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A Bronx Tale - Equity Chorus Call / Singers

Tommy Mottola and The Dodgers
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Description:

Tommy Mottola and The Dodgers | New York, NY


Call Type
Equity Chorus


Contract
Workshop
$757 per week for a 6 day/42 hour work week


Personnel
Music: Alan Menken
Book and Lyrics: Chazz Palminteri and Glenn Slater
Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo
Musical Director: Ron Melrose
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting
GM: Dodger Management Group
• Chorus rules are in effect.
• A monitor will be provided.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Other Dates
Date: o/a November 17, 2014 - December 20, 2014

EPAs: 9/8, 9/9, 9/12 at Pearl 500, 10am to 6pm.
ECC/Singers: 9/10 at Ripley Grier, 10am men, 2pm women
ECC/Dancers: 9/15 at Ripley Grier, 10am men, 2pm women


Seeking
ENSEMBLE SINGERS:
Men and women. The Ensemble is made up of all ages and types from the ‘neighborhood’. Ensemble covers principals.

see breakdown.

A Bronx Tale, the musical is based on the one-man play of the same name by Chazz Palminteri.

Breakdown
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.

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

SEEKING:

2 ENSEMBLE MEN:
18+ to play 17. African-American. To play Tyrone’s friends. Excellent singer; tenor (high C). Strong mover.

ENSEMBLE WOMEN:
3 Italian girls in Calogero’s neighborhood, 20s/30s. Beautiful, funny, tough. EXCELLENT DANCERS and SINGERS.

1 ENSEMBLE WOMAN:
18+ to play 17. African-American. To play Jane’s friend. Excellent singer. Strong mover.

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).

Ensemble will cover the following principals:

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

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

ROSENA:
30s/40s, Italian. Calogero’s mother. Sensible and beautiful. Strong singer, warm mezzo or alto voice preferred. Principal

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

TYRONE:
18+ to play 17. African-American. Jane’s brother. Strong singer; tenor (high C). Strong mover. Principal
 


Company:
Tommy Mottola and The Dodgers

Contact:

[Name Withheld]

Response Method(s):

audition

Audition Information

When:

Equity Chorus Call / Singers
Wednesday September 10, 2014
10 AM - Equity Male Singers
2 PM - Equity Female Singers


Where:

Ripley-Grier 520 (Everyone must show
government photo ID to enter building.
)
520 8th Ave. (36th/37th)
New York, NY
17th floor


What to Prepare:

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

WOMEN: Prepare a song in the style of The Ronnettes (ex. Mr. Postman)

Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.



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