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New York, NY Casting Calls: Seeking performers for musical “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”

Project: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Casting Calls Category: Theater
Location: New York, NY

CASTING:

OSCAR
35–45. Big, lumbering bear of a man. Unpretentious, direct. Not particularly bright, but knows who he is.

HILDY
25–35. Very pretty. High-spirited and flirtatious, with a quick temper and a sharp tongue.

ALOYSIUS
30–40. Commanding, authoritative, street-smart and money-hungry. Also has a sentimental side.

JOHNNY NOLAN
25–35. First generation Irish. Darkly handsome. Charming, lovable ne’er-do-well with the soul of a poet. High baritone.

KATIE R
25–35 years. Very beautiful. Intelligent and demure, but with a will of iron. Also quite emotionally vulnerable and sensitive, although she tries hard to disguise it. Soprano w/mix.

MORIARTY
60–70. Morose, humorless insurance collector. Tall, thin; spectral presence. Actor also plays other roles.

FRANCIE NOLAN
Age 12. Very bright, curious and aware. Quite precocious and articulate. Passionate reader, aspiring writer. Strong vocal projection a must.

CISSY
30–40. Voluptuous, sensual and down-to-earth, there is also something innocent and endearing about her. Actor should have great comic chops.

PETEY, WILLIE AND ALLIE
20–35. Charming, high-spirited and good-looking, with cocky, street-smart attitudes. Must be strong singers and dancers.

MEG, GWEN AND JILL
20–35. Seductive, hard-bitten brothel girls. Their apparent charm and sweet dispositions mask a more mercenary, no-nonsense side to their personalities. Must be strong singers and dancers.

NELLIE
40–55. Big, voluptuous madam of the local brothel. Gutsy, tough as nails. Shrewd operator who doesn’t suffer fools.

HARRY
55-65. Bald-headed pipsqueak. Timid, easily intimidated. Actor must be a “chameleon”, adept at playing multiple roles.

MICKEY
15-20. Smart-alecky kid with an aggressive manner. Snub-nosed bully. Cocksure manner. Actor also plays other roles. Should be a strong dancer.

AUDITION DATE:
Peccadillo Theater Company
Equity Principal Auditions:
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
10 AM – 6 PM
Lunch from 1:30 – 2:30.

LOCATION:

Theatre at St. Clement’s
423 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036

Please prepare a brief song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Equity Principal Audition
Peccadillo Theater Company Seasonal Showcase $500 project stipend.
1st reh: 2/10/11. Runs 3/10-4/3.

AUDITION DATE: JAN 5

PROJECT: A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: THEATER AUDITIONS / MUSICAL CASTING CALLS / PAID ROLES CASTING CALLS

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

CONTACT: 423 WEST 46TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10036

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