Lead Roles

Dora Bailey

Always first on the scene for any major film opening, and she has the Hollywood scoop. Non-singing role, must have a great speaking voice. 

Gender: Female

Don Lockwood

Hollywood’s leading man in silent film. Charming and charismatic, Don has no shortage of female admirers. Don is smart and levelheaded; he likes being a famous Hollywood actor, but he doesn’t let the celebrity hype go to his head. Must be a strong dancer and singer. Must be comfortable with stage kiss.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Lina Lamont

A glamorous star of Hollywood’s silent films. She believes everything amazing she reads about herself in the gossip magazines, including that she and Don Lockwood are madly in love. Actor must work to accomplish the right amount of exasperating ditz to bring this character to life. Actor should be a confident, comedic actor who is not afraid to take positive risks and can keep Lina’s nasal, grating voice consistent throughout the entire show.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

Cosmo Brown

Often serves as the comic relief in the show. Quick-witted and sure-footed, Cosmo is fast with a one-liner to lighten the mood. Cosmo is Don’s right-hand man, and should be someone who physically contrasts with Don. Actor must have great comedic chops and a strong musical sense as he leads many numbers in the show.

Gender: Male
Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Roz

Always by Lina’s side, or trailing after her. As Lina’s manager, Roz works hard to make sure nothing upsets her. Non-singing role.

Gender: Female

R.F. Simpson

The studio producer in charge of “Lockwood-Lamont” films. R.F.’s first and foremost goal is to make money, and if that means doing a talkie film that’s fine with him. Actor must show off R.F.’s anxious boss persona. Non- singing role, must have a big voice.

Gender: Male

Kathy Selden

Wants to become an actress. She takes her career as an artist seriously and is embarrassed that she has to take jobs like singing and popping out of a cake just to get by. Actor must be a strong singer and dancer who can easily portray an honest likability as well as a tough exterior. Actor should pair well with Don and be comfortable with a stage kiss.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Dexter

The studio’s director for Lamont and Lockwood films. He’s loud and blustery, and he’s easily frustrated with his assistants and Lina. Actor must show his frustration as he works to complete his first talkie. Non-singing role, must have a big voice.

Gender: Male

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Supporting Roles

Pedestrian #1, Stagehand #1, Screening Guest #1, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Stage Hands are featured roles in “Make ’Em Laugh.”  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Pedestrian #2, Stagehand #2, Screening Guest #2, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Stage Hands are featured roles in “Make ’Em Laugh.”  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Pedestrian, Stagehand #3, Screening Guest #4, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Stage Hands are featured roles in “Make ’Em Laugh.”  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Kathy's Girls, Chorus Girl #1, Screening Guest #3, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Kathy's Girls are featured roles in “All I Do is Dream of You.”  Chorus Girls are featured roles in “Make ’Em Laugh.”  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Kathy's Girls, Chorus Girl #2, Screening Guest #5, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Kathy's Girls are featured roles in “All I Do is Dream of You.”  Chorus Girls are featured roles in “Make ’Em Laugh.”  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Kathy's Girls, Chorus Girl #3, Screening Guest, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Kathy's Girls are featured roles in “All I Do is Dream of You.”  Chorus Girls are featured roles in “Make ’Em Laugh.”  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Kathy's Girls, Chorus Girl #4, Screening Guest, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Kathy's Girls are featured roles in “All I Do is Dream of You.”  Chorus Girls are featured roles in “Make ’Em Laugh.”  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Movie Star, Student #1, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer #1

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Students are featured roles in “Moses Suppose".  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Movie Star, Student #2, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer #2

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Students are featured roles in “Moses Suppose".  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

Movie Star, Student #3, Rain Dancer and Broadway Dancer

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

 

Students are featured roles in “Moses Suppose".  Rain Dancers are featured roles in “Singin' in the Rain.”  Broadway Dancers are featured in "Broadway Melody". Actors must be strong dancers. They must be able to convey character and are able to be heard. 

Gender: Any

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Ensemble Roles

Crowd, Fan #1, 1st Assistant and Audience Member

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

Gender: Any

Crowd, Fan#2, 2nd Assistant and Audience Member

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

Gender: Any

Crowd, Policeman, 3rd Assistant and Audience Member

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

Gender: Male

Sam, Pedistrian and Orchestra Leader

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Sam is a sound engineer, and should be all business. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters.

Gender: Male

Zelda, Miss Dinsmore, Audience Member #1

Zelda is Lina’s right-hand gal, who informs her that Kathy’s voice is being dubbed over hers. Zelda can be dramatic and over-the-top like Lina, but at her core, she cares about her friend. This actor must be a confident performer who is unafraid to make bold choices.

Miss Dinsmore is the vocal coach hired to turn Lina’s voice into cultured perfection and to work with all of the other actors in the show. This actor must be tough, proper and slightly overworked. This is a non-solo singing role.

Gender: Female

Butler, Teacher, Audience Member #2

​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters. 

Gender: Any

Pedistrian, Party Server, Sound Engineer, Passerby and Audience Member

​​This character really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. Actors playing three or four different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters. 

Gender: Any

Crowd, Party Guests, Sound Crew and Audience Members

​​These characters really make the 1920s Golden Age of Hollywood come alive and are essential to this romantic light-hearted comedy. The 4-5 actors playing these different roles must be able to physically and vocally play different characters. 

Gender: Any

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