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"Grumpy Old Men" The Musical In Need Of Cast

Elmont, NY, United StatesID: 198600Exp: 10/11/2022
Pays:$1200/ProjectCategory:Singing
Description:

Non-union performers for "Grumpy Old Men" the musical. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: Synopsis: Two aging neighbors have been feuding for most of their lives. Their new across the street neighbor, beautiful, eccentric, and charming, invigorates their feud and they face-off as romantic rivals until their hilarious shenanigans finally bring about a resolution to their long-standing differences. Based on the 1993 film, starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, and Ann-Margret, this stage adaptation captures the lovably crotchety characters through twinkling humor, great songs, and the affectionate depiction of a small town that feels like home to everyone. Rate: Stipend: $1200.00 (principal roles)/$1100.00 (supporting roles) plus LIRR railroad travel expenses and Uber transportation to/from local station to theatre. Additional info: Vitual auditions. Rehearsal dates: 11/2/22 and 11/3/22 (principal roles only) and 11/7/22-11/18/22 (full company) Show opens: 11/19/22 Show closes: 12/4/22 Number of performances: 10 This is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment. Company does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information. EOE. When applying, please include the video, along with your photo/resume attached as a pdf in Vimeo or unlisted YouTube format. Preparation: Please prepare approximately 1 minute of a classic musical theatre song in the style of the show showing your range. Please provide your own accompaniment. Please state your name and the title of your song at the top of the video. If you are using an iPhone to record, please be sure to film horizontally and in a well-lit space. In the subject line, please type: "Your full name and the role for which you’d like to be considered".

16 roles

Max GoldmanBoth genders69-73 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying, Age 71). A cranky retired TV repairman. He has a knack for insults and wicked practical jokes. Actor should have impeccable comedic skills and sing well. Walter Matthau played this role in the film; principal.

Ariel TruaxBoth genders52-60 y.o.All ethnicities

(Female Identifying). A beautiful, free-spirited, playful newcomer to town. She’s a college literature professor with a poetic flair, and a sensual air of mystery. Actor must have excellent comedic skills and sing and dance well. Ann-Margret played this role in the film; principal.

Jacob GoldmanBoth genders37-41 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying, age 39). Max’s son. A mild-mannered Minnesota lawyer. Lonely in love and looking for a life change. Must be a strong actor and singer; principal.

Melanie NortonBoth genders36-40 y.o.All ethnicities

(Female Identifying, age 38). John's daughter. A real estate agent whose marriage is falling apart. She's longing for a life change - and a warmer climate. Must be a strong actor and singer. principal.

Sandra SnyderBoth genders50-60 y.o.All ethnicities

(Female Identifying). A nefarious tax collector. Unrelenting and by the books. Must sing and dance well; principal.

Grandpa GustafsonBoth genders58-62 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying, age 60). To play 94. John’s geriatric father. Has a “who gives a f@#&” attitude”, a brash naughty mouth and sex on the brain; principal.

Chuck BarrelsBoth genders53-57 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying, age 55). To play 69. Owns the general store/bait shop. Kind, wise and easy-going. Loves to fish and tell stories. Sings well; principal.

Punky BarrelsBoth genders50-60 y.o.All ethnicities

(Female identifying). To play 55. Chuck’s niece. A newcomer to town. Wise-cracking, obtuse and loyal; principal.

HarryBoth genders35-45 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying). Accident-prone postman. Affable. Must be a strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.

TimBoth genders40-49 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying). The town’s dubious minister. Must be a strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.

UnisBoth genders40-49 y.o.All ethnicities

(Female Identifying). An avid bird-watcher. Married to Tim. Must be a strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.

StanBoth genders50-59 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying). A timid, brow-beaten polka champion. Must be a strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.

FranBoth genders50-59 y.o.All ethnicities

(Female Identifying). Married to Stan. The domineering, self-righteous town gossip. Must be a strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.

KarlaBoth genders18-29 y.o.All ethnicities

(Female Identifying). Owns and operates the coffee cart. Friendly and smart. Also plays a nurse. Must be a strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.

BoBoth genders18-29 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Identifying). Young hockey player. Also plays moving man and orderly. Must be strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.

LoBoth genders18-29 y.o.All ethnicities

(Male Indentifying). Young hockey player. Also plays moving man and orderly. Must be strong singer and dance well; supporting/ensemble role.