Casting for Tupac Shakur Broadway Musical Starts Saturday
The Broadway musical titled “Holler If Ya Hear Me” inspired by and featuring the music of the late Tupac Amaru Shakur is finally headed to Broadway! According to Playbill.com the show is currently in pre-production stages and holding castings.
Mrs. Shakur was “ecstatic” and can’t wait for the show, according to reps.
The play will be directed by Kenny Leon. In the spring of 2004 Leon directed a revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” starring Sean Combs, Phylicia Rashad. He also directed the Broadway premiere of August Wilson’s “Gem of the Ocean.” In spring 2007, he directed August Wilson’s “Radio Golf.” All three plays were nominated for Tony Awards.
Holler If Ya Hear Me - Open Call
WHEN: SATURDAY MARCH 10th, 2012 12-6PM, sign in will begin at 11AM *Actors must be available for workshop dates: 4/23 - 5/11
SEEKING: African American Male and Female rappers ages 18 – 35. Additionally seeking one Caucasian actor ages 20 – 25 with a strong facility for rap and terrific guitar skills. Strong legit singing voices a plus for all, but not required.
WHAT TO PREPARE: A rap of choice under 2 minutes. We will supply a boom box if needed. Singers should prepare 16 - 32 bars of an uptempo song to sing accapella. You may bring your own accompaniment if you want.
CAN’T MAKE IT?: Email picture/resume with the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org: Name / Age / Permanent state of residence / Union affiliation (if any, not required) / Theater experience (if any, not required)
This event is free and open to the public, however, pr-registration at the above link is required. (If link is inactive, copy and paste it into your browser’s address bar)
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