THE PROM has specific requirements for roles regarding age and presenting gender. There are no narrative or traditional requirements regarding racial specificity.

Except where historical significance, age, gender or racial specificity are required by the narrative, all actors will be considered for open roles regardless of gender identity, age or race. While casting decisions are subjective and driven by the vision of the director and the creative team, Civic Theatre is committed to a diverse and inclusive cast, crew and staff whenever possible. However, we are often contractually constrained from making substantive changes to characters. While we may actively seek a diverse cast, actors should be prepared to execute portrayals in accordance with the script.


Audition Dates

Auditions : June 12 & 13 @ 7pm

Beginning May 14, 2023, our online audition form will be available. You will fill out the form completely including conflicts (required), headshot and resumé (not required). You will have the opportunity to select your audition date. Twenty-four hours before your selected date, you will be provided with a specific time. Video auditions will be accepted. In general, we cannot arrange for individual times outside of the scheduled auditions. Should we deem it necessary, we MAY schedule alternate dates at a later time.

Callbacks TBD

Age-wise, rising freshmen and above will be considered for casting. 



Director: Michael J. Lasley
Music Director: Brent E. Marty
Choreographer: Anne Beck

Production Dates

Rehearsals: August 14 - October 5, 2023

In general, rehearsals will be held Sunday 2:00 - 5:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Monday through Thursday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. All actors are not called for all rehearsals. The actual schedule will be determined once the show is cast. NOTE: Days and Times on the conflict list can give a more detailed idea of ALL rehearsal days and times up to Opening Night. Use this for referencing and saving dates aside. You will find rehearsal dates and mark conflicts on the audition form.

Performances: October 6 - 21, 2023

Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7pm, and Sundays at 2pm. 

What To Prepare:

  • Please prepare 16 bars of a Musical Theatre song in the style of the show.  An accompanist will be provided.
  • Please be prepared to dance - you will be given an opportunity to change into comfortable clothing after your vocal audition
  • You will be asked to read a side from the show. Sides can be found HERE.


The careers of four eccentric Broadway stars are struggling and they desperately need a new stage upon which to shine bright once more. Seeking out a cause, they head straight to small-town Indiana. Through social media, they have heard of trouble brewing around a school prom. Local girl, Emma Nolan, wants to take her girlfriend to prom, but the PTA are on a mission to keep the high school dance on the straight and narrow. Determined to transform lives and put themselves back in the limelight, the Broadway celebrities muscle in to change the town and give Emma the prom she deserves.


All roles are available. All ages listed are "stage age" and while we may cast actors of the exact age, it is our general practice to cast older, more experienced performers who can play down in age.

Emma Nolan

A teenager from Indiana whose prom was cancelled by the Parent-Teacher Association because she wanted to bring her girlfriend.

Gender: Female 
Age: 17
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Dee Dee Allen

A narcissistic two-time Tony award-winning Broadway actress whose star is beginning to fade.

Gender: Female
Age: 40-60
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: F#3/Gb3

Barry Glickman

A narcissistic Broadway actor.

Gender: Male
Age: 40-50
Vocal range top: F#4/Gb4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Alyssa Greene

A popular but closeted cheerleader and the daughter of Mrs. Greene, the head of the PTA.

Gender: Female
Age: 17
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G#3/Ab3

Tom Hawkins

The school principal of James Madison High School/Edgewater High School and Emma's ally.

Gender: Male
Age: 40-60
Vocal range top: C4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Angie Dickinson

A life-long chorus girl who just quit her job of 20 years in the musical CHICAGO after the producers never let her go on for the role of Roxie Hart.

Gender: Female
Age: 40-50
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: G#3/Ab3

Trent Oliver

A Julliard School graduate down on his luck but who has just been cast in the non-Equity tour of GODSPELL.

Gender: Male
Age: 40-50
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Mrs. Greene

The head of the PTA and the mother of a popular, but closeted, student.

Gender: Female
Age: 40-50
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: G#3/Ab3

Sheldon Saperstein

Barry Glickman and Dee Dee Allen's publicist.

Gender: Male
Age: 40-60
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4


Students & Parents

Gender: Male, Female, Non-binary
Age: 14 - 60

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