Casting call for Dark Of The Moon

Bluegrass musicians and actors in or near the Big Apple may be interested in this.

Phare Play Productions has issued a casting call for their production of Dark Of The Moon, by Howard Richardson and William Berney. The period piece, set in the Appalachian region of North Carolina in the 1930s, will run at the Lodestar Theater on 9th Avenue in New York City from February 23 to March 18, 2007.

Auditions will be held January 6 at Producers’ Club Theatres in New York, by appointment, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

POSSIBLE INSTRUMENTS NEEDED: Guitar, fiddle, banjo, autoharp, dobro, mandolin, spoons, washboard, mouth organ, jews harp, ukulele, any instrument that could be used in a mountain community playing bluegrass and Depression-era folk.

ALL MUSICIANS MUST ACT AND SING. Please bring a two minute contemporary monologue, prepare 16 bars of a cappella gospel/bluegrass/period folk as well as 16 bars to play on your instrument.

Contact Kymm Zuckert at Phare Play (with head shot/resume) to obtain an appointment for an audition. This is a non-equity, community theater production, and all parts are cast on a non-paid basis.

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