS is recommended for ages 12 and up.