News & Views: Open Casting Call for Musical "Spider-Man"

by Dan Persons

In New York? Think you’ve got the chops to rock a Peter Parker or a Mary Jane? Think you can tolerate getting the phrase, “All-Slinging, All-Dancing,” repeatedly hurled at you?  Then the producers of the upcoming Broadway musical, SPIDER-MAN, want to talk to you.
Check it:

OPEN SINGERS/ACTORS CALL FOR

SPIDER-MAN

A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

Directed by Julie Taymor,

Music and Lyrics by Bono and The Edge of U2

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
Peter Parker: male, 16-20’s, great Rock voice, can be nerdy with understated sex appeal, good sense of humor
Mary Jane: female, 16-20’s, beautiful girl next door, strong pop/rock singing voice
Principal Woman: female, 25-35 years old, Amazing Rock vocals, think Sinead O’Connor with a Middle Eastern /Bulgarian/Greek/ twist. Foreign, world music types are great, foreign accents are great! All ethnicities.
JULY 28, 2008 10:00am-5pm

THE KNITTING FACTORY

74 LEONARD STREET

NEW YORK, NY 10013

WE ARE ONLY LOOKING FOR THESE CHARACTERS AT THIS OPEN CALL. IF YOU ARE NOT RIGHT FOR THESE CHARACTERS, YOU MAY NOT BE SEEN.

Please prepare 16 bars of a pop/rock song that shows range. Please bring sheet music. Also a photo/resume stapled together, IF YOU HAVE ONE. IT’S COOL IF YOU DON’T!

spidermancasting@gmail.com

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