Thursday, September 14, 2006

"The One that I want" Auditions in NYC

Ever Dream of being Danny or Sandy in Grease? How about on Broadway? Well for those of you brave enough to battle it out on a reality TV show - you're in luck. Open Auditions will be held as follows: (From

"The dates for the open call auditions for the upcoming Grease Broadway revival — which will cast its leads on NBC's reality show "You're the One That We Want" — have been established. previously reported that Equity Principal Auditions — not the open auditions which will be videotaped for the TV show — will take place Sept. 18-21 under the supervision of Jay Binder Casting.

Open casting calls, meanwhile, will be held in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. Auditions will be held at the following times in the following locations:

Oct. 20 at 8 AM: Chicago, Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Avenue (Callbacks for successful candidates will be on Oct. 21 and 22)

Oct. 27 at 8 AM: New York City, Palace Theater, 1564 Broadway at 47th Street (Callbacks for successful candidates will be on Oct. 28 and 29)

Nov. 10 at 8 AM: Venice High School ("Rydell High"), 13000 Venice Boulevard (Callbacks for successful candidates will be on Nov. 11 and 12)

Casting producers are seeking "individuals 18 years of age and older with singing, acting and dancing abilities. Candidates are asked to be prepared with two songs: one from a selected list of Grease songs and the second can be any non-Grease song of their choice. Prospective participants can visit for further details and a complete list of approved Grease songs—including some other suggestions from the era."

The first hopefuls to arrive in line will be given priority wristbands and guaranteed to be seen by the casting producers. Those not receiving wristbands will be allowed to audition if time allows. Access is dependent upon location turnout."

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