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"The Great Gatsby" - Open Call - Hyde Park, NY

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1604202
Submission Type
Open Call
Location
Hyde Park, NY - 12538
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$0.00
Release Date
10-25-2019
Audition Date
12-15-2019
Expiration Date
12-14-2019
Casting Category
Theatre - Non-Equity
Market(s)
Albany, NY | Hartford, CT

Audition Description

Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan. Nick Carraway, a young newcomer to Long Island, is drawn into their world of obsession, greed and danger. The breathtaking glamour and decadent excess of the Jazz Age come to the stage in F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, and in Simon Levy's adaptation, approved by the Fitzgerald Estate.

Actors should come prepared with a monologue no longer than one minute.

  • Role #1 - Nick Carraway

    Newly arrived from Minnesota to learn the bond business, Nick is also Daisy's cousin. Honest, tolerant, and inclined to reserve judgment, Nick serves as a confidant for those with secrets.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #2 - Jay Gatsby

    Charming and friendly but deeply flawed and dishonest, with an extraordinary optimism and power to transform his dreams into reality.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #3 - Tom Buchanan

    Daisy's immensely rich husband, knew Nick at Yale. Powerfully built and hailing from a socially solid old family, he is an arrogant, hypocritical bully. His social attitudes are laced with racism and sexism.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #4 - George Wilson

    Myrtle's husband. He loves and idealizes Myrtle, and is devastated by her affair.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #5 - Wolfsheim

    Gatsby's friend, a prominent figure in organized crime. Gatsby's partner in bootlegging.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #6 - Daisy Buchanan

    Described as "flawless porcelain", Daisy is sardonic and cynical, and behaves superficially to mask her pain at her husband's constant infidelity. Now a socialite, she loves both Tom and Gatsby. Aristocratic (very light) Kentucky accent.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #7 - Jordan Baker

    Daisy's close friend since high school, a woman with whom Nick becomes romantically involved. A competitive golfer, Jordan represents one of the "new women" - cynical, boyish and self-centered. Aristocratic (very light) Kentucky accent.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #8 - Myrtle Wilson

    Tom's lover, whose exhausted husband George owns a rundown auto shop. Has a fierce vitality and desperately looks for a way to improve her situation.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019
  • Role #9 - Mrs. Michaelis

    Looking a versatile talent/actor to portray this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 60
    Expiration Date: Dec 14, 2019

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