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JERSEY BOYS

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music by Bob Gaudio
Lyrics by Bob Crewe

From the mean streets of Jersey to “American Bandstand,” this is the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became the biggest doo-wop sensation of all time: The Four Seasons.

Audition Info: Director and Choreographer for Jersey Boys Marcia Milgrom Dodge

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is committed to building diversity, equity and inclusion both onstage and throughout our organization. We encourage all actors to submit video auditions. Artists who are members of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to audition.  

SEEKING:
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is seeking Equity and Non-Equity local actors for Jersey Boys. Male roles will be understudied.

Click Here for a complete character breakdown

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
EMAIL a headshot and resume to Eloisa Ferrer, Company Manager/Producing Assistant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject line “Jersey Boys Video Submission” with a link to your video. Your video should include 32 bars of a song in the style of the show.  

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
–MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021
–CALLBACKS WILL BE HELD IN PERSON ON FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2021
–Rehearsals begin Tuesday, December 21, 2021
–Opening Night is Thursday, January 13, 2022
–Closing is Sunday, January 30, 2022 

Jersey Boys Character Breakdown

TOMMY DEVITO (Lead) MALE, 30-40; strong tenor/baritone voice, must be comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; must be comfortable with narrative text; ability to play guitar a strong plus; a natural-born leader with appealing bad-boy quality. SUGGESTED AUDITION SONG: Earth Angel

FRANKIE VALLI (Lead) MALE, 20-35; must be 5’9 or shorter; must have a strong tenor with sweet and strong falsetto and be able to sing in the style of Frankie Valli; strong tenor to high A or Bb plus strong falsetto up to treble G; charismatic and charming; must be a very strong actor (comfortable with narrative text) and have a gritty side as well as a polished veneer; must be very comfortable with four-part harmonies. SUGGESTED AUDITION SONG: Walk Like A Man

NICK MASSI (Lead) MALE, 30-40; strong bass/baritone voice, must be very comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; must be comfortable with narrative text; a quiet dreamer who longs for life after The Four Seasons. SUGGESTED AUDITION SONG: Big Girls Don’t Cry “silly boy…silly girl”

BOB GAUDIO (Lead) MALE, 20-35; preferably tall; strong tenor/baritone voice; must be very comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; must be comfortable with narrative text; an intelligent, sensitive, and introspective musical prodigy. SUGGESTED AUDITION SONG: December 63’ (Oh What A Night)

Male 1. NICK DEVITO (Chorus/Ensemble) MALE, 20-35; strong actor/singer to play various roles; 30’s; strong tenor/bari-tenor voice; must be very comfortable with traditional four-part harmonies; also needs to be comfortable with narrative text; ability to play guitar a very strong plus; bad-boy quality; good dancer.

Male 2. JOE PESCI (Chorus/Ensemble/Frankie Alternate) MALE, 20-35; must be 5’9 or shorter; young, energetic; must be a good actor and a good actor and strong singer. See FRANKIE breakdown.

Male 3. BOB CREWE (Supporting) MALE, 30-40; intelligent and flamboyant; genius music producer and lyricist; an integral part of creating the magic of The Four Seasons.

Male 4. GYP DECARLO (Supporting) MALE, 45-55; tough, Mafioso type; must be a strong character actor and strong singer. 

Male 5. BARRY BELSON (Chorus/Ensemble) MALE, 20-49; strong actor and singer to play various roles (friends, producers, etc.); strong tenor to high C; with a strong falsetto to G above high C; has the ability to riff in rhythm-and-blues style.

Male 6. HANK MAJEWSKI (Chorus/Ensemble) MALE, 20-49; strong actor and singer to play various roles (friends, producers, etc.), bari-tenor voice down to a strong low G (low E a big plus); guitar and/or drums a plus.

Female 1. MARY & OTHERS (Chorus/Ensemble) FEMALE, 20-39; Frankie’s wife; tough, “Seen it all”, Italian, Jersey girl; she’s got a killer sense of humor; actor also plays a variety of other roles including member of a 60’s style girl group; strong belt useful; high straight tone soprano also useful; very good dancer. SUGGESTED AUDITION SONG: My Boyfriend’s Back

Female 2. LORRAINE & OTHERS (Chorus/Ensemble) FEMALE, 20-35; Frankie’s girlfriend; educated; not from Jersey; a reach career girl; young Diane Sawyer; actor also plays a variety of other roles, including member of a 60’s style girl group and tough-as-nails Jersey girl; strong high belt useful, belt to high F extremely useful; high, straight tone soprano also useful; very good dancer. SUGGESTED AUDITION SONG: My Boyfriend’s Back

Female 3. FRANCINE & OTHERS (Chorus/Ensemble) FEMALE, 20-37; Frankie’s daughter; named for, doted on and deeply loved by Frankie. She’s a Jersey girl—vulnerable, lost and acts out to make up for lack of attention from her dad. Actor also plays a variety of other roles including member of a 60’s style girl group and a tough-as-nails Jersey girl. Strong, high belt useful. Belt to high F extremely useful, high straight tone soprano also useful but not required; very good dancer. SUGGESTED AUDITION SONG: My Boyfriend’s Back. 

Jersey Boys

Book By Marshall Brickman And Rick Elice
Music By Bob Gaudio
Lyrics By Bob Crewe

Directed and Choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge

This much-anticipated musical features a touching story, emotional scenes, and a score spanning two decades of hits! Chronicling the struggles and triumphs of making it big, this Broadway sensation is a treat for all ages to enjoy. Reminisce with songs like “Sherry,” “My Eyes Adore You,” and “Walk Like A Man” during a three-week run of this Tony® and Grammy Award®-winning musical!

AUDITIONS:
July 19 • Video Submission
July 30 • Teens Casting Call • Jupiter, FL

Rehearsals begin Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Opening Night is Thursday, January 13, 2022
Closing is Sunday, January 30, 2022 

 

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AUDITIONS:
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Opening Night is Thursday, February 10, 2022
Closing is Sunday, February 20, 2022

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Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

Directed and Choreographed by Marcos Santana

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AUDITIONS:
August 2 • Video Submission

Rehearsals begin Friday, January 28, 2022
Opening Night is Thursday, February 24, 2022
Closing is Wednesday, March 9, 2022

 

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Book by Jeffrey Lane
Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek


Directed and Choreographed by Mark Martino

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AUDITIONS:
September 11 • Video Submission

Rehearsals begin March 1, 2022
Opening Night is March 24, 2022
Closing is April 10, 2022