Performances:May 20—June 24, 2017
Audition: Saturday, April 1, at 1:30 p.m.
Auditioning singer-actor-dancers (ages 16 and up;
should appear at least) to create a strong ensemble. ALL roles open
except Tony. Prepare 16 bars from the song of your choice; bring sheet
music in the proper key; accompanist provided. You may sing from the
score. Be prepared to dance. Readings will be from the script. Callbacks
to be determined. Please bring picture/resume. Stipend of
$25/performance (for those 18 and older/post high school). Rehearsals to
begin in April.
Director: Jeffrey Sanzel
Musical Director: Jeffrey HoffmanChoreographer:
Whitney StoneAssistant Choreographer: Jack Saleeby
Stage Manager: Peter Casdia
Seeking: [All characters have
believable Brooklyn accents.]BOBBY C. Tenor
(Low Bb to A). Plays 18-20, awkward Brooklyn Italian. One of “The Faces”
(Tony’s gang). Insecure and needy. A troubled soul who tries too hard.
Strong mover with a show-stopping pop voice.MONTY. Baritone (B to High G). Plays
20’s – 40’s. High-energy DJ at the dance club. ANNETTE.
Alto (Low F to C). Plays 18-20, attractive Brooklyn Italian. Innocent,
insecure, needy; obsessed with Tony. She tries to mask her vulnerability
with toughness. Strong dancer with show-stopping voice.
Additional Roles (which will possibly double in the
ensemble):FRANK SR. Plays 40’s – 60’s. Tony's
Brooklyn Italian, iron-fisted father who leads with bloated pride in the
face of unemployment.MR. FUSCO. Plays
30’s+. Tony’s boss at the hardware store.PETE.
Any age. Dance instructor who also runs the dance studio.
ENSEMBLE of singer-dancers (late teens to 30’s) who populate the
Brooklyn world of 1977 and, most specifically, that of the club 2001