Strap on Your Homemade Spidey Suit…

You know that upcoming Spider-Man musical that’s getting so much buzz because 1. it’s super expensive, 2. Bono and the Edge are doing the music and lyrics, and 3. Julie Taymor is directing? Well, if you said “no,” you’re probably not going to find this information that interesting. But if you shrieked “YES!” then you’re not going to believe what just landed in our inbox. An email about open casting calls!

“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.”

The particulars regarding times and the hilarious “types” that they’re looking for below. If you decide to go and you don’t email us a detailed account, we’ll be devastated.

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. 25‐35 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 http://www.SpidermanOnBroadway.com.