"I got the part, but I play a waiter."
Tags:actor, actors, theater, acting, audition, auditions, performer, performers, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, art imitates life, waiter, waiters, waiting staff, wait staff, kitchen, kitchens, kitchen work, bad job, bad jobs, job satisfaction
"You need a transplant, but there are very few good parts for middle-aged women."
Tags:transplant, transplants, organ transplant, organ transplants, organ donor, organ donors, organ donation, role, roles, acting, actor, actors, actress, actresses, middle age, middle-aged women, audition, auditions, auditioning, glass ceiling, hollywood, age, ages, ageing, medical advice, good part, good parts, good role, good roles, older women
"Sorry Mr. Gross, Mr. DeVries, but the firm has decided to go with the earthy, down-home fingerpicking of Ms. Aimee Parker-Grossman."
Tags:audition, auditions, electric guitar, electric guitars, acoustic guitar, acoustic guitars, musician, musicians, musical instrument, musical instruments, guitarist, guitarists, fingerpicking, earthy, musical taste, job interview, job interviews, job candidate, job candidates, interview, interviews, interviewing process
"It's always 'Get me a Godzilla type,' never 'Get me Godzilla!'"
Tags:movie star, movie stars, b-list, star, stars, monster, monsters, monster movie, monster movies, monster film, monster films, fictional character, fictional characters, authentic, authenticity, complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, grievance, grievances, moans, moaning, actor, actors, out-of-work, audition, auditions, auditioning, jobless, joblessness, film industry, movie industry, movie studio, movie studios, film studio, film studios
Rejected Spice Girls.
"Thank you, Mr. Mulvaney, but what we're really looking for is someone with talent."
Tags:entertainment, theatre, theatres, theater, theaters, acting, actor, actors, actress, actresses, performer, performers, talent, no talent, talentless, audition, auditions, auditioning, looking, searching, incompetent, incompetents, incompetence, role, roles, critic, critics, producer, producers, director, directors, casting, casting call, casting calls, casting director, casting directors, bad audition, bad auditions
"Will the role of wife call for any nudity?"
"Not a chance - you go try out for The New This Old House by yourself."
Tags:hammer, hammers, nail, nails, tool, tools, construction, home improvement, home improvement show, home improvement shows, house flipping, house flipper, house flippers, show, shows, tv show, tv shows, television show, television shows, tryout, tryouts, audition, auditions, casting call, casting calls
"Which part are you reading for?"
Tags:monster, monsters, monster movie, monster movies, monster film, monster films, kaiju, giant, monster, giant monsters, casting call, casting calls, movie star, movie stars, film star, film stars, actor, actors, acting, gig, gigs, gigging, audition, auditions, auditioning, casting agency, casting agencies, hollywood, film industry, movie industry
"I got another callback. My agent says it's between me and the guy who's going to get it."
Tags:actor, actors, actress, actresses, acting, callback, callbacks, agent, agents, agency, agencies, manager, managers, talent agent, talent agents, talent agency, talent agencies, booking agent, booking agents, booking agency, booking agencies, competition, competitive, no chance, negative thinking, pessimism, pessimistic, pessimist, pessimists, audition, auditions, auditioning
"Don't we thing Arlene would make a perfect Medea?"
Tags:actor, actors, actress, actresses, celeb, celebs, celebrity, celebrities, medea, casting agent, casting agents, theatrical agent, theatrical agents, showbusiness, show business, director, directors, audition, auditions, auditioning, role, roles, greek tragedy, euripides, greek myth, greek myths, greek mythology, villain, villains
"The role you're auditioning for is a struggling actress who's always boring people with how this one or that one got the part."
Tags:acting, actor, actors, actress, actresses, audition, auditions, cliche, cliches, struggling actor, struggling actors, struggling actress, struggling actresses, excuse, excuses, making excuses, talent, untalented, gender issues, type cast, type-cast, stereotype, stereotypes, insult, insults, playing yourself
"It's between me, a horse with a guy's butt, and Nicolas Cage."
Tags:centaur, centaurs, mythological creature, mythological creatures, casting call, casting calls, casting, audition, auditions, auditioning, casting agency, casting agencies, try out, tries out, trying out, nicolas cage, nicholas cage, role, roles, actor, actors, acting, acting bug, fit the role, fits the role, fitting the role, well-suited
"It's a profit and loss statement. Read it with gusto!"
