Get ready to rock ‘n roll; AMERICAN IDIOT auditions announced

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To request an audition, please fill out the form below. Character descriptions, plus information about audition prep follows this form.

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NEEDED: 10 men, to appear in their 20’s; 1 man to appear in his 30’s; 6 women to appear in their 20’s. Non-AEA only. Travel stipend.

CHARACTERS

Johnny The self-proclaimed “Jesus of Suburbia.” Bored of his do-nothing, go-nowhere existence, he takes off for the city to get a new lease on life. He wages an inner war between a budding love for Whatsername and growing dependency on St. Jimmy and drugs.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: B2 – B4

Tunny Johnny’s friend who follows him to the city and eventually enlists in the army. He travels to the Middle East. A dreamer who is easily swayed, first by Johnny’s ideas and then by patriotism and the American Dream.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: D3 – B4

Will Johnny’s friend. He ends up staying in Suburbia to take care of pregnant girlfriend Heather. The more he stays on the couch, the more he becomes slowly disconnected from the world and his own relationships.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: C#3 – A4

St. Jimmy Johnny’s alter ego. Known as the “city badass.” An enigmatic and charismatic enabler who gets Johnny addicted to drugs and grows jealous of his relationship with Whatsername.
Male, 30-40 yrs old
Range: C3 – F#5

Heather A girl in Suburbia and Will’s girlfriend. She discovers she is pregnant but has difficulty telling her boyfriend of the news. Once she settles down with him, she struggles to maintain their relationship with his despondency and eventually leaves him.
Female, 20-30 yrs old
Range: A3 – E5

Whatsername A girl in the city who falls for Johnny. A rebellious activist who is willing to follow Johnny to the ends of the earth, but fights to have him embrace their authentic relationship rather than pursue his addiction.
Female, 20-30 yrs old
Range: F#3 – D#5

Extraordinary Girl A girl in the Middle East who appears as a sexual hallucination to injured Tunny. Attractive and mysterious, she later appears as his nurse and accompanies him home after the war.
Female, 20-35 yrs old
Range: Bb3 – E5

Ensemble
The Men (Carson, Daniel, Brandon, John, Jamal, Dustin, Jared);
The Women (Chelsea, Ashley, Aurie)

AUDITION PREPARATION

Prepare 32 bars of a rock song; bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.

AUDITION and CALLBACK DATES

Auditions Saturday, February 20 from 12pm to 5pm

Sunday, February 21 from 5pm-9pm

Callbacks Monday, February 22 from 6-10pm

PERFORMANCE DATES

June 10-Jul 17, 2016
Fri-Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm

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