The Man Who Came To Dinner Auditions

The Man Who Came to Dinner is a classic screwball comedy, The play is set in the small town of Mesalia, Ohio in the weeks leading to Christmas in the late 1930s and  involves famous radio personality, Sheridan Whiteside, slipping on a piece of ice on the doorstep of an Ohio family and having to spend 6 tumultuous weeks recuperating in their home.  The cast of characters (see below) contains many opportunities for actors to strut their comedic chops by bringing these characters to life.  

Open auditions will be held September 27 (7-9pm) and 30 (2-4pm)  at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center Street, Hilliard Ohio, 43026. Callbacks will be Tuesday Oct 3 from 7-9. Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the play.  Copies are readily available at the public library or online at There are 18 roles available!

The role of Sheridan Whiteside has been cast.

Our productions strive for a more diverse cast.  Auditioning is open to all regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, or age.  HAC directors utilize an identity-conscious casting philosophy  where casting decisions are made with intent. For Nunsense, we will be casting female-presenting and male-presenting actors for all roles based on the characters as written.. 

Auditions must be scheduled in advance and can be scheduled through our convenient online reservation system

Auditions will follow the process described at 

Video auditions can be arranged by contacting the director at  prior to September 27.

Performance dates are November 3-5 and Nov 10-12 

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