Audition Info for “Hello, Dolly!”

The Fort Findlay Playhouse is pleased to announce auditions for “Hello Dolly” the opening production of the 2023-2024 season.

Date and Location: Auditions will be held at the Fort Findlay Playhouse, 300 West Sandusky, St. Auditions for anyone going into high school in the fall and older will be June 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. Please come early to fill out an audition sheet – doors will open 30 minutes before auditions.

6 female roles: Dolly Levi, Irene Malloy, Minnie Fay, Ermengarde, Ernestina, Mrs. Rose
6 male roles: Horace Vandergelder, Cornelius Hackl, Barnaby Tucker, Ambrose Kemper, Rudolph Reisenweber, Judge

Additionally, an ensemble will be cast.

Audition Requirements:
Auditioners must be prepared to sing a 30-60 second excerpt of a song. All auditioners must bring sheet music for a song of their choice (a piano accompanist will be provided). The production team requests that auditioners do not sing a song from the show, do not sing acapella, and do not bring recorded accompaniment. If the auditioner does not have a sheet music, a song will be provided for them. Auditioners will participate in a dance audition, so please come dressed and prepared to move. There will also be cold readings from the script.

Please bring your calendar and be prepared to list all conflicts you have during the rehearsal period (June 1st – August 13th).

Auditions are open to all individuals that are going into high school and older. Please note that any auditioners under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to sign a liability waiver.

Book by Michael Stewart
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder
Director: Jordan Gottschalk
Mentor Director/Music Director: Aeryn Williams
Producer: Heather Hardy
Choreographer: Abbi Starcher
Show dates: July 27-July 30, August 3-6, & August 10-13

Audition questions can be sent to the director at [email protected]