Music Direction by Nicole Martin
April 3-4, 7 pm
Production Dates: June 2-12, 2016
This Tony and Pulitzer Award winning rock musical opened 20 years ago and changed the face of Broadway. Experience a year in the lives of a group of NYC friends facing disease, success, troubled relationships, heartbreak, and selling out – as the new millennium looms. For more information on auditions, please follow www.rentatriverwalk.blogspot.com. NOTE that we’re looking for a diverse company, and may not stick to the ethnicities of the original cast.
Angel Dumott Schunard - The eccentric HIV-positive street drummer. A drag queen with an incredible gift of dance and a magnetic personality. He becomes Tom’s lover. Male, 20-30 years old, Strong Dancer Range: C3 - A4
Benjamin Coffin III - Landlord of Mark and Roger’s apartment building. A former roommate in the loft, Benny traded in his personal morals for power and wealth. Male, 25-35 years old, range: Bb2 - F#4
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. Female, 25-40 years old, range: G3 - E5
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. Male, 20-30 years old, range: A2 - G4
Maureen Johnson - An unpredictably zany performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and used to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne. Female, 20-30 years old, range: C4 - F5
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. Female, 18-25 years old, strong dancer, range: Eb3 - E5
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. Male, 20-25 years old, range: F2 - A4
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. Male, 25-35 years old, range: F#2 - A4
Company: All ages, ethnicities, and types invited to audition! Police Officers,Vendors, Support Group, Homeless People, Junkies, Parents, Backups, The Man, Alexi\Darling, Mr. Grey, Restaurant Man, Pastor
Come prepared to dance and sing a song; accompanist provided.