The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida’s only professional musical theatre, will hold annual auditions for its 2018-2019 Series of musicals on Monday, March 19, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Auditions are by appointment only and will take place at The Winter Park Playhouse, 711 Orange Avenue, Suite C, Winter Park, FL 32789. Please call (407) 645-0145 to schedule an audition time. 

All ethnicities are strongly encouraged to attend!

The Playhouse is seeking Equity (O.A.T. Category 4 Contract) & Non-Equity musical theatre performers. Housing is not generally provided. In special circumstances, a patron will host a visiting actor.

Audition Requirements:

Dance combinations will be taught at the call-backs on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Please see the casting breakdown that follows for the show titles, dates and available roles.


GIGOLO: A Cole Porter Revue

Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter / Conceived by Paul Gilger 

Rehearsals begin July 9 / Runs July 26 – August 19, 2018

* Seeking strong musical theatre performers who can tell a story without a script, have a legit sound, and move well. 

GIGOLO (warm Baritone with a solid high A) Leading man type: very handsome, well-built, and excellent singer. Age range: late 20s to late 30s. 


WOMAN 2 (Soprano, up to an F#): Very beautiful and “experienced,” the glamorous actress of Hollywood. Age range: early 30s to early 40s.


WOMAN 4 (Mezzo-Soprano. A4 E5): Beautiful, strong-willed and spirited; the youngest and least experienced of the women. Age range: mid 20s to early 30s.



Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin / Conceived by Ray Roderick and Michael Berkeley

Rehearsals begin September 4 / Runs September 20 - October 14, 2018    

* Seeking versatile musical theatre performers who are excellent close harmony singers and dance very well, including tap.  Sight-reading is a major plus. Age ranges: late 20s to early 50s.

GEORGE: Tenor 1, up to A5

EILEEN: Soprano, A4 – G5

JIM: Tenor 1, up to A5 

SADIE: Mezzo-Soprano with very wide range: F3 – C6

ALEX: Lyric Baritone, up to F4

GINGER: Mezzo Soprano, G3 to E5



Created by Roger Bean

Rehearsals begin October 29 / Runs November 15-17 & November 29 - December 16, 2018    

* Seeking a musical theatre performer who sings, acts and dances extremely well.

All roles are cast except Missy.

MISSY (Soprano with belt F#3–A5): Missy is an over-achiever and a control freak. She is an elementary school teacher and is always ready to jump in and save the day. She has an inner sexiness that comes out every once in a while, much to her surprise and embarrassment. Age range: late 20’s to early 30’s.



Conceived by Richard Maltby Jr. and Murray Horwitz / Created by Richard Maltby Jr. / Vocal Arrangements by Jeffrey Gutcheon and William Elliott

Rehearsals begin January 7 / Runs January 24 - February 23, 2019    

* Seeking African-American musical theatre performers who are excellent singers and move well.

NELL: Vocal range F3 – F5 

ARMELIA: Vocal range G3 – C6   

CHARLAINE: Vocal range G3 – G5   

KEN: Vocal range D3 – C4

ANDRE: Vocal range G2 – E5


WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING: The Story of Singin' in the Rain

Written by Jay Berkow

Rehearsals begin February 25 / Runs March 14 - April 13, 2019    

* Seeking strong musical theatre performers who sing, act and dance extremely well, including adagio and tap. The role of Arthur Freed does not need to dance.

GENE KELLY (Baritone): The film star at the height of his film career; able to float a G above middle C as effortlessly as he dances. Age range: mid 30s to mid 40s. 

STANLEY DONEN (Baritone): Gene Kelly’s Co-Director and Jeanne’s former husband. Age range: mid 30s to mid 40s.

JEANNE COYNE (Mezzo Soprano): Kelly’s & Donen’s dance assistant and their love interest. Age range: late 20s to early 30s.

DEBBIE REYNOLDS (Mezzo Soprano): The young starlet who had never tapped before this film. Age range: early to mid 20s.

ARTHUR FREED (Baritone): The Producer and composer of many songs in the film. Does not need to dance. Age range: mid 40s to mid 50s. 



Book, Music & Lyrics by Amanda McBroom / Created by Amanda McBroom and Bill castellino

Rehearsals begin April 22 / Runs May 9-19 & May 30 - June 9, 2019    

* Seeking versatile musical theatre performers who are excellent singers and actors. This is a pop score so we’re looking for a more straight tone “radio” sound.  All must be excellent harmony singers who can blend.


STEVE (Vocal Range G2 – G4, plus Falsetto to E6): Annie’s husband-a nice, attractive,masculine blue-collar American male who is being dragged into a marital crisis he never sawcoming. Age range: mid to late 40s.

WOMAN 1 (Mezzo Soprano. Ab3 to F5): She plays Annie as a young woman, Annie’s daughter, and other characters. Age range: early to mid 20s.

WOMAN 2 (Mezzo Soprano, Ab3 to Db5): She plays Annie’s best friend – a salty, no-nonsense, sexy woman from Texas with a good sense of humor – and others. Age range: 40s.

MAN 1 (Tenor I, to B5): He plays Steve as a young man and other characters. Age range: early to mid 20s.

MAN 2 (Tenor I, to A5): He plays Annie’s son, the waiter, and other characters. Age range: late 20s.



The Winter Park Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related handicap, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Winter Park Playhouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization and is proudly affiliated with Actors’ Equity Association, the professional union of stage actors and stage managers, and the National Alliance of Musical Theatres.