Tags:melodrama, melodramas, melodramatic, profit and loss statement, profit and loss statements, quarterly report, quarterly reports, gusto, performance, performances, actor, actors, shareholders meeting, shareholders' meeting, excitement, audition, auditions, director, directors, constructive criticism, feedback, feedbacks, businessmen, businessman
Vaudeville producers audition a singing Canada goose.
Tags:animal, animals, bird, birds, canada goose, canada geese, canadian goose, canadian geese, sing, singing, singer, singers, music, vaudeville, performer, performers, performance, performances, audition, auditions, auditioning, director, directors, producer, producers, sign, singing, migration, migrate, famous, star, stars, celeb, celebs, celebrities, celebrity, popular, popularity, northeast, canada, canadian, regional, hedge, hedging, showbiz, show business, stage, stages
"I'm sorry. We don't want a ring-tailed lemur. We want a ring-tailed-lemur type."
Tags:lemur, lemurs, ring-tailed lemur, ring-tailed lemurs, ring tailed lemur, ring tailed lemurs, audition, auditions, casting, caster, casters, casting directors, casting directors, acting, actor, actors, type cast, type-cast, type-casting, type casting, film industry, tv industry, televsion industry, hollywod, film production, typecast, type, types, perform, performance, performer, performers, stereotype, stereotyped, stereotypes, appearance, racial issues, race issues, racial discrimination, discriminate, discrimination
Passed over at the Inaugural Poetry Audition
Tags:poetry, poet, poets, poem, poems, audition, auditions, auditioning, inaugural address, inaugural addresses, inauguration, inaugurations, recite, recital, recitals, recitation, recitations, audition, auditions, auditioning, beatnik, beatniks, political speech, political speeches, political event, political events
"It's new all right, but it's not very exciting."
Tags:act, acts, circus act, circus acts, lion, lions, lion tamer, lion tamers, thrill, thrills, thrilling, audition, auditions, auditioning, non-threatening, entertainer, entertainers, entertaining, circus, circuses, circus performer, circus performers, performer, performers, judge, judges, judgment, judgments, judgement, judgements, exciting, excitement, mass appeal
"Too bad—the kid had talent."
Tags:dead, death, dying, died, circus, circus trick, circus performer, circus performers, fire, fire eater, burn, burnt, burned, accidental death, young death, die young, perform, performer, performers, burned alive, magic, magic trick, fire fighter, fire fighters, talent show, talented, talents, bad talent, audition, talent show, talent shows, auditions, auditioning, stunt, stunts, stuntman, stuntmen, stunt man, stunt men
Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: "Oh! Calcutta!" Casting Call
Tags:avant-garde, play, plays, theatre, oh calcutta, playwright, playwrights, dog, dogs, animal, animals, adaptation, adaptations, adapted, adapting, dog trainer, dog trainers, animal trainer, animal trainers, animal training, audition, auditions, auditioning, casting call, casting calls, cast, casts, musical, musicals, revue, revues
Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: The David Letterman Show Goes to the Dogs, Cats, Birds, Guinea Pigs...
Tags:audition, auditions, auditioning, try out, tries out, trying out, tryouts, pet, pets, pet trick, pet tricks, animal trick, animal tricks, dumb, stupid, david letterman, late night talk show, talk show, talk shows, late night talk shows, booking agent, booking agents, booking, bookings, guest, guests, talk show guest, talk show guests, fifteen minutes of fame, 15 minutes of fame, talent, talents, talent show, talent shows
"What else have I seen you in?"
Tags:actor, actors, agent, agents, hollywood agent, hollwood agents, movie industry, movie industries, cast, casts, casting, casting agent, casting agents, casting agency, casting agencies, audition, auditions, auditioning, mascot, mascots, branch out, branches out, branching out, acting profession, resume, resumes, highlight, highlights, highlight reel, highlight reels, limited, pigeonhole, pigeonholed
"Sorry, we already have a bass player."
Tags:bass player, bass players, bass, lifeboat, lifeboats, orchestra, orchestras, musician, musicians, musical instrument, musical instruments, band, bands, life raft, life rafts, life-raft, life-rafts, quarter, quarters, audition, auditions, sinking ship, sinking ships, shipwreck, shipwrecks, adrift
"A word to the wise - he's sick of 'La Bamba'."