In a loving send-up of the frivolously inconsequential stage musicals of the Jazz Age, a fan known only as Man in Chair gives a spin to the original cast recording of one such musical, providing the audience with amusing minutiae about the play and the players.
Man in Chair
Musical theatre aficionado who mourns the end of the Golden Era. He narrates the show as he listens to the record on vinyl.
The air-headed, proper, and bossy host of the wedding.
Mrs. Tottendale's savvy butler who is thrifty and stiff yet has an understated sense of humor.
The dashing, ever-cheerful groom; played by matinee-idol Percy Hyman.
Robert's anxious, dim-witted best man who has Robert's best-interest always at heart.
Janet Van De Graaf
The Drowsy Chaperone
Broadway producer who is desperate for his star to return to his show.
Feldzieg's dim-witted companion who has hopes of being a star.
Posing as pastry chefs, this duo is intending to collect from Feldzieg.
European self-proclaimed "ladies man."
The famous bride. Glamorous and talented star of Feldzieg's Follies.
Janet's alcoholic confidante and friend.
The brave and brash female aviator who, by chance, is recruited to perform the wedding.
Male, 30 to 50
Female, 50 - 60, Range G3 - Db5
Male, 35 - 50, Range Ab2 - G4
Male, 25 - 35, Range C3 - Ab4
Male, 35 - 50, Range F3 - Bb4
Male, 25 - 35, Range Db3 - Db4
Female, 25 - 30, Range Bb3 - F5
Male, 35 - 45, Range Db3 - Gb4
Female, 45 - 55, Range F3 - D5
Male, 35-45, Range A#2 - G4
Female, 25 - 35, Range G3 to -1
Female, 30 -40, Range Ab3 - Eb5
Thursday, February 8th
Friday, February 9th
Saturday, February 10th
Thursday, February 15th
Friday, February 16th
Saturday, February 17th
Saturday, February 17th
Thursday, February 22th
Friday, February 23th
Saturday, February 24th
Monday, November 13 and Tuesday, November 14, 2023
6:15pm - 8:45pm @ The Electric Theater - Lower Level Room 2
*Video Submissions will be accepted for those unable to attend in person.
Please prepare a thirty second to one-minute comic monologue AND 36 bars of a song in the style of the show.
Callbacks will be by invitation only - Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Rehearsals are Dec. 26 - Feb.7, Monday through Thursday from 6 to 10 pm.
Please know that The Stage Door insists on providing a supportive, inclusive, and welcoming environment. Auditioning, participating, and casting is open to all and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.
We are committed to providing a safe and creative
environment for artistic expression.
"The Drowsy Chaperone" is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)