York Theatre Company
Peter Flynn, dir.; Kim Oler, music; Alison Louise Hubbard, lyrics; Raymond De Felitta, book; Geoff Josselson, casting dir.
Casting possible future replacements for "Buddy's Tavern," based on the film "Two Family House." Synopsis: "Buddy's Tavern," winner of the Richard Rodgers Award and based on the Sundance Award-winning movie, "Two Family House," is a new romantic musical that tells the story of an Italian-American factory worker on Staten Island in 1956. Buddy has always wanted his own business--a bar where he can sing his heart out to his customers. Family pressures, race relations, unexpected love, and the struggle to achieve one's dreams, all come alive in this New York premiere musical.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin approx. Oct. 28; evening performances will be held on/about Nov. 13 & 14 in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Equity Contract and Salary Pending.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Buddy Visalo (CAST) (Supporting):
Male, 30-40, All Ethnicities
Italian-American, working class, affable, lovable, very simple straightforward guy, a dreamer who’s smart enough to know his dreams don’t al...
Estelle Visalo (CAST) (Supporting):
Female, 25-35, All Ethnicities
Italian-American housewife, Buddy’s wife, a hometown girl, down-to-earth, very comfortable with where life is headed, practical, resilient, ...
Mary O'Neary (CAST) (Supporting):
Female, 18-30, All Ethnicities
Irish, the tenant Buddy must evict in order to claim his new house and bar, very shy, but very tough. Has already been through a tough life ...
The Barkeep (CAST) (Supporting):
Male, 30-55, African Descent, African American
the narrator and Buddy’s son (unbeknownst to the audience), charming, forthcoming, very direct, a bit of a dreamer himself. Baritone. Note: ...
Angelo/Salesclerk/Others (CAST) (Supporting):
Male, 40-50, All Ethnicities
plays multiple roles including Angelo, Italian-American, barkeep, Buddy’s best friend, sweet, but very resourceful and practical. The workin...
Gloria (CAST) (Supporting):
Female, 30-50, All Ethnicities
Italian-American, Estelle’s best friend, a know it all because she’s seen it all. Knows what’s right for Estelle. A Staten Islander since bi...
Jim O'Neary/Salesclerk/Monahan/Brancaccio/Mr. Diminjuk (CAST) (Supporting):
Male, 50-60, All Ethnicities
character man, able to play different tones, personalities, and cultures. Versatile singer; baritone. Note: Role is CAST; performers will be...
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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