Auditions for A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL

Date & Time

Sunday, March 24 from 5:30-8pm
Monday, March 25 from 12-5pm
Monday, March 25 from 6-8pm

Auditions for A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL

Seven Angels Theatre, now it in 34th year, is producing the A BRONX TALE: The Musical by Chazz Palminteri, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Synopsis:
It’s 1960. After witnessing a mob hit on his stoop, nine year-old Calogero grows up torn between Lorenzo, his upstanding father, and Sonny, the mob boss who takes him under his wing.  Years later, the neighborhood pressure builds as Calogero decides to date Jane, a black girl from a rival neighborhood. Bronx Tale is a coming of age story of a young Italian-American boy growing up on the tough streets of the Bronx.
Seven Angels Theatre has received numerous artistic and community awards over the years from the State of CT and the Connecticut Critics Circle.
 
CALL TYPE
EPA AEA and Non-union
CONTRACT
SPT 3
$414 AEA weekly minimum. Salary negotiable for certain roles. Non union and stipend salaries are not same as AEA.
 
AUDITION DATES
Sunday March 24th – 5:30-8pm
Monday March 25th – 12-5pm; and 6-8pm (E)

LOCATION
Seven Angels Theatre
1 Plank Road, Hamilton Park
Waterbury, CT  06705
Free on-site parking, train station is a 5-minute UBER ride to/from theatre.
 
PERSONNEL
Joe Barbara – Co-Director
Janine Molinari – Co – Director and Choreographer
Darius Frowner – Music Director
 
EXPECTED TO ATTEND:
Joe Barbara – Co-Director
Janine Molinari – Co – Director and Choreographer
Darius Frowner – Music Director

Semina De Laurentis – Artistic Director

OTHER DATES
Rehearses 4/9/2024
Production run: 4/26 – 5/19/2024
Performances: FOUR PER WEEK: Friday – Sunday
First Rehearsal: April 9, 2024
Preview: April 26, 2024
Opening: Opening April 27, 2024
Closing: May 19, 2024
 
OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination.Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.
 
SEEKING

Young Calogero – to play 9 years old. Italian- American. Strong singer/actor/ able to move. Spunky and charming. Big personality.

Calogero – 20-28 (to play 17) – Italian-American from the Bronx. Strong singer/actor. Bari-tenor. Intelligent; head-strong; tough but sensitive. Our protagonist. Seamlessly shifts from audience addresses to 60’s Bronx. Torn between the glamour of mob life, and the strong moral influences of his parents.

Lorenzo – 40-50 Italian-American. Calogero’s father. Strong singer (to Ab). Upstanding. Blue collar bus driver trying to raise his son the right way in a tough environment.

Tyrone – 18-25. Jane’s brother. African American from the Bronx. Tyrone gets beat up by Calogero’s friends. Strong singer/actor/dancer. Stage combat skills a plus. Athletic.

Jesse – 18-25 African American. Tyrone’s friend. Stage combat skills a plus. Strong singer/dancer.

Denise – 17-25 (to play 17). Jane’s friend. Strong singer/dancer. Tries to warn Jane about dating a white guy.

Frieda – 17-25 (to play 17) Jane’s friend. Strong singer/dancer.

Tony – 35-55. Sonny’s bodyguard. Imposing wise guy with a keen sense of comedic timing. Stage combat skills a plus. Sings.

Frankie Coffeecake – 35-55. One of Sonny’s crew. Slender, funny, tough. Stage combat skills a plus. Sings.

Jo Jo the Whale. 35-55. Wise guy. As described in the script: “Five foot eight, 400 pounds.” Moves well. Sings. Stage combat skills a plus.

Eddie Mush – 35-55 Wise guy. One of Sonny’s crew. Character actor – mopey; always bringing bad luck. Sings. Stage combat skills a plus.

Rudy the Voice – 35-50 Wise guy. Bartender at Sonny’s hang out. Frustrated lounge-type singer. Stage combat skills a plus.

Carmine – 35-50 Imposing wise guy. Strong actor who can play multiple roles. Singer who moves well. Stage combat skills necessary.

Slick/Doo Wop Guy – 20-28 (to play 17) Calogero’s friend. Bass/Baritone in a cappella group. Dancer. Tough kid from the neighborhood. Eager to rumble with the Tyrone and Jesse’s crew. Stage combat skills a plus.

Handsome Nick/ Doo Wop Guy – 20-28 (to play 17) Also part of Calogero’s crew. Tight a capella harmonies required. Good dancer. Stage combat skills a plus.

Crazy Mario/Doo Wop Guy – (20- 32) Tough Italian-American from the neighborhood. Funny – without trying. Tight a capella harmonies required. Good dancer. Stage combat skills a plus.

Doo Wop Guy – 20-30- Strong singer/dancer. Tight a cappella harmonies.

Wiseguy – 25-40 – Tough guy from the neighborhood.

3 Italian Girls – Neighborhood girls from the Bronx. Strong singer/dancers.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS in addition to EPA’S
Headshots and resumes can also be submitted for consideration. IMPORTANT: Please include name of show in subject line along with role to consider.
Also Important to note if actor has CT housing
Deadline for submissions: March 22, 2024
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