UPCOMING AUDITIONS: CATS- MAY 21 & MAY 23 | LITTLE WOMEN (THE PLAY)- MAY 30 | WORLD GOES ROUND- JUNE 6 & JUNE 7 | NEWSIES- JULY 15-17


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  • CATS performances will be October 19-November 4, 2018 on the weekends. It is going to be an EPIC show Directed/Choreographed by Renee Chambers Liciaga, who performed Internationally and on Broadway in several Andrew Lloyd Webber productions. Music Directed by Mike Toolan.
  • Each cast member will be paid a $200 stipend and is required to attend all tech/dress rehearsals (October 14-18, 2018), as well as every performance and strike.
  • Regular rehearsals will begin in July and will be scheduled on Sunday evenings, Thursday evenings, and some Monday evenings. The first rehearsal read-through/sing-through will be July 12.
  • Auditions will take place on May 21 at 7:30PM (dance call) and May 23 at 6PM (vocals). Everyone needs to attend both audition nights. 
  • Fill out and submit the Audition Form at the top of this page. 
  • For the dance audition, show up in proper dance attire and bring jazz shoes. For the vocal audition, prepare 32 measures of two songs (an uptempo and a ballad): one from the show and one NOT from the show. Bring sheet music in a binder clearly marked with the cuts for our accompanist. Ladies, be prepared to potentially be asked to sing a selection from Memory of our choosing. Men, be prepared to potentially be asked to sing a selection from Jellicle Songs of our choosing.
  • We are seeking to fill the following roles made up of men and women ages 13+.
  • Here are the vocal requirements for the singer roles:

Grizabella the Glamour Cat—Soprano with a powerful belt to E-flat
Old Deuteronomy—High Baritone/Tenor
Rum Tum Tugger—Rock Tenor
Munkustrap—Baritone
Mistoffelees (The Magician)—High Baritone
Gus/Growltiger/Bustopher Jones—Operatic Tenor
Jennyanydots and Jellylorum—Soprano
Skimbleshanks—High Baritone/Tenor
Bombalurina—Strong high belt (should be triple threat)
Demeter—Strong high belt (should be triple threat)
Munogjerrie and Rumpleteazer—Strong high Baritone

MAIN CHARACTERS:

Asparagus (Gus)
Bombalurina
Bustopher Jones
Demeter
Grizabella (Soprano with powerful belt to E-flat)
Griddlebone
Growltiger
Jellylorum
Jennyanydots
Mr. Mistoffelees (High Baritone)
Mungojerrie
Munkustrap (Baritone)
Old Deuteronomy (High Baritone/Tenor)
Rumpleteazer
The Rum Tum Tugger (Rock Tenor)
Skimbleshanks


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Amy March - a diva in her own right; the youngest and most melodramatic daughter
Beth March - a shy and loving girl; content to stay within the safety of the family's home
Jo March - this role has been filled
Meg March - this role has been filled
Hannah - the family's housekeeper and close friend (female, 40's-50's) 
Mrs March (Marmee) - loving mother and wife raising her family alone during a time of war (female, 50's-60's) 
Aunt March - older relation to the March daughters; cantankerous but caring (female, 40's-60's) 
Laurie - the boy next door; close friend to the daughters March (male, 20's-early 30's) 
John Brooke - Laurie's Tutor; A gentle, poor-but-educated man who lives with the Lawrences (male, 30's) 
"Old" Mr Laurence - Laurie's Grandfather; a kind-hearted, older gentleman who has helped look out for the March family While Father has been away (male, 50's-70's)
Mr March - head of household; as a soldier, (male, 50's-60's)
The Doctor - (male, 30's-50's)


  • Little Women performances will be September 8-16, 2018 on the weekends. They will be dinner theatre style performances. Directed by Catherine Ogden.
  • We are seeking 5 males and 5 females to complete the cast. The roles of Jo and Meg are already filled. Each actor/actress will receive a $100 stipend and is required to attend all tech/dress rehearsals (September 2-7, 2018), as well as every performance and strike.
  • Regular rehearsals will begin the week of July 23 and will be on Sunday and Wednesday evenings. 
  • Auditions will take place on Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30PM. Everyone should prepare a 60 second or less memorized monologue. We will then read selections from the script workshop style. We will be using the Peter Clapham version, which is the most accurate to the books. Submit an audition form at the top of this page.

