Auditions

Auditions

CATEGORY: Performer

Music Jar Productions LLC
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
US

CONTACT NAME

Lenny Gatto

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Auditions for They Call It Gravy;WE Call It SAUCE!”

Casting the 5th New Jersey run of the Perry Award-nominated original musical, “They Call It Gravy; WE Call It SAUCE!” to be performed at the Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 11-13 October 2019. Rehearsals begin late June/Early July on Sundays.

Auditions are on Sunday, March 3rd, at the Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook, New Jersey by appointment only. See details at the end of the character list.

Casting the following roles:

ROSA GARRAFFA: Understudy/Ensemble. Age 25-28, Slim/average, 5'4"-5'7". Very long (middle of the back) natural dark hair, brown or hazel eyes. The character is a New York City-born daughter of Sicilian immigrants. The applicant must be able to roll "Rs", and experience with conversational Italian would be extremely helpful. Vocals: Strong low-to-mid-range with a strong vibrato. Ability to read music desired.

BARBARA GOLDMAN: Lead. Age: 18-23. Slim, 5'4" - 5'7". Very long (middle of the back) light blond hair, blue eyes. Vocals: Strong mid-to-high range with a strong vibrato. Ability to read music desired. Dancing proficiency desired. Applicant must closely match the physical description of the character as stated.

MATT VOLPE:  Lead. Age: 25-31. 5'7"-6'1". The character is a muscular, macho, rugged athletic, wise-guy-type. He's a  Neapolitan Brooklyn guy complete with swagger/attitude and heavy Brooklyn accent. He also happens to be an Assistant District Attorney, so he also has a certain amount of professional demeanor. The character recites some lines in the Neapolitan Dialect. Therefore, a rudimentary knowledge of Italian would be helpful. Vocals: Strong mid-to-high range with a strong vibrato. Ability to read music is desired. Dancing proficiency.

MAFALDA ‘MUFFY’ CICCIONA: Supporting. Age: 40-45. 5'2" -5'7". Average, curvy. The character has a thick Italian/broken English accent and provides comic relief in the show. Applicant must be able to recite words and phrases in Sicilian. Therefore, a rudimentary knowledge of Italian would be helpful.  Vocals: Strong low-to-mid range with a strong vibrato. Ability to read music is desired.

ZIO VITO: Supporting. Age 42-48, Average build, 5'6"-5'10". The character immigrated from Sicily to New York's Little Italy and speaks with a slight Italian/broken English accent. He also recites some lines in Sicilian. Therefore, some knowledge of the Sicilian or Italian languages would be extremely helpful. Vocals: Strong low to mid-range with a strong vibrato.

YOUNGER DANTE: Supporting. Slim, 19-23, 5'6"-5'9", Macho, medium-length dark hair. Vocals: Strong low-to-mid-range with a strong vibrato. Ability to read music desired. The character is the younger version of a Sicilian immigrant.

ALICIA GOLDMAN: Supporting. Age: 42-48. Slim to average, extremely youthful and attractive with below-the-shoulder blond hair. Jewish mom-type. Vocals: Strong mid-to-high range with a strong vibrato.

BENJAMIN GOLDMAN: Supporting. Average.  Age 48-55 (youthful), 5'8"-5'10”. Vocals: Strong low to mid-range with a strong vibrato.

TONY MANCUSO: Supporting. Age: 23-30,  5'7"-6'1", athletic build, macho, Italian-American, edgy, brash, "wise guy-type". Vocals: Strong mid-to-high range with a strong vibrato. Ability to read music desired.

MORRIS FRY: Supporting. Age 48-55 (youthful), average, 5'7"-5'10”. The character is a rabbi. Vocals: Strong low-to-mid-range with a strong vibrato.

NOTES:

1. Non-Union only.

2. Executive Producer prefers applicants living in New Jersey, but New York-based actors will be considered.

3. Casting not open to former cast members or previous applicants.

TO APPLY: Send an email to: musicjarproductions@comcast.net. On the subject line: Audition request for (name of character). Attach your most-recent headshot and resume. An email will be sent back to you with audition materials (sides, music, etc.)

DURATION

March 3, 2019 - March 3, 2019

HOW TO APPLY

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