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Auditions

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StageWorks welcomes actors of all races, gender identities, sexual orientations, religious & ethnic backgrounds, and ability levels to audition for every production.

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Auditions - Ages 18+

Seeking four girls to play roles between the ages of 13 & 15 (Mary Phagan, Essie, Iola Stover, Monteen)

Seeking one boy to play 16 (Frankie Epps)

Audition Date: July 14th

Audition Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

Callbacks by invitation only at 8:00pm

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Michael Kidney

Music Director: Daniel Gittler

Production Assistant: Ashley Waldron

Rehearsal dates:

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6pm - 9pm; Sundays 5pm - 9pm

Show dates: September 26 - October 6, 2024

NO SHOW ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 3RD FOR ROSH HASHANAH

What to Prepare:

Please be familiar with all vocal cuts associated with the characters you are interested in auditioning for. Sides may be read at callbacks by invitation only.

*Please note* This show contains the use of profanity and racial slurs, and therefore may not be appropriate for all auditionees and audiences. 

Show information: In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Georgia, is put on trial for the murder of thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan, a factory worker under his employ. Already guilty in the eyes of everyone around him, a sensationalist publisher and a janitor's false testimony seal Leo's fate. His only defenders are a governor with a conscience and, eventually, his assimilated Southern wife who finds the strength and love to become his greatest champion.

Character Information PLEASE NOTE: Age ranges provided by MTI and may not be entirely accurate to our casting Judge Roan The Judge of the infamous trial. Motivated by bigotry and racism, he is dangerously committed to the ideals of the Confederacy. White Georgian. Age: 60 - 70 Vocal Range Top: D4 Vocal Range Bottom: B2 Lucille Frank Gentle and mousy, but resourceful and resilient. Despiter her husband's feelings, she is a true Southerner through and throuhg but can see through the deception. A White Jew from Georgia. Gender: Female Age: 21 - 28 Vocal Range Top: G3 Vocal Range Bottom: E5 Leo Frank Our story's tragic protagonist accused of murder. As National Pencil Factory Superintendent, Leo is neurotic and a serial pessimist. Though married to Lucille, he is physically and emotionally displaced. A White Jew from the North. Gender: Male Vocal Range Top: F4 Vocal Range Bottom: Gb2 Hugh Dorsey Atlanta's District Attorney. He is a devout Christian, who is brute and manipulative at times. Hungry for political success and recognition. White Georgian. Gender: Male Age 35 - 45 Vocal Range Top: F4 Vocal Range Bottom: B2 Governor John Slaton As the Governor of Georgia, he is highly concerned with public perception. Flirtatious and fun at times. Strives to maintain his values. White Southerner. Gender: Male Age: 35 - 45 Vocal Range Top: F4 Vocal Range Bottom: Bb2 Frankie Epps A charming and simple man, he is Mary's devoted friend. Playful and flirtatious. White Georgian. Gender: Male Age: 14 - 17 Vocal Range Top: Bb4 Vocal Range Bottom: Bb2 Mary Phagan A factory worker at the National Pencil Factory who is murdered. She is very innocent but has moments of sassiness and playfulness. White Georgian. Gender: Female Age: 13 - 15 Vocal Range Top: D5 Vocal Range Bottom: Eb4 Jim Conley A cleaning supervisor at National Pencil Factory. Secretly, he is a convict on the run. Pompous showman with a strong build. Black Georgian. Gender: Male Age: 20 - 30 Vocal Range Top: Bb4 Vocal Range Bottom: D3 Newt Lee He is the night watchman at National Pencil Factory. A bit too old to possess the job. Physically intimidating, but a gentle giant. Black Georgian. Gender: Male Age: 50 - 60 Vocal Range Top: Db4 Vocal Range Bottom: Bb2 Britt Craig A washed up reporter who can often be found three sheets to the wind. Weaselly and desperate for his 'big break.' White Georgian. Gender: Male Age: 25 - 35 Vocal Range Top: G4 Vocal Range Bottom: Eb3 Other Roles: Chain Gang, Factory Girls (Essie, Iola Stover, Monteen), Guards/Policemen (Officer Ivey, Detective Starnes, Mr. Peavy), Residents of Georgia: Angela (Black Georgian), Jurors, Luther Rosser , Minola McKnight (Black Georgian), Mrs. Phagan, Old Soldier, Reporters, Riley (Black Georgian), Sally Slaton, Young Soldier (White Georgian)

