GREASE - In Concert - West Bay Community Theater Non Equity Auditions

Posted May 16, 2024
Copy Link
GREASE - In Concert - West Bay Community Theater

West Bay Community Theater will hold auditions for its August, 2024 production of GREASE - In Concert on Monday, June 3rd (6:30 – 9:30pm) and Tuesday, June 4th (6:30 – 9:30pm).

Callbacks will take place Monday, June 10th and Tuesday, June 11th

Auditions will take place at the following locations:

Monday, June 3rd 6:30-9:30pm

(St. Paul’s Parish Hall,
76 Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852)

Tuesday, June 4th 6:30-9:30pm

(Cold Spring Community Center,
30 Beach St, North Kingstown, RI 02852)


Monday, June 10th 6:30-9:30pm

(St. Paul’s Parish Hall,
76 Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852)

Tuesday, June 11th 6:30-9:30pm

(Cold Spring Community Center,
30 Beach St, North Kingstown, RI 02852)

Appointments are preferred. Please book an audition time by emailing or calling (401) 372-7201. Those without appointments will be auditioned on a first-come, first-served basis. Audition forms can be downloaded from:

To audition, please prepare 32 bars of a song from the show or in the style of the show. Please provide sheet music if the song is not from the show - accompanist provided. Arrive in comfortable clothing, ready to follow simple choreography combinations. Auditioners may also be asked to read cold from the script.

Auditioning for all principal voices and ensemble. Anyone 16 and older welcome (show contains some mature content). WBCT supports non-traditional casting choices and auditions are open to all, regardless of gender and/or gender identity.

This production of GREASE-IN CONCERT is music-focused, with minimal staging in addition to multimedia support (live video enhancement and show-related imagery). All music will be live with no pre-recorded and/or backing tracks. WBCT’s production has secured the rights to all of the “movie songs” (songs such as “Grease”, “You’re the One That I Want” and “Hopelessly Devoted to You” that are not part of the original stage version), offering a full-on GREASE experience!

Production date: Saturday, August 17th, 2024 in Wickford, RI (NK Town Beach Bandshell) with a rain date of Sunday, August 18th.

Rehearsals start in mid to late June and run through July and August.

About the show:

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

Additional music/lyrics by: John Farrar / Louis St. Louis, Scott Simon / Barry Alan Gibb

Directed by Brad Kirton

Music Director: Alex Tirrell

Choreography: Leslie Racine-Vazquez

Production Design: Terry Shea/Zach Searle

Poster Design: Richard Marr-Griffin

WBCT’s production will focus on the music of the piece with minimal staging, aided by multimedia support.


Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding Burger Palace Boys and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking Pink Ladies in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. Head greaser Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their Summer Nights as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as Greased Lightnin', It's Raining on Prom Night, Alone at the Drive-In Movie recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard, and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation. An eight-year run on Broadway and two subsequent revivals, along with innumerable school and community productions place Grease among the world's most popular musicals.

Grease debuted Off-Broadway on February 14, 1972 at the Eden Theatre in New York City. The show transferred to Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre, and later to the Royale Theatre, closing on April 13, 1980 after a record-breaking 3,388 performances. The film adaptation of Grease premiered in 1978 and became the highest-grossing movie musical of all time. Grease returned to Broadway twice, in a 1994 revival directed and choreographed by Jeff Calhoun and a 2007 revival directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall.


DANNY ZUKO: (Range: Tenor)

The leader of the Burger Palace Boys; good-looking, strong and confident, with an air of easy-going charm.

SANDY DUMBROWSKI: (Range: Soprano)

New girl in town; sweet, wholesome, naive, cute, and innocent.

BETTY RIZZO: (Range: Alto)

Leader of the Pink Ladies; tough, sarcastic, and outspoken but vulnerable.

FRENCHY: (Range: Alto)

A dreamer; good-natured but not too smart, she is heavily made up, fussy about her appearance, particularly her hair. She can't wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician.

MARTY: (Range Alto)

The 'beauty' of the Pink Ladies; pretty and looks older than the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated.

JAN: (Range: Alto)

Funny, loud, compulsive eater, and awkward member of the Pink Ladies. Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with boys.

DOODY: (Range: Tenor)

The youngest of the guys; small, boyish, and open, with a disarming smile and a hero-worshipping attitude towards the other guys. He also plays the guitar.

KENICKIE: (Range: Tenor)

The second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, tattooed, surly, and avoids any show of softness. He has an offbeat sense of humor.

SONNY LATIERRI: (Range: Baritone)

A member of the Burger Palace Boys; funny Italian-American, he is a braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he's a real lady-killer

ROGER: (Range: Tenor)

The anything-for-a-laugh stocky type of boy; a clown who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief and is always dreaming up half-baked schemes and ideas.

VINCE FONTAINE: (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible)

A typical 'teen audience' disc jockey; slick, egotistical and fast-talking. He is also a veteran 'Greaser.'


The best dancer at St. Bernadette's; a loud mouth, she wins the dancing competition with Danny.


The class valedictorian; physically awkward, with weak eyes and a high-pitched voice. He's a typical 'apple-polisher' - both smug and pompous, but gullible.

JOHNNY CASINO: (Range: Tenor)

All-American, rock-star “greaser” student at Rydell High, whose real name is Clarence.

MISS LYNCH: Age Flexible (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible)

A no-nonsense, serious, loud English teacher.

PATTY SIMCOX: (Range: Alto)

A typical cheerleader; attractive, athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm. She's a bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies, and can twirl a baton.

TEEN ANGEL: Age Flexible (Range: Tenor)

Frenchy's suave and slick guardian angel, who encourages her to stay in school.

THE PINK LADIES: Ensemble of movers/dancers

The club-jacketed, gum-chewing, hip-swinging girls' gang who hang around with the Burger Palace Boys.

THE BURGER PALACE BOYS: Ensemble of movers/dancers

A super-cool, DA-haired, hard-looking group of high school wheeler-dealers... or so they think.

Radio Voice: Age Flexible (Rage: Tenor)

WBCT welcomes all ethnicities, orientations, and gender identities, including drag performers.

About West Bay Community Theater:

West Bay Community Theater is a North Kingstown-based 501 (c) (3) arts organization founded in 2018 by former members of Academy Players and North Kingstown Players in order to re-establish a community theater in the West Bay region of Rhode Island. In 2023, WBCT successfully presented Kander and Ebb’s CABARET-IN CONCERT. Their annual Halloween-themed cabaret will take place at the Arctic Playhouse in October.

Sign Up for Audition Alerts

Get the latest auditions by email.