The “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” Broadway show is holding casting calls and here are the details:
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK ANNOUNCES OPEN CASTING CALLS
DIRECTED BY JULIE TAYMOR, MUSIC & LYRICS BY BONO & THE EDGE
CURRENT SCHEDULE OF OPEN CALLS
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, featuring direction by Julie Taymor (Across The Universe, Frida, The Lion King on Broadway) with music and lyrics by 22-time GrammyÂ® Award-winners Bono and The Edge (from U2) will be holding open casting calls at major cities across the country starting next week.
SPIDER-MAN is seeking principals and understudies for the roles of â€˜Peter Parker,â€™ â€˜Mary Jane,â€™ and â€˜Female Lead Villian.â€™ The production is looking for performers with dynamic rock/pop voices including those with experience in bands and as solo performers. Regardless of experience, anyone who thinks they might be qualified is encouraged to audition.
Open casting calls are being organized by Telsey + Company (Rent, Across The Universe, Sex & The City, Wicked) and will be held in the following cities:
ORLANDO, FL (Thursday, April 9; 10 AM â€“ 5PM)
NEW YORK, NY (Monday, April 13; 10 AM â€“ 5PM)
LOS ANGELES, CA (Saturday, April 18; 10 AM â€“ 5PM)
SEATTLE, WA (Monday, April 20; 10 AM â€“ 6PM)
CHICAGO, IL (Thursday, May 7; 10 AM â€“ 5 PM)
AUSTIN, TX (Wednesday, May 27; 10 AM â€“ 6 PM)
The production is looking for candidates to fill the following roles (both principals and understudies):
PETER PARKER â€“ Male. 16-20â€™s. Must have a great rock tenor voice. Can be nerdy with understated sex appeal and a good sense of humor.
MARY JANE â€“ Female. 16-20â€™s. Beautiful girl next door. Strong pop/rock singing voice required.
LEAD FEMALE VILLAIN â€“ Female. 25‐35 years old. All ethnicities encouraged. Must have an amazing rock voice. Think Sinead Oâ€™Connor with a Middle Eastern /Bulgarian/Greek twist. Foreign and/or world music types are great. Foreign accents are great.
WHAT TO BRING:
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will open in New York on Thursday, February 18, 2010.
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Source: Superhero Hype!