Here are audition notices for three different shows by writer Tod Kimbro — My Illustrious Wasteland, planned for March; a new version of Suckers at the Fringe and Media, planned for June:
What: Open casting call on January 22, for 3 upcoming musical productions, all written by Tod Kimbro: My Illustrious Wasteland in March 2011; Suckers: A Freaky Little Musical in May 2011 at Orlando Fringe; and Media in June 2011.
Where/When: Studio B at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center. (812 East Rollins Orlando, FL 32803). Saturday, January 22 from noon to 3:45 PM. Callbacks for Suckers will take place immediately after, between 4 and 6 PM.
Needed: Actor/pop-rock singers who move well; late teens to late thirties. Those auditioning can show up anytime between noon and 3 PM. Anyone who arrives after 3 PM runs the risk of not being seen. To schedule an appointment, call Tod Kimbro at 407-697-8981.
Please prepare approximately 16 bars of a ROCK or POP song from the last thirty years. PLEASE NO SHOW TUNES. Obvious exceptions would be songs from rock musicals like American Idiot, Spring Awakening, and Rent. A CD player will be available for pre-recorded accompaniment. Otherwise, be prepared to sing a capella.
Also, please prepare a one-minute comic monologue. Bring headshot and resume. Be ready to read sides.
MORE ABOUT THE SHOWS:
MARCH 24-27: A concert production of My Illustrious Wasteland, the acclaimed sci-fi rock musical, which was produced at the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Co-produced by Tod Kimbro and Empty Spaces Theatre Company, presented at the Orlando Shakespeare Mandell Studio Theater. Position are unpaid; profits will benefit the June production of Media. Looking for actor/singers in their 20’s and 30’s.
ORLANDO FRINGE 2011 (late May): A musical version of Suckers, Kimbro’s hit play about goth kids and club kids, set in the ‘90’s. Actors will receive a percentage of net profits. Directed by Michael Marinaccio and presented in the Green Venue. Looking for actor/singers in their late teens to early 30’s.
JUNE 9-26: The world premiere production of Kimbro’s new musical Media, a multi-story narrative set to a score of modern indie rock and chamber pop. Co-produced by Tod Kimbro and Empty Spaces Theatre Company, presented at the Orlando Shakespeare Mandell Studio Theater. Looking for actor/singers in their late 20’s to late 30’s. Profit sharing arrangement.