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Auditions The Drowsy Chaperone-Orlando, FL - Casting ID # 1595983
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Orlando, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-07-19
Audition Date 10-20-19 Submission deadline 10-19-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The story concerns a middle-aged, asocial musical theatre fan. As he plays the record of his favorite musical, the fictional 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone, the show comes to life onstage, as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors.
on the music, story, and

Role # 1 Man In Chair
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Musical theatre aficionado who mourns the end of the Golden Era. He narrates the show as he listens to the record on vinyl. (Leading pivotal role with much monologuing)




Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Janet Van de Graaff
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Star of Feldzieg’s Follies who is conflicted about giving up her life on the stage to marry Robert Martin. Attractive, vivacious, outgoing personality. She loves being the center of attention and is the consummate 1920s starlet. Strong movement and special skills (acrobatics, juggling, etc.) a plus.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 31 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Robert Martin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The groom-to-be who is deeply in love with Janet. He is the token 1920s leading man – debonair, dashing, and a matinee idol. He is cheesy, cheerful, and optimistic. Must be able to tap dance and roller skate.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 The Drowsy Chaperone
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Janet’s alcoholic confidante. Care-free, often because she is drunk. An experienced “woman of the world” who couldn’t care less what the world thinks. A melodramatic diva to be reckoned with who gleefully chews the scenery and steals just about every scene she is in. Great comedic role. Think Liza Minnelli meets Tallulah Bankhead.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 41 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Aldolpho
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Latin lothario. A womanizing cad who is very impressed with himself. He is confident, vigorous, and a buffoon. Vaudeville-style acting and fake Spanish/Italian accent required. Should have great comic timing.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 41 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Mrs. Tottendale
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A wealthy widow and host of the wedding. She is flighty, eccentric, often times forgetful, and funny. She is absolutely charming, bubbly and oblivious to the confusion her behavior generates in other people.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 45 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Underling
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs. Tottendale’s unflappable butler and manservant. He is stoic, dry-humored and sarcastic. A cross between Arthur Treacher and Niles the butler from The Nanny.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 51 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Mr. Feldzieg
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Harried producer who will do anything to stop the wedding in order to keep Janet in the Follies. He is nervous, sarcastic, impatient, overbearing, and insensitive.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 41 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Kitty
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

1920s dumb blonde chorine. She is Mr. Feldzieg’s companion and will do anything to be a leading lady. A cross between Norma Cassady from Victor Victoria and Lena Lamont from Singin’ in the Rain.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 31 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 George
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Robert’s anxious best man. He is loyal, sincere, and nervous. Makes looking out for Robert’s interests his top priority so that the wedding will come off without a hitch. Must be able to tap.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 31 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Gangsters
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

Two jovial gangsters who are posing as pastry chefs. Typical 1920s Broadway gangsters full of word play and stylized movements. Good comic timing and dancing skills required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 31 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Trix the Aviatrix
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The brave and brash female aviator. She is sassy, sleek and a take charge kind of gal. Preferably an African American actress as originally cast. May double in the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Ensemble 1
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A strong, dancing/singing ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Ensemble 2
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A strong, dancing/singing ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -