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Here’s a video of Julie Taymor talking about Spiderman — the Musical, which is finally coming to Broadway

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Information on the open auditions is courtesy of publicist Aaron Meier at Boneau Bryan-Brown:

SPIDER-MAN
TURN OFF THE DARK
ANNOUNCES OPEN CASTING CALLS

DIRECTED BY JULIE TAYMOR,
MUSIC & LYRICS BY BONO & THE EDGE

CURRENT SCHEDULE OF OPEN CALLS

Orlando, FL
Thursday, April 9

New York, NY
Monday, April 13

Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, April 18

Seattle, WA
Monday, April 20

Chicago, IL
Thursday, May 7

Austin, TX
Wednesday, May 27

SPIDER-MAN is seeking principals and understudies for the roles of ‘Peter Parker,’ ‘Mary Jane,’ and ‘Female Lead Villian.’ The production is looking for performers with dynamic rock/pop voices including those with experience in bands and as solo performers. Regardless of experience, anyone who thinks they might be qualified is encouraged to audition.

Open casting calls are being organized by Telsey + Company (Rent, Across The Universe, Sex & The City, Wicked) and will be held in the following cities:

ORLANDO, FL (Thursday, April 9; 10 AM – 5PM)
Orlando Marriott World Center
8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

NEW YORK, NY (Monday, April 13; 10 AM – 5PM)
The Knitting Factory
74 Leonard Street
New York, NY 10013

LOS ANGELES, CA (Saturday, April 18; 10 AM – 5PM)
Hollywood United Methodist Church
6817 Franklin Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90028

SEATTLE, WA (Monday, April 20; 10 AM – 5PM)
LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED

CHICAGO, IL (Thursday, May 7; 10 AM – 5 PM)
LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED

AUSTIN, TX (Wednesday, May 27; 10 AM – 5 PM)
LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED

The production is looking for candidates to fill the following roles (both principals and understudies):

PETER PARKER – Male. 16-20’s. Must have a great rock tenor voice. Can be nerdy with understated sex appeal and a good sense of humor.

MARY JANE – Female. 16-20’s. Beautiful girl next door. Strong pop/rock singing voice required.

LEAD FEMALE VILLAIN – Female. 25‚Äê35 years old. All ethnicities encouraged. Must have an amazing rock voice. Think Sinead O’Connor with a Middle Eastern, Bulgarian, Greek twist. Foreign and/or world music types are great. Foreign accents are great.

WHAT TO BRING:
All interested people should bring a snapshot or photo of themselves and a brief pop/rock or rock song to sing. Please note that no accompanist or audio equipment will be provided.

For more information, updated casting call information, or if you are not able to attend any of the above casting calls, please e-mail: SpiderManCasting@gmail.com or visit www.SpidermanOnBroadway.com.

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will open in New York on Thursday, February 18, 2010.