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A BRONX TALE - Longacre Theatre Auditions

Posted: April 9, 2017

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A BRONX TALE (Broadway) - NYC ECC Female Singers
Bronx Tale on Broadway LLC

AUDITION DATE

May 04, 2017
2:00 pm (EDT)

CONTRACT

Production (League) $1974/week

SEEKING

Seeking Ensemble Singers for possible future replacements in the currently running Broadway production. See breakdown for more details.

PREPARATION

WOMEN: Please prepare a song in the style of The Ronnettes (ex. Mr. Postman). Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION

Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL

Producers: Tommy Mottola and the Dodgers with Tribeca Productions
General Manager: Dodger Management Group
Music: Alan Menken
Book and Lyrics: Chazz Palminteri and Glenn Slater
Direction: Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks
Choreography: Sergio Trujillo
Music Supervisor: Ron Melrose
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

OTHER DATES

Currently running on Broadway

OTHER

Set against the turbulent 1960s, A Bronx Tale follows a young Italian-American teenager finding his path in life as guided by two father figures. A Bronx Tale, the musical is based on the one-man play of the same name by Chazz Palminteri.
ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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 attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN


ENSEMBLE is made up of all ages and types from the ‘neighborhood’; PRINCIPAL ROLES BELOW WILL BE COVERED BY ENSEMBLE
CALOGERO: (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 – This role is cast – U-S only

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. Offer out.
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. Offer out.

JANE: (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 MEN: (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.

DOO-WOP GROUP: (20s/30s) 4 guys; Calogero’s best friends. Also double as various inhabitants of Calogero’s neighborhood. EXCELLENT DANCERS and SINGERS (at least 1 must be a true bass-baritone; at least 1 must have a thrilling doo-wop falsetto; one must be a top-quality lead vocalist; and all four must be capable of performing tricky close-harmony arrangements).
2 ENSEMBLE MEN: (18+ to play 17) African-American.”Tyrone” – Jane’s brother - & his friend “Jesse”. Excellent singers; tenors (high C). Strong movers.
ENSEMBLE WOMEN: (20s/30s) 3 Italian girls in Calogero’s neighborhood. Beautiful, funny, tough. EXCELLENT DANCERS and SINGERS.
2 ENSEMBLE WOMAN: (18+ to play 17) African-American. “Denise” & “Frieda” Jane’s friends. Excellent singers/dancers – may understudy “Jane”.


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 audition.


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