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Upcoming Auditions

Monsters of the Villa Diodati

Book by Stephen Gregory Smith

Music by Matt Conner

Lyrics by Stephen Gregory Smith & Matt Conner

Orchestrations by Warren Freeman

Directed by Joey DeMita

Music Directed by Warren Freeman

Initial Audition: Wednesday, May 1st

Ripley Grier Studios, 939 8th Avenue

Studio 2A

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Appointment required

Callbacks: Monday, May 6th
Ripley Grier Studios, 939 8th Avenue

Studio 2A

7:00 - 9:00
By invitation only

See below for more information

Rehearsals will be held 3-4 times per week, on nights and weekends, in Hell's Kitchen.  This is an unpaid production. 

The Monsters of the Villa Diodati

What to Prepare

Please prepare a one minute cut (16 - 32 measures) of a pop/rock song and a one minute cut of a contemporary musical theater song.

A pianist will be provided. Bring printed sheet music for both songs in the correct key, with all cuts and changes clearly marked. (No prerecorded music tracks, or a cappella singing, please.)


A headshot and resume must be presented at the initial audition. 

Character Breakdown

LORD BYRON (Male, 20s/30s) Rock Baritenor. The famous and infamous poet, sexy and arrogant.
MARY SHELLEY (Female, 20s/30s) Soprano with pop mix. Young writer struggling to find her own voice. Also plays Mary as an older woman remembering the events at the Villa Diodati.
PERCY SHELLEY (Male, 20s/30s) Baritone. Sensitive and eager young poet.
CLAIRE CLAIRMONT (Female, 20s) Belter with pop mix and light soprano. Beautiful and opportunistic half-sister to Mary.
JOHN POLIDORI (Male, 20s/30s) Rock Tenor. Byron’s personal physician, eccentric and tormented.

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