Written by Duane Lanham

Directed by Deb Failla

 Music Direction by Lisa Riggs Hobbs

The RTB Lounge Super Nifty Holiday Bash is a campy two-act musical revue featuring traditional and non-traditional songs that cast a side-eye on the holidays. 

Auditions will take place on Wednesday September 15 & Thursday, September 16 from 7PM to 10PM. 

If necessary, callbacks will be held Sunday, September 19.

Rehearsals will begin the last week of September. 

The Performance schedule is as follows:
Saturday 11/27 8pm opening night
Sunday 11/28 2pm
Friday 12/3 8pm
Saturday 12/4 8pm
Sunday 12/5 2pm
Friday 12/10 8pm
Saturday 12/11 8pm
Sunday 12/12 2pm
Friday 12/17 8pm
Saturday 12/18 8pm closing night

*Please note that there will be rehearsals (tech week) the week of Thanksgiving and performances Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving Day (and possibly the Wednesday before Thanksgiving) will be OFF.

Please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

We are committed to promoting equity in community theater. In seeking to build a diverse cast, we encourage actors of all races, ethnicities, and gender identities to audition. All roles are open.

Those auditioning should be come prepared to sing 16 bars of a musical comedy piece, or comedy-style piece and do some dancing. 

 Cast breakdown is as follows: 

Doris Campbell – Woman (30-40) Alto. E3-C#5. The cheerful, gracious host of the night’s
Christmas Eve dinner party who enjoys Christmas and all its trappings. She is the wife to …

Don Campbell – Man (30-40) Baritone. C3-E4. Friendly, but thoroughly annoyed by Christmas and
all its trappings. The party was not his idea.

Gloria Gooseby – Woman (40-50) Mezzo Soprano with belt. G3-E5. The Grande Dame of
Broadway. Recently divorced and still smarting. Brash and flirtatious, Doris is convinced she has
eyes for Don. Diva singing role requiring ability to blend in ensemble.

Edna Flatly – Woman (20’s) Mezzo Soprano. G3-E5. Ms. Gooseby’s efficient secretary and confidante, happy to be in the shadows. A long series of bad dating decisions has left her wary and defensive, and yet … Dancing is required.

Charles Whitmer – Man (40-50) Baritone. C3-E4. Dashing, charming, and generally slightly
inebriated. He and Gloria have a professional and personal history.

Stephen Stevens – Man (20’s) Tenor. C3-E4. Charles’ nephew visiting from Kansas City, Missouri.
Well-mannered, impulsive, and a hopeless romantic. Dancing is required.

Head Caterer – Any gender (over 30) Ensemble singing may be required. Proper, professional,
reliable, fastidious attention to the pecking order. Non-speaking role that relies heavily on physical
comedy. Some dancing required. Oversees …

Assistant Caterer – Any gender (over 25) Ensemble singing may be required. Nonchalant, easily
distracted, doesn’t understand “pecking order.” Non-speaking role that relies heavily on physical
comedy. Some dancing required.