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A BRONX TALE - Longacre Theatre Auditions

Posted: April 24, 2018

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A BRONX TALE (Broadway) - NYC ECC / Male Dancers
Bronx Tale on Broadway LLC

AUDITION DATE

Fri, May 11, 2018
10:00 am (EDT)Male Dancers

CONTRACT

Production (League) $2034/week min

SEEKING

Male and Female Ensemble Dancers for possible future replacements in the currently running Broadway production.

ENSEMBLE is made up of all ages and types from the ‘neighborhood’; PRINCIPAL ROLES WILL BE COVERED BY ENSEMBLE (see breakdown)

PREPARATION

Men bring jazz shoes or sneakers
You may be asked to stay and sing – please prepare a 16 bar cut and bring your books

MEN: The show’s music tends toward Doo-Wop - Please prepare a song in that style (ala The Wanderer, Who Wrote The Book of Love, Alley Oop) and bring your book of music.

Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

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

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 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:
(20s/30s) African-American.Excellent singers; tenors (high C). Strong movers. Will also play featured ensemble parts ”Tyrone” – Jane’s brother - & his friend “Jesse”, age 17.
ENSEMBLE WOMEN:
(20s/30s) 3 Italian girls in Calogero’s neighborhood. Beautiful, funny, tough. EXCELLENT DANCERS and SINGERS.
2 ENSEMBLE WOMAN:
(20s/30s) African-American. Excellent singers/dancers – may understudy “Jane”. Will also play featured ensemble parts “Denise” & “Frieda” Jane’s friends, age 17
Ensemble will also cover the following principal roles:
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


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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