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We are now casting the male roles for the Tony award-winning musical by
Peter Stone and Sherman Edwards about the birth of America. Open call
auditions will be held on Thursday, November 27 at Emunah, 6 Arlozorov
There is a recommended group warmup at 7 p.m. with auditions to follow.
If you can't make it then, be there before 9:30 p.m. as that is the final
sign in time.
Come and be a member of the Continental Congress! Don't just sign your John
Hancock, be John Hancock! We are looking for men who can sing and act. This
show combines a riveting historical drama with a musical score that is
lively, memorable, fantastic. There is a lot of choral writing, so if you
have choir experience, all the better!
Please prepare two 16 bar cuts of two contrasting songs, preferably musical
theater songs. If you can, bring sheet music in your proper key.
A headshot and resume will be greatly appreciated.
Should you be invited to a callback, you will be given material from the
show to learn. The results of the auditions will be posted on the Israel
Musicals web site at the conclusion of the audition process.
Rehearsals will be held in Jerusalem up to three times a week, depending on
the part and the proximity to opening night. We are looking at between 10
and 15 performances starting in early February and running through March.
Most performances will be in Jerusalem, with a few out-of-town dates.
There is a possible stipend for actors, to be determined.
For more information about being a part of this play, visit
You can submit an actor application on the web site so we can have you in
our records for future reference.
We look forward to meeting you at the audition.
Please forward this message to anyone you think would love being in a
musical. Thank you.
-- Yisra'el Lutnick, producer.
About the production team:
Bathsheba Garnett (Director). She has fulfilled almost every role in
theater, from stage management to production to directing. As an actress,
she started out at Habima, and made it to Broadway in a drama entitled
Gideon. She has appeared in many films, and also on the popular television
series, the X-Files. She has directed more than 60 shows, and currently
teaches acting at the London Actors Centre. She received Ontario's 1989
OCUFA Teaching Award. Internationally, her acting seminars are much in
demand, and she has worked with the major schools including Beit Zvi.
Musical director Asaf Finkelstein comes to us as a new graduate of the
Berklee School of Music in Boston. A jazz pianist, he has been directing
musicals throughout his years of study in the states. He has just finished
working as musical director of a summer stock theater Company in Colorado.
Casting director J. Rivkah Asoulin's career in the industry spans over two
decades; beginning as a professional actress in Northeastern Ohio, Columbus,
New York and Chicago and later expanding to the San Franisco Bay Area, where
she worked as Director, Casting Director, Consultant or Coach for numerous
productions. A graduate of Coventry Conservatory for the Performing Arts in
Ohio, she went on to study Directing and Philosophy at City College of San
Francisco, and the University of California at Berkeley. She is honored to
be a part of the production team of 1776.www.israel-theatre.com.
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