Book of Merman

Audition Overview

Please prepare 16-32 bars of an upbeat song from a Golden-Age Musical. It is encouraged to prepare a second song, 16-32 bars of a ballad from a Golden-Age Musical.

Accompanist will be provided. Tacks, mp3s, or singing A capella will not be permitted at auditions.

The role of Ethel Merman has been cast.


Two Mormon missionaries knock on the door of Ethel Merman and hilarity ensues in this clever new musical comedy. Audiences will fall in love with this heaven-sent journey about two men and “The Merm” with a witty original score and a heartfelt message about being true to yourself. You gotta admit— it’s way more fun than Sunday School!


Leo Schwartz & DC Cathro

Playing Dates

Jun 11, 2020 – Jun 21, 2020

Audition: Feb 16, 2020
Feb 16, 2020
Callback: Feb 17, 2020
First Rehearsal: Apr 26, 2020
Payment Type: Paid
Union Type: Non-Union

Contact Information

Stage Manager

Audition Roles

  • Role Title: Elder Braithwaite
    Gender: Male
    Age Range: 18 – 40
    Description: A Mormon missionary, young and earnest and completely devoted to the Church and his Mission… but also harboring a secret! Range: A2 – G#4
  • Role Title: Elder Shumway
    Gender: Male
    Age Range: 18 – 40
    Description: A Mormon missionary, companion to Braithwaite, young and not as devoted to the Mission, wants to be a star! AND harbors a secret of his own! Range: A2 – G#4
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