Casting Call: International search for King Kong the Musical

Published: Friday, 4th August 2017, 2:01pm

Casting Call: International search for King Kong the Musical at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, South Africa

We’re seeking the leading role of JOYCE:
late 20’s – 40, female. Originally played by Miriam Makeba, Joyce is a jazz singing Shebeen Queen. Full of emotional complexity and a voice to die for – the actress playing this role must be of South African descent. 

Vocal Range: Soprano to High F5.

This is the first major revival of the famous South African Jazz Musical KING KONG, about heavyweight boxing champ Ezekiel Dlamini.



NEED TO KNOW: We are looking for a Joyce for the third leg of performances in CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: DATES – NOVEMBER 20TH, 2017 – MARCH 18TH, 2018 (possible extension). Please send headshot & resume, as well as a clip of the actress singing | kingkongsubmissions@gmail.com