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Medina County Show Biz depends on volunteer talent for all of its plays each season. Our auditions are open to anyone with an interest in performing in community theater. We welcome actors of all ages and experience levels! 


JUNE 9-10, 2023
JUNE 21 & 22, 2023


Looking for Musicians, Singers, Dancers, Rappers, Actors, Comedians, Magicians, Gymnasts, Soloists and Groups!

What: Medina's Got Talent is a county wide talent show being produced by Medina County Show Biz Youth.

Who: Open to ages 8 - 20!

Bring your 3 to 5 minute act for a chance to compete in front of a live audience and judges on JULY 15TH.  Audition does not guarantee entry.

Where and WhenAUDITIONS will be held at the Haddad Theater, 144 N Broadway Medina, Oh 44256, Friday June 9 and Saturday June 10 4:00PM - 8:00PM.

What to bring to the audition: You will need to bring all of your OWN EQUIPMENT, if you need anything more than a simple microphone. If you have music or accompaniment please bring it. You will have access to outlets. Auditions are on the second floor, so be weary of what you can carry up the stairs. 
What to prepare:
You will have a 10-minute time slot, but that does not mean a 10 minute act. Please keep your performance to 5 minutes. 



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⭐️ Audition Notice: Bye Bye Birdie, the Musical ⭐️
Get ready to put on a happy face and join the fun as we audition for the hit musical, Bye Bye Birdie! This timeless show is packed with energetic songs and hilarious hijinks, and we're looking for talented performers to bring these characters to life.

Set in the 1950s, Bye Bye Birdie tells the story of rock star Conrad Birdie, who is drafted into the army. As a publicity stunt, his managers plan for him to give a farewell kiss to a lucky fan on The Ed Sullivan Show. Chaos ensues as the small town of Sweet Apple, Ohio prepares for the big event.

Audition Details:
Dates: June 21 and 22, Callbacks June 24, 10am-1pm
Time: 6pm-10pm
Location: The Haddad Theatre, 144 S Broadway, Medina, OH 44256
Prepare: A song from the show or in the style of the 1950s, and be prepared to do a cold read from the script

Rehearsals begin July 17, and run Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 6-9PM
Performances: September 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

Directed by Jim Dove
Musical Director: Carey Knox
Choreographer: Glen Stacho
Stage Manager: Susan Roach

We're seeking performers of all backgrounds and experience levels to bring this beloved musical to life. Don't miss your chance to be a part of the fun!

Character Descriptions

Conrad Birdie: A handsome, charismatic rock star in his 20s. (M/ 16-25)
Albert Peterson: Conrad's nervous and overworked manager. (M/ 30-45)
Rosie Alvarez: Albert's girlfriend and secretary, in her 20s.(F/ 30-40)
Kim MacAfee: A sweet and innocent teenager from Sweet Apple, Ohio, around 16 years old. (F/16-20)
Mr. Harry MacAfee: Kim's overprotective father, in his 40s. (M/ 35-45)
Mrs. Mae Peterson: Albert's overbearing and disapproving mother, in her 50s.(F/ 40-60)
Ursula Merkle: Kim's best friend, a gossip-loving teenager. (F/ 16-25)
Hugo Peabody: Kim's boyfriend, a jealous teenager. (M/ 16-25)
Randolph MacAfee: Kim's younger brother, around 10 years old. (M/ 10-12)
Gloria Rasputin: A teenage fan of Conrad Birdie.(F/ 16-25)
Mayor: The mayor of Sweet Apple, Ohio. (M/ 25-50)
Mayor's Wife: The mayor's wife. (F/25-50)
Harvey Johnson: A nerdy teenager from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (M/ 16-25)
Deborah Sue: A teenage girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (F/ 16-25)
Margie: A teenage girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (F/16-25)
Alice: A teenage girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (F/16-25)
Nancy: A teenage girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (F/16-25)
Penelope: A teenage girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (F/16-25)
Suzie: A teenage girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (F/16-25)
Freddie: A teenage boy from Sweet Apple, Ohio. (F/16-25)
Karl: A stagehand. (M/ 25-55)
Sad Girl: A girl who is sad that Conrad Birdie is leaving for the army. (F/16-25)
Ed Sullivan: The famous TV host who welcomes Conrad Birdie to his show. (Voice only)
The Ensemble: A group of singers and dancers who play various roles in the show, such as fans, reporters, and townspeople, various voice roles (All Genders + Ages)

All auditions will be posted on our website, on our Facebook page, and on the Northeast Ohio Auditions FB Group Page
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