Casting: "Friends" the Unauthorized Musical Parody

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Personnel

Producers: Theater Mogul, Lynn Shore Entertainment and Ivory Star ProductionsDirector & Choreographer:  Paul StancatoBook & Lyrics: Bob and Tobly McSmithMusic: Assaf GleiznerAssociate Producer: Landon Zwick

Location:  The Showroom at the D Las Vegas, 2nd floor by the D GrillMusic rehearsals begin September 24, 2018

First preview October 18, 2018 with press opening October 25, 2018Audition Dates:September 14 & 1510 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 5 - 9 p.m.

Contract:Non-union. Local talent encouraged, as performers will not be relocated if cast.

$300/week for rehearsals and $100-150 per performance (6 shows a week) Talent will be asked to make press/community appearances and attend red carpets occasionally, especially during the show launch.

Production Description: Casting for the Off-Broadway hit, "Friends: the Unauthorized Musical Parody." Seeking all rolesfor the Las Vegas production. 

Production states: "Note that all roles are loving-exaggerations ofthe characters from the TV show. Looking for comedic actors who are familiar with the show and are comfortable at parody-with-a-heart."

Seeking:  Ross Geller (Lead): The One Who’s a Paleontologist
MALE, 24-29; Tenor
ETHNICITY: Caucasian
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/PhotoMonica’s nerdy older brother, who has always been in love with Rachel. Recently divorced andconfronted with his high school crush, he walks the fine line between chic and geek.

Monica Geller (Lead): The One Who’s Neurotic and Constantly Cooking
FEMALE, 22-28; Alto with high belt
ETHNICITY: Caucasian
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/PhotoBorderline OCD; likes to have everything just right; the consummate hostess. She has datedaround and is desperately looking for “Mr. Right.”

Rachel Green (Lead): The One Who’s the Princess
FEMALE, 22-28; Mezzo-Soprano
ETHNICITY: Caucasian
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/PhotoLeaves her fiancé at the altar and must now navigate New York City in her early 20s, without daddy’s money.

Chandler Bing (Lead): The One Who’s Clearly the Funniest
MALE, 25-32; Baritone
ETHNICITY: Caucasian
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/Photo
Uses humor to mask his true feelings and is always looking for the punchline. Actor also plays Ursula (Phoebe’s twin sister), Janice (Chandler’s on-again-off-again girlfriend), Dr. Richard Burke (Monica’s older boyfriend), and Paulo (the hot Italian neighbor). Improv skills a plus.

Joey Tribbiani (Lead): The One Who’s Dumb and Good Looking
MALE, 23-30; Tenor
ETHNICITY: Caucasian
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/PhotoA sandwich-loving, working actor who is looking for his big break as an actor.

Phoebe Buffay (Lead): The One Who’s the Oddball of the GroupFEMALE, 22-29; Soprano with some belt
ETHNICITY: Caucasian
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/PhotoQuirky, fun loving and always positive, but keeps everyone very grounded. Trying to write that next big song. Guitar skills a plus.

Gunther (Supporting) MALE, 27-37
ETHNICITY: Caucasian
REQUIRED MEDIA: Headshot/PhotoThe proprietor of Central Perk, who is not-so-secretly in love with Rachel. Actor also plays Ursula (Phoebe’s twin sister), Marcel the Monkey and Paolo (the hot, Italian neighbor).

Preparation:  Please bring in a 16-32 bar cut of a 90s Pop/Rock song. PLEASE DON’T SING THE THEME SONG OR SMELLY CAT, Gunther will tell you to leave immediately if that happens. . Also, be prepared to tell a QUICK funny story or joke or monologue.

There will be a sign up sheet in the holding room with time slots for the day.Dance call will only be at callbacks.

***To let us know you’ll be coming or if you would like to submit a taping of yourself,please email casting@ivorystar.com.***

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