Audition Announcements

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts will hold auditions for American Idiot at the theatre located at 2 East Main Street, Smithtown. 

AGES 18+ will be seen for roles on Wednesday, October 30th starting at 7PM. 

All performers will be considered for all roles regardless of race, gender expression, or disability. Due to the mature content of the show, we ask that all auditioning be 18 years of age and older. Performance stipend is offered to all actors. All roles are open. 

Performances are: March 21st, 2019 through April 26th, 2020 

Sat, March 21, 2020 – 8PM
Sun, March 22, 2020 – 3PM
Thu, March 26, 2020 – 2PM
Fri, March 27, 2020 – 8PM
Sat, March 28, 2020 – 8PM
Sun, March 29, 2020 – 3PM
Thu, April 2, 2020 – 8PM
Fri, April 3, 2020 – 8PM
Sat, April 4, 2020 – 8PM
Sun, April 5, 2020 – 3PM
Thu, April 9, 2020 – 8PM
Fri, April 10, 2020 – 8PM
Sat, April 11, 2020 – 8PM
Fri, April 17, 2020 – 8PM
Sat, April 18, 2020 – 8PM
Sun, April 19, 2020 – 3PM
Fri, April 24, 2020 – 8PM
Sat, April 25, 2020 – 8PM
Sun, April 26, 2020 – 3PM 

Rehearsals will begin in early February and will be weekday evenings with possible added weekend times as the theatre’s availability allows. There will be a provided rehearsal calendar at the audition. Please prepare 32 bars in the style of the show, whether musical theatre or Pop Punk. Please bring a headshot and resume. Callbacks will be held Saturday November 2nd at 2 PM, you will be emailed if you are needed for callbacks. Please refrain from calling the box office, as they have no more information than what is posted. 

For further information or if you have questions regarding the production, please email tommyjranieri@gmail.com 

Director: Tommy Ranieri 

Choreographer: Ryan Cavanagh

Musical Director: Melissa Coyle 

Character Breakdown: 

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. Vocal range top: B4 Vocal range bottom: B2 

Tunny – Johnny’s friend who follows him to the city and eventually enlists in the army. He travels to the Middle East. A dreamer who is easily swayed, first by Johnny’s ideas and then by patriotism and the American Dream. Vocal range top: B4 Vocal range bottom: D3 

Will – Johnny’s friend. He ends up staying in Suburbia to take care of pregnant girlfriend Heather. The more he stays on the couch, the more he becomes slowly disconnected from the world and his own relationships. Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: C#3 

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. Vocal range top: F#5 Vocal range bottom: C3 

Heather – A girl in Suburbia and Will’s girlfriend. 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. Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: A3 

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. Vocal range top: D#5 Vocal range bottom: F#3 

Extraordinary Girl – A girl in the Middle East who appears as a sexual hallucination to injured Tunny. Attractive and mysterious, she later appears as his nurse and accompanies him home after the war. Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: Bb3 

Ensemble
The Men (Carson, Daniel, Brandon, John, Jamal, Dustin, Jared)
The Women (Chelsea, Ashley, Aurie)