Audition Sides

Audition sides

Please read the play and choose and prepare the sides from your character of choice. If you choose the side for Tito OR Beppo, please prepare both sides for your audition since they are the same character. A reader will be available at the auditions to read the other characters in your side.

For more information, please contact Christina Frank at

Roles available:


  • Saunders -  Male, late 50s, any ethnicity - High-strung American producer. He's had success but worked very hard for it.

  • Max -  Male, 30s, any ethnicity - Rising American opera singer and former assistant to Saunders. Smart, level-headed and quick with a joke.

  • Maria -  Female, early 50s, Italian - Stunning wife to one of Italy's most famous opera singers. Big personality, explosive temper. Italian accent.

  • Tito/Beppo -  Male, 50s, Italian - Tito is one of Italy's most famous opera singers. Regal in appearance, fiery in nature. Has a bit of a diva complex and is a horribly jealous person. Italian accent. The same actor plays Beppo, a bellhop - joyous and full of life, as down to earth as Tito is regal.

  • Mimi - Female, 20s, Italian-American - Bright-eyed star hoping to be discovered. She is the daughter of Tito and Maria and while they still think of her as their little girl, she is definitely coming into her own.  American accent.

  • Carlo -  Male, 20s, Italian - Dashing, young opera impresario who is in love with Mimi but seen as a threat to her father's career. Speaks English very well. No detectable Italian accent.

  • Racon - Female, late 40s, Russian - Famous Russian opera singer, former lover to Tito, a very intense and passionate woman. Russian accent.

"I Love acting, it's much more real than life."

-Oscar Wilde