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Auditions for Newsies

July 8, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

McKeesport Little Theater is excited to announce auditions for our production of NEWSIES!
Auditions will be held on July 8th from 6-9:00pm and July 9th from 12:00-3:30pm. If needed,
callbacks will be held Sunday, July 10th from 3:00-6:00pm. The show runs two weekends:
September 16-18 and 23-25. Direction by Shawn Conway and Choreography by Samantha

Those who audition are asked to bring a theater resume with full contact info, headshot, and a
32-bar cut of a musical theater song with copy of accompaniment. Everyone who comes in will
be asked to sing their musical selection and then will be asked to do a short cold read chosen by
the director. Selections from the show are allowed and encouraged for those going for a specific
part. Anyone auditioning to be considered for any of the lead roles, Newsies roles, or one of the
Bowery Beauties will be asked to do a short dance routine that will be taught to you the day you

Casting decisions will be made by phone and e-mail, and anyone not cast WILL be notified via

List of Characters:

(Please note that all roles are available and character parameters are subject to change based on
who auditions and the director’s discretion. Some roles anticipated to be doubled. Full descriptions can be found here: https://www.mtishows.com/full-cast-info/1893)

Jack Kelly (Male / 16-25 / A4-Bb2)

Crutchie (Any / 13-25 / A4-C3)

Davey (Male / 15-25 / A4-D3)

Les (Male / 9-15 / Bb3-Db3)

Katherine Plumber (Female / 16-25 / F5-A3)

Medda Larkin (Female / 25-45 / E5-F3)

Joseph Pulitzer (Male / 35-50 / F4-C3)

Spot Conlon (Any / 17-20)

Newsies (Any / 10-25)

(Includes- Albert, Buttons, Elmer, Finch, Henry, Ike, Jo Jo, Mike, Mush, Race, Romeo, Specs, Splasher, and Tommy Boy AND possible separate Brooklyn chorus)

Wiesel (Male / 35-50)

Oscar and Morris Delancey (Male / 15-20)

Seitz (Any / 20-50)

Bunsen (Any / 20-50)

Hannah (Female / 20-40)

Nunzio (Any / 20-50)

Snyder (Any / 35-65)

The Bowery Beauties (Female / 18-30)

Mayor (Male / 45-60)

Governor Teddy Roosevelt (Male / 35 to 65)

Other roles to double (Scabs, Darcy, Bill, Goons, Guard, Medda’s Stage Manager, Nuns, Photographer, Woman, Mr. Jacobi, Policemen)



July 8, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM




July 8, 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM