Not only that, he’s brought in Julie Taymor, the Tony-winning director of "The Lion King" on stage and (this is not a joke) Bono and the Edge of U2 for the music. I just got an e-mail about a casting call in New York so, if you think you have the chops to climb walls on the Great White Way, maybe you should take a whirl.
OPEN SINGERS/ACTORS CALL FOR SPIDER-MAN A NEW BROADWAY MUSICALDirected by Julie Taymor, Music and Lyrics by Bono and The Edge of U2WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:Peter Parker: male, 16-20’s, great Rock voice, can be nerdy with understated sex appeal, good sense of humorMary Jane: female, 16-20’s, beautiful girl next door, strong pop/rock singing voicePrincipal Woman: female, 25-35 years old, Amazing Rock vocals, think Sinead O’Connor with a Middle Eastern /Bulgarian/Greek/ twist. Foreign, world music types are great, foreign accents are great! All ethnicities.JULY 28, 2008, 10:00am-5pm THE KNITTING FACTORY, 74 LEONARD STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10013WE ARE ONLY LOOKING FOR THESE CHARACTERS AT THIS OPEN CALL. IF YOU ARE NOT RIGHT FOR THESE CHARACTERS, YOU MAY NOT BE SEEN.