Stage Directors: Musical Director: Producer: Choreographer:
Stone Andrea Metchick
Cast of Characters
Albert (early thirties), President of Almaelou Music Corp, manages a very popular rock star -- Conrad Birdie. To play the role of Albert you need to have strong acting skills, a good voice and be able to dance fairly well. Alberts major moments include: "Put On A Happy Face," "Healthy Normal American Boy," "Everything is Rosie."
Alberts secretary, strong-willed, smart, of Spanish heritage, patience of a saint when I comes to Albert and his overbearing mother. To play the role of Rose Alvarez you to need to have strong acting, singing and dancing skills. Rose has a major solo song and dance number at the end of the play. Her major moments include: "Healthy Normal American Boy," "What Did I Ever See In Him," and "Spanish Rose."
Kim is a 15 year old teenager living in the small town of Sweet Apple, Ohio in the 1950s. She is pretty and very self-confident. To play the role of Kim you need to have both strong acting and singing skills. Dancing is required but there are no solo dance numbers for Kim. Her major song, "One Boy" goes up to an A. She also sings "Gotta a Lot of Livin," " How Lovely To Be a Woman," and "What Did I Ever See In Him."
Teen idol -rock star - a la "Elvis Presley." The person who plays Conrad must be able to move like Elvis and sing like Elvis. You really cant be shy and retiring for this role the more over the top you are the better. Major moments include: "Honestly Sincere," "One Last Kiss," and "Gotta A Lot A Livn To Do."
Mr. Harry McAfee
Mr. McAfee is a typical father from the 50s hes a little old fashioned, thinks hes the boss of the house (but isnt) and is frustrated by everyone around him.
Mr. McAfee has some of the funniest lines in the play. To play this role you need to be a strong comedic actor with moderately good singing skills. Mr. McAfees big numbers include "Kids" and "Ed Sullivan."
Mrs. Mae Peterson
Overbearing mother of Albert Peterson. This is a big, comedic role that does not require any singing. The person who plays Mrs. Peterson must have strong acting skills and good comic timing.
Mrs. Doris McAfee - Wife of Harry McAfee and Kims mother. Typical 50s housewife. Steady, calm, in control of a nervous, grouchy husband and a hysterical teenage daughter. Mrs.McAfee has many speaking lines and only a small vocal part in "Kids."
A hyper-enthusiastic, President of the Conrad Birdie Fan Club. She is Kims best friend and neighbor. Need strong acting, singing and dancing skills. Ursula sings either solo part or small ensemble parts in "One Boy," "How Lovely To Be A Woman," and Telephone Hour.
Randolph McAfee The 10 year old son of Harry and Doris. Role has many speaking lines and only a small vocal part in "Kids."
Gloria Rasputin Alberts mom introduces Gloria to Albert in a ploy to rid Rosie from her sons life. Gloria is a Tap dancing blonde bombshell. She has one big scene with many funny lines and a brief, over-the-top tap dance number.
Mayor speaking lines, no solo singing
Mayors Wife speaking lines, no solo singing
Harvey Johnson Nerdy teen boy. Some speaking lines and solo in Telephone Hour
Conrads Side Kick Chicks must be good dancers, have a lot of "50s greaser attitude" no solo singing.
There will be several girls and boys featured as dancers in several musical numbers including: "Honestly Sincere," "Put On A Happy Face," "A Lot of Livin To Do."
4-6 teen girls will be part of a small ensemble to be featured in one or more of the following numbers: "One Boy," Telephone Hour," and "How Lovely To Be a Woman."
Ed Sullivan Ensemble a select group of teens and parents will join the McAfee
family in singing the "Ed Sullivan Hour."
Teen Girls & Boys
Need to dance and sing. Featured in "Telephone Hour," "Healthy Normal American Boy"
"Honestly Sincere," "Got a Lot of Livin To Do"
Featured Parents Some speaking lines, small ensemble for "Kids"
Voice of Ed Sullivan Can you do a decent impression of Ed Sullivans voice?
Reporters Very small speaking parts
Policemen Very small speaking parts
Bartender Very small speaking parts
Stage Mngr. Very small speaking parts
Conductor Very small speaking parts
Traveler Very small speaking parts