Audition and Callback Information
42nd Street Moon presents intimately produced versions of uncommon musicals, specializing in early to mid-20th Century American Musical Theatre. Our shows are fully staged, with choreography, and small orchestra (usually a piano and two or three additional instruments).
42nd Street Moon operates on a BAT Tier 4 agreement with Actors’ Equity Association. All roles are open to performers of any union status.
The 42nd Street Moon family believes talent, dedication, and passion transcends race, ethnicity, gender, or physical ability, and we cast our shows according to that belief.
2019-2020 SEASON GENERAL AUDITIONS
42nd Street Moon is excited to announce its GENERAL AUDITIONS for the 2019-2020 Season!
HOT MIKADO; SCROOGE IN LOVE!; A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER; THE PAJAMA GAME; MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
Friday, April 5, 3:00 PM-9:00 PM; Saturday, April 6, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM
OBTAINING AN AUDITION TIME
Equity members may make an audition appointment by clicking here.
Non-Equity members MUST submit their materials for consideration. Please scroll down to submit your materials. PLEASE be sure to include your headshot, resume, AND completed audition application.
NOTE: All non-union appointments have been filled at this time. You are welcome to submit your materials for future consideration, but we will not be able to take any more non-union appointments for April 5 or 6.
For more information about the shows please visit our season page.
Please prepare two contrasting songs of about one minute each that represent the style(s) of the show(s) for which you are auditioning. Please bring two (2) current copies of headshot and resume. Please bring shoes that you can move in.
Auditions will be held at MoonSpace, 250 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102. Southeast corner of Grove Street. Two blocks from Civic Center BART station; street parking limited, use Civic Center or Performing Arts Garages (each two blocks away).
Callbacks will be held for individual shows during Spring and Summer of 2019. Those who we wish to see at callbacks will be notified by April 19, 2019.
Jeffrey Polk, Director/Choreographer; Dave Dobrusky, Musical Director
First non-union rehearsal 9/3/19; First AEA rehearsal 9/10/19
Opening 9/25/19; Closing 10/13/19
Note: seeking a fully ethnically diverse cast for this show. All should be able to sing in a 1930s-40s “hot” jazz or swing style.
Mikado: 40-50, tenor. Showman, the “big cat.” Should tap.
Nanki-Poo: 20s, tenor. Fresh-faced “rock crooner.” Trumpet playing a plus.
Yum-Yum: 18-30, soprano. Sincere, honest.
Pitti-Sing: 20-30, mezzo. Matter-of-fact, a little brash.
Peep-Bo: 18-28, mezzo. Cynical, sarcastic.
Pish-Tush: 20s-30s, tenor. Rash, too cool for his own good.
Ko-Ko: 30-50, tenor. All-around nice guy.
Poo-Bah: 30-50, bartione/tenor. Clever, selfish.
Katisha: 30-40. alto/mezzo. Spurned femme fatale.
Ensemble: 20s and up, all types. Dancers/strong movers and part-singers.
SCROOGE IN LOVE!
Dyan McBride, Director; Staci Arriaga, Choreographer; Ken Brill, Musical Director
First non-union rehearsal 11/12/19; First AEA rehearsal 11/19/19
Opening 12/4/19; Closing 12/22/19
Ensemble: 20s-50s. All voice ranges. Good character actors, strong movers.
Note: All other roles have been cast.
A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
Daren A.C. Carollo, Director; Daniel Thomas, Musical Director; Christina Lazo, Choreographer
First non-union rehearsal 2/4/20; First AEA rehearsal 2/11/20
Opening 2/26/20; Closing 3/14/20
Montague “Monty” Navarro: 30s, high bartione. Clever, charming, endearing.
Miss Shingle: 20s’-30s, soprano. Mysterious visitor.
Sibella Hallward: 20s-30, soprano. The girl Monty loves.
Phoebe D’Ysquith: 20s-30s, soprano. Monty’s cousin.
The D’Ysquith Family: baritone. One actor to play nine male and female roles.
Ensemble: 20s and up, great character actors/singers. All play multiple roles.
THE PAJAMA GAME
Ryan Weible, Director; Dave Dobrusky, Musical Director; Kelly Cooper, Choreographer
First non-union rehearsal 3/24/20; First AEA rehearsal 3/31/20
Opening 4/15/20; Closing 5/3/20
Sid Sorokin: 30s, high baritone. Proud, strong-willed, charming.
Babe WIlliams: 25-30s, mezzo. Strong, feisty but sensitive.
Hines: 30s-40s, baritone. Jealous but with a kind heart.
Gladys: 20s-30s, mezzo. Flirty, fun. Excellent Fosse-style dancer.
Prez: 30s-40s, tenor. Naïve but determined, a little goofy.
Mabel: 30s-50s, mezzo. Earnest but occasionally crass.
Hasler: 40s-60, non-singing. Demanding, uptight.
Pop: 45-60, non-singing. Kind, understanding.
Ensemble: 20s-30s, strong actor/singers/movers, some must be excellent jazz or Fosse-style dancers.
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
Dennis Lickteig and Daren A.C. Carollo, Directors; David Möschler, Musical Director; Rick Wallace, Choreographer
First non-union rehearsal 4/14/20; First rehearsal 4/21/20
Opening 5/13/20; Closing 6/14/20
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG will be both the 1934 play and the 1981 musical, presented in repertory with the same actors. Character descriptions are for both musical and play.
Beth Spencer: 25-35, mezzo. Naïve, insecure, hopeless romantic.
Charley (musical)/Jonathan (play): 25-40, tenor. Stubborn, intense optimist.
Franklin (musical)/Richard (play): 25-40, tenor. Talented, handsome, misled, tormented. Piano a plus.
Gussie: 25-35, alto/mezzo. Greedy, seductive.
Joe: 35-50, high baritone. Big-talking Broadway producer.
Mary (musical)/Julia (play): 30-45, mezzo. Sardonic, bitter, witty.
Meg: 18-25, mezzo. Starry-eyed, naïve, ambitious.
Ensemble: 20s-50s, all voice ranges. Good character actors, some should be strong movers/dancers.
If you are well-suited for a show, we will contact you to schedule an audition. You may fill out the form below and attach your headshot and resume, or you may mail your materials to: 42nd Street Moon, Attn: Auditions, PO Box 426470, San Francisco, CA 94142.