The CM Performing Arts Center will be holding auditions for GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre on Monday, November 18th & Tuesday, November 19th @ 7:30pm. Rehearsals will begin at the end of November. Performances are February 15-March 14.
 
PRODUCTION TEAM:
Director/Choreographer - Ashley Nicastro
Musical Director - Christopher Russo
Stage Manager - Karen Tese
 
Please bring headshot/resume and prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of Green Day with sheet music - an accompanist will be provided. If you play acoustic guitar, please bring it to auditions to play any song you are comfortable with, regardless of the role you are auditioning for. Be prepared to dance following the vocal audition. If you cannot make auditions, please email Ashley at nicastro_ashley@yahoo.com BEFORE the auditions. Due to strong language and subject matter, all auditioning must be 18+. ALL ROLES ARE OPEN!
 
CAST OF 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 a growing dependency on St. Jimmy and drugs. Must be able to play "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "When It's Time," and "Wake Me Up When September Ends" on acoustic guitar. Must be a strong actor with strong rock belt up to B4.
 
TUNNY - Johnny's friend who follows him to the city and eventually enlists in the army and travels to the Middle East. He's a dreamer who is easily swayed, first by Johnny's ideas and then by patriotism and the American Dream. Must be able to play "Wake Me Up When September Ends" on acoustic guitar. Must be a strong actor with strong rock belt up to B4.
 
WILL - Johnny's friend who ends up staying in Suburbia to take care of his pregnant girlfriend, Heather. The more he stays on the couch, the more he becomes slowly disconnected from the world and his own relationships. Must be able to play "Wake Me Up When September Ends" on acoustic guitar. Must be a strong actor with strong rock belt up to 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. Looking to cast any gender identity. Must have strong acting with strong rock belt up to F#5.
 
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. Must be a strong actress with strong rock belt up to D#5, must be able to move well.
 
HEATHER - Will's girlfriend in Suburbia. 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. Must be a strong actress with strong rock belt up to E5.
 
EXTRAORDINARY GIRL - A girl in the Middle East who appears as a sexual hallucination to an injured Tunny. Attractive and mysterious, she later appears as his nurse and accompanies him home after the war. Must be a strong actress with strong belt up to E5, must be able to move well.
 
ENSEMBLE - Looking for a badass ensemble with incredible rock voices and strong movers/dancers to be heavily involved with this production, including solos in "Favorite Son," "Too Much Too Soon," "Holiday," and many more. Must be 18+, all ethnicities and gender identities are encouraged to audition.
 
 

 

 
 
The CM Performing Arts Center will be holding auditions for their CM TEENS Presents: GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT in The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre on Monday, December 2nd & Tuesday, December 3rd at 5:30pm. Performances are Saturday, February 29th at 2pm & 8pm and Sunday, March 1st at 7pm. 

Rehearsals typically take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30PM-7:30PM, and Sundays from 10AM-1PM, However additional days and times may be added at the Director's discretion. Additional rehearsals are also added in the week prior to opening performances. 

*Our CM Teens Educational Program has a tuition cost of $200. A $100 Deposit is due at the time of Auditions and will be returned if you decline your role. The remaining balance would be due at the first rehearsal.* 

 
PRODUCTION TEAM:
Director/Choreographer – Ashley Nicastro
Musical Director – Gregory P. Franz
Stage Manager – Amanda Wenchel
 
Please bring headshot/resume and prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of Green Day with sheet music – an accompanist will be provided. If you play acoustic guitar, please bring it to auditions to play regardless of the role you are auditioning for. Be prepared to dance following the vocal audition. If you cannot make auditions, please email Ashley at Nicastro_ashley@yahoo.com. ALL ROLES ARE OPEN!
 
 
CAST OF 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. Must be strong actor with strong rock belt up to B4.
 
TUNNY – Johnny’s friend who follows him to the city and eventually enlists in the army. He travels to the Middle East. He’s a dreamer who is easily swayed, first by Johnny’s ideas and then by patriotism and the American Dream. Must be strong actor with strong rock belt up to B4, must be able to move well.
 
WILL – Johnny’s friend who ends up staying in Suburbia to take care of his pregnant girlfriend, Heather. The more he stays on the couch, the more he becomes slowly disconnected from the world and his own relationships. Must be strong actor with strong rock belt up to 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. Looking to cast any gender identity. Must have strong acting with strong rock belt up to F#5, must be able to move well.
 
HEATHER – Will’s girlfriend in Suburbia. 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. Must be strong actress with strong belt up to 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. Must be strong actress with strong belt up to D#5, must be able to move well.
 
EXTRAORDINARY GIRL – A girl in the Middle East who appears as a sexual hallucination to an injured Tunny. Attractive and mysterious, she later appears as his nurse and accompanies him home after the war. Must be strong actress with strong belt up to E5. Must be able to move well.
 
ENSEMBLE – Looking for a badass ensemble with incredible rock voices and strong movers/dancers to be heavily involved with this production, including solos in “Favorite Son,” “Too Much Too Soon,” “Holiday” and many more. All ethnicities and gender identities are encouraged to audition.

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