Auditions For Our 2021-2022 Season

Loveland Stage Company announces casting call for:

Hello Dolly!

Book by Michael Stewart and Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Directed by Gregory Carl Smith and Produced by Micheal Kiser-Harris

Audition Dates:

  • Saturday Dec 4 12-3pm
  • Monday Dec 6 6-9pm
  • Tuesday Dec 7 6-9pm.

…at The Theater, 111 South Second Street (Route 48) Loveland Ohio 45140

Performance Dates:

  • March 4, 5, 6, 2022
  • March 11, 12, 13, 2022
  • March 18, 19, 20, 2022

Please bring a list of conflicts from December 28, 2021 thru February 20, 2022.

Absolutely NO conflicts from February 20, – March 20, 2022.

Please go to to select a date and time for your audition.


  • Come prepared with a song: 32 bars of music in the style of a Broadway Musical. Please, no songs from the show.
  • Dance audition requires proper attire. Bring tap shoes if you tap – no flip flops, please.
  • Please be prepared to read from the script.
  • For additional information or questions, please contact Director Gregory Carl Smith ( or Producer Micheal R. Kiser (
  • Resumes and headshots are not required.

Character Descriptions for Hello, Dolly!

Dolly Levi: Matchmaker, widow, meddler, opportunist, life-loving, commanding, strong stage presence. Stage age: 35-50. Vocal range: alto-soprano. Dance ability: some.

Horace Vandergelder: Well-known half-a-millionaire, widower, owns the Feed Store, gruff, set in his ways, authoritative. Stage age: 40-60. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: some.

Cornelius Hackl: Head clerk at the Feed Store, energetic, enthusiastic, and adventurous. Stage age: 30-35. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: strong.

Barnaby Tucker: Assistant to Cornelius at the Feed Store, naïve, energized, follower. Stage age: 17-20. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: strong.

Irene Molloy: Owns the Hat Shop, widow, beautiful, smart, fun-loving. Stage age: 30-35. Vocal range: soprano. Dance ability: strong.

Minnie Fay: Irene’s assistant, naïve, straight laced, fresh, follower. Stage age: 17-20. Vocal range: mezzo-soprano. Dance ability: strong.

Ambrose Kemper: Struggling artist, good-natured, accommodating, wants to marry Ermengarde. Stage age: 19-23. Vocal range: tenor. Dance ability: strong.

Ermengarde: Horace’s niece, whining, high-strung, wants to marry Ambrose. Stage age: 17-20. Vocal range: any. Dance ability: strong.

Ernestina: Accommodating, good-time girl. Stage age: 30-45. Vocal range: any. Dance ability: none.

Rudy: Maitre’d of the Harmonia Gardens, proper, commanding. Stage age: 40-60. Vocal range: bass. Dance ability: some.

Waiters and Chorus Members: Stage age: 15-70. Vocal range: all vocal types. Dance ability: none to strong. chorus.

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