Queens Theatre is seeking Equity actors for roles in THE MONKEY KING: A Kung Fu Musical for the premiere Theater for Young Audiences  production. This production currently has two student matinee performances and two public performances scheduled, all to take place at the Claire Shulman Theater at Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY in mid-February, 2023.

Auditions will be via video submission, due by December 20, 2022.  Please prepare one of the songs and one side provided in the links below. You may also choose to prepare a short cut of a musical theatre/pop/rock song that shows your style and vocal range.  If you do not have access to accompaniment, you may sing your song of choice acapella. If you do not have a reader available for the sides, you may submit a monologue of your choice in the style of the show.


Contract type: AEA TYA, per-performance (pending AEA approval)
Contract salary: $540/wk minimum with health weeks and pension contribution
EMC points are not available on this contract.  All cast must be current or joining AEA members.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

Important Dates

Audition Video Submissions due by December 20, 2022
Submissions will be viewed by Writer/Musical Director Jonathan Fadner, co-writer Kimbirdlee Fadner, and Director Steven Eng.
Virtual Callbacks December 27-30, 2022

First Rehearsal: On or around January 23, 2023, rehearsing 36 hours per week.
Technical rehearsals: February 7-8, 2023
Student Matinees: February 9-10, 2023
Public Performances: February 11-12, 2023

Additional performances may be added.


Book/Music/Lyrics: Jonathan and Kimbirdlee Fadner
Director: Steven Eng
Musical Director: Jonathan Fadner

Audition videos, headshots and resumes should be uploaded to Google Drive, Dropbox, or similar service, with the link submitted through the below listed form.  We are NOT able to download files via services like WeTransfer or Hightail. Please record in a well-lit (not backlit) space, and if you are using a phone, please record in landscape/horizontal (not portrait/vertical).

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