Auditions

42nd STREET – Produced by Ovation

SUBMISSIONS TO BE SENT TO PEARSON CASTING: casting@pearsoncasting.com

Auditions will be held at The Gatehouse (Highgate N6 4BD) w/c 21st October.
Re-calls – Friday 25th October.  Rehearsals start Friday 15th November; Monday to Friday daytime plus Saturday 30th November until 6th December. Sitz probe Sunday 8th December.  Tech & Dress day/evening rehearsals 9th /10th / 11th December.  All performances and most rehearsals are at The Gatehouse.

The show runs 11th December to 26th January (47 performances) with afternoon matinees between 27th December and 3rd January. There are no shows on Mondays and no shows on 23rd/24th/25th December. There will be matinees on Sundays throughout the run plus Saturday matinees on 21st, 28th Dec.; 4th and 25th January.

Salary for each cast member will be £200 per week. This is a ten week engagement (including rehearsals) making a total fee of £2000 which will be paid (via invoice) in two equal instalments on 20th December and 24th January.

42nd Street is set in New York and Philadelphia in 1933. The show within the show is a Broadway production of a musical entitled ‘Pretty Lady’.

Cast breakdown
DOROTHY BROCK – An established Broadway star Age range 30 – 40
PEGGY SAWYER – Young, talented and would-be star Age range 20 – 25
MAGGIE JONES – Performer & Co-Writer….‘Pretty Lady’ Age range 25 – 35
ANN REILLY – 2nd lead in ‘Pretty Lady’ + Ensemble Age range 25 – 30
PHYLLIS – Female Ensemble Age range 20 – 30
LORRAINE – Female Ensemble Age range 20 – 30
JULIAN MARSH – Broadway director of ‘Pretty Lady’ Age range 35 – 40
BILLY LAWLOR – Juvenile lead – ‘Pretty Lady’ Age range 25 – 35
BERT BARRY – Performer & Co-Writer…. ‘Pretty Lady’ Age range 25 – 35
OSCAR – ‘Pretty Lady’ Pianist (actor/musician) Age range 30 – 35
PAT/WILLARD – Dorothy’s old dance partner + Ensemble Age range 25 – 35
FRANKIE – + Abner/Waiter/Doctor/Thug + Ensemble Age range 25 – 30
ANDY – Julian’s Assistant + Ensemble Age range 20 – 30

All performers (except Dorothy, Julian and Oscar) must be able to tap to a high standard.

DO NOT SEND YOUR SUBMISSIONS DIRECT TO OVATION