Auditions Announced for IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOU at Middletown Lyric Theatre

MLT_logoMiddletown Lyric Theatre
1530 Central Ave Middletown, Ohio 45044
Additional Information:


  • Sunday, February 23 – 3pm – 4:30pm
  • Monday, February 24 – 7pm – 8:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 25 – 7pm – 8:30pm

Production Dates: June 19, 20, 26 & 27 for five performances
Rehearsals will begin end of April first of May

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: Please prepare 1 upbeat and 1 ballad. You will do cold readings from the script. Accompanist will be provided.

SYNOPSIS: A world where nothing is what it seems, religions collide, Machiavellian plots are revealed, promises are broken, secrets are exposed and hope springs from the most unlikely of places. This charming, funny and original new musical, It Shoulda Been You invites you to a wedding day that you’ll never forget, where anything that can go wrong does, and love pops up in mysterious places.

The bride is Jewish. The groom is Catholic. Her mother is a force of nature. His mother is a tempest in a cocktail shaker. And, when the bride’s ex-boyfriend crashes the party, the perfect wedding starts to unravel. It’s up to the sister of the bride to turn a tangled mess into happily ever after. This is a true ensemble show, featuring a dozen standout roles from old to young. Every character has their moment to shine.

  • Albert: Wedding planner: Pushy, brash, accommodating and full of sass. Your stereotypical wedding aficionado who has panache and flair
    Gender: Male – Age: 30’s to 55
  • Annie Sheps: African-American, co-maid of honor Kind, fun, lively and would do anything for her friend
    Gender: Female – Age: 20’s to 30’s
  • Brian Howard: groom: Good hearted, good looking and ready for love
    Gender: Male – Age: 20’s to 30’s
  • George Howard: Father of the groom.
    Gender: Male – Age: 50’s to 60’s
  • Georgette Howard: Mother of the groom.
    Gender: Female – Age: 50’s to 60’s
  • Greg Madison: Best man.
    Gender: Male – Age: 20’s to 30’s
  • Jenny Steinberg: Co-maid of honor and bride’s older sister.
    Gender: Female – Age: 30 to late 30’s – She should have a big brassy belt
  • Judy Steinberg: Mother of the bride.
    Gender: Female – Age: 50’s to 60’s
  • Marty Kaufman: Bride’s ex-boyfriend.
    Gender: Male – Age: late 20’s to mid 30’s
  • Mimsy/Aunt Sheila: Waiter & bride’s aunt.
    Gender: Female – Age: 40’s to early 50’s
  • Murray Steinberg: Father of the bride.
    Gender: Male – Age: 50’s to 60’s
  • Rebecca Steinberg: The bride.
    Gender: Female – Age: 20’s to 30’s
  • Walt/Uncle Morty: Waiter & bride’s uncle.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 40’s to early 50’s

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