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Auditions - Ages 8 - 13

Audition Date: August 13th, 2024

Audition Time: 5pm - 7pm

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Emily Steen

Music Director: Anthony Bevilacqua

Production Assistant: Brooke Olsen

There is a participation fee of $475 for this production

Rehearsal dates:

Wednesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm - 6:30pm; Saturdays 10:30am - 2:30pm starting in September

Show dates: October 17 - 20, 2024

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Auditions - Ages 5 - 9

Audition Date: September 9th

Audition Time: 4pm - 6pm

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director & Choreographer: Danny Sims

There is a participation fee of $395 for this production

Show dates: October 25 - 27, 2024

Rehearsals:  Tuesdays 4:30pm - 5:45pm and Saturdays 11:00am - 1:00pm

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Auditions - Ages 14 - 18

Participants aged 18 must be high school students.

Audition Date: August 11, 2024  5:00-7:00pm and August 18, 2024  12:00-2:00pm

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Sam Franz

Music Director: Nicole D'Angelo

There is a participation fee of $475 for this production

Show dates: November 7 - 10, 2024

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Auditions - Ages 12 - 18

Participants aged 18 must be high school students.

Audition Date: October 2, 2025 

Audition Time: 6:00-8:30pm

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Jillian Mauro

Production Assistant: Brooke Olsen

There is a participation fee of $350 for this production

Show dates: December 12 - 15, 2024

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Auditions - Ages 8 - 13

*This production will take place at an off-site location to be determined.*

Audition Date: October 12, 2025

Audition Time: 4:00-7:00pm

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director/Choreographer: Dani Van Kampen

Music Director: Anthony Bevilacqua

There is a participation fee of $475 for this production

Wednesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm - 6:30pm; Saturdays 10:30am - 2:30pm

Show dates: December 13 - 15, 2024

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Auditions - Ages 18+

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Valerie Caniglia

Show dates: February 20 - March 2, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 18+

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Amy Sellars

Show dates: March 21 - March 31, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 5 - 9

Audition Date: January 29, 2025

Audition Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director:  Sarah Kowalchuk

Music Director: Ethan Smith

Choreographer: Sam Franz

There is a participation fee of $395 for this production

Show dates: April 4 - 6, 2025

Rehearsals:  Tuesdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm and Saturdays 9:30am - 10:45am

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Auditions - Ages 12 - 18

Participants aged 18 must be high school students.

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

There is a participation fee of $150 for this production

Show dates: April 11 - 12, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 8 - 13

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director/Choreographer: Dani Van Kampen

Music Director: Anthony Bevilacqua

There is a participation fee of $475 for this production

Show dates: April 24 - 27, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 18+

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Ethan Smith

Music Director: Daniel Gittler

Show dates: May 9 - 19, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 14 - 18

Participants aged 18 must be high school students.

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Emily Steen

Music Director: Daniel Gittler

There is a participation fee of $475 for this production

Show dates: June 19 - 22, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 8 - 13

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Music Director: Anthony Bevilacqua

There is a participation fee of $475 for this production

Show dates: June 26 - 29, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 17 - 24

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Sam Franz

There is a participation fee of $195 for this production.

Show dates: July 10 - 13, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 18+

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Show dates: July 25 - 27, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 5 - 9

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director & Choreographer: Emily Steen

There is a participation fee of $395 for this production

Show dates: August 1 - 3, 2025

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Auditions - Ages 18+

Audition Date: TBD

Audition Time: TBD

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN FOR THIS PRODUCTION

Location: 

StageWorks at Studio 237

237 Hamburg Turnpike

Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Director: Peter Curley

Show dates: August 22 - 31, 2025

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