Auditions Announced for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at La Comedia

LAC_logoLa Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio, is holding an open call audition for its upcoming production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, Ohio.

Seeking Adult Men & Women (18+) who are excellent Singers and Actors for the following roles:

  • WILLIAM BARFEE – Spells words that he first traces with his foot. He is odd, abrasive, and arrogant. Baritone-tenor
  • LEAF CONEYBEAR – Wears handmade clothes, a cape, and safety helmet. During the bee he stares into space and is amazed with all that is going on. Baritone-tenor
  • CHIP TOLENTINO – The previous year’s champion. Handsome and confident. Wears a boy scout uniform. Tenor
  • OLIVE OSTROVSKY – Shy, hard to hear. Puts her hand in front of her face when she spells. Strong singer. Soprano/mezzo
  • MARCY PARK – Wears a school uniform. She is an overachiever and confident competitor. She spells each word quickly and clearly. Tumbler and strong mover preferred. Soprano/mezzo
  • LOGGAINE SCHWARTZANDGRUBNIERRE – She goes by Schwartz and is the youngest speller. She talks with a lisp and is very interested in politics. She signs each word before she spells it. Strong belter.
  • MITCH MAHONEY – Comfort counselor to the losing spellers. He is only doing this because it is part of his court-ordered community service. Bouncer-type physically. Tenor.

Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of a musical theatre song appropriate to the show.

Please provide a current headshot and resume.

Director/Choreographer is Chris Beiser.

Rehearsals begin July 11, 2022 (10 AM-6 PM Mon-Sat)

Performances July 28 – Sept 11, 2022, Thurs-Sun matinees and evenings.

Questions call Kris Byerly (937)746-4554 ext 241


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