May 31-June 2
• June 5-8
Frankie Valli summed it up perfectly when he said: “Four guys under a street lamp, when it was all still ahead of us, the first time we made that sound, our sound. When everything dropped away and all there was was the music. That was the best.”
We are so excited to bring the regional community theater premiere of Jersey Boys to the Muni stage. We are looking for a diverse group of 20 strong vocalists, dancers, and actors to help us put on this amazing show that will blow you away with its non-stop music and energy. Auditionees are encouraged to sing a vocal selection that best flaunts their vocal ability, preferably in a pop/rock style.
*Dance is required for all auditionees.
Frankie Valli: (Strong Tenor/Falsetto/Appears 20-35)
Lead singer of The Four Seasons, who serves as one of the 4 narrators of the show. Looking for a strong actor who must be able to sing in the style of Frankie Valli in four-part harmonies. He is charismatic and charming, yet gritty.
Vocal Range: C3 to G5 - Strong tenor to high A or Bb with strong falsetto to G5.
Tommy DeVito: (Strong Tenor/ Baritone/Appears 30-40)
Co-founder of The Four Seasons, who narrates the band's early struggles and mob connections. He is a natural-born leader with an appealing bad-boy quality. A funny, wise guy who must be comfortable with four-part harmonies.
Vocal Range: C3 to C5
Nick Massi: (Strong Bass/Baritone/Appears 30-40)
A focused member of The Four Seasons, who is disillusioned by internal troubles within the band. He is a quiet dreamer who longs for life after the band. An understated guy with a dead-pan quality who must be comfortable with four-part harmonies.
Vocal Range: E2 to E4
Bob Gaudio: (Strong Tenor/Baritone/Appears 20-35)
The songwriter for The Four Seasons, who highlights his pivotal role in the band's success with hit songs. He is an intelligent, sensitive, and introspective musical prodigy. Must be comfortable with four-part harmonies.
Vocal Range: Bb2 to Db5
Joe Pesci & Others: (Strong Tenor/Appears 20-35)
Looking for a strong actor and vocalist who can be young, energetic, and funny characters. This role will play various roles.
Vocal Range: C3 to E5
Barry Belson & Others: (Strong Tenor/ Appears 20-49)
Looking for a strong actor and vocalist who can riff in rhythm-and-blues style. This role will play various roles, including band friends and producers.
Vocal Range: Bb2 to G5 - Strong tenor to high C with a strong falsetto to G5.
Bob Crewe: (Tenor/Baritone/Appears 30-40)
The genius producer pivotal to The Four Seasons' identity. Looking for a strong actor who can play intelligent and flamboyant.
Vocal Range: Bb2 to Db5
Norm Waxman, Nick DeVito & Others:
(Strong Tenor/Baritone/ Appears 20-35)
Owner of a private money lending agency, brother of Tommy, and various other roles. Looking for a strong actor and vocalist.
Vocal Range: B2 to Bb4
Gyp DeCarlo: (Strong Baritone/Appears 45-55)
A mob boss with whom Tommy and Frankie form a close relationship. Looking for a strong actor and vocalist who can play a tough, Mafioso type.
Vocal Range: C3 to G#4
Mary Delgado & Others:
(Strong Mezzo-Soprano/ Appears 20-39)
Frankie Valli's wife. Looking for a strong vocalist and dancer. She is a tough, “Seen it all”, Italian-Jersey girl who has a killer sense of humor. This actor also plays various roles including a member of a 60’s style girl group.
Vocal Range: Bb3 to G5
Lorraine & Others: (Appears 20-35)
Frankie’s girlfriend. Looking for a strong vocalist and dancer. She is an educated, career girl who is not from Jersey. A young Diane Sawyer-type who also plays a variety of other roles, including a member of a 60’s style girl group.
Vocal Range: Bb3 to F5
Francine & Others: (Appears 20-37)
Frankie’s daughter. Looking for a strong vocalist and dancer. She is a vulnerable Jersey girl who misbehaves due to a lack of attention from her dad. This actor also plays various roles including a member of a 60’s style girl group.
Vocal Range: Bb3 to G5
2 female presenting & 6 male presenting ensemble members to play various roles – French rapstars, detectives; church lady, Frankie Nolan, party girl, waitresses, club groupies, Stanley, Hank, Joe Long, publishers, bowling alley owner, judge, accountant, etc.
Vocal Range: Various
March 2, 3, 9 • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
at the Hoogland Center for the Arts
Open to those 13 years of age and up
Adult auditions take place in hour-long sessions. Vocal auditions are separate from dance auditions. Plan to check in at the registration table at least 45 minutes prior to your scheduled audition time, allowing time for the vocal warm-ups before the actual audition.
The Muni provides accompanists for all vocal auditions, so please bring sheet music suitable for piano accompaniment.
Some roles require auditionees to participate in a full dance audition which will be conducted in a separate hour-long session.
With phenomenal music, memorable characters, and great storytelling, Jersey Boys follows 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.
Muni Audiences will be thrilled with electrifying performances of 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 their highest honor: induction into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.