Jersey Boys - Audition Notice

PERFORMANCE DATES:

October 25, 26, 31, 
November 1, 2, 7, 8, 9

Audition Dates:

April 7, 2024, 7:00 pm

April 8, 2024, 7:00 pm

Callback Date: Thursday, April 11

 

Audition Signup Link

https://signup.com/go/hkbBdnP

Audition Requirements:

Age: 18+

Vocals:

Be prepared to sing a song of your choosing

Pianist available – bring your own sheet music

Bluetooth speaker available – No a capella please

Dance:

Group choreography (please dress in clothes and shoes you can move in)

Questions??

Email:auditionsmhmt@gmail.com

Phone:403 581-6465

ABOUT THE SHOW

Show Runs: October 25, 26, 31, November 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 2024

Rehearsal Schedule

May 2024

Beginning Fall 2024 schedule will be three times a week:

Sundays 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Synopsis:

With phenomenal music, memorable characters, and great storytelling, JERSEY BOYSfollows the fascinating evolution of four blue-collar kids who became one of the greatest successes in pop-music history. Winner of Best Musical at both the Tony Awards® and Olivier Awards®, JERSEY BOYS takes you behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons to discover the secret of a 40 year friendship as the foursome work their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Performances include chart-topping hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Dawn,” and “My Eyes Adored You,” which brought The Four Seasons the highest honour: induction into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.

CAST OF CHARACTERS

12 Roles: 9M, 3F

Ensemble: 6 to 8


Note that ages are only a suggestion

TOMMY DEVITO: (Male 30-40) Strong tenor/baritone voice, must be comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; ability to play guitar a strong plus; funny; a wise-guy; a natural-born leader with appealing bad-boy quality. Principal

FRANKIE VALLI: (Male 20-35) Must have a strong tenor with sweet and strong falsetto and be able to sing in the style of Frankie Valli; strong tenor to high A or Bb plus strong falsetto up to treble G; charismatic and charming; must be a very strong actor and have a gritty side as well as a polished veneer; must be very comfortable with four-part harmonies. Principal.

NICK MASSI: (Male 30-40) Strong bass/baritone voice, must be very comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; a quiet dreamer who longs for life after The Four Seasons; understated with a dead-pan quality. Principal.

BOB GAUDIO: (Male 20-35) Strong tenor/baritone voice; must be very comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; an intelligent, sensitive, and introspective musical prodigy. Principal.

JOE PESCI: (Male 20-35) Young, energetic and funny; must be a good actor and a strong singer. Will also play various roles. May cover Frankie. Ensemble/Chorus.

BARRY BELSON: (Male 20-49) Strong actor and singer to play various roles (friends, producers, etc.); strong tenor to high C; with a strong falsetto to G above high C; Has the ability to riff in rhythm-and-blues style.

BOB CREWE: (Male 30-40) Intelligent and flamboyant; genius music producer and lyricist; an integral part of creating the magic of The Four Seasons. Ensemble/Supporting.

NORM WAXMAN: (Male 20-35) Owns a private money lending agency; strong actor/singer to play various roles; strong tenor/bari-tenor voice. Ensemble/Supporting

GYP DECARLO: (Male 45-55) Tough, Mafioso type; must be a strong character actor and strong singer. Ensemble/Supporting

MARY & OTHERS:(Female 20-39) Frankie’s wife; tough, “Seen it all”, Italian, Jersey girl; she’s got a killer sense of humor; actor also plays a variety of other roles including member of a 60’s style girl group; strong belt useful; high straight tone soprano also useful; very good dancer. Ensemble/Chorus

LORRAINE & OTHERS: (Female 20-35) Frankie’s girlfriend; educated; not from Jersey; a reach career girl; young Diane Sawyer; actor also plays a variety of other roles, including member of a 60’s style girl group and tough-as-nails Jersey girl; strong high belt useful, belt to high F extremely useful; high, straight tone soprano also useful; very good dancer. Ensemble/Chorus

FRANCINE & OTHERS: (Female Identifying, 20-37) Frankie’s daughter; named for, doted on and deeply loved by Frankie. She’s a Jersey girl—vulnerable, lost and acts out to make up for lack of attention from her dad. Actor also plays a variety of other roles including member of a 60’s style girl group and a tough-as-nails Jersey girl. Strong, high belt useful. Belt to high F extremely useful, high straight tone soprano also useful but not required; very good dancer. Ensemble/Chorus

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