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Seeking Singers for New Online Musical "Songs of L.A."

Seeking Singers for New Online Musical "Songs of L.A."

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“SONGS OF L.A” THE MUSICAL
THE PLOT
IN THE CITY OF ANGELS THERE ARE MANY DREAMS AND MANY STORIES

The story is about a group of musicians who go to L.A. hoping to make it big in the music industry but end up homeless and struggling against the music industry and local gangsters. They find other artists and musicians and they decide to get together and put on their own live concert. Each tells their story through songs which touch on current themes such as #MeToo, freedom, exclusion, democracy, fear, war, the state of the planet, love, heartache and hope. In other words, it is the story of our times told through song.

“Songs of L.A.” is a New Musical with powerful acting roles and unforgettable original songs that deal with universal issues.

Auditions are now open for singers/performers with real talent. Must be over 18 years old to apply.

This show invites talent from all backgrounds as it is showing the diversity of Los Angeles, California.

Auditions will be done remotely LIVE online.

You will have access to the song demos lyrics and backing track in advance for the audition. You can audition for more than one role or song. ( there are no fees)

Auditions are unpaid, but if selected for the Musical, you will be paid industry rates.

The "Songs of L.A." Auditions will be promoted on social media and pitched to major investors/producers/networks. So there is a real chance to get noticed if you have real talent.

The selected best performing talent will be invited to perform in the "Songs of L.A." Production.

Lead roles now open for auditions.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

TBD

Job payment

Payment TBC


"SPIDER" BLACK/AMERICAN ROCKER/SINGER

This lead character “Spider” is major lead role in the show and onscreen. This charismatic character is a cross between Jimmy Hendrix/Bob Marley/Mick Jagger. This character is a young real street tough. He has swagger. He is a skilled rocker and guitar slinger. His is in much of the show and acts as master of ceremonies for the show. He also sings one of the first songs in the musical called “One Drop of Freedom”, a real political song done in hard rock n roll. Male, aged 21 to 36

Male, aged 21 to 36

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
  • Singing styles: Rock
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"ITCHY" ELVIS/JOHN TRAVOLTA TYPE ROCKER/SINGER

This lead character “Itchy” is a young singer/songwriter and rocker/guitar slinger. He is a good looking hotshot. He is a songwriter but is not actually that smart but the chicks like him even though he is old school bad boy. He and "SPIDER" have come to L.A. hoping to make it big in the music industry. He gets work sorting metal in a junkyard in East L.A. as he does gigs at night. He sings the edgy fun rock n roll dance song “You’re Gonna Be My Little Kitten". Male, aged 21 to 35

Male, aged 21 to 31

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
  • Singing styles: Rock
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“FONDA" LEAD SOLO SINGER

This is a lead role. She plays the part of the young beautiful girlfriend and has to put up with her rocker boyfriend’s macho ego. Even though he gets out of line and makes mistakes, she forgives him. She is gentle and sensitive on the outside but deep down has a quiet inner strength and keeps her rocker boyfriend in line. She secretly is a songwriter and does a surprise appearance on stage and brings the show to a standstill as she sings her heartfelt song “Where Will I Go From Here."

Female, aged 21 to 32

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
  • Singing styles: Pop
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POP STARS: SOLO, DUET OR GROUP

This group is made up of young slick pop stars with tight music. This can be solo singer, male or female, a guy and two girls, boy band or guys and girls or all girl group. They sing the slick sharp pop tune “Love Done a Hit and Run”. Anyone, aged 20 to 30

Anyone, aged 20 to 30

  • Singing styles: Pop
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HOMELESS COUPLE DUET

Male and female couple ( Aged mid 20s or older ). They are part of the homeless on the streets of L.A. at night. They sing an edgy jazz type song as they pursues eachother late at night on the streets of downtown L.A. The song is called “Eye On You”. Anyone, aged 25 and over

Anyone, aged 25 to 98

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
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DIVA SOUL SINGER ( FEMALE ) SOLO

Black/American Female or other ethnicity who is a real Diva soul singer. Think a new Aretha Franklyn/Adele/Whitney Houston. Someone with real talent and soul. She is a "big" girl. She has lived and has a broken heart even though she puts on a brave face. She is tough and knows about rejection and being excluded. She brings down the house with her soul song “On the Outside Looking In”. Female, aged 25 -45

Female, aged 25 to 45

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
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PUNK ROCKER

