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Performance Dates:

July 25, 26, 27, 2024 @ 7:30 pm  July 28, 2024 @ 2 pm


Performing Arts Center at Lorain High School

2600 Ashland Ave. • Lorain, OH 44052

Join us this summer for this fun-filled musical!


Auditions will be held on Sat., March 2, 2024 from 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm and Sun., March 3, 2024 from 2 pm – 4 pm. Auditions will be held at St. Peter School, located at 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain.


Our Production Team is searching for a diverse, inclusive, and non-traditional cast, including creative, charismatic actors/singers who move well. Auditions are open to actors high school aged and up.


Auditioners should come prepared with 16-32 bars of an up tempo and ballad in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Please, no acapella or recorded music.  Those unable to prepare a song will be asked to sing the first verse of “My Country ‘tis of Thee” along with our piano. Please bring a head shot, resume, and a list of any conflicts from June 2 through July 28, 2024. Video submissions are being accepted. Send an e-mail to Keli Schimelpfenig, Director,

at for more information.

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Violet Newstead

The company's Head Secretary and Mr. Hart's Administrative Assistant, she is a single mother and typically stands up for what she believes in. Attractive, strong, ambitious.

Gender: female • Age: 40 to 50 • Alto

Doralee Rhodes

A young, sexy spitfire who works at Mr. Hart's office. She is proof that there is more to a woman than just her looks.

Gender: female • Age: 20 to 30 • Alto

Judy Bernly

The "new" girl at the firm, she has been burned by her husband's affair and is searching for personal empowerment. Insecure, determined, and hopeful.

Gender: female • Age: 30 to 35 • Mezzo-Soprano

Franklin Hart, Jr.

One of the firm's executives and a notorious chauvinist. He is capable of faking charm but usually shows his true colors as an arrogant, self-absorbed boss.

Gender: male • Age: 45 to 50 • Baritone

Roz Keith

The attentive office gossip queen and snitch. She has an unrequited love for Mr. Hart and will do anything she can to win his approval.

Gender: female • Age: 35 to 45 • Alto


A handsome, young office accountant. Genuine and nice, and smitten with Violet.

Gender: male • Age: 25 to 35 • Tenor

Dwayne Rhodes

Doralee's attractive husband. He is very supportive of her professional pursuits.

Gender: male • Age: 25 to 30 • Tenor

Josh Newstead

Violet's awkward teenage son.

Gender: male • Age: 15 to 18 • Spoken

Missy Hart

Franklin Hart's wife, clueless to her husband's true nature.

Gender: female • Age: 20 to 35 • Spoken

Maria Delgado

A young and vibrant secretary in Hart's office.

Gender: female • Age: 20 to 30 • Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto

Dick Bernly

Judy's soon-to-be ex-husband. An average guy, he is sporting a little less hair and a little more paunch than he did ten years ago.

Gender: male • Age: 35 to 45 • Spoken


A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to gossip.

Gender: female • Age: 30 to 40 • Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto


A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to drink.

Gender: female • Age: 30 to 40 • Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto

Russell Tinsworthy

Franklin Hart's boss and Chariman of the Board. A good man, who may be wiser to Hart's ways than he lets on.

Gender: male • Age: 50 to 65 • Spoken


Office employees, police officers, hospital employees (Doctor, Candy Striper), Detective

Gender: Male or Female • Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass

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