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NEW YORK

MUSICAL THEATER ACTORS

MAY 13-17, 2019

By Appointment Only

For appointment consideration, please email your headshot and resume to kinkybootsncl@gmail.com. Please list the role you would to submit for and KINKY BOOTS in the subject line.

Norwegian Creative Studios is excited to open Kinky Boots on our newest vessel, the Norwegian Encore. With music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots will have you out of your seat and asking for an encore. Based on true events, this irresistible musical tells the story of Charlie Price, who having inherited a shoe factory forms an unlikely partnership with Lola, a cabaret performing drag queen. Together they produce a show-stopping line of high-heeled boots to save the business. And along the way, they discover that they aren't so different after all. Winner of six Tony Awards®, this vivacious, feel-good show is a must-see!

More information on the Norwegian Encore’s stellar entertainment line-up, please visit -https://www.ncl.com/uk/en/cruise/norwegian-encore/entertainment

Book: Harvey Fierstein
Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper
Original Direction and Choreography: Jerry Mitchell
Casting: Wojcik/Seay Casting in Association with Norwegian Creative Studios Casting.

Travel to Tampa: September 4, 2019
Rehearsals: September 5 – October 19
Board the Ship: October 20
End of Contract: Approximately 6 months after boarding

AUDITION ROLE BREAKDOWNS

SELECT CAST MEMBERS WILL ALSO HAVE ROLES IN PROHIBTION THE MUSICAL.

Charlie, Lauren, Nicola, Don, George and all factory roles are from Northampton so will need a strong Northampton or standard RP/British accent or the ability to learn credible Northampton accent.

Lola will need a strong standard RP/British accent or the ability to learn credible RP/British accent.

SEEKING

CHARLIE PRICE

Male, late 20s - early 30s, Just out of university, a really nice guy who has no clue what to do with the rest of his life. He’s handsome, lovable, but there’s a temper right under the skin. Henpecked by his girlfriend and a little lost. Must have a great rock belt to a Bb.

LOLA/SIMON

Male, early 30’s, African-American. An emotionally and physically challenging role requires the body of a boxer, with the soul of a Diva to play this scene-stealing drag performer. Must have a killer voice with power blues and gospel chops. Sings to a Bb. Lola dances in very high heels and so must move well. This role calls for a STAR. This is the Tony Award Winning role originated by actor Billy Porter.

LAUREN

Female, 20s, Beautiful working class girl, who is funny, smart, practical and focused, but has had bad luck with men. Must have a pop voice with belt and comedic chops.

NICOLA

Female, 20s, Charlie's girlfriend since school. Steel willed, she is driven and uncompromising. She knows what she wants and goes for it. Must have a great pop voice. The actor portraying Nicola may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.

DON

Male, 30s – 40s, Lola’s nemesis. Burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker. Must have a strong pop/rock voice.

GEORGE

Male, 40s-50s, Factory manager keeping up traditions. Reserved.

PAT

Female, 30s, Officious office manager who will let loose her wild side when allowed. Lola’s love interest. Must have a great pop belt. The actor portraying Pat may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.

TRISH

Female, 40s, Factory worker with a husband and kids to worry over. The actor portraying Trish may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.

ANGELES

Males, 20s – 30s, 5’8” or taller. These are the six drag performers who populate THE BLUE ANGEL NIGHTCLUB. They need to be versatile, but also terrific dancers, singers and actors. This ain’t a job for no wall-flowers. Tumbling, acro and tricks a plus. Will be required to dance in heels. May cover principal roles. Especially seeking strong tenors and tumblers. Select Angels may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.

MALE ENSEMBLE

Males, 20s – 40s, All must at least move well and have great pop voices. To appear in the ensemble and play various roles, including:

HARRY

Male, 20s – 30s, A contemporary of Charlie’s but his opposite. Harry is successful, self-aware and confident. Also plays a delivery man, factory worker, photographer, etc. Must have a good voice. May understudy CHARLIE.

MISTER PRICE

Male, 50s, Charlie’s father and owner of the shoe factory in the opening and closing sequences. Also plays a pub patron, factory worker, etc for the rest of the show. Must have a good voice.

RICHARD BAILEY

Male, 30s-40s, any ethnicity. Nicola’s boss. An overtly attractive and successful man. A real threat to Charlie. One of the hooligans, factory workers, etc. Must have a good voice. May cover principal roles. May understudy CHARLIE.

SIMON SR.

Male to play 40s-50s, African-American. Lola’s father. An unforgiving tower of anger. He works in the opening, and two scenes in act two. Otherwise he will play the homeless man, a factory worker, etc. Must have a good voice. May cover principal roles.

Select ensemble members may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE

Females, 20s – 40s, To appear in the ensemble and play various roles (factory workers, photographers, etc.) Will cover principal and featured ensemble roles. All must at least move well and have great pop voices. Must have a great pop voice with a strong pop soprano belt up to F#. Also seeking a FEMALE ONSTAGE SWING to cover all ensemble roles. Select ensemble members may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.

MALE ONSTAGE SWINGS

Males, 20s – early 30s, To cover the onstage ensemble factory workers, the featured ensemble roles of the ANGELS, and possibly principal roles. Must be terrific dancers, singers and actors. Select ensemble members may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.

Must be 18 years old or older to apply.