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The 1940's Radio Hour-Boston, MA - Casting ID # 1580773
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Boston, MA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-18-18
Audition Date 01-14-19 Submission deadline 12-14-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A different time is evoked in this marvelously theatrical and winning show. a live broadcast of a The Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade from the Hotel Astor’s Algonquin Room on December 21, 1942. The spirit of that bygone era is captured when the world was at war and pop music meant “Strike Up the Band” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”
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Role # 1 Clifton Feddington
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The announcer and general manager (head of everything at WOV). He has ulcers from it all and is sometimes hysterical.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 2 Ann Collier
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The girl that the boys ‘over there’ write home to. One of the original Cavalcade members along with Johnny and Neal. Private secretary to a company CEO during the day. Married once – now the single mother of a four year old son. Constantly gets offers for something ‘bigger’, but claims to be happy where she is.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Johnny Cantone
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Featured vocalist with the Cavalcade who is on Sinatra's bandwagon. He's an ex-boxer and a rough guy who drinks too much and has a voice like velvet.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 Ginger Brooks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A bubble-headed waitress-turned-singer. She has a pinup, Betty Grable look with lots of makeup and speaks with a Gracie Allen vacancy.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 5 Geneva Lee Browne
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The high-class, African American singer who got her start in music at age 17 performing in local swing ballrooms around the New York area.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 6 Neal Tilden
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Cab driver by day and singer, dancer and chorographer at night. He is hopeful for the 'featured vocalist' slot.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 BJ Gibson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The third of the Gibson brothers to work for the Cavalcade. He is squeaky-clean, good looking, and a preppy student at Yale.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Connie Miller
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A 17-year-old bobby soxer from Ogden Utah. She is perenially in love and runs an elevator by day. Taps and Jitterbugs.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 9 Pops Bailey
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A crotchety, wizened stage doorkeeper who is a racing bookie on the company phone and reads hidden copies of Show Girl magazine.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 10 Lou Cohn
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A big shot (at least in his own mind) who tries to impress the girls and is sometimes obnoxious. He runs the show and is the sound effects man.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Wally Ferguson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Young hopeful from Altoona, Pennsylvania who has come from NYC to work for his uncle at the drugstore to get his big show-biz break.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 12 Biff Baker
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A young trumpet or saxophone player with the Zoot Doubleman orchestra who will be leaving after the concert for Army duty. Sings in the band.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 13 Stanley/Rosie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Lugs cable and runs around a lot and other-wise lives in the control booth.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 14 Zoot Doubleman: WOV
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

WOV orchestra director.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60