Directed by Dr. Ann Marie Byrd

Show runs February 25, 26, 27 and March 4, 5, 6, 11, 12

The year is 1985. The place is New Jersey. A wannabe rock star (aka a professional wedding singer) is left at the altar and finally changes his tune.

When and Where

Auditions will be November 11th from 6PM-8PM and 13th from 1PM-3PM. Possible callbacks TBD. Masonic Theater  514 Hancock St, New Bern, NC 28560.

Come prepared

Please have a one minute comedic monologue and 32 bars of a song memorized for auditions. The song should be upbeat pop or rock, perhaps one of your favorite 80's jams! Please also come with audition form filled out.

Character Breakdown

Robbie Hart

The lead singer of a band. Handsome and charismatic. A truly 'nice' guy that has the classic lead singer aura and personality. Also a bit of a dreamer. In love with love until Linda leaves him at the altar and breaks his heart.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: C6

Vocal range bottom: B3

Sammy

The bass player in the wedding band and one of Robbie's best friends. A total guy's guy, but beneath his pretending to love being a bachelor he is actually in love with Holly.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: C4

George

The wedding band's keyboardist and one of Robbie's best friends. He is sensitive and somewhat flamboyant. The foil to Sammy's super guy attitude.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: C4

Julia Sullivan

Waitress. The pretty "girl next door" in looks and personality. Engaged to Glen but falls in love with Robbie and is conflicted as to who to choose. Empathetic, caring, and brave.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: G3

Holly

Julia's cousin. Sexually promiscuous and always up for a good time, but wants to be loved and is looking for romantic fulfillment in all the wrong places. She is in love with Sammy.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: A3

Glen Guglia

Julia's fiancé. A Wall Street broker. He is rich, shallow, and materialistic. Constantly tries to buy Julia's love with money. He is a bit of a womanizer.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: B5

Vocal range bottom: D4

Rosie

Robbie's grandmother who raised him. Motherly but adventurous and always trying to remain "hip" despite her age.

Gender: Female

Age: 60 to 80

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: C4

Linda

Robbie's fiancé who leaves him at the altar. Keeps Robbie around as a back-up plan. Is more in love with the idea of Robbie being a rock star than she actually is with Robbie.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: A3

Ensemble

Couples (Harold & Debbie, Shane & Donatella, Crystal & Mookie); Wedding Guests; Stockbrokers; Impersonators