Want to be Peter Parker's next Broadway leading lady? With Rachel Evan Wood out of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, here's your chance to hit the Tony Award jackpot. Auditions are next Saturday in New York.
Julie Taymor and Bono's $50 million musical needs a new Mary Jane. On April 3 from 10 AM to 6 PM, auditions will be conducted at Telsey + Company, 315 W. 43rd St., 10th floor in Manhattan. Casting directors are looking for a "Female, 16–20s. Beautiful girl next door. Strong singing voice." Would-be Mary Janes should prepare a rock number, not a traditional musical toe-tapper.
If you think you have the chops to be Spidey's next damsel in distress, you'll face some stiff competition, quite possibly from your correspondent, who is debating pulling a reverse Victor Victoria, purchasing a production-grade Joan Holloway wig, and bedazzling producers with a tear-duct-destroying cover of Cinderella's "Nobody's Fool."