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Auditions: West Side Story-Philadelphia, PA - Casting ID # 1564129
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Philadelphia, PA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-10-18
Audition Date 03-05-18 Submission deadline 03-04-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents’ book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre’s finest accomplishments.

Role # 1 Maria
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. Warm-hearted, effervescent, innocent. A hopeless romantic who falls in love with Tony and finds herself at the center of the violent conflict between the two gangs. Bernardo’s sister. Lyric Soprano up to C6.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 2 Tony
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Good-natured and masculine. The former leader of the Jets gone straight. A dreamer not afraid to show his heart but is strong when he needs to be. Riff’s best friend. Lyric Tenor up to Bb4.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 3 Anita
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. Feisty, sexual, sharp-tongued, and sarcastic. She dispenses “older-sister” advice to Maria and tries to shield her from the dangers of the gang. Bernardo’s girlfriend and Maria’s best friend. Mezzo Soprano up to D5.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 4 Riff
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Cocky, proud, and charismatic. The leader of the Jets. He is struggling to maintain his turf and push back the perceived threat of the Sharks. In many ways, he is a boy in a man’s body. Tony’s best friend. High Baritone/Tenor up to G4.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 5 Bernardo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. Proud, intelligent, driven, and sexual. The leader of the Sharks. Desperately trying to make a place for himself. He is passionate, street smart, and carries a chip on his shoulder. At the same time, he is loyal to his heritage and the people he loves. Maria’s brother and Anita’s boyfriend. Baritone up to Eb4.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 6 Chino
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. Shy, gentle, cautious. An introvert trying not to take up too much space. He is in over his head and tries to do the right thing. Bernardo’s best friend and Maria’s betrothed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 7 Action
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tightly wound, aggressive, jumpy. A proud Jet, he is incensed by what he sees happening to his turf and is constantly seething with anger and resentment. Baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 8 Anybodys
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tomboy, spunky, streetwise. She is a wannabe Jet who is desperate to fit in with the boys.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 9 Doc
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Sweet tempered, caring, and passionate. Owner of the drug store where the Jets hang out. He is appalled by the hatred and violence that surrounds him and is taken aback by his own helplessness to stop it. A paternal figure to Tony.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 79
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 10 Lt. Shrank
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Strong and commanding. A plainclothes cop. He uses his charm and smile to mask his anger and disgust for the street gangs. He is threatened by the perceived threat to his turf.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 59
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 11 Officer Krupke
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A goon like uniformed police officer. Not very bright. He relishes his power as a cop and uses it to intimidate the gangs.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 37 to 63
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 12 A-Rab
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jets. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 13 Baby John
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jets. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 14 Big Deal
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jets. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 15 Diesel
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jets. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 16 Snowboy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jets. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 17 Anxious
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the sharks. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 18 Indio
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the sharks. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 19 Juano
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the sharks. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 20 Luis
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the sharks. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 21 Pepe
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the sharks. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 22 Rosalia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the shark girls. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 23 Consuelo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the shark girls. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 24 Francisca
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the shark girls. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 25 Margarita
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the shark girls. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 26 Teresita
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Puerto-Rican. One of the shark girls. Must dance and sing very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35

Role # 27 Clarice
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jet girls. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 28 Graziella
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jet girls. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 17 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 29 Minnie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jet girls. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 30 Pauline
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jet girls. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -

Role # 31 Velma
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the jet girls. Must dance very well.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 35
Ethnicity: Caucasian -