Paper Mill Playhouse
Half Time- NYC EPA Updated 12/6/17
Call Type: EPA
COST TIER 4 ($879.00/WEEK MINIMUM)
Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee;
Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker
Director/Co-Choreographer: Jerry ; Mitchell;
Co-Choreographer: Nick Kenkel;
Book: Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin;
Music: Marvin Hamlisch, Matthew Sklar;
Lyrics: Nell Benjamin;
Music Director: Charlie Alterman
Casting: Telsey + Company/Craig Burns
1st Rehearsal: April 23
Previews: May 31
Opening Night: June 12
Closing: July 1
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity Monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
Equity actor/singers/movers for various roles
NOTE: “HALF TIME” is a new musical based on the 2008 documentary “GOTTA DANCE.” Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend.
The role of JOANNE is no longer available. It has been offered AND accepted
Female, 20s. An African-American assistant dance coach. Bea’s granddaughter and easily annoyed by Bea at every turn. Strong mover. Pop alto with a high belt. PRINCIPAL
Female, mid-20s. Assistant dance coach. Slightly ditzy and has a tendency to put her foot in her mouth. Strong mover. Pop alto with a high belt. PRINCIPAL
The following roles have been CAST (offered and accepted).
Role CAST. Female, 60s – 70s. Very shy kindergarten teacher with an alter ego that loves to dance hip hop. Strong mover. Mezzo. PRINCIPAL – CAST: GEORGIA ENGEL
Role CAST. Female, 60s – 70s. Sweet yet determined African-American woman hoping to reconnect with her granddaughter, Kendra. Strong mover. Alto with a high belt. PRINCIPAL – CAST: LILLIAS WHITE
Role CAST. Female, 60s – 70s. Fiery self-described “Latin from Manhattan.” Dates younger men and loves it. Strong mover. Alto with a high belt. PRINCIPAL
Role CAST. Female, 60s – 70s. Very joyful Filipino woman who is happy with herself and her age. Strong mover. Alto. PRINCIPAL
Role CAST. Male, 60s – 70s. An African-American man who is still mourning the loss of his wife, but has joined the team because of a bet. Loves swing music and dancing, but hates hip hop. Strong mover. Baritenor. PRINCIPAL
Role CAST. Female, 60s – 70s. A smooth-talking Mary Kay saleswoman who is only on the team to expand her customer base. Strong mover. Alto. PRINCIPAL
Role CAST. Female, 60s – 70s. A follower who ends up under Fran’s wing. She can’t see her hand in front of her face, but refuses to wear her glasses. Strong mover. Mezzo. PRINCIPAL
Role CAST. Female, 60s – 70s. Though she used to be in a tap troupe called “The Happy Tappers,” she’s anything but happy. But she can tap like a pro. Strong mover. Alto with high belt. PRINCIPAL
Role CAST. Female, mid-20s. Used to be on the dance squad, but “aged out.” Trying to coach, but is overwhelmed by the task at hand. Strong mover. Pop alto with a high belt. PRINCIPAL
Role CAST. Female, mid-20s – early 30s. Tough corporate type who cares only about her career. Ex- dancer who went to the corporate side and never looked back. Strong mover. Pop alto with a high belt. PRINCIPAL
(as of 12/6/17 this role has now been CAST) Female, 60s – 70s. Very glamorous Upper East Side type who refuses to admit her age and deems herself better than the rest of the group. Strong mover. Alto/belt. PRINCIPAL
Ripley-Grier Studios (305)
305 W 38th St
New York, NY 10018-2902
Monday, December 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30
Prepare a brief comedic uptempo musical theatre song. Bring sheet music; a piano accompanist will be provided. Bring a photo and resume stapled together.