Theater UnCorked announces Equity and Non-Equity auditions for
"Ruthless! The Musical"
Directed by Russell R. Greene
Music Direction by Gina Naggar
Choreography by Kai Chao
Performance dates: November 21st-24th, 2019 with a matinee and evening show on the 23rd
Where: Deane Hall at the Calderwood Pavilion, 527 Tremont St, Boston, MA
Rehearsals: October 5th-November 19th, total of 4 days a week (to include 1 or 2 weekend days)
Please download and fill out any conflicts for weekdays and weekends day and night on the attached Oct/Nov calendar and bring with you to the auditions.
The last 2 weeks from Nov 11th- 17th will be in the Calderwood Space with load in, Tech rehearsals and Sitzprobe. You must be available and flexible days and evenings on these dates.
Auditions by appointment only:
Sunday May 19th 9:30am-9:00pm
Monday May 20th 9:30am-9:30pm (Call backs from 5:30-9:30pm)
As part of the Callbacks, there will be a dance and movement audition from 5:30-7pm on May 20th. Please bring comfortable clothes to dance in, dance shoes and tap shoes if you have them.
The role of Tina will require tap
Appointments booked are in 10-minute slots. Once you have secured a slot, please send a copy of your headshot and resume to the producer, Shana Dirik, at [email protected] to confirm your appointment. Your slot will not be confirmed unless we receive this information from you.
Once slots are filled there will be an additional waiting list for sign ups.
Roles open for casting:
Judy Denmark-- (age 30's) a very typical all-American Suburban housewife and Mother,. Tina's Mom in fact. She morphs into Ginger DeMarco, a Fabulous, Talented, Self Absorbed, a big Broadway Star. Must Sing ( F below middle C to B Flat one octave above middle C) and move well
Tina Denmark-- (age 8-10) Judy's Daughter, a very talented, ambitious driven, third grader, Must sing (F# below middle C to E one octave above middle C) and tap. (we will be casting 2 Tinas to share the role)
Louise Lerman/Eve Allabout-- (cast as adult) Louise is a belligerent, relatively untalented 3rd grader, who fatally gets cast in the lead role of Pippi over Tina. because her parents are financial backers of the school production. Eve is Ginger's personal assistant who has designs on becoming Ginger's understudy and eventually replacing the star permanently Sing (F# below middle C to C above middle C) /move well
Lita Encore -- (age 50's) Judy's Strong willed, opinionated, adopted mother and theater critic who hates musicals. Must Sing (E below middle C to D one octave above middle C) and move well
Miss Thorn -- (age Adult), Miss Thorn is Tina and Louise's third grade Teacher. she is also in charge of the school play. Must Sing (E below middle C to B above middle C)
Sylvia St. Croix -- (THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST) age 50's. Sylvia bills herself as a successful talent scout who shows up wants to make Tina a star, but she hides a dark secret. Must Sing ((mezzo): A one octave below middle C to E above middle C) move well
(CASTING 2 ADDITIONAL YOUTH ENSEMBLE ACTORS IN THE PIPPI SCENE AND THE CLOSING NUMBER) Ages 10-16 (dance & move well/tap a plus)
Audition requirements: auditions will consist of songs and sides from the script. (Please see attached.) All those called back will be required to attend the dance call on the 20th from 5:30-7pm. Please fill out and bring with you the attached conflict sheet. We can not consider you for casting unless you fill out and bring your conflict sheet to the auditions. Tap a plus but not required. Please bring a hard copy of your headshot and resume to the auditions. Equity actors will operate under a Special Appearance Contract and Non-Union actors will receive a one-time stipend at the close of the production.
Running time: 90 minutes with one 15 minute intermission
73 Hemenway St
Boston, MA 02115
Enter on door to the left side of the building down
the ramp. There is a buzzer that will ring the
From Harvard Square/Dudley #1 Bus
Take Bus to Boylston Street. Walk down Boylston Street away from
town (WEST) to your first set of lights. Take left onto Hemenway.
73 is the last building on the right of that long block.
FROM THE T (B C or D lines)
Green line to Hynes Convention Ctr.Auditorium. Walk down Mass
Ave to Boylston. Take a right onto Boylston and continue west (away
from town) to your first light. Take a left onto Hemenway. 73 is the
last building on the right of that very long block.
Green Line to Symphony (Huntington Ave). Walk down Mass Ave
(North) with Symphony Hall on left to your first light. Take a left onto
Westland. Hemenway is at the end of Westland (one very long block)
73 is on the far right corner of the intersection.
Take Train to Mass Ave Station . Walk down Mass Ave ( left -North).
Cross over Huntington Ave. Continue walking with Symphony Hall on
left to your first light. Take a left onto Westland. Hemenway is at the
end of Westland (one very long block) 73 is on the far right corner of
From: Mass Ave going NORTH - Cross Huntington. Take first left
immediately after Symphony Hall onto Westland Avenue. Pass Bread and Circus on
right. Take a right at the light onto Hemenway. Metered parking available on
Hemenway and at end of Burbank Meters also available on Boylston and Mass Ave.
Also a lot of parking on the left side of Ipswich
Be careful about meters after 6 – some of them turn to resident parking – it will be clearly
From Mass Ave going SOUTH. - Cross Boylston Street. Continue
down Mass Ave to 3rd set of lights right before Symphony Hall. Take
rightonto Westland. Pass Bread and Circus on right. Take right at light onto
Hemenway. See above for parking.
From MASS PIKE EAST - Exit at Prudential. You'll come out of the
tunnel on Huntington Ave. Continue down Huntington to Mass Ave.
Right onto Mass Ave. Take first left onto Westland immediately after
turning onto Mass Ave. (Be careful not to take a hard left. Westland interesects with another street at this intersection - stay to the right of
the bank). Pass Bread and Circus on right. Take right at right onto
Hemenway. See above for parking.
From Storrow Drive - Take Fenway/Kenmore Square Exit - Stay to
the left of the exit ramp. As you continue stay to the center left to
bear left at the first set of lights. Immediately get into right hand lane
to take a right a next set of lights (75 yards). Ease into left lane to
continues veeering left at the next set of lights and then a left onto
Hemenway at next set of lights between two stone pillars (50 yards).
73 is first building on left. See above for parking.