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Fantasticks Auditions-Albany, NY - Casting ID # 1595419
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Albany, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 05-24-19
Audition Date 06-30-19 Submission deadline 06-28-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
This is the sweet and funny story of two neighboring fathers who trick their children into falling in love. The handsome and charismatic El Gallo leads the young lovers from the dreamy moonlight into the sun, where weaknesses in their relationship are illuminated. They grow apart and finally find their way back to each other discovering a more mature love.


Role # 1 El Gallo/Narrator
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Our guide through the musical. A rugged and masculine leading man. Mysterious, magnetic, charismatic. Under his harsh exterior, he is compassionate and honest.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Luisa/The Girl
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(18+ to play age 16) Imaginative daydreamer and a romantic idealist. She is in love with her neighbor, Matt. When she falls under the influence of the roguish El Gallo, her naïve heart is prey to his machinations on her painful journey from sheltered girlhood to her wiser self. Please note, this role requires strong acting and singing abilities, as the actor must be able to make the journey from naïve, to restless, to broken, to discovering a mature love.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Matt/The Boy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(18+ to play age 19) - Very handsome. An innocent young man searching for love and adventure. Bright, but naïve and foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado. Matt must have a boyish wonder and charm. Please note, this role requires strong acting and singing abilities, as the actor must be able to make the journey from naïve, to restless, to broken, to discovering a wiser self.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Bellomy/Girl’s Dad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A button salesman; fastidious and tidy. Bellomy would do anything to make Luisa happy, including manufacturing a false feud with his best friend and neighbor, Hucklebee, to bring their children together. Must have great comic timing.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Hucklebee/Boy’s Dad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Learned horticulture in the navy, comical and a curmudgeon, also a bit sloppy and boisterous. Hucklebee has manufactured a false feud with his best friend and neighbor, Bellomy, to bring their children together. Despite this, he is actually a loving and concerned father who means well. Must have great comic timing.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Henry/Old Actor
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Does not sing much, but must be able to sing in tune and hold harmonies. Must have terrific comedic timing and a fierce darkness. Must have a strong stage presence. The stage is his world and he knows no other reality. Henry was once a famous actor, but is now an aging thespian that is down-on-his-luck and specializes in reciting Shakespearean soliloquies.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 60 to 80
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Mortimer/Man Who Die
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Does not sing much, but must be able to sing in tune and hold harmonies. Must be adept with physical comedy, improv, miming and have terrific comedic timing. Submit all types, shapes and sizes for this role. A clownish and goofy character who specializes in dying - comically elaborate death scenes.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Serves many functions - setting props as characters need them, assisting El Gallo, and becoming the wall separating the families. While this is a non-singing, non-speaking role, the actor must be able to move well. Should be able to easily assist in the story or fade into the background unnoticed.The Mute is a physical performer with adept mime skills. Ideally a magician, but not necessary.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -