(WXYZ) - An open casting call for African-American singers interested in being a part of the national touring production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will be held Tuesday, April 18, at Hitsville U.S.A., home to the Motown Museum. It's located at 2648 West Grand Blvd. in Detroit.
Producers are seeking African-American men and women, ages 20s-40s, with exceptional voices. They're also looking for an African-American boy, age 8 to 13, to play young Michael Jackson / Berry Gordy / Stevie Wonder. No prior theater experience is necessary. All vocal parts are encouraged to attend.
Auditions will be held from 9 a.m. - 1a.m. and again from 2 p.m. -5 p.m.
What to Bring
1. Sheet music for a song of choice from the Motown songbook that best features vocal range. An accompanist will be provided.
2. A picture and resume including contact information (cell phone, email) stapled together. A recent snapshot is sufficient in the absence of a formal headshot.
For more information about the upcoming tour, visit: http://wscasting.com/motowntourauditioninfo/
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at Detroit's Fisher Theatre, April 18 - 30th. Single tickets are currently on sale and are available at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com and at the Fisher Theatre box office.