CASTING CALL
The Town of Manlius Recreation Department will hold auditions for​ Guys & Dolls on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 and Thursday, May 13, 2019 beginning at 5:00PM at Eagle Hill Middle School. Please click below to sign-up for your specific audition time.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND CHOOSE YOUR SPECIFIC AUDITION DATE AND TIME.

Producers and directors will be looking for a variety of actors, ages 16 and older, to play the multiple roles in this musical. Please take a look at the character descriptions below for some background information, age range, and vocal ranges.

Please prepare 16-bars of a musical theatre song for your audition. An accompanist will be provided, please bring sheet music.

NOTE: Auditioning actors age 16 and up.  Age ranges listed in character descriptions below are based on the age of the character. We will do our best to cast actors that appear to match the character age on stage.


CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Nicely-nicely Johnson
Just like his name suggests, he is the nicest and cheeriest of the gambling crooks. High-spirited and a bit naïve, but sincere and genuine. Nathan's loyal friend and lackey.
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: D4


Benny Southstreet
Nathan's right-hand man and a gambler himself. Smart, slick, always moving and shaking, but with what he thinks are Nathan's best interest at heart.
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: D4


Sarah Brown
A pretty, bright-eyed woman who serves as Sergeant of the local Mission. She fully believes in her worthy cause and wishes to convert the gambling sinners to saints. Falls unexpectedly in love with Sky along the way. She is prudish and uptight, but eventually lets go.
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3


Arvide Abernathy
The bass drum and cymbal player in the Mission band, he is Sarah's loving grandfather. Wise and sweet, he wants nothing but the best for her.
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4


Harry The Horse
A crook and gambler. He is a tough guy with dollar signs as his bottom line. Brings Big Jule into Nathan's craps game and backs his cheating, but is also a man of his word in the gambling community.
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3


Lt. Brannigan
A New York police officer who is on to Nathan's illegal craps games and is dead-set on catching him. A tough, no-nonsense character.
Age: 40 to 55


Nathan Detroit
A good-hearted gambler and craps game organizer who could never hit the bigtime. He loves Adelaide, but cannot quit his gambling ways. A broke schemer with unwitting ways.
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4


Miss Adelaide
Nathan's fiancé and a lead performer at the Hot Box nightclub. She loves Nathan more than anything in the world and desperately wants to get married. Pretty, outspoken, stubborn.
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3


Sky Masterson
A high-stakes gambler whose luck never seems to run out, and a wild card who surprises himself when he falls in love with the unlikeliest of women. Suave, smart, handsome.
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3


Big Jule
A big time craps player from Chicago who uses a gun and his own pair of rigged dice to bully his way into never losing. Tough looking. A bit of an oaf.
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3


Ensemble
Sightseers, Mission Band (Agatha, Calvin, Martha), Crap Shooters (Liver Lips Louie, Angie The Ox, Rusty Charlie), Hot Box Girls, Waiters, Cuban Dancers