Overview

Pay Rate: Weekly Rate
Audition Date and Time: TBD
Audition Location: Windy City Playhouse Flagship Venue (3014 W Irving Park Rd)
Contact Person Name: Samantha Mitchell

Windy City Playhouse is looking for headshot and resume submissions for select roles for their upcoming production of SONS OF HOLLYWOOD.  Please send all material to Auditions@windycityplayhouse.com

 

 

Material to Prepare:

Sides will be sent along with audition appointments

Time Commitment:

First company rehearsal: Monday, August 24, 2020
Tech week: Monday, September 7 - Sunday, September 13, 2020
First public performances (first “preview”): Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Press opening: Thursday, September 24, 2020 and possibly Friday, September 25, 2020
Twelve-Week Closing date: Sunday, December 6, 2020

All understudies are required to attend one 5 hour rehearsal per week and view one performance per week of their choosing.

Character Type/Restrictions:

Windy City Playhouse is looking for submissions for the following roles in their forthcoming production of SONS OF HOLLYWOOD:

Ramon Novarro (AEA/NON AEA)– Age 25 – 69, Latino, Male.  The Hollywood heartthrob, Latin lover and one of the great romantic actors of his day.   This magnetic star of the silent films who becomes a Hollywood has been. He’s a devout Catholic who is conflicted by his sexuality. His taste for liquor and hustlers leads to his demise.  He is kind, thoughtful, warm-hearted and too trusting of others.

Ensemble (Non-AEA) Age 25-40. Open Ethnicity.  To play various role throughout the piece. Will additionally understudy the roles of Billy Haines, Louis B Mayer, Howe, Weber.

Understudy: Ramon Navarro (Non AEA) Age 25 – 69, Latino, Male.  The Hollywood heartthrob, Latin lover and one of the great romantic actors of his day.   This magnetic star of the silent films who becomes a Hollywood has been. He’s a devout Catholic who is conflicted by his sexuality. His taste for liquor and hustlers leads to his demise.  He is kind, thoughtful, warm-hearted and too trusting of others.

Understudy: Joan Crawford (Non AEA) – Age 25 – 65.  White Female. The play’s narrator.  Devoted friend to Billy Haines and Jimmy Shields.  Focuses on what she wants and gets it. Glamorous, funny, clever, driven and quick witted.   The life of the party. This is not the Joan Crawford of Mommie Dearest.

 

To apply for this job email your details to Auditions@windycityplayhouse.com