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Disney's Newsies Musical Auditions-Indianapolis, IN - Casting ID # 1570809
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Indianapolis, IN Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 04-25-18
Audition Date 08-04-18 Submission deadline 08-03-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right! Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsiesfeatures a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience. perfect for the whole family and every

Role # 1 Jack Kelly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The charismatic leader of the Manhattan newsies, is an orphaned dreamer and artist who yearns to get out of the crowded streets of New York and make a better life for himself out West. Jack isn’t afraid to use his voice to attain better conditions for the working kids of New York City. Tough-guy exterior with a sweet vulnerability. Must have a great pop tenor voice and sense of physicality.
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 2 Crutchie
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A dedicated newsie with a bum leg that’s painful, but helps sell more papes. Jack Kelly’s best friend. He has a goofy- sweet sense of humor and optimistic resilience. The heart of the resistance.
A dedicated newsie with a bum leg that’s painful, but helps sell more papes. Jack Kelly’s best friend. He has a goofy- sweet sense of humor and optimistic resilience. The heart of the resistance.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 3 Davey
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Les’s straight-laced, bright big brother starts selling newspapers to help his family earn a living, but becomes swept up in the fervor of the strike. A leader in his own right who is learning to use his voice to uplift others, Davey is the brains of the resistance.
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 4 Les
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Davey’s cheeky younger brother inspired by the freedom of the newsies. Fearless, precocious and a natural newsie, Les is an intuitive salesboy and a pint-sized charmer.
Vocal range top: Bb3
Vocal range bottom: Db3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

A pompous businessman through and through, owns the World and is concerned solely with the bottom line. Katherine’s no-nonsense father, Pulitzer doesn’t sympathize with the strikers, but he does eventually – and grudgingly – respect Jack.
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

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

An ambitious young reporter, works hard to make a name for herself as a legitimate journalist in a time when women aren’t taken seriously. Quick, funny, resourceful and bold. Katherine should have a great contemporary pop voice with a high belt and dance experience.
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 7 Medda Larkin
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Inspired by vaudeville performer Aida Overton Walker, this big-voiced saloon singer and star of the Bowery offers her theater as a safe haven for the newsies. An astute entertainer with great comic delivery, she’s a good friend to Jack and stands firmly behind the newsies in their fight for justice.
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 10 Elmer
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 12 Henry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

One of the newsies. A hard-working kid of New York City that go on strike for a livable wage. Strong technique and tap required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 22 Spot Conlon/Newsie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The proud leader of the Brooklyn newsies with an intimidating reputation.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 23 Darcy/Newsie
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The upper-class kid of a publisher who sides with the newsies.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 24 Bill/Newsie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The son of William Randolph Hearst who joins the newsies' cause.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

Tough brothers, who work at the distribution window for the World, take the side of the publishers in the strike and are known to use their fists to make a point.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

Tough brothers, who work at the distribution window for the World, take the side of the publishers in the strike and are known to use their fists to make a point.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 27 Nun/Hannah
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Female Ensemble. Nun / Hannah / Bowery Beauty / Katherine understudy


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 28 Nun/Woman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Female Ensemble. Nun / Woman / Bowery Beauty / Medda understudy


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

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

Male Ensemble. Wiesel / Stage Manager / Mr. Jacobi / Mayor / Pulitzer understudy


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

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

Male Ensemble. Seitz / Roosevelt understudy


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 31 Bunsen
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Male Ensemble. Bunsen / Male Ensemble 1 understudy


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 32 Nunzio
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Male Ensemble. Nunzio / Guard / Policeman / Roosevelt


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 33 Snyder
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Male Ensemble. Snyder / Pulitzer understudy


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60