Auditions

Music Jar Productions
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
US

CONTACT NAME

Lenny Gatto

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Announcing New York City auditions for the 5th New Jersey run of the Perry Award-nominated original musical, “They Call It Gravy; WE Call It SAUCE!”

Sunday, Mar 31 at Grier-Ripley Studios, 520 8th Ave., NYC (BY APPOINTMENT).

STORYLINE:

First-generation, New York-born Rosa Garraffa, discovers she’s pregnant by her Jewish fiancé. Her traditional Sicilian father disowns and banishes her. Twenty years later, Rosa’s Jewish-raised daughter, Barbara, along with her Brooklyn-born Neapolitan boyfriend, Matt, step into the picture and attempt to reunite the broken family.

 Casting the following roles: 

AARON GOLDMAN:

Lead role. Caucasian. Age 24-28. 5’7″-6’1″. Athletic/muscular build. athletic/muscular build; 5’7″-6’1″. This character has a baritone speaking voice, blue eyes, no facial hair, and very light blond hair. (Note: Applicants with dark hair must be willing to color hair and eyebrows to a light blond, and further confirm willingness to do this at the time of submission). This is a Lead role. singing role (baritone/tenor), and the ability to read music is desired. Applicants must closely match the character’s physical description as stated.

ZIO VITO

Supporting role. Caucasian. 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. The character recites some words and phrases in Sicilian, therefore, some knowledge of the Sicilian or Italian languages would be extremely helpful. Some singing experience desired.

BENJAMIN GOLDMAN

Supporting role. Caucasian. Average. Age 48-52. The character is a very successful businessman and co-owner of a large aerospace corporation. He is tall and youthful-looking. Some singing experience desired.

ALICIA GOLDMAN

Supporting role. Caucasian. Age: 40-46. Slim to average. The character is an extremely youthful and attractive woman with blond hair. She’s a Jewish mom-type.

TONY MANCUSO

Supporting role. Caucasian. Age: 25-31, 5’7″-6’1″, athletic build, baritone speaking voice. The character is a macho, Italian-American, edgy, brash, “wise guy-type”. This is an important singing role (baritone/tenor), and the ability to read music is desired. Dance experience is also desired. The character is a U.S. Navy Sailor and wears an authentic uniform in the show. Applicants must closely match the character’s physical description as stated.

MORRIS FRY

Supporting role. Caucasian. Age 48-55. Average (youthful), 5’7″-5’10”. The character is a light-hearted and happy-go-lucky rabbi.

YOUNGER GINA

Supporting role. Caucasian. Slim, 20-22, 5’3″-5’6″, The character is a high school senior/college freshman in the 50s and the younger version of a Sicilian immigrant. She has below-the-shoulder light-brown hair and green eyes. Applicants must be experienced singers and the ability to read music is desired. Dancing experience is also desired. Applicants must closely match the character’s physical description as stated.

YOUNGER DANTE

Supporting role. Caucasian. Slim, 20-22, 5’6″-5’9″. The character is a high school senior/college freshman in the 50s and the younger version of a Sicilian immigrant. He is macho with medium-length dark hair. Applicants must be experienced singers and the ability to read music is desired. Dancing experience is also desired. Applicants must closely match the character’s physical description as stated.

 NOTE: New Jersey-based actors are preferred since all rehearsals and performances are in New Jersey. However, New York-based actors are welcome to audition.

 To schedule an audition: Send appointment request to [email protected] and indicate the character for which you want to audition. Include your up-to-date headshot and resume (with cell number). You will receive an email with the appointment time, sides and music (as appropriate to the role).

DURATION

March 31, 2019 – March 31, 2019