Audition Info

Audition Information

LOCAL Auditions for "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio, will be holding an open call audition for its upcoming production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, Ohio. 

Seeking Adult Men & Women (18+) who are excellent Singers and Actors for the following roles:

                WILLIAM BARFEE – Spells words that he first traces with his foot.  He is odd, abrasive, and arrogant. Baritone-tenor

                LEAF CONEYBEAR – Wears handmade clothes, a cape, and safety helmet. During the bee he stares into space and is amazed with all that is going on. Baritone-tenor

                CHIP TOLENTINO – The previous year’s champion. Handsome and confident. Wears a boy scout uniform. Tenor

                OLIVE OSTROVSKY – Shy, hard to hear. Puts her hand in front of her face when she spells. Strong singer. Soprano/mezzo

                MARCY PARK – Wears a school uniform. She is an overachiever and confident competitor. She spells each word quickly and clearly.  Tumbler and strong mover preferred. Soprano/mezzo

                LOGGAINE SCHWARTZANDGRUBNIERRE – She goes by Schwartz and is the youngest speller. She talks with a lisp and is very interested in politics. She signs each word before she spells it. Strong belter.

                MITCH MAHONEY – Comfort counselor to the losing spellers. He is only doing this because it is part of his court-ordered community service. Bouncer-type physically. Tenor.

Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of a musical theatre song appropriate to the show. 

Please provide a current headshot and resume.

Director/Choreographer is Chris Beiser.

Rehearsals begin July 11, 2022 (10 AM-6 PM Mon-Sat)

Performances July 28 – Sept 11, 2022, Thurs-Sun matinees and evenings.

Questions call Kris Byerly (937)746-4554 ext 241 or email


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