Upcoming Auditions!



Directed by DONNA BADTKE

Music Directed by ADAM DREFS

Choreographed by COLLEEN WALKER



Sunday, May 19 (1:00 Youth, 3:00 Adults)

Monday, May 20 (5:00 Youth, 7:00 Adults)

Performance Dates

July 26 - 28 & August 2 - 4, 2024

Friday & Saturday - 7:30 PM

Sunday matinee - 3:00 PM


Mondays - Thursday Evenings

Who: Auditions are open to all Youth (grades 1 - 12), Teens & Adults!

What: Auditioners should be prepared to sing any song*; there will also be readings from the script**.

     *You may sing acapella (without any music), but there will be a piano accompanist if you bring sheet music, a CD player if you bring a CD, and a bluetooth speaker if you use your phone.

     **For young readers, we will accomodate with a helper to assist them!


N2490 Cisco Road, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Any questions about auditions, email christianperformingartscom@gmail.com

About the show: 

The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.


Harold Hill

Our story's unsuspecting protagonist. A con man, traveling under the auspices of a salesman, he eventually falls in love with Marian Paroo. Charismatic and charming.

Gender: Male, Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Marian Paroo

The stuff town librarian and music teacher. She is an attractive young lady who eventually falls for Harold Hill. Stuck up. Curious.

Gender: Female, Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: A5, Vocal range bottom: G3

Mrs. Paroo

Cheerful and always plotting. An Irish widow and mother to Marian and Winthrop.

Gender: Female, Age: 45 to 60

Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Winthrop Paroo

Marian's baby brother, he is very shy because of a noticeable lisp. Embraces Harold Hill and the marching band.

Gender: Male, Age: 8 to 12

Vocal range top: Eb5, Vocal range bottom: C4


A blustery politician who is all too "self-important." Begrudgingly married to Eulalie, he is skeptical of the town rumor mill.

Gender: Male, Age: 50 to 60

Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn

Mayor Shinn's peacock wife. A serial gossiper and snob, she has trouble keeping her opinions to herself.

Gender: Female, Age: 40 to 50

Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: D4

Marcellus Washburn

Harold's chummy old friend and former con man, he now lives in River City and is trying to settle down.

Gender: Male, Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: A4, Vocal range bottom: G2

Charlie Cowell

A traveling salesmen who is on to Harold Hill's schemes. Tirelessy attempts to prove to everyone the true con man behind Harold Hill.

Gender: Male, Age: 25 to 45

Ewart Dunlop

A tenor in the quartet formed by Hill. Married to Maude Dunlop.

Gender: Male, Age: 25 to 45

Vocal range top: F5, Vocal range bottom: F3

Oliver Hix

A baritone in the quartet formed by Hill. Married to Alma Hix.

Gender: Male, Age: 25 to 45

Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: B2

Jacey Squires

The highest tenor in the quartet. Married to Mrs. Squires.

Gender: Male, Age: 25 to 45

Vocal range top: C5, Vocal range bottom: C3

Olin Britt

Bass of the quartet formed by Harold Hill.

Gender: Male, Age: 25 to 45

Vocal range top: C4, Vocal range bottom: F2

Tommy Djilas

An attractive, young man from the wrong side of town. He is secretly courting Zaneeta.

Gender: Male, Age: 15 to 20


A slightly bratty piano student of Marion Paroo.

Gender: Female, Age: 8 to 12

Vocal range top: E5, Vocal range bottom: C4

Zaneeta Shinn

The Mayor's fresh-faced daughter who is in love with Tommy. Sweet and outgoing. Appears to be daffy at times.

Gender: Female, Age: 14 to 18

Alma Hix

A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Oliver Hix.

Gender: Female, Age: 25 to 45

Maud Dunlop

A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Ewart Dunlop.

Gender: Female, Age: 25 to 45

Ethel Toffelmier

A comical "Pick-a-Little Lady," and Marcellus Washburn's girlfriend.

Gender: Female, Age: 25 to 40

Mrs. Squires

A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Jacey Squires.

Gender: Female, Age: 25 to 45


Constable Locke, Newspaper Readers, River City Townspeople, Traveling Salesmen