The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

Acting Out's 2020 summer production will be "The Drowsy Chaperone," with book by Bob Martin/Don McKellar and lyrics and music by Greg Morrison/Lisa Lambert. The production will be performed in the Agnes De Mille Theatre with full orchestra, sets and costumes for an amazing experience for your young Thespian!

The show will open Thursday, May 28, with five performances throughout the weekend. The director will be Nick Zayas, music director Pierce O’Brien and choreographer Becky Zayas.

Auditions will be held January 10-11 for all roles and ensemble members. Auditions are open to middle and high school students. First preference will be given to those students enrolled in Acting Out classes, but consideration will be given to all auditionees. A link to audition sign-ups will be available on December 4, 2019.

All cast members will take 8-10 production classes on Saturdays throughout the spring semester. Full rehearsals begin on Monday, April 27, at UNCSA.


Auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone will take place from 4:30 - 9 p.m. on Friday, January 10, in the DeMille Studio 1 of the Workplace Building on the UNCSA campus. Auditions are open to students in 6th-12th grade.

Audition Sign Up     Audition Form

If you are unable to attend on January 10, email Janine Hawley to make other arrangements. Please prepare a one minute contemporary monologue and 32-bar musical theatre song of your choice. Please print and complete the audition form and bring with you to your audition.