Would you like to be in a musical? Audition for Shoreline Community College production

Friday, January 17, 2020

Shoreline Community College regularly stages musicals - and the auditions are open to the public. It's a volunteer gig and you will sign up for a college class to participate. A small price for fame.

Auditions January 30 - 31 for How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at Shoreline Community College.

Main Characters
  • J. Pierrepont Finch - a window washer who applies for a job at the World Wide Wicket Company.
  • Rosemary Pilkington - a secretary at the World Wide Wicket Company who instantly falls in love with Finch.
  • J.B. Biggley - The boss of the World Wide Wicket Company.
  • Bud Frump - Biggley's arrogant and lazy nephew.
  • Hedy LaRue - Biggley's attractive and dim-witted mistress.
Supporting Characters
  • Miss Jones - Biggley's immovable secretary who is charmed by Finch.
  • Book voice - the "voice" of the book How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying which narrates the musical
  • Mr. Bert Bratt - Personnel manager
  • Mr. Twimble - Head of the mail room for 25 years; finally gets promoted to the shipping department.
  • Smitty - Rosemary's best friend and fellow secretary at the World Wide Wicket Company
  • Mr. Milton Gatch - head of the Plans and Systems department
  • Miss Krumholtz - a secretary of Mr. Gatch, then J. Pierrepont Finch.
  • Mr. Benjamin Burton Daniel Ovington - prospective head of the advertising department until Finch reveals that he has graduated from Biggley's college's arch-rival; he is often referred to in the show by his initials, "BBDO."
  • Mr. Wally Womper - the Chairman of the World Wide Wicket Company. He is traditionally played by the same actor as Twimble.
  • Executives and Secretaries - Chorus
Audition details

Thursday, January 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, January 31, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

To sign up:
Fill out the form and select your preferred date and time from the options provided.

Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue. Please also come prepared to sing a short musical theater or operatic piece. Auditions should not exceed 4 minutes total. You should arrive prepared with sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Resumes and headshots are appreciated but not required.

Saturday, February 1, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Rehearsal Schedule:
Spring Quarter, Monday - Friday 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Performance Dates:
May 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17
Friday and Saturdays - 7:30pm
Sunday - 3pm

Contact info:
Dr. Charles Enlow
Music Department, Shoreline Community College, 206-546-4524


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