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Bye Bye Birdie

Directed by Kelly Monaghan

Music Directed by Stacy Bolton

Stage Managed by Lizzi Lucarell

Auditions for all youth in grades 1-12 will be held on:

Monday, March 13, 6:00-8:30 PM AND Tuesday, March 14, 6:00 – 8:30 PM,  at

Notre Dame College, 1857 S. Green Road, South Euclid, OH 44121

Please enter the Regina complex through the main glass doors near the Regina Auditorium to sign in

for auditions.

Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 6-9 PM by invitation only at Notre Dame College.

If you are not called back, please know that does not mean you are not cast.

Please note: If you are not available to audition on these dates:

please e-mail

Rehearsal and performances will be held at: Notre Dame College, 1857 S. Green Road, South Euclid, OH 44121

Casting Information:  All roles are available. HYT is committed to non-traditional casting.  Actors will be cast solely on the basis of talent, except in cases where age, race or physical ability is essential to a role.


Grades 1-5

1. Please learn the following lyrics from "Put on a Happy Face"

(we will help you practice a little before you sing alone) Here is link to a youtube video as well. Start video at 00:26

Pick out a pleasant outlook

Stick out that noble chin

Wipe off that full of doubt look

Slap on a happy grin

And spread sunshine all over the place

Just put on a happy face

Grades 6-12

1. One selection in the style of the show up to a minute in length (i.e. one verse and one chorus).

2. Accompanist provided (no acapella singing) Bring complete sheet music.


Everyone please bring a headshot or photo (Resume optional) and fill out the audition form, found at the top of this page, prior to coming to audition. Also, please list all conflicts on the audition form or come prepared with your conflicts to complete a form at auditions.

We will be looking for the following when you audition:

  • Ability to sing consistently on pitch and with expression

  • A solid sense of beat and rhythm

  • Overall preparation (knowledge of song and self-presentation)

  • Positive Behavior

Rehearsals will begin on Monday, March 27, 6:00 PM.  Rehearsals will be Monday - Friday, 5:30-8:30 pm. You will not be called every day, only when you are needed to work.  Please note - there may be some Saturday morning rehearsals.

Attendance at ALL tech week rehearsals, sitzprobe on date and time TBD (where the orchestra and cast will play and sing through the show), as well as all performances, is mandatory.

Tech rehearsals begin on Friday, May 12, 2023 and run through May 17, 2023.

Production Dates:

Thursday, May 18, 2023, 7 PM

Friday, May 19, 2023, 7 PM

Saturday, May 20, 2023, 2 PM

Sunday, May 21, 2023, 2 & 7 PM

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