GREASEBook, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren CaseyDirected by Danny HoskinsMusical Direction by Andy PrattChoreography by Lani Toyama Hoskins
Audition: Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m.Callbacks: Tuesday, May 23 at 6 p.m.
THE PROCESS:Rehearsals: beginning May 24, 2017Tech: July 1 through 6, 2017Show: July 7 through 16, 2017
Initial auditions will consist of both a dance and vocal audition. Please prepare two contrasting 32 bar selections. Musical theatre or period appropriate pop/rock are suggested. Bring your headshot, resume and calendar with you to auditions and be prepared to move. Accompanist will be provided, please bring music in the correct key. No appointment necessary.
Auditions take place at Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E Main St, Rochester 14605.
Questions or if you cannot make auditions, please email us at email@example.com.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: (casting 18 actors) Blackfriars practices color-conscious casting. We welcome and encourage actors of all ethnicities to participate.
DANNY ZUKO: Male, TenorThe leader of the Burger Palace Boys; strong and confident, with an air of easy-going charm
SANDY DUMBROWSKI: Female, SopranoNew girl in town; sweet, wholesome, naive, cute, and innocent
BETTY RIZZO: Female, AltoLeader of the Pink Ladies; tough, sarcastic and outspoken but vulnerable
FRENCHY: Female, AltoA dreamer; good-natured but not too smart, fussy about her appearance, particularly her hair.
MARTY: Female, AltoThe 'beauty' of the Pink Ladies and looks older than the other girls.
JAN: Female, AltoFunny, loud, compulsive eater and awkward member of the Pink Ladies.
DOODY*: Male, TenorThe youngest of the guys; small, boyish and open, with a disarming smile and a hero-worshipping attitude towards the other guys. *PLAYS THE GUITAR - actor must know how or be willing to learn.*
KENICKIE: Male, TenorThe second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, tattooed, surly and avoids any show of softness.
SONNY LATIERRI: Male, BaritoneA 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: Male, TenorThe clown of the group who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief.
VINCE FONTAINE: MaleA typical 'teen audience' disc jockey; slick, egotistical and fast-talking.
CHA-CHA, aka CHARLENE DIGREGORIO: Female, AltoThe best dancer at St. Bernadette's; a loud mouth, she wins the dancing competition with Danny.
EUGENE FLORCZYK: Male, TenorThe class valedictorian; physically awkward, with weak eyes and a high-pitched voice.
JOHNNY CASINO: Male, TenorAll-American, rock-star “greaser” student.
MISS LYNCH: FemaleA no-nonsense, serious, loud, English teacher
PATTY SIMCOX: Female, AltoA typical cheerleader; athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of disconcerting enthusiasm.
TEEN ANGEL: Male, TenorFrenchy's suave and slick guardian angel, who encourages her to stay in school.
THE PINK LADIES: Ensemble
THE BURGER PALACE BOYS: Ensemble