The Punk Leader is a real wild character. Think James Dean/ Johnny Rotten/ The Clash/ The Ramones. He helps the others navigate the streets of L.A. and put on their show before he ends up in the L.A. County Jail. These roles require old school punk rock anarchist characters in a band. They sing their sharp, political, ultra cool punk song about democracy called “We’ll Be Back”. Anyone, aged 20 to 35

Male, aged 20 to 35

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
  • Singing styles: Rock
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SOLO SINGER, BOYBAND, OR MIXED BOY/GIRL GROUP

Solo, duet/Boy/Girl or boy/band or boy/girl band. Any ethnicity or background. The purpose of the “Songs of L.A.” is to represent the diversity of the city. They sing a catchy pop ballad “I’m Beginning to Understand”. Anyone, aged 20 to 36

Anyone, aged 20 to 35

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
  • Singing styles: Pop
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RUSSIAN GANGSTER(S)

This character plays the role for a big burly tough Russian Gangster who owns a run down local theatre that the musicians and band want to use for a show. He puts up mean resistance but his daughter Olga convinces him and he has a weakness for music. The gangsters sing their own song about the Russian mafia Hit Woman called “Lady Kalashnikov.” Anyone, aged 35 to 55

Male, aged 35 to 55

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RUSSIAN DANCER MODEL(S) SOLO FEMALE

“Olga” Tall glamorous blond/brunette. She is unforgettable! She is a model and dancer and needs to be able to move well. She plays the part of the glamorous daughter of the Russian gangster boss who also performs on stage in the fast piano jazzy song “Lady Kalashnikov.” Female, aged 18 to 30

Female, aged 18 to 32

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HOLLYWOOD GIGOLO SOLO SINGER

This role is for a young stud Gigolo who loves the company of older women. With all the fuss with the #Me Too Movement the Gigolo advises young guys to ditch the politically correct frosty young women and instead head on down to a fancy bar to get picked up by willing sexy older women. He sings and dances the classic new song “Cougar Bar”, to a backing chorus of glamorous older women singers/dancers. Anyone, aged 20 to 36

Male, aged 20 to 36

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
  • Singing styles: Pop
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COWBOY COUNTRY SINGER

The character role is for an old school solid reliable bad boy country singer. He comes from a farm in the midwest and is just visiting L.A. to promote his music. He has a broken heart and sings about heartache and loss in the classic slow dance country song “Restless Heart”. Male, aged 25 to 60

Male, aged 25 to 60

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
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MIDDLE EASTERN RAPPER

Ahmed, an Arab Middle Eastern from Tunisia, works in a Palestinian restaurant waiting tables wearing a big apron. He puts up with a lot of abuse and dreams of making it big as a rapper. He tells the story in rap about well known warlord in Afghanistan. Male: 24-45

Male, aged 24 to 45

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
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HOMELESS VETERAN "THE POET"

Homeless wounded veteran in a wheelchair, living in a tent among a row of other tents with veterans is known as 'The Poet". One night "SPIDER", "ITCHY" and "FONDA" show up with a box full of rotten bananas. They fry them up in butter on an open fire and have a feast and THE POET tells his story through the song "Road to Babylon".

Male, aged 38 to 55

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FOLK SINGERS

These roles are for character actors/vocalists to play the parts of a Folk Singers in a Group. Think modern day Peter Paul & Mary or the Mama’s & Papas. They are earnest and sing a song about defending the land and the environment. The Song is called “Old Washington” after George Washington who was a farmer and who fought to defend the land. Anyone, aged 18 and over

Anyone, aged 18 to 65

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CABBIE(S)

At the end of the show are the last lead characters, the Cab Drivers. They come on stage to offer people a drive home. They say they are being put out of business by Uber and other services. One of the Cabbies sings a song about the life of a Cabbie. Its actually a song about a Cabbie who falls in love with a beautiful woman who he takes for a ride. The rousing song closes the show and is called “Morning Cab Home”. Anyone, aged 25 and over

Anyone, aged 25 and over

  • Vocal ability: Lead singer
  • Singing styles: Pop
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POP STAR: SOLO, DUET OR BOY/BAND OR BOY/GIRL GROUP

These are roles for young actor singers, either solo male or female or duet or boyband or boy/girl group or all girl group. They sing a song about a young guy at dance club who would not look at a girl because he thought she was ugly. Then she begins to dance and becomes beautiful in his eyes. This is a big dance number. The song is called “She Turned Out a Big Surprise”. Anyone, aged 20 to 35

Anyone, aged 20 to 35

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Listing created: 27 November 2021
Applications accepted for at least another month.
Casting #1157376