NON UNION OPEN CALL- A BRONX TALE – Non Union National Tour
New York, NY 10001
A BROX TALE- Non Union National Tour
Producer: NETworks Presentations
General Manager: Gregory Vander Ploeg, Gentry & Assoc. Inc
Music: Alan Menken
Book and Lyrics: Chazz Palminteri and Glenn Slater
Original Director: Robert DeNiro and Jerry Zaks
Associate Director: Steve Edlund
Original Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo
Associate Choreographer: Marc Kimelman
Musical Supervisor: Ron Melrose
Casting Director: Paul Hardt- Stewart/Whitley
Rehearsal Dates: August 12th, 2019
First Performance: Sept 9th, 2019
Compensation Package: starting at $1,025 wk (incl. of salary, Housing Allowance PerDiem, plus Health fund and travel)
A BRONX TALE
[CALOGERO] Adult actor 18+ to play 17. A young likeable Italian-American teenager. He steps in and out of narrating the show. Excellent singer (tenor or very high baritone, with a flair for 60s rock-and-roll) who moves well. Principal.
[SONNY] 30s/40s, Italian. The number one man in the neighborhood. He’s the leader of the wise guys. Powerful and charismatic. Strong singer; full voice to G above middle C a plus, should be “at home” with stylings of Frank Sinatra / Tony Bennett / Dean Martin / Bobby Darin. Principal.
[LORENZO] 30s/40s, Italian. Calogero’s father. Strong and sympathetic. He works as a bus driver. Excellent tenor or high baritone; ability to express honest emotion while singing more important than vocal fireworks. Principal.
[YOUNG CALOGERO] child – must believably play 9 yrs. old – Calogero’s younger self. Excellent singer who moves very well. Principal.
[ROSINA] 30s/40s, Italian. Calogero’s mother. Sensible and beautiful. Strong singer, warm mezzo or alto voice preferred. Principal.
[JANE] Adult actor 18+ to play 17, African-American. Calogero falls in love with her. Striking and smart. Excellent singer who moves well; should be completely “at home” as the lead singer of a girl group. Principal
[ENSEMBLE – THE WISE-GUYS] 30s/40s/50s. 7 versatile men to play Sonny’s wise-guys as well as various inhabitants of Calogero’s neighborhood. Looking for unique, authentic characters with strong voices and comedic chops. At least 1 must be a true bass-baritone , 1 must be quite heavy-set, and 1 should be a Sinatra/Bennett/Martin/Darin “song stylist”. Must move well.
[ENSEMBLE] “Jesse” & “Tyrone”: (20s/30s to play 17) African-American.”Tyrone” – Jane’s brother – & his friend “Jesse”. Excellent singers; tenors (high C). Excellent Dancers.
August 12, 2019 – May 10, 2020
April 11, 2019 at 1:13PM – 9am Sign up ( nonofficial sign in list will not be honored)
Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue, 4th Floor
WHAT TO PREPARE
Please prepare a song in the style of the score or role you are auditioning for. The score has a 1960’s doo wop/ pop feel
Minors must be accompanied by an adult