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Audition for one or more of our shows this season!

We try to keep auditions as easy and stress-free as possible. No appointment is required, and everyone is welcome!  We'll have you fill out an audition form and conflict sheet when you arrive, so please bring your calendar.  We'll also take your photo.  For plays, you'll be asked to do cold readings ("sides"); for musicals, you'll sing a song you've prepared and possibly learn a short choreography routine. 
Details about upcoming auditions are below.


The Little Theatre believes in non-traditional casting, and encourages all who are interested to audition. 

Questions about auditions? Email kristina@ltofws.org



music and lyrics by Frank Loesser
book by Joe Swerling and Abe Burrows
directed and music directed by Justin Bulla



Monday, February 24 & Tuesday, February 25 from 6:30-8:30 pm
at The Little Theatre’s offices, 419 N. Spruce Street

Please prepare 16-32 measures from a classic musical theatre show, in the era of Guys and Dolls or similar.  If you are specifically interested in the roles of Sarah or Sky, please prepare a song that demonstrates your vocal range.  If you are interested in the roles of Nathan or Adelaide, please choose a song that demonstrates character.  For all auditioning, please showcase your acting through the song.


Bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided.  Auditionees may also bring recorded accompaniment; a cappella is permitted but discouraged.  Dress comfortably, as a short movement exercise will be taught for the choreography portion of the audition.


Please bring your calendar and be prepared to list all potential conflicts for the rehearsal and performance period.  



The first rehearsal will be held March 2nd.  The tentative rehearsal schedule will be Monday-Friday evenings and Sunday evenings.  


April 17-19, 23-26, 30 & May 1-3, 2020
at Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce Street in Winston-Salem

Thursday-Saturday performances at 7:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2 pm


Roles are available for 8 men, 2 women and ensemble (ages 14+)

Nicely-Nicely Johnson
As his name suggests, he is the nicest and cheeriest of the gambling crooks. High-spirited and a bit naïve, but sincere and genuine. Nathan's loyal friend and lackey.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: B5; Vocal range bottom: D4


Benny Southstreet
Nathan's right-hand man and a gambler himself. Smart, slick, always moving and shaking, but with what he thinks are Nathan's best interest at heart.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: G5; Vocal range bottom: D4


Sarah Brown
A pretty, bright-eyed woman who serves as Sergeant of the local Mission. She fully believes in her worthy cause and wishes to convert the gambling sinners to saints. Falls unexpectedly in love with Sky along the way. She is prudish and uptight, but eventually relaxes.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: G5; Vocal range bottom: B3


Arvide Abernathy
The bass drum and cymbal player in the Mission band, he is Sarah's loving grandfather. Wise and sweet, he wants nothing but the best for her.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: F5; Vocal range bottom: D4


Harry The Horse
A crook and gambler. He is a tough guy with dollar signs as his bottom line. He brings Big Jule into Nathan's craps game and backs his cheating, but is also a man of his word in the gambling community.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: G5; Vocal range bottom: F3


Lt. Brannigan
A New York police officer who is on to Nathan's illegal craps games and is dead-set on catching him. A tough, no-nonsense character.
Gender: Male


Nathan Detroit
A good-hearted gambler and craps game organizer who could never hit the bigtime. He loves Adelaide, but cannot quit his gambling ways. A broke schemer with unwitting ways.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: F5;Vocal range bottom: D4


Miss Adelaide
Nathan's fiancé and a lead performer at the Hot Box nightclub. She loves Nathan more than anything in the world and desperately wants to get married. Pretty, outspoken, stubborn.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: E5;Vocal range bottom: A3


Sky Masterson
A high-stakes gambler whose luck never seems to run out, and a wild card who surprises himself when he falls in love with the unlikeliest of women. Suave, smart, handsome.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E5; Vocal range bottom: B3


Big Jule
A big time craps player from Chicago who uses a gun and his own pair of rigged dice to bully his way into never losing. Tough-looking. A bit of an oaf.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: G5; Vocal range bottom: F3


Sightseers, Mission Band (Agatha, Calvin, Martha), Crap Shooters (Liver Lips Louie, Angie The Ox, Rusty Charlie), Hot Box Girls, Waiters, Cuban Dancers


by Ray Cooney

directed by Britt Stone



Auditions have been postponed due to COVID-19.
The new audition date is TBA,

and will take place at The Little Theatre’s offices, 419 N. Spruce Streetl

Auditions will consist of reading from sides.  This is a British farce; auditionees are not required to audition with an accent, but are welcome to.


Please bring your calendar and be prepared to list all potential conflicts for the rehearsal and performance period.




Rehearsals will begin the week of April 27 and will tentatively be held Mondays-Thursdays from 7-9pm.


Performances: June 12-14 & 18-21, 2020

Thursday-Saturday performances at 7:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2 pm
at Reynolds Place Theatre, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts


Roles are available for 6 men and 4 women


a suave and successful man; a Junior Minister in the Government of the day

a severe man

a nimble and wily old servant

a plump Italian woman in her fifties

an ditzy young lady

a nondescript middle-aged man

an upright pleasant man of nervous disposition

an angry young man

a sophisticated woman in her forties

a bossy but attractive woman in her forties