Audition Announcements

Casting Call for 
The Man Who Came to Dinner
September 7th at 6 pm
Strauss Theatre Center

Directed by Cassey Bernstein & Moira O’Connor

Strauss Theatre Center is holding auditions for The Man Who Came to Dinner, a classic comedic play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, on Tuesday, September 7th at 6pm.  If you are unable to make the date, please call the box office and talk to Donna.  You may submit a video audition from now until September 8th at 9pm.  Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, September 8th.

For auditions please prepare a 1 minute monologue in the style of the show. The show is a fast-paced comedy with witty dialogue and quick banter. It is based in the 1940’s.

We are looking for a large cast of comedic actors and actresses to portray the following roles:

  • Maggie Cutler (Female, Lead)
  • Sheridan Whiteside (Male, Lead)
  • Mr. Ernest W. Stanley (Male, Supporting)
  • Mrs. Ernest W. Stanley (Daisy) (Female, Supporting)
  • Richard Stanley (Male, Supporting)
  • June Stanley (Female, Supporting)
  • Bert Jefferson (Male, Supporting)
  • Banjo (Male, Supporting)
  • Beverly Carlton (Male, Supporting)
  • Lorraine Sheldon (Female, Supporting)
  • Harriet Stanley (Female, Featured)
  • John (Male, Featured)
  • Sarah (Female, Featured)
  • Mrs. Dexter (Female, Featured)
  • Mrs. McCutcheon (Female, Featured)
  • Sandy (Male, Featured)
  • Mr. Baker (Male, Featured)
  • Expressman (Male, Featured)
  • A Plainclothes Man (Male, Featured)
  • Professor Metz (Male, Featured)
  • Dr. Bradley (Male, Featured)
  • Westcott (Male, Featured)
  • Miss Preen (Female, Featured)
  • Luncheon Guests (3) (Ensemble)
  • Radio Technicians (2) (Ensemble)
  • Young Boys (6) (Ensemble)
  • Deputies (2) (Ensemble)

You will check in at the Box Office and remain in the lobby until your audition.

To peruse the script, email Donna at or call 318-323-6681.  Join the event on Facebook to make sure you save the date!