AUDITIONS

Bye Bye Birdie is a stage musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse. This satire on American society was inspired by the phenomenon of popular singer Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army in 1957. Les Epstein directs.


Auditions:

Saturday, June 4th 1-5 pm

Teenagers 1-3 pm


Music: Prepare 32 bars of one song from a Broadway musical. Please refrain from ballads or selections from Top 40 radio.


Dance: Group movement with Gracie


Adults 3:00-5:00 pm


Prepare 32 bars of one song from a Broadway musical. Please refrain from ballads or selections from Top 40 radio. 


Dance: Group movement with Gracie


Sunday, June 5 6:00-9:00 pm


Call Backs

Reading Scenes from the show.


BYE! BYE! BIRDIE

Cast List


Albert Peterson30’s Baritone

Conrad Birdie's manager, once an aspiring English teacher


Rose "Rosie" Alvarez Late 20’s Alto

Albert's secretary and long-suffering girlfriend


Kim MacAfee Mid teens Soprano

An Ohio teenage girl chosen to receive the 'one last kiss' from Conrad Birdie


Mrs. MacAfee early 40’s Mezzo-Soprano

Kim and Randolph's mother


Randolph MacAfee 10-12 Baritone

Kim's well-behaved younger brother


Conrad Birdie Mid 20’s Lyric Baritone

A 1950's rock and roll star inspired by Elvis Presley


Mr. MacAfee Early 40’s Baritone

Kim and Randolph's befuddled and bad-tempered father


Ursula Merkle Teen Mezzo-Soprano

Kim's hyperactive best friend, a Conrad Birdie enthusiast


Mae Peterson Early 60’s Spoken

Albert's loving mother


Helen Teen Soprano

Kim’s friend and Conrad Birdie Fan Club Member Extraordinaire


Nancy Teen Soprano

Kim’s friend and Conrad Birdie Fan Club Member Extraordinaire


AliceTeenSoprano

Kim’s friend and Conrad Birdie Fan Club Member Extraordinaire


Margie Teen Mezzo-Soprano

Kim’s friend and Conrad Birdie Fan Club Member Extraordinaire


Penelope Teen

Kim’s friend and Conrad Birdie Fan Club Member Extraordinaire


Deborah Sue Merkle Teen Mezzo-Soprano

Kim’s friend and Conrad Birdie Fan Club Member Extraordinaire


Suzie Teen Soprano

Kim’s friend and Conrad Birdie Fan Club Member Extraordinaire


Harvey JohnsonTeenBaritone

A hopeful suitor, with a voice forever cracking


Fred Teen Non-Speaking/Dancer

Sweet Apple Teen


Karl Teen Non-Speaking/Dancer

Sweet Apple Teen


Hugo Peabody Teen Spoken

Kim's boyfriend or "steady" quite jealous of Conrad


Gloria Rasputin 20’s Spoken/Tap Dancer

An ambitious tap dancer hoping to be Albert's new secretary


Maude 40’s Tenor

Tough looking barkeep, he sings like an Angel


Dishwasher 30’s Tenor

Waterlogged working stiff, who falls in with a marvelous saloon quartet


Bar Patrons (2) 30-70Baritone

Plastered Baritone ready for a song as the low section for Maude’s Saloon Quartet


The Mayor50-60 Spoken He’s seeking Reelection


The Mayor's Wife 50-50 Spoken/Soprano She seeking Conrad


Mrs. Merkle 40’s Spoken Ursula's mother


Mr. Johnson 40’s Spoken


Harvey's father Lee 20’s Spoken


Phyllis 20’s Spoken 


Reporters20-60 Spoken


Policemen30-50 Spoken


Television Production Staff 20-40 Spoken


Shriners Ensemble 30-60 Dancers


A Young Female Fan 10-12 Spoken


Ed Sullivan 40’sOff Stage Voice "Really Big” Show Host


Travelers Various Non-Speaking


2 Sad GirlsTeens Dancers


Conrad’s Guitar Man 20’s Non-speaking


Train Conductor 30-40 Off Stage voice


Doctor 30-50 Spoken

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Congratulations to our fabulous cast of "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams, coming this June to Showtimers! Directed by Charlie Boswell:

      • BLANCHE - Linsee Lewis
      • STANLEY - James Wise
      • STELLA - Sarah Wylie
      • MITCH - Brian Lee
      • EUNICE - Betsy Quillen
      • STEVE - Stephen Baltz
      • PABLO - Pete Sheldon
      • NEIGHBOR LADY - Kelli Hobson
      • COLLECTOR - Taylor Cobb
      • DOCTOR - Joe Kavanaugh
      • NURSE - Deena Sasser
      • FLOWER LADY - Ashley Smith
      • NEW ORLEANS ENSEMBLE: Gene Marrano, Bob Cogley, Alexis Huffman, Krystal Ramsey, Katie Simmons

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