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.
"WHAT TO BRING:
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 -- Marvel.com.