Auditions

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RENT

Production Dates: November 4-20, 2022

Auditions: June 26th & 27th  by appointment only. Please prepare 16 bars in style of the show. 

 

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Video submissions will be accepted through June 19th. Please email PJ@rtwboston.org with video files of 32 Bars. 

Call backs by invitation only June 29th. 

 

Director: P.J. Terranova  

Music Director: Jenny Tsai 

Stage Manager: Pauline E. Gilmartin

 

Audition Information

Seeking Non-Union actors of all ethnicities and gender identities. 

Roger Davis

A struggling musician and former drug addict. He is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain. Roommates with Mark in the loft and battles with being HIV-positive.

Age: 20 to 25

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: F2

Mark Cohen

Filmmaker and video artist. Knee deep in his own soul-searching, Mark is the typical young artist. He and Roger are roommates in the loft. A bit of a nerd.

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: A2

Tom Collins

A computer genius and liberal professor. He is a nurturer with a smooth and relaxed disposition. Used to be a roommate in the loft and is HIV-positive.

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: F#2

Benjamin Coffin Iii

The landlord of Mark and Roger's apartment building. A former roommate in the loft, Benny traded in his personal morals for power and wealth.

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Joanne Jefferson

A public interest lawyer and headstrong lesbian. She is smart and purposeful in all her decisions. Carries on a tumultuous relationship with Maureen.

Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: G3

Angel Dumott Schunard

The eccentric HIV-positive street drummer. A drag performer with an incredible gift of dance and a magnetic personality. He becomes Tom's lover.

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: C3

Mimi Marquez

An HIV-positive stripper with drug addictions. Slender and sickly, she conceals it all at her job in the local strip club. She lives in the same building as the loft.

Age: 18 to 21

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Maureen Johnson

An unpredictably zany performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and used to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne.

Age: 20 to 25

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: C4

Ensemble

Homeless Men & Women; Junkies, Parents (Mrs. Cohen, Mr. & Mrs. Jefferson); Support Group (Steve, Gordon)