  • The World Goes Round performances will be August 10-19, 2018 on the weekends. They will be dinner theatre style performances. Directed by Greg Morton. Choreographed by Gail Oldfield. Music Directed by Melissa McVaugh.
  • We are seeking a cast of 5 singers (3 women and 2 men) and a cast of dancers (3 women and 2 men). Each singer will have a dancer counterpart. Each cast member will be paid a $100 stipend and is required to attend all tech/dress rehearsals (August 5-9, 2018), as well as every performance and strike.
  • Regular rehearsals will begin in June and will be scheduled on Sunday afternoons, Tuesday evenings, and Wednesday evenings. The first rehearsal read-through/sing-through will be June 13.
  • Vocal Auditions will take place on June 6 at 6:30PM and Dance Auditions will take place on June 7 at 6:30PM.
  • Fill out and submit the Audition Form at the top of this page. 
  • For Vocal Audition, please prepare 32 measures each of 2 Broadway songs (a ballad and an uptempo). One song could be from the show, and the other needs to NOT be from the show. Bring sheet music in a binder clearly marked with the cuts for our accompanist. 
  • For the Dance Audition, please wear dance attire and bring jazz and tap shoes (if you have them). You will be taught choreography.
  • Can you audition for both the Vocal Cast and the Dancer Cast? Yes! If you consider yourself both a singer and a dancer, please do audition for both.

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  • Newsies performances will be November 30 - December 16, 2018 on the weekends. Directed by Lauren McComas. Choreographed by Melody Stanert. Music Directed by Brigitte Rottman.
  • Each cast member will be paid a $200 stipend and is required to attend all tech/dress rehearsals (November 25-29, 2018), as well as every performance and strike.
  • Regular rehearsals will begin in August and will be scheduled on Sunday afternoons, Tuesday evenings, and some Wednesday evenings. The first rehearsal read-through/sing-through will be August 21.
  • Dance Auditions will take place on July 15 at 3PM. Vocal Auditions will immediately follow. Plan to be there all day/evening. Callbacks will be by invitation only the following two evenings on July 16 & 17. 
  • Fill out and submit the Audition Form at the top of this page. 
  • For the Dance Audition, wear proper dance attire and bring jazz and tap shoes (if you have them). You will be taught choreography.
  • For the Vocal Audition, please prepare 32 measures each of 2 Broadway songs (a ballad and an uptempo). One song could be from the show, and the other needs to NOT be from the show. Bring sheet music in a binder clearly marked with the cuts for our accompanist. 
  • So that you can prepare: Those called back for the role of Jack will be asked to perform the end of Act 1: Santa Fe Reprise (memorized). 
  • We are seeking to fill the following roles:
  • Jack Kelly
    The charismatic leader of the Manhattan newsies, is an orphaned dreamer and artist who yearns to get out of the crowded streets of New York and make a better life for himself out West. Fiercely protective of his best friend, Crutchie, and strongly loyal, Jack isn’t afraid to use his voice to attain better conditions for the working kids of New York City. Though living on the streets has given him a tough-guy exterior, Jack has a big heart and can demonstrate a sweet vulnerability – especially when it comes to bantering with a certain female reporter. Must have a great pop tenor voice and sense of physicality. Looking for a STRONG actor/singer.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 16 to 27
    Vocal range top: A4
    Vocal range bottom: Bb2

  • Crutchie
    A dedicated newsie with a bum leg that’s painful, but helps sell more papes. Though he walks with the assistance of a crutch, Crutchie doesn’t let it define him; when in a jam, Jack Kelly’s best friend relies on a goofy- sweet sense of humor and optimistic resilience. Crutchie is the heart of the resistance. Though his movement will suggest his bum leg, Crutchie should still be included in the dance numbers.

    Gender: Both
    Age: 13 to 22
    Vocal range top: A4
    Vocal range bottom: C3

  • Davey
    Les’s straight-laced, bright big brother starts selling newspapers to help his family earn a living, but becomes swept up in the fervor of the strike. A leader in his own right who is learning to use his voice to uplift others, Davey is the brains of the resistance.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 15 to 22
    Vocal range top: A4
    Vocal range bottom: D3

  • Les
    Davey’s cheeky younger brother, is inspired by the freedom of the newsies and loves their independent lifestyle. A precocious and natural newsie, Les is an intuitive salesboy and a pint-sized charmer. He should present as younger than the other newsies.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 10 to 15
    Vocal range top: Bb3
    Vocal range bottom: Db3

  • Newsies
    Including Albert, Buttons, Elmer, Finch, Henry, Ike, Jo Jo, Mike, Mush, Race, Romeo, Specs, Splasher, and Tommy Boy, are some of the hard-working kids of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. 

    Gender: Both
    Age: 13 to 27

  • Scabs
    Three newsies who are hesitant to join the strike.

    Gender: Both
    Age: 10 to 27

  • Spot Conlon
    The proud leader of the Brooklyn newsies, boasts an intimidating reputation and a short singing solo in “Brooklyn’s Here.”

    Gender: Both
    Age: 17 to 24

  • Katherine Plumber
    An ambitious young reporter, works hard to make a name for herself as a legitimate journalist in a time when women aren’t taken seriously. Quick, funny, and resourcesful, she boldy captures the voice of a new generation rising in her coverage of the newsies’ strike. While she generally has no time for cocky, streetwise young men, she makes an exception for Jack Kelly. Though she only has a brief dance solo in “King of New York,” Katherine should have a great contemporary pop voice with a high belt – diction is key.

