Description

Seeking Singer/Actor/Dancers for non-union tour of Madagascar The Musical.

Production Info

US tour

Producer: MOVE IT MOVE IT LLC
Director: Kirk Jameson
Choreographer: Fabian Aloise
Musical Director: TBD
Book: Kevin Del Aguila
Original Music & Lyrics: George Noriega Joel Someillan
General Manager: Evan Bernardin Productions
Casting Director: Alison Franck, CSA

Rehearsal Date(s): March 13, 2023
Opening Date(s): April 8, 2023
Closing Date(s): July 1, 2023
Extension Date(s): additional dates in Fall 2023

Compensation/Fee

Rate of Pay: $700 per week plus per diem, pro-ratable going into or coming out of layoffs
Housing: Provided upon arrival at the tech venue. Double occupancy hotel accommodations, single occupancy bed on an entertainer coach.
Per Diem: $40/day per day when access to a full kitchen or 3 meals a day is not provided.

Requirements

You must provide proof of complete vaccination and a current booster by two weeks prior to the start of rehearsals.

Roles

  • [ALEX] 22 to 35 years old, all ethnicities male. Alex, the lion, is the main attraction at the Central Park Zoo and undoubtedly “The King of New York City.” He’s a fun-loving fella whose devotion to steak is matched only by his devotion his friends. A great singer and actor but most importantly, someone who has that magnetic quality of a showman. Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: A3
  • [MARTY] 22 to 35 years old, Black male. Marty is a zebra with dreams of exploring beyond the confines of the Central Park Zoo and into the wild. Cast a young man who is a solid singer and actor who also possesses a sweet disposition. You want your audience to root for Marty. He should be a perfect complement to Alex. Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: A3
  • [GLORIA] 22 to 35 years old, Black female. Gloria, the hippopotamus, is a bold young lady with a maternal streak that shines when she’s with her three closest friends: Alex, Marty and Melman. This a great part for a performer who can act, sing and who can serve as the caretaker of the group. Vocal range top: E5, Vocal range bottom: Eb4
  • [MELMAN] 22 to 35 years old, male. Melman is a kind-hearted giraffe who is a bit of a hypochondriac. He’s always just a little bit nervous, but when it comes down to it, he’ll rise to the situation. Pick a performer who can sing well but more notably, can carve out this comedic part with strong acting choices. Vocal range top: Db5-Vocal range bottom: E3
  • [KING JULIAN] 22 to 35 years old, all ethnicities male. King Julien is the leader of the Lemurs, a wild band of creatures native to Madagascar trying desperately to avoid being eaten by the cat-like creatures called the Fossa. He is a comedian who can sing, dance, act and has intuitive comedic timing. Male.
  • [ENSEMBLE/SKIPPER/MAURICE] 22 to 35 years old, all ethnicities male. Skipper serves as the captain of the Penguins, giving orders with ease and command. Maurice is King Julien’s distrustful assistant who is not so welcoming to Madagascar’s new inhabitants. Male.
  • [ENSEMBLE/MASON/LARS] 22 to 35 years old, all ethnicities male or non-binary. Brutish
  • [ENSEMBLE/MORT/PRIVATE] 22 to 35 years old, all ethnicities female. Mort is the littlest of the Lemurs, who can barely speak.
  • [ENSEMBLE/KOWALSKI] 22 to 35 years old, all ethnicities female. Kowalski is Skipper’s second-in-command and a dutiful one at that
  • [ENSEMBLE/RICO/CANY/LYNN:] 22 to 35 years old, all ethnicities female.