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TeensVill Auditions - "American Idiot!"

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Villagers Theatre is proud to announce auditions for their 2018 Summer TeensVill production of "AMERICAN IDIOT!"

The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day's American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from Green Day's album, American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.

Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged when Tunny enters the armed forces, Will is called back home to attend to familial responsibilities, and Johnny's attention becomes divided by a seductive love interest and a hazardous new friendship.

The vision of this production will explore current and past political events - most notably the uprising of the current high school generation urging for change.

Auditions are open to teenagers aged 13 - 19 ONLY!

Please sign-up for an audition time slot here:

Signing up for a time-slot is not required, but recommended.

Audition Dates:
Monday, May 28th - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, May 30th - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Sunday, June 3rd - Time TBA (Callbacks by invitation only)

For Auditions:
Please prepare 32 bars of a rock song that suits your personality - no musical theatre songs. Bring sheet music as an accompanist will be provided - If you can accompany yourself on guitar, please do! You will also be asked to learn a short dance combination - please bring clothes you can move in and appropriate footwear.

For any questions regarding auditions, please feel free to reach out to corey@villagerstheatre.com

Performance Dates (Please note our new performance schedule):
Friday, July 27th at 8pm
Saturday, July 28th at 8pm

Thursday, August 2nd at 8pm
Friday, August 3rd at 8pm
Saturday, August 4th at 8pm

Friday, August 10th at 8pm
Saturday, August 11th at 7pm
Saturday, August 11th at Midnight

Production Staff:
Produced by: Donna Kimberlin
Directed by: Corey Rubel
Choreographed by: Jillian Kimberlin
Musically Directed by: Jake Sinsky
Stage Managed by: Devin Massih

**Not interested in auditioning? The production staff is eagerly seeking Teen Assistants to learn throughout the process. E-mail donna@villagerstheatre.com if interested.

Character Breakdown:

TeensVill is seeking a diverse cast of teenagers willing to take risks, become fearless, and step out of their comfort zone. All roles are open.

Ensemble - 8 - 10 fearless actors, to play different characters throughout the show - the ensemble is ever moving and changing throughout the story and almost always on stage.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.