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Saturday, April 04, 2009

Spiderman Turn Off The Dark On Broadway Casting Call

Any actors out there? Open casting calls are being organized around the country by Telsey + Company, which produced Rent and Wicked. From the press release:

"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 Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge (from U2) will be holding open casting calls at major cities across the country starting next week.

"CURRENT SCHEDULE OF OPEN CALLS - click on a city to see the addresses.

"Orlando, FL Thursday, April 9
New York, NY Monday, April 13
Los Angeles, CA Saturday, April 18
Seattle, WA Monday, April 20
Chicago, IL Thursday, May 7
Austin, TX Wednesday, May 27"

"PETER PARKER – Male. 16-20’s. Must have a great rock tenor voice. Can be nerdy with understated sex appeal and a good sense of humor.

MARY JANE – Female. 16-20’s. Beautiful girl next door. Strong pop/rock singing voice required.

In addition, SPIDER-MAN is looking for a

LEAD FEMALE VILLAIN – Female. 25-35 years old. All ethnicities encouraged. Must have an amazing rock voice. Think Sinead O’Connor with a Middle Eastern/Bulgarian/Greek twist. Foreign and/or world music types are great. Foreign accents are great.

All interested people should bring a snapshot or photo of themselves and a brief pop/rock or rock song to sing a capella."

More info at -- if you can believe it --

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