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Ben May 9, 2017
The hit is on, the opportunity has presented itself once more. It’s time to show New York city you have what it takes to be part of the NYC Musical The Storm Auditions. NYC Musical The Storm Auditions “The Storm” is an original musical currently in development in New York City. Seeking strong performers for a special presentation at The Roosevelt Hotel on July 19, 2017.

NYC Musical The Storm Auditions

According to the organizers, “This will not be a full production; however, actors will be off-book and backed by a live band. There will be staging and choreography as well as basic lighting and simple costumes and props. Rehearsals will be held in the evenings. The commitment is approximately three weeks”. SYNOPSIS On the night of her school’s annual concert, distinguished dance educator Marge Young gazes out from a backstage curtain and reflects on her storied career. Flashbacks trace her rise from a child star in Hollywood’s silent comedies to headlining prominent nightclubs and meeting her husband, Jim, a talented and popular pianist; as well as the couple’s theatrical clash of personalities; celebrated achievements; and a legacy best exemplified by the success of their students.

NYC Musical The Storm Auditions, Roles

MARGE YOUNG (Lead): Female, 75-88 60s-70s, or 50s to play older. A veteran of show business turned wife and dance educator. Older version of “MARGIE” and “YOUNG MARGIE” who narrates a life-long flashback. Poised. Captivating. Time-tested. Discerning. Strong actor. Good singer. Ability to move a plus. Vocal range: alto-soprano (classic musical theater torch song). Ethnicity: Caucasian. MARGIE YOUNG (Lead): Female, 16-25 20s. A raven-haired, vibrant personality with a dazzling dance style. An older version of “YOUNG MARGIE” an early child star in the golden age of movies, who went on to headline nightclubs, marry “SHORTY”, and open a dancing school. Strong dancer in the styles of ballet and jazz required. Good actor. Good singer. Vocal range: alto-soprano (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ethnicity: Caucasian. SHORTY (Lead): Male, 23-35 20s-30s or 40s to play younger. A popular pianist during the age of big bands and nightclubs. Good looks. Charismatic charm. Confident. Elopes with “MARGIE”. Must be able to play basic piano or better (classical / jazz pianist preferred). Good actor. Must be able/willing to be made up and play the late 50s for one scene. Good singer (tenor preferred). Vocal range: baritone (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ability to move a plus. If interested, please submit piano reel to entertainment@intaglioproductions.com when scheduling an appointment. Ethnicity: Caucasian. JOSHUA (Supporting): Male, 15-20 20s. “MARGIE” and “SHORTY’s” grandson. A talented pianist with a personality to match his grandfather. Strong piano ability required (virtuoso classical / jazz pianist preferred). Good actor (tenor preferred). Ability to sing and move a plus, but not required. If interested, please submit piano reel to entertainment@intaglioproductions.com when scheduling an appointment. Ethnicity: Caucasian. ELIZABETH (Supporting): Female, 33-42 20s-40s. “MARGIE” and “SHORTY’s” daughter; “JOSHUA’s” mother. A talented performer and dance educator in her own right. Radiant. Strong. Tender-hearted. Strong dancer in the styles of jazz and musical theater. Good actor. Good singer. Vocal range: soprano (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ethnicity: Caucasian. YOUNG MARGIE / YOUNG ELIZABETH (Supporting): Female, 3-7 A Shirley Temple type who can sing, dance, and act. Delightful. Outgoing. Ability to project and memorize a few lines is a must. All children are required be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parent or guardian must remain at the audition/rehearsal site(s) at all times. Please be prepared to wait. Ethnicity: Caucasian. MALE ENSEMBLE / TOM (Chorus / Ensemble): Male, 29-40 20 or older. “Tom” is a problem drinker, abusive husband, and “MARGIE’s” stepfather. Strong stage presence. Comfortable with various dance styles. Strong singer. Vocal range: bass (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ethnicity: Caucasian. FEMALE ENSEMBLE / BETTY (Chorus / Ensemble): Female, 27-40 20 or older. “BETTY” is a stage mother during the golden age of entertainment, who pushes her daughter “MARGIE” to be a big star. Strong stage presence. Comfortable with various dance styles. Strong singer. Vocal range: alto (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ethnicity: Caucasian. MALE ENSEMBLE / BRUCE (Chorus / Ensemble): Male, 25-40 20 or older. “BRUCE” is “MARGIE’s” self-serving manager. A weasel. Strong stage presence. Comfortable with various dance styles. Strong singer. Vocal range: tenor (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ethnicity: All Ethnicities. FEMALE ENSEMBLE / LORI (Chorus / Ensemble): Female, 16-25 18 or older. “LORI” is an alluring ballerina. Strong stage presence. Ballet required. Comfortable with various dance styles. Good singer. Vocal range: alto (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ethnicity: All Ethnicities. MALE ENSEMBLE: Male, 18-40 18 or older. Strong stage presence. Comfortable with various dance styles. Strong singer. Vocal range: baritone (in the style of classic musical theater and American standards). Ethnicity: All Ethnicities. REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION DATES Rehearses June 26 – July 18, 2017, and performs July 19, 2017, in New York City.

NYC Musical The Storm Auditions details

Date- Saturday, May 13, 2017 Appointment Required: 1-4PM Date- Saturday, May 20, 2017 Reserved For Callbacks: 1-4PM Venue- Sirovich Auditorium, 331 E. 12th Street, New York, NY 10003 NYC Musical The Storm Auditions preparation “Please prepare one 32 bar song in the style of jazz, classic musical theater, or American standard that showcases your range. Bring sheet music. A pianist will be provided. You may be asked to learn a dance/movement combination following the vocal auditions. Be prepared with appropriate dance attire and footwear (character shoe or jazz sneaker). NOTE: Appointment required”, the organizers revealed How To Book Appointments Performers should e-mail their headshot/picture, résumé or list of performance experience, and slot preference to entertainment@intaglioproductions.com in order to secure an audition slot and sides. It is always best to attend in person; however, anyone unable to attend the audition for scheduling reasons may submit inquiries and a video reel to entertainment@intaglioproductions.com as well. NYC Musical The Storm Auditions Additional Information Auditions may be filmed for internal casting purposes only. Website: http://www.thestormthemusical.com INTAGLIO Productions New York, NY CONTACT NAME Jeremy Long CATEGORY Performer COMPESENTION Payment: Paid City or Location of call: New York, NY Please submit to: entertainment@intaglioproductions.com by 2017-05-12 This casting notice was posted by: INTAGLIO Productions

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