THE OUTSIDERS - Staged Reading Auditions

Posted: January 26, 2019

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THE OUTSIDERS - NYC EPA
Producing Org TBD

AUDITION DATE
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Mon, Feb 11, 2019**
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT
Other Equity 60 hour (2 week) Independent non-League Staged Reading Contract $550/wk

SEEKING
Equity actor/singers for various roles. see breakdown.

We are interested in country, soul, rock, folk voices and not looking for specifically "legit" singing. This is a show set in Tulsa, OK and the vocabulary is one of the sound and style of the classic country/folk/rock music of the 50's and 60's.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief country, soul, rock or folk song that shows range. Please bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided.

LOCATIONS
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
12th floor

**Mon 2/11 ONLY
Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL
Producers: American Zoetrope
General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management

Adapted from the novel by S.E. Hinton
Book by Adam Rapp
Music and Lyrics by Jamestown Revival and Justin Levine
Directed by Liesl Tommy
Music Supervisor, Justin Levine
Music Director, Matt Hinkley

OTHER DATES
March 24th- April 5th, 2019

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for 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
Ponyboy Curtis- 15. Our main character, the youngest Greaser and youngest brother of three, a dreamer. Bari-Tenor, sings to G or A.
Johnny Cade- 16, but looks younger. Ponyboy’s best friend, the smallest and least physically gifted of the Greasers. Carries a switchblade, hails from a violent home. Tenor, sings preferably to A.
Sherry “Cherry” Valance- 18+ to play 17, the prettiest girl in town, Bob’s girlfriend, displays tremendous empathy for the Greasers and Ponyboy in particular. Like Ponyboy, she is a dreamer. Mezzo/soprano.
Dallas “Dally” Winston- 19, wily, the outlier of the Greasers, originally from New York’s Hell’s Kitchen, a lone wolf. Baritone/Bari-Tenor.
Darrell Curtis- 19, the oldest Curtis brother and leader of the Greasers. He works a job (roofing) and has taken on the difficult task of raising and providing for his two younger brothers following their parents’ tragic death. He chose to forego a possible football scholarship to college in order to keep his family together. Bari-Tenor to G#
Sodapop Curtis- 17, the middle Curtis brother, exceptionally handsome, a high-school drop-out, works at the local gas station. Any vocal type, at least to F#.
Two-Bit Matthews- 18, a clown with an infectious laugh, extremely loyal to the Greasers and to the Curtis family. Any vocal type.
Mom/Nurse- The Curtis boys’ Mother, a ghost, mid thirties. Also plays an ICU nurse. Any vocal type.
Bob- 18, the leader of the Soc’s, clean-cut, aggressive, cocky, a bully. Any vocal type, baritone a plus.
Randy- 18, Bob’s second in command. Preppy, clean-cut, conflicted. Tenor to G or A.
Paul- Another one of Bob’s friends and a higher up in the Soc chain-of-command. Former top dog. Any vocal type.
Marcia- 17, Cherry’s best friend. Sharp-witted, starts to take an interest in two-bit. Mezzo, down to G below middle C.



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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