Sources: Broadway World | All Things Michael
Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy are pleased to announce an open call casting search for African-American singers for both the Broadway production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL and the national tour, with an opportunity to audition at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on Wednesday, September 16.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is seeking African-American men and women, ages 20s-40s, with exceptional voices. Also seeking an African-American boy, age 8 to 13, to play young Michael Jackson / Berry Gordy / Stevie Wonder. No prior theater experience is necessary.
All candidates must have amazing soulful voices to play different performers from Motown history. All vocal parts are encouraged to attend.
CINCINNATI OPEN CALL
Date: Wednesday, September 16
Time: 9:00 AM ET – 12:00 PM ET (sign-in begins at 8:30 AM ET)
Location: Fifth Third Bank Theatre at the Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati. Entrance located at the SW corner of 7th and Main Streets downtown
What to Bring
1. Bring sheet music for a song of choice from the Motown songbook that best features vocal range.
2. Bring a picture and resume including contact information (cell phone, email) stapled together. A recent snapshot is sufficient in the absence of a formal headshot. An accompanist will be provided.
For more information on the open call auditions visit: http://www.motownthemusical.com/casting.
For details about what to bring and what to prepare, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is playing the Aronoff Center through September 20: Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30PM, Friday at 8:00PM, Saturday at 2:00PM and 8:00PM and Sunday at 1:00PM and 6:30PM. Tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL start at $29. They are available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. For groups of 10 or more, contact the group sales department at 513.369.4363. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice. For more information, please visit www.BroadwayInCincinnati.com.
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