Audition Details

CompanyCM Performing Arts Center
NotesThe CM Performing Arts Center is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the casting and encourages actors of diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups to audition. Video submissions will be accepted if you are unable to make either audition date. To submit your audition virtually, please go to and follow the form instructions by Thursday, June 1st.
InstructionsPlease prepare a 16 – 32 bar cut of a musical theatre song in a similar style. An accompanist will be provided. A dance audition will follow vocal auditions for those asked to stay. For the dance audition, please bring clothing and shoes you can dance in. Please bring possible rehearsal and/or performance conflicts to the auditions.
Rehearsal DatesRehearsals will vary based on role, but typically weekday evenings from 7:30-10:30, with occasionally weekend day time rehearsals. Performances will range between August 12 - 26. An exact list of dates coming soon.
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Auditon Location/Date/Times

OpenCM Performing Arts Center
931 Montauk Highway
May 317:00 PM - 10:00 PM
OpenCM Performing Arts Center
931 Montauk Highway
Jun 017:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Crazy Mario, Handsome Nick, and SlickM17-24Late teens-early 20's - Calogero's friends from the neighborhood who he goes to school with. They always put him in the wrong situations. They should be able to harmonize and excellent movers.
EnsembleM0+Looking for men of all ages to play a range of mafia bosses, Sonny's Crew, Cops, and Locals of the Neighborhood.
EnsembleF0+Looking for women of all ages who have strong dance skills. They carry the show through dance similar to "Jersey Boys" girls.
Calogero Anello (Lead)M17-24Late teens-early 20's - Young, likable Italian-American/European teenager. He steps in and out of narrating the show. Excellent singer
vocal range from low B flat to high B flat, with a flair for '60s rock-and-roll
Jane Williams (Lead)F17-24(Black) Late teens-early 20's - Black - Lives on Webster Avenue and falls in love with Calogero. Striking and smart, conveying quiet strength. Excellent singer who moves well; should be completely "at home" as the lead singer of a girl group
vocal range is from a low A to a high G (pop belt)
Lorenzo Anello (Lead)M30-4030s-40s: Calogero's father and a bus driver who works long hours to provide for his family. He doesn't want Calogero to waste his talents. Opposite of Sonny. Calogero's father. Strong and sympathetic. Excellent tenor or high baritone
vocal range from low A to a high A flat. Ability to express honest emotion while singing more important than vocal fireworks. Principal.
Sonny LoSpecchio (Lead)M30-4030s-40s: Sonny is the leader of the local mob scene. He takes Calogero under his wing, showing him the ropes of the "family business." As he does so, Sonny, contradicts many of the values Calogero's father has taught him. Powerful and Charismatic, Sarcastic humor
Excellent tenor or high baritone; vocal range from low A to a high A flat.
Young Calogero (Lead)M12-14Must believably play 9 years old; Calogero's younger self. Young Calogero lives on Belmont Avenue and is entranced by the local mob scene led by Sonny. He witnesses a murder which in turn saves Sonny's gang.
Excellent singer (vocal range from B to Eb), who moves very well. Strong comedic and dramatic skills. Enthusiastic with a naive quality. Must lead a large amount of act one.
Rosina Anello (Supporting)F30-40She is constantly trying to keep track of her son and keep peace in her small family. Sensible. Strong singer; warm mezzo or alto voice preferred. Principal. Actress will double in female ensemble.
Tyrone and Jesse (Supporting)M18-24(Black) Able to play 17. Tyrone, Jane's brother, and his friend Jesse. Excellent singers; tenors (high C). Excellent dancers.
Frieda and Denise (Supporting)F18-24(Black) Jane's friends and back-up singers. Excellent movers and excellent singers.