Category Archives: Auditions

‘Funny Business’ Auditions

For the final show of our 2016-17 season, we will present the workplace musical comedy Funny Business. The fast-paced show by Rachel Brittain and Daniel Falk with music and lyrics by Daniel Abrahamson.

The Chime Communications office staff works through their problems through song to try and avoid layoffs.

The show will run July 14-16; 20-23 with a cast of three men and two women.

Director Sally Chase will hold auditions at 7 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, May 7 and 8 at the playhouse (360 Blooming Grove Road, Hanover). Actors of all experience levels are encouraged to audition.

Please prepare a musical selection (16-32 measures). An accompanist will be provided. A CD player and speakers to connect to electronic devices will also be available, if needed.

Auditions Coming Up Soon

opar-11We’re getting ready for Season 68 – Auditions for The Old People Are Revolting, a comedy, are Monday and Tuesday, July 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. at the theatre (360 Blooming Grove Road, Hanover). Actors of all experience levels are encouraged to audition.
The cast features five women and two men. One role is for a woman in her 20s or 30s. All other roles are to be played as senior citizens.
In the show, a group of seniors at the Sunshine Retirement Village take their grievances into their own hands with hilarious results. The show, directed by Beau Bowden, will run Sept. 9-11 and 15-18, 2016.
The audition will feature readings from the play. You do not need to attend both nights of auditions for consideration. Please e-mail with any questions.

Audition for Weekend Comedy

WEEKENDLogo1Director Sally Chase will hold auditions for Weekend Comedy, the final show of the 2015-16 season, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 and Monday, May 2 at the theatre. The show features two men and two women — one middle aged couple and one couple in their 20s. The show will run July 8-10 and 14-17. Actors of all experience levels are encouraged to audition.

Show Description: Plans for a relaxing weekend go out the window in this comedy when two couples – one middle aged and the other in their 20s – reserve the same one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage for the same weekend. The two couples decide to give it a go and the generation gap leads to friction. In the end, the cramped quarters teaches each couple some lessons about their relationships.


‘Little Shop’ Auditions Announced

LS_FBNewsfeedPicAuditions for Little Shop of Horrors will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 15 at Hanover Little Theatre, 360 Blooming Grove Road, Hanover.

Those who attend the first night of auditions may be asked to attend the second night of auditions as callbacks.

Please prepare a musical selection (16-32 measures) from a musical in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. A CD player and Speakers to connect to electronic devices will also be available if needed. Please no a cappella auditions.

You may be asked to sing a selection from the show so familiarizing yourself with the score is a plus. There may also be readings from the script, as well as being taught minor dance routines.

The show runs April 8-10; 14-17, 2016. Please bring any known conflicts from January through the show’s closing to auditions. No conflicts will be accepted during performances or the week leading up to opening. The rehearsal schedule will consist mainly of weekday evenings and possibly weekends. Because of the small cast size, a set schedule will be built around actor availability.

Any questions or if you’re interested but can not make auditions, please feel free to contact the director, Jeremy Slagle, at Auditions are open to those 18 and older.


SEYMOUR KRELBORN An insecure, put-upon florist’s clerk and eventual hero. He is a genuine, well-meaning man who is taken for granted because of his clumsy ways and poor social skills.
Male, 25-35 yrs old, Range: A2 – G4

AUDREY Bleached-blond, Billie-Dawn-like, secret love of Seymour’s life. She has poor self-worth and education, but incredibly good looks and a sweet and vulnerable demeanor.
Female, 25-35 yrs old, Range: G#3 – D5

MR. MUSHNIK The seasoned owner of the failing East Side flower shop and Seymour’s nosy boss. He is profit-driven, greedy, and manipulative.
Male, 55-65 yrs old, Range: G2 – F4

ORIN SCRIVELLO An egotistical dentist with a passion for leather and sadistic tendencies. Audrey’s abusive boyfriend, who is targeted by Seymour.
Male, 30-40 yrs old, Range: G2 – G4

VOICE OF AUDREY II An actor/vocalist located offstage. The voice is that of a conniving, street-smart ‘villain.’ A funky Rhythm and Blues voice.
Male or Female, 20-50 yrs old, Range: G2 – G4

CRYSTAL, RONNETTE AND CHIFFON Street urchins, acting as the Greek Chorus. Young, hip, and smart, these girls have a grip on reality on life in Skid Row.
Female, 20-35 yrs old, Range: Ab3 – F5

ENSEMBLE/STAGE CREW/PUPPETEERS (A GROUP OF 4-5 ACTORS/ACTRESSES) This group, in addition to various cameos and serving as the ensemble during some musical numbers, will assist with set and costume changes, help maintain backstage and possible puppetry work. This essential team is the backbone to this production and will be kept busy making sure things run smoothly.