l-r Brandon Lee Sears, Samuel Edwards, Eshan Gopal, Simon Ray Harvey, Simeon Montague as The Jackson 5 in Motown the Musical at the Shaft
The West End production of Motown the Musical will hold open auditions on Saturday 18 March 2017 for the opportunity to portray the young Michael Jackson with the adult cast of the hit musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre.
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Natalie Gallacher at Pippa Ailion Casting, Casting Director for Motown the Musical said: “Since we opened the show here in London we have had the pleasure of working with some great children. We are now looking for the next group of boys to join us at the Shaftesbury Theatre to play one of the most iconic roles in the music industry. If you are male, black or mixed race, aged 8 to 13 years old with an unbroken voice and you can to commute to London, then we would love to hear from you.”
Charles Randolph-Wright, Director of Motown the Musical, said: “We have previously found extraordinary talent to play Michael Jackson as well as young Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder. We are again looking for boys who have excellent singing and acting skills and of course, must also be able to move like Michael! I am excited to meet the next young cast members of Motown The Musical.”
Info: Open auditions will take place on Saturday 18 March 2017 at Hackney Empire, 291 Mare St, London E8 1EJ. Registration is between 9.30 – 10.30am. Auditions will commence from 10.15am and finish at 1pm. For further information please visit motownthemusical.co.uk/childrens-auditions/