9 Works Theatrical and Globe Live Announce Auditions for ‘Newsies’!


Looks like 9 Works Theatrical and Globe Live have found their latest tie-up!

After successful runs of ‘American Idiot’ and ‘A Christmas Carol’, the two companies are joining forces once again to stage the Broadway musical ‘Newsies’ come this July!

They are opening online auditions nationwide from February 15 to 25!

What They’re Looking For (mostly males, aged 15 and above)

Jack Kelly – Leader of the Newsies.
Davey Jacobs – A new Newsie, more bookish than Jack. A leader in his own right.
Crutchie – Jack Kelly’s best friend Newsie with a bum leg.
Les Jacobs – Davey’s fearless younger brother.
Spot Conlon – Leader of the Brooklyn Newsies.
Joseph Pulitzer – Publisher of The World, a no-nonsense businessman.
Wiesel/Mr. Jacobi/Mayor – runs the distribution window of The World. / Owner of the deli. / The Mayor of New York City.
Nunzio/Roosevelt – A barber/Governor Teddy Roosevelt
Seitz – Pulitzer’s editor.
Bunsen – Pulitzer’s bookkeeper.
Snyder – Warden of The Refuge; a frightening, spidery and sinister man.
Oscar Delancey – Morris’s equally tough brother.
Morris Delancey – Heavily in charge of keeping peace at The World’s distribution window.
Darcy – Upper-class son of a publisher.

Audition Mechanics

Video requirements (1 file/video containing items below)

1) For Dancers, send a 1-1.5 minute video of your dance routine (Jazz/ Ballet/ Gymnastics/ Hip-Hop/ Tap and/or other dance techniques)
2) For Singers, send a 1-1.5 minute video of you doing a cover of your song choice.
3) For those who can both sing and dance, send your dance routine and song cover in a single 2-3 minute video.

The minimum video resolution is 720p.

Uploading mechanics

OPTION 1 (via Youtube):
1) Upload the video to your personal YouTube account with the title: “Cast (Your Full Name) for #GlobeLive9WTNewsies!”
2) Afterwards, tweet your entry using the YouTube link with the hashtags #GlobeLive9WTNewsies & #SeizeTheDay, and tag @enjoyglobe.

OPTION 2 (via email):
Email your video to globesocialmedia@gmail.com and info@9workstheatrical.com with the subject #GlobeLive9WTNewsies Audition Video – (Your Name)

*They will get in touch with you thru Twitter or e-mail to get your consent for uploading in our digital platforms.

The minimum video resolution is 720p.

Submission of entries is until February 25, 2017. You will be contacted separately for audition callbacks scheduled on February 27-28 and March 5.

 

 

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