Date of Audition
557 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60661
Monday, June 18 10 AM to 4 PM
Wednesday June 20 10 AM to 12:30PM
will be taken by the Equity office beginning Tuesday, June 5 at 9:30 AM. Call 312-641-0406 9:30 AM-12:30 PM and 3:00-4:30 PM only.
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Director/Co-Adaptor Rick Sparks, Producer Hyra George, Producer/Co-Adaptor Kim Flagg, & Exec. Producers David George & Stephen Kahn will attend w/ casting authority.
First Rehearsal: Monday, August 13th
First paid performance: Wednesday, September 12th
Closing: Sunday November 11th with possible extension
Tier 6; Actor min. $765/wk
6 Male and 7 Female Actors that sing and move well. Please note the role of Lucy need not be a singer.
A breakdown has been added for this notice.
32 bars of Standard top 40 repertoire from late 40s or early 50s; or early Broadway as a backup. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. Bring headshot and resume.
If unable to attend, please send photos & resumes to
235 E Claiborne Pl, Long Beach, CA 90807 or email to email@example.com
Submission deadline is Thurs., 6/21
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
Principle. Female. 30’s - early 40’s. Iconic zany NY Housewife married to a Cuban bandleader, longs to be in show business. Fearless and attractive Actor with exceedingly strong comic chops. Physical comedy and dancing required. Huge expressive eyes are a plus.
Principle. Male. 30’s-early 40’s Tenor. Cuban Bandleader with fiery temper and passion married to beautiful wife with huge ambition and an overactive imagination. Actor must have strong comic chops, good singing voice, great sultry rhythm, and can master Ricky’s Cuban accent.
Principle. Female. 30’s-early 50’s. Lucy’s coconspirator and best friend. Married to Fred. Actor with dry sense of humor and terrific timing. Sings and moves well.
Principle. Male. 50’s-60’s Long suffering husband to Ethel, and landlord of the Ricardo’s. Crusty curmudgeon with dry sense of humor. Sings and moves well. Bald or balding.
Lead. Male. 40’s-50’s. Desilu Playhouse Host.
This consummate host and ‘everyman’ must be completely facile with improvisation. He also should have dexterous knowledge of (or at least willing learn) popular American and Entertainment history of the late 1940’s and 1950’s. His warmth and humor can charm the masses, …even the most cynical of audiences.
Ensemble. Female. 40’s-50’s Audience Member who finds herself taking part in the proceedings. Actor must have exceedingly strong improvisational skill and perfect comic timing, also owns an infectious laugh.
ENSEMBLE MAN #1 (Eye Dr./Crystaltone Singer)
30’s-40’s. Baritone. Actor/Singer with great comic timing and good mimic (of character actor Frank Nelson). Moves very well.
ENSEMBLE MAN #2 (Bill Parker/Crystaltone Singer)
40’s-50’s. First Tenor. Handsome sophisticated Silver Fox. Sings and Moves well. Good comic timing.
ENSEMBLE MAN #3 (King Kat Walsh/Crystaltone Singer)
Late 20’s -30’s. Second Tenor. Attractive Actor/Singer with comic chops. Terrific Dancer!
ENSEMBLE WOMAN #1 (Dinah Beach/Crystaltone Singer)
30’s-40’s Soprano. Chameleon actor who sings and dances, with great comic chops. Plays everything from a singing and dancing Dinah Shore’esq to dowdy stage assistant.
ENSEMBLE WOMAN #2 (X Beauty Contestant/Crystlatone Singer)
Late 20’s-40’s. Second Soprano. Character funny gal who sings and moves very well.
ENSEMBLE WOMAN #3 (Makeup Girl/Crystaltone Singer)
Late 20’s-40’s. Second Soprano. Attractive and funny Singer/Actor. Moves very well.
ENSEMBLE WOMAN #4 (Alka Seltzer’s Speedy/Dorothy Day spokesperson) 40-50’s. Alto. Funny Chameleon character actor. Plays everything from down-home audience member, elegant commercial spokeswoman, to very old lady. Sings and moves well. Tap helpful but not prerequisite. Diminutive stature also helpful, but not prerequisite.