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Auditions for THE DROWSY CHAPERONE will be held on NOVEMBER 8th.


Please note: The Drowsy Chaperone will be for Grades 5-12 ONLY 

Drowsy Chaperone 

Directed by Eugene Sumlin

Music Directed by Stacy Bolton

Stage Managed by Lizzi Lucarell

Auditions for all youth in grades 5-12 will be held on:

Tuesday, November 8, 5:30 – 8:30 PM,  Notre Dame College, 4545 College Rd, South Euclid, OH 44121

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

Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 6-9 PM by invitation only at Notre Dame College, 4545 College Rd.

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 this date please e-mail hytstagemanager@gmail.com.

Rehearsal and performances will be held at: Notre Dame College, 4545 College Rd, 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 5-12

1. One selection in the style of the show up to a minute in length (ie- 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, November 14, 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 will be Saturday morning rehearsals on December 3 and 10.

Attendance at ALL tech week rehearsals, sitzprobe on Sunday, January 8, 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 January 9, 2023 and runs through January 12, 2023.

Production Dates:

  • Friday, January 13, 20, 2023, 7 PM

  • Saturday, January 14, 21, 2023, 2 PM

  • Sunday, January 15, 22, 2023, 2 PM