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A uditions

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Directed by Ted Watts Jr.

WHEN & WHERE

 

Audition Date & Time:

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2024 -- 7:00pm

Callbacks: *INVITE ONLY

  • Thursday, April 18, 2024 -- 7:00pm
     *Not being invited to callbacks does not mean you won’t be cast. ​
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If you are unable to attend in-person auditions but would like to audition, please email jkemp@theacademytheatre.org.

Audition Location

WHAT TO PREPARE

Music

  • 40-60 seconds of a Broadway or Pop song of your choice

    • Songs from Jersey Boys are permitted. ​

  • Must have accompaniment (either piano or instrumental track)

  • Pianist will be provided.

  • Speaker will be provided for phone/device.

*Audition sides will be provided.

 

*There is no need to prepare a monologue or dance routine.

*Movement will be assessed at callbacks.

CHARACTER LIST

 

TOMMY DEVITO: (Male Identifying, 30-40) Strong tenor/baritone voice, must be comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; ability to play guitar a strong plus; funny; a wise-guy; a natural-born leader with appealing bad-boy quality. Principal

 

FRANKIE VALLI: (Male Identifying, 20-35) Preferably 5’9 or shorter; must have a strong tenor with sweet and strong falsetto and be able to sing in the style of Frankie Valli; strong tenor to high A or Bb plus strong falsetto up to treble G; charismatic and charming; must be a very strong actor and have a gritty side as well as a polished veneer; must be very comfortable with four-part harmonies. Principal.

 

NICK MASSI: (Male Identifying, 30-40) Strong bass/baritone voice, must be very comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; a quiet dreamer who longs for life after The Four Seasons; understated with a dead-pan quality. Principal

 

BOB GAUDIO: (Male Identifying, 20-35) Strong tenor/baritone voice; must be very comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; an intelligent, sensitive, and introspective musical prodigy. Principal

 

JOE PESCI: (Male Identifying, 20-35) Must be 5’9 or shorter; young, energetic and funny; must be a good actor and a strong singer. Will also play various roles. May cover Frankie. Ensemble/Chorus

 

BARRY BELSON: (Male Identifying, 20-49) Strong actor and singer to play various roles (friends, producers, etc.); strong tenor to high C; with a strong falsetto to G above high C; Has the ability to riff in rhythm-and-blues style.

 

BOB CREWE: (Male Identifying, 30-40) Intelligent and flamboyant; genius music producer and lyricist; an integral part of creating the magic of The Four Seasons. Ensemble/Supporting

 

NORM WAXMAN: (Male Identifying, 20-35) Owns a private money lending agency; strong actor/singer to play various roles; strong tenor/bari-tenor voice. Ensemble/Supporting

 

GYP DECARLO: (Male Identifying, 45-55) Tough, Mafioso type; must be a strong character actor and strong singer. Ensemble/Supporting

 

MARY & OTHERS: (Female Identifying, 20-39) Frankie’s wife; tough, “Seen it all”, Italian, Jersey girl; she’s got a killer sense of humor; actor also plays a variety of other roles including member of a 60’s style girl group; strong belt useful; high straight tone soprano also useful; very good dancer. Ensemble/Chorus

 

LORRAINE & OTHERS: (Female Identifying, 20-35) Frankie’s girlfriend; educated; not from Jersey; a reach career girl; young Diane Sawyer; actor also plays a variety of other roles, including member of a 60’s style girl group and tough-as-nails Jersey girl; strong high belt useful, belt to high F extremely useful; high, straight tone soprano also useful; very good dancer. Ensemble/Chorus

 

FRANCINE & OTHERS: (Female Identifying, 20-37) Frankie’s daughter; named for, doted on and deeply loved by Frankie. She’s a Jersey girl—vulnerable, lost and acts out to make up for lack of attention from her dad. Actor also plays a variety of other roles including member of a 60’s style girl group and a tough-as-nails Jersey girl. Strong, high belt useful. Belt to high F extremely useful, high straight tone soprano also useful but not required; very good dancer. Ensemble/Chorus

ENSEMBLE – 16-40s,  Female Identifying; Alto Strong singers and dancers.

ENSEMBLE – 16-40s, Male Identifying;  Strong tenor/baritone/bass voices; must be comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies. Must move well.

Age ranges are "playing ages."

CREW & VOLUNTEERS

Not a fan of the spotlight, but still want to be involved? We need volunteers for everything from hair and make-up to crew and lights. Send an email to jkemp@theacademytheatre.org

Performance Dates:

Friday, July 12, 2024 at 7:30pm

Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 7:30pm

Sunday, July 14, 2024 at 2:00pm

Friday, July 19, 2024 at 7:30pm

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 2:00pm

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 7:30pm

Sunday, July 21, 2024 at 2:00pm

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 7:30pm

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 7:30pm

Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 2:00pm

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 7:30pm

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 7:30pm

Sunday, August 4, 2024 at 2:00pm

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