NON UNION OPEN CALL- A BRONX TALE – Non Union National Tour

NETworks Presentations
New York, NY 10001
US

CONTACT NAME

Paul Hardt

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

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

 

Seeking:

 

[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.

DURATION

August 12, 2019 – May 10, 2020

SALARY

$1,025 package

Audition Information

WHEN

April 11, 2019 at 1:13PM – 9am Sign up ( nonofficial sign in list will not be honored)

Where

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