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"Newsies", Role Pays: $650/wk - Open Call - Anaheim, CA

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1609821
Submission Type
Open Call
Location
Anaheim, CA - 92801
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$650.00 per Week
Release Date
2-5-2020
Audition Date
2-25-2020
Expiration Date
2-23-2020
Casting Category
Theatre - Equity (Union)
Market(s)
Los Angeles, CA | San Diego, CA

Audition Description

In this musical, homeless New York City newsboy Jack "Cowboy" Kelly befriends two newcomers to his trade, brothers David and Les Jacobs. When publisher Joseph Pulitzer sets new rules that make it harder for the young newspaper salesmen to make a buck, the boys go on strike. Bryan Denton, a journalist who's sympathetic to their plight, gives them some tips in public relations, as the newsboys' battle grips the city.

PREPARATION:
- Bring sneakers/jazz shoes, tap shoes, and headshot/resume STAPLED together. May be asked to sing. Please prepare 16 bars of something in the style of the show. Accompanist will be provided. No a capella!


All auditions are open. Non-Union will ALWAYS be seen at our auditions!
Non Equity contract: $2,145 for the commitment

  • Role #1 - Medda Larkin

    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. Doubles as a nun in the beginning. Must have a great voice and commanding stage presence. Vocal range: F3-E5.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #2 - 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.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 37 - 79
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #3 - Wiesel

    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.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 47 - 79
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • One of the 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. Must be able to sing and have a sense of good physicality; stage combat a plus, but not required.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 30
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #5 - Morris Delancey

    One of the 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. Must be able to sing and have a sense of good physicality; stage combat a plus, but not required.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 30
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #6 - Female Ensembles

    To play Nuns, Bowery Beauties, Hannah (Pulitzer\'s secretary).
    Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 49
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #7 - Male Ensembles

    To play Roosevelt, Snyder, Wiesel, Seitz, Bunsen, Nuzio, and more.
    Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 30 - 79
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #8 - 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 (Bb2-A4) and be able to move well.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 23
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #9 - Crutchie

    A dedicated newsie with a bum leg that\'s painful, but helps sell more papers. 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. Vocal range: C3-A4.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 23
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #10 - Davey

    A 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. Must be able to move well. Vocal range: D3-A4.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 23
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • 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. Tap skills a plus. Vocal Range: Db3-Bb3.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 10 - 12
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #12 - Albert

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #13 - Buttons

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #14 - Elmer

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #15 - Finch

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #16 - Finch

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #17 - Henry

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #19 - Jo Jo

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #23 - Romeo

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #24 - Specs

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #25 - Splasher

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #26 - Tommy Boy

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #27 - Spot Conlon

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #28 - Darcy

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #30 - Scabs

    Part of the Newsies. Are some of the hard-working kids of New York City, who go on strike for a livable wage. Some of the Newsies will double as other featured roles. Must sing well and must be strong dancers; seeking those, especially, with experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and acrobatics as well as traditional dance genres to include tap and ballet.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 16 - 24
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020
  • Role #31 - 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 resourceful, 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. We are looking for an actor to bring something different and new to thisrole while still giving this . She has a brief tap dance solo in \"King of New York,\"has a brief tap dance solo in \"King of New York,\" Katherine should have a great contemporary pop voice with a high belt. Vocal Range: A3-F5.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 23
    Expiration Date: Feb 23, 2020

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