Auditions

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The Drowsy Chaperone
Show dates: July 19 – August 4, 2019
Audition dates: April 22 & 23, 2019 | 6:30PM
(Audition dates are subject to change)

Producer: Linda Sturdivant
Director: Caleb Lacey
Music Director: Patrick Martin
Choreographer: Mariel Roy

Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar.

When a die hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score.

Bring a 32 bar cut of a musical theater song and clothes you can dance in.

Casting 8 Men and 5 Women plus ensemble:

The Man In The Chair: Musical theatre aficionado who mourns the end of the Golden Era. He narrates the show as he listens to the record on vinyl.

Janet Van de Graaff: Star of Feldzieg’s Follies who is conflicted about giving up her life on the stage to marry Robert Martin. Alto with big belt (G3-E5)

Robert Martin: The groom-to-be who is deeply in love with Janet. He is debonair, dashing, and a matinee idol. He is cheesy, cheerful, and optimistic. Tap dancing a Plus. Vocal range: Tenor (C3 – Ab4)

The Drowsy Chaperone: (40s-50s) Janet’s alcoholic confidante. Alto with strong belt (F3-D5)

Aldolpho: A womanizing cad who is very impressed with himself. Bass/Baritone + great falsetto (A#2-G4)
Tenor (Db3-Gb4)

Mrs. Tottendale: (45-60) The flighty wealthy widow and host of the wedding. Alto character voice (G3-Db5)

Underling: (50s-60s) Mrs. Tottendale’s unflappable butler and manservant. Tenor character voice (Ab2-G4)

Mr. Feldzieg: Producer who will do anything to stop the wedding. Baritone (Db3-Db4)

Kitty: Mr. Feldzieg’s companion and will do anything to be a leading lady. Soprano comedic belt (Bb3-F5)

George: Robert’s anxious best man. He is loyal, sincere, and nervous. Tapping a plus. Tenor (F3-Bb4)

Gangsters 1 & 2: Two jovial gangsters who are posing as pastry chefs. Vocal range: Tenor (Db3-Gb4)

Trix the Aviatrix: The brave and brash female aviator. May double in the ensemble. Vocal range: Alto (Ab3-Eb5)

Ensemble: A strong, dancing/singing ensemble.