    Gender: Female
    Age: 17 to 27
    Vocal range top: F5
    Vocal range bottom: A3

  • Darcy
    The upper-class kid of a publisher who sides with the newsies. Can double as a newsie. 

    Gender: Both
    Age: 15 to 22

  • Bill
    The son of William Randolph Hearst who joins the newsies' cause. Can double as a newsie. 

    Gender: Male
    Age: 15 to 27

  • Wiesel
    Or “Weasel,” runs the distribution window for the World and knows most of the newsies by name. Assisted by the intimidating Delancey brothers, who keep order by any means necessary, Wiesel is Pulitzer’s disgruntled paper- pusher.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 35 to 50

  • Oscar and Morris Delancey
    Tough brothers who work at the distribution window for the World, take the side of the publishers in the strike and are known to use their fists to make a point.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 15 to 24

  • Goons
    Assist the Delanceys in roughing up the newsies at the end of Act One.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 15 to 24

  • Joseph Pulitzer
    A pompous businessman through and through, owns the World and is concerned solely with the bottom line. Katherine’s no-nonsense father, Pulitzer doesn’t sympathize with the strikers, but he does eventually – and grudgingly – respect Jack.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 35 to 50
    Vocal range top: F4
    Vocal range bottom: C3

  • Seitz
    Editor, advises Pulitzer, but ultimately admires the kids’ newspaper.

    Gender: Both

  • Bunsen
    Pulitzer’s bookkeeper, comes up with the ideas to raise the newsies’ price per paper.

    Gender: Both
    Age: 35 to 50

  • Hannah
    Pulitzer’s practical and insightful secretary.

    Gender: Female
    Age: 20 to 40

  • Nunzio
    Pulitzer’s barber.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 50

  • Guard
    The Guard removes the newsies from Pulitzer’s building.

    Gender: Both
    Age: 20 to 60

  • Snyder
    The crooked and sinister warden of The Refuge, a filthy and horrible orphanage, is concerned only with catching enough kids to keep his government checks coming.

    Gender: Both
    Age: 45 to 65

  • Medda Larkin
    Inspired by vaudeville performer Aida Overton Walker, this big-voiced saloon singer and star of the Bowery offers her theater as a safe haven for the newsies. An astute entertainer with great comic delivery, she’s a good friend to Jack and stands firmly behind the newsies in their fight for justice.

    Gender: Female
    Age: 25 to 45
    Vocal range top: E5
    Vocal range bottom: F3

  • The Bowery Beauties
    Female performers at Medda’s Theater.

    Gender: Female
    Age: 18 to 30

  • Stage Manager
    Introduces Medda's act. 

    Gender: Both
    Age: 25 to 55

  • Nuns
    The three nuns offer breakfast to the hungry newsies.

    Gender: Female
    Age: 20 to 60

  • Photographer
    Takes the triumphant photo of the newsies at the end of “Seize the Day.”

    Gender: Both
    Age: 15 to 25

  • Woman
    A newspaper customer. 

    Gender: Both
    Age: 15 to 45

  • Mr. Jacobi
    Allows the newsies to congregate in his restaurant to plan their strike – when he doesn’t have any paying customers, that is.

    Gender: Both
    Age: 35 to 55

  • Policemen
    Assist Snyder and turn against the newsies in the fight that concludes Act One.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 20 to 60

  • Mayor
    The Mayor of New York City rebuffs Pulitzer’s attempts to shut down the newsies’ strike.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 45 to 60

  • Governor Teddy Roosevelt
    A well-respected lifelong public servant, inspires Jack to stand up to Pulitzer.

    Gender: Male
    Age: 50 to 65

  • Ensemble
    In the original Broadway production, the adult (non-newsie) ensemble comprised eight actors who doubled and understudied as indicated below. All other featured roles and understudies were cast from the ensemble of newsies. We will seek to do the same.

    FEMALE ENSEMBLE 1 - Nun / Hannah / Bowery Beauty / Katherine understudy
    FEMALE ENSEMBLE 2 - Nun / Woman / Bowery Beauty / Medda understudy
    FEMALE ENSEMBLE 3 - Nun / Medda Larkin
    MALE ENSEMBLE 1 - Wiesel / Stage Manager / Mr. Jacobi / Mayor / Pulitzer understudy
    MALE ENSEMBLE 2 - Seitz / Roosevelt understudy
    MALE ENSEMBLE 3 - Bunsen / Male Ensemble 1 understudy
    MALE ENSEMBLE 4 - Nunzio / Guard / Policeman / Roosevelt
    MALE ENSEMBLE 5 - Snyder / Pulitzer understudy

    Gender: Both