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Auditions for Two Musicals Shows in KS-Kansas City, KS - Casting ID # 1608436
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Kansas City, KS Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-15-20
Audition Date 03-08-20 Submission deadline 03-06-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The Drowsy Chaperone: Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical. The show features two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will charm audiences with its effortless wit and humor. A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, A fast-paced crowd pleaser will be a hit.

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of words.


Everyone auditioning must prepare 16 measures of a song from a musical. Please bring sheet music in your key, as an accompanist will be provided. Auditioners should also be prepared to participate in a short dance/movement audition: comfortable dress and shoes are suggested.


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

The Drowsy Chaperone: Narrator and host. He is a neurotic shut-in and aficionado of Golden-Age musical theater. He listens to his record collection of classic Broadway shows to pick up his mood when he\'s feeling down. The character engages directly and earnestly with the audience. He should be funny and charming but also realistic and natural.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Mrs. Tottendale
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: The wealthy host of the wedding. She is dizzy and forgetful, but always sweet and charming. She is oblivious to the mayhem that surrounds her in the show.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Drowsy Chaperone: Mrs. Tottendale\'s butler. He is a classic English butler with a long suffering attitude, and understated sense of humor. He delivers lines with a dry sense of humor and sarcasm.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Robert Martin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: The groom who is in love with Janet Van de Graff. He is the classic 1920\'s leading man: charming, handsome, and a matinee idol. He is cheesy, cheerful, and optimistic.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Drowsy Chaperone: The Best Man. He is loyal, affable, sincere, and nervous. He is a good friend to Robert. He works hard to keep the wedding from being derailed.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 6 Feldzieg
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Broadway producer who wants to stop the wedding and get Janet back in show business. He is an insensitive blowhard and a nervous wreck.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Drowsy Chaperone: 1920\'s blonde chorine. She is the companion of Mr. Feldzieg and is trying to get the role of leading lady in his show. Nasal and annoying, but not mean.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 8 Gangsters
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Stereotypical happy-go-lucky Broadway gangsters posing as pastry chefs.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Drowsy Chaperone: Latin Lothario. An over-confident buffoon that specializes in over-acting.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 10 Janet Van De Graaf
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Star of Feldzieg\'s Follies who is retiring from show business to marry Robert Martin. She is the classic 1920\'s starlet and ingénue.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 11 The Drowsy Chaperone
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Janet\'s acerbic witted and alcoholic confidante.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Drowsy Chaperone: A confident female aviator. She is a strong woman living a life of adventure.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 13 Tottendale\'s Staff
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 14 Tottendale\'s Guests
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 15 Reporters/Dancers
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 16 Photographers
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 17 Magic Assistants
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 18 Monkey Dance
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 19 Slave Girl/Boy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 20 Wedding Singers
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

The Drowsy Chaperone: Part of ensembles.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 21 Chip Tolentino
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: An athletic, social, boy scout and champion of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, he returns to defend his title, but he finds puberty hitting at an inopportune moment.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 22 Logainne Schwartzy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Logainne Schwartzandgrunenierre - Logainne is the youngest and most politically aware speller, often making comments about current political figures. She is driven by internal and external pressure, but above all by a desire to win to make her two fathers proud. She is somewhat of a neat freak, speaks with a lisp, and will be back next year.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Leaf Coneybear
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The second runner-up in his district, Leaf gets into the competition on a lark and finds everything about the bee incredibly amusing. He is home-schooled and comes from a large family of former hippies. He has severe Attention Deficit Disorder and spells words correctly while in a trance.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 24 William Barfee
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: A Putnam County Spelling Bee finalist last year, he was eliminated because of an allergic reaction to peanuts and is back for vindication. His famous \"Magic Foot\" method of spelling has boosted him to spelling glory, even though he only has one working nostril and a touchy, bullying personality. He develops a crush on Olive.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 25 Marcy Park
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: A recent transfer from Virginia, Marcy placed ninth in last year\'s nationals. She speaks six languages, is a member of all-American hockey, a championship rugby player, plays Chopin and Mozart on multiple instruments, sleeps only three hours a night, hides in the bathroom cabinet, and is getting very tired of always winning. She is the poster child for the Over-Achieving Asian, and attends a Catholic school called \"Our Lady of Intermittent Sorrows.\" She is also not allowed to cry.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 26 Olive Ostrovsky
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: A young newcomer to competitive spelling. Her mother is in an ashram in India, and her father is working late, as usual, but he is trying to come sometime during the bee. Having found comfort in its words and vastness, Olive made friends with her dictionary at a very young age, helping her to make it to the competition. She starts enormously shy, and shyly blossoms.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Rona Lisa Peretti
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The number-one realtor in Putnam County, a former Putnam County Spelling Bee Champion herself, and the returning moderator. She is a sweet woman who loves children, but she can be very stern when it comes to dealing with Vice Principal Panch and his feelings for her. Her interest in the competition is unflagging and drives it forward.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 28 Douglas Panch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The Vice Principle. Frustrated with his life, he finds the drive of the young spellers alien to him. After five years\' absence from the Bee, Panch returns as judge. There was an \"incident\" at the Twentieth Annual Bee, but he claims to be in \"a better place\" now, thanks to a high-fiber diet and Jungian analysis. He is infatuated with Rona Lisa Peretti, but she does not return his affections.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 29 Mitch Mahoney
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The Official Comfort Counselor. An ex-convict, Mitch is performing his community service with the Bee, and hands out juice boxes to losing students. He has no idea how to offer comfort, but does find himself wishing he could find a way to make the kids feel better.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 30 Carl\'s Dad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Schwarzy\'s main trainer, the more intense and competitive of Schwarzy\'s fathers. Normally played by actor playing Leaf.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 31 Dan\'s Dad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The more laid back and ineffectual of Schwarzy\'s fathers. Normally played by the actor playing Mitch.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 32 Jesus Christ
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Deity invoked by a speller in need. Normally played by the actor playing Chip.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 33 Leaf\'s Mom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: All more academically gifted than Leaf, they are even more surprised than he is by his success. Normally played by the spellers and audience volunteers as indicated in the script.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 34 Leaf\'s Dad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: All more academically gifted than Leaf, they are even more surprised than he is by his success. Normally played by the spellers and audience volunteers as indicated in the script.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 35 Leaf\'s Siblings
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: All more academically gifted than Leaf, they are even more surprised than he is by his success. Normally played by the spellers and audience volunteers as indicated in the script.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 36 Olive\'s Dad
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: A fantasy version of Olive\'s dad coming to the bee from work. Normally played by the actor playing Mitch.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 37 Olive\'s Mom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: A fantasy version of Olive\'s mom at her Ashram in India. Normally played by the actor playing Rona.


Searchable talent specs :

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