Audition/Casting Call

Casting Call: JAZZ MUSICAL "FLY ME AWAY"

Miguel Sutedjo

New York City, NJ 10013

Deadline

Mar 27, 2023

Posted

Mar 21, 2023

FLY ME AWAY: An Original Jazz Musical
composed by Miguel Sutedjo, directed by Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li with music direction by Sobina Chi-Kanter

AUDITION DATES
Monday, March 27 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. EST
151 Lafayette Street, 3 Fl, New York, NY 10013 (Museum of Chinese in America)

PERFORMANCE DATES
Friday, April 14 at 7:00 P.M. EST at the Museum of Chinese in America
Saturday, April 15 at 4:00 P.M. EST at the Museum of Chinese in America
Sunday, April 16 at 7:00 P.M. EST at the Fordham University

REHEARSAL DURATION
April 3 – April 13, exact dates to be determined.

SYNOPSIS
Frank, a 17 years-old aspiring jazz musician, moved to New York City with his father from Shanghai in pursuit of a better future. Despite his father’s strong dissuasion, Frank immerses himself in the jazz scene, and continues to pursue his musical career. As the life grows more and more difficult on him and his father, Frank and his father realize just what it takes to succeed in America and realize their dreams.

Requirements

CHARACTERS
BA (MICHAEL) LIU: M, 40s-60s. Baritone (A2 – G4). Chinese/East Asian. Frank’s father. Originally a banker, he loses his job due to his company’s downsizing and finds work at Dumpling Shop. Stubborn, but it means well. Family is everything for him.
MICHELLE: F,17. Mezzo-Soprano (A3 – D5). Asian American. Frank’s classmate, an ambitious and overworked teenager whose escape is singing jazz. Wants to get accepted into Harvard to make her parents proud.

COMPENSATION
$350

UNION: Non-Equity

If interested, fill out the form at the following link!
https:/www.mocanyc.org/event/casting-call-fly-me-away/?fbclid=IwAR0rsQ6PssglMx17-7-CptgWbkKQQccX0W4YmLoLKA_oBL1PQH3tRq1RHHc

Contact

Sector

Theater

Experience Level

Artist/Writer

Tags

Music, Theater

More Information

miguel.sutedjo01@gmail.com

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