ODTC Seeking Diverse Bye Bye Birdie Cast

Website URL Over Due Theatre Company

๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Over Due Theatre Company, in conjunction with the City of Olivette, MO, is looking for YOU!

Thatโ€™s right: Weโ€™re seeking a diverse cast of performers ages 6 to adult for our upcoming production of Bye Bye Birdie. โ˜Ž๏ธ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽต

๐€๐ฎ๐๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ: Saturday, May 9 โ€ข 3pm to 6pm | Sunday, May 10 โ€ข 2pm to 6pm
๐‚๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค๐ฌ: Tuesday, May 12 โ€ข 6:30pm to 10:30pm

๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: 9723 Grandview Drive | City of Olivette, MO

Please prepare 16 to 32 bars of music in the style of the show. (No songs from Disney movies / musicals or The Greatest Showman, please.) A pianist will be provided. Please dress appropriately to complete a movement combination.

๐—ฆ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ป ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—น๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ: Tinyurl.com/ODTCBirdie

*๐™‹๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™˜๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™›๐™š๐™š ๐™ž๐™› ๐™˜๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™จ๐™๐™ค๐™ฌ: $99 ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ ๐™ž๐™™๐™จ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ $49 ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™–๐™™๐™ช๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™จ*

Rehearsals will be held on Sunday Afternoons (2pm to 6pm) and Tuesday and Thursday Evenings (6:30pm to 9:30pm) beginning May 17th. Not all cast members will be called to every rehearsal and we can work around some conflicts if they are provided at the time of auditions. No conflicts will be accepted for tech week which begins July 19th.

๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€: ๐—๐˜‚๐—น๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฒ, ๐—๐˜‚๐—น๐˜† ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿญ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐—”๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐Ÿฎ, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ

๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜บ ๐˜ฒ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜–๐˜‹๐˜›๐˜Š๐˜‰๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ@๐˜จ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ญ.๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ.

๐—”๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€:

๐“๐‡๐„ ๐€๐ƒ๐”๐‹๐“๐’
โ–ช๏ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป (M, to play 33) – Our central character: Heโ€™s a good-hearted pushover. A Nervous Mamaโ€™s Boy, heโ€™s President of the Almaelou Music Corporation. A true triple threat.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—ฅ๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—น๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜‡ (F, 25-40) – Albertโ€™s Secretary and longtime girlfriend. Frustrated, loyal & confident. She self-identifies as Spanish. She sings several solos and must be a strong actor/dancer as well.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—•๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ (M, 18-30) – A rockstar & teen heartthrob. Heโ€™s smooth, arrogant, sensual and self-obsessed. While he doesnโ€™t have a ton of dialogue, he sings Honestly Sincere, One Last Kiss, and has solo singing in other numbers. He should be able to demonstrate the physicality of a rockstar.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—”๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ (M, 40-55) – Father of Kim & Randolph. Heโ€™s conservative, old-fashioned and controlling but loving. Has a ton of comedic moments as well as significant solo singing in Hymn for a Sunday Evening & Kids.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐——๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—”๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ (F, 40-55) – Mother of Kim & Randolph. Level headed and in control of her household while trying to uphold the 50โ€™s ideal. Has solo singing in Hymn for a Sunday Evening & Kids.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป (F, 50+) – Albertโ€™s overbearing mother who is nagging, manipulative and over the top. Sings the song A Mother Doesnโ€™t Matter Anymore.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—š๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป (F, 20-35) – A sensational, larger than life secretary who is Maeโ€™s choice to replace Rose. Splits are a plus. Non-Singing/Ensemble Singing Only.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ป (M, 35-65) – Outspoken & pompous, heโ€™s shocked at the effect Birdie has on his town. Non-Singing/Ensemble Singing Only.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—˜๐—ฑ๐—ป๐—ฎ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ป (F, 35-65) – A politicianโ€™s wife who canโ€™t resist the charms of Conrad Birdie. Comedically faints several times throughout the show. Non-Singing/Ensemble Singing Only.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—™. ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ (M, 40+) – The owner of Maudeโ€™s Roadside Retreat. Non-Singing/may sing as part of the quartet.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—”๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜ ๐—˜๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ – Numerous roles with lines & solos including named and unnamed parents, shriners, reporters, policemen, Ed Sullivan Show crew members and a quartet of bar patrons.

๐“๐‡๐„ ๐“๐„๐„๐๐’
โ–ช๏ธ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—บ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—”๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ (F, to play 15) – President of the Conrad Birdie Fan Club in Sweet Apple. Sheโ€™s a teen who thinks sheโ€™s all grown up: eager, self-confident and rebellious. Sings How Lovely To Be A Woman, One Boy, and has solo singing in other numbers.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—›๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ผ ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜† (M, 15-19) – Kimโ€™s jealous yet devoted boyfriend. Straight-laced, nerdy & sincere. Ensemble Singing Only.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—จ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฎ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—น๐—ฒ (F, to play 15) – Kimโ€™s hyper-enthusiastic best friend and neighbor. Sheโ€™s quirky, excitable and has mastered the fangirl scream. Ensemble Singing Only.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ป (F, 13-19) – Kimโ€™s friend & the Mayorโ€™s daughter. Has solo singing in The Telephone Hour, sings backup for Kim in One Boy.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ต ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฟ (F, 13-19) – Another enthusiastic Sweet Apple teen. Has solo singing in The Telephone Hour, sings backup for Kim in One Boy.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—๐—ผ๐—ต๐—ป๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป (M, 13-19) – Sweet Apple teen with a changing voice. Has solo singing in The Telephone Hour.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—˜๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€- Numerous other teens with lines & solos such as Helen, Nancy, Margie, Penelope, Suzie, Charity, Freddie & Karl; dancers to be featured in numbers throughout the show; unnamed fan club members to appear in numerous songs/scenes.

๐“๐‡๐„ ๐Š๐ˆ๐ƒ๐’
โ–ช๏ธ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฝ๐—ต ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—”๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ (M, 9-12) – Kimโ€™s optimistic & energetic younger brother. Has solo singing in Hymn for a Sunday Evening and the Kids Reprise.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—š๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—น (F, 8-12) – A distraught Conrad Birdie fan, must have excellent dancing & acting ability. Non-Singing/Ensemble Singing Only.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—๐—ฟ. ๐—™๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฏ (To Play 9-12) – Fans of Conrad Birdie who are old enough for the Conrad Birdie Pledge but arenโ€™t old enough to go to the ice house. Theyโ€™ll appear in several scenes with the older fan club members.

โ–ช๏ธ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—˜๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ – Featured dancers for โ€œPut on a Happy Faceโ€; Sweet Apple kids to appear in group numbers and to be featured in โ€œKids Repriseโ€.

Production Team:ย 
Director | Bekah Harbison
Assistant Director | Tyler Luetkenhaus
Music Director | Mike Blackwood
Choreographer | Ashley Nicole Pavlige
Stage Manager/Co-Scenic Designer | Matthew Garrison
Assistant Stage Manager/Youth Assistant | Peggy Levin
Lighting Designer | Ryan Young
Sound Designer | Jacob Kujath

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