Performance: February 28 through March 8, 2020 at The Cat in Carmel.


Susan Rardin will be directing the show and auditions are


December 8 and 9, 2019 at the CCP Warehouse at 510 3rd Ave. SW, Carmel, IN 46032.



Lend Me a Tenor: Character Info


Saunders: Manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, Maggie’s father. Nervous, edgy, angry.  Stage age 50-70.  


Max: Assistant to Saunders.  Singing role.  Shy and unsure of himself.  Would love to be a famous opera singer like Tito Merelli.  Stage age 25-35


Maggie: Max’s girlfriend.  Starstruck by Tito Merelli.  Stage age 20-35


Tito Merelli: A world famous tenor, known to his fans as Il Stupendo.  Huge ego, bigger personality. Stereotypical Italian. Singing role.  Stage age 40-55


Maria: Tito’s wife.  Very jealous. Stereotypical Italian.  Always fighting with Tito. Stage age 30-45


Bellhop: Singing Role.  Desperately wants to meet Tito.  Often breaks into song when he enters the hotel room.  Stage age 25-70


Diana: A soprano.  Will do “anything” to further her career, believes Tito is the key to her future.  Desperately wants to meet him. Stage age 30-45


Julia: Chairman of the Opera Guild.  Has designs on Tito. She is a “Cougar”.  Stage age 60-75


Auditioners will read from the script. Max, Tito and the Bellhop are all singing roles, please bring 16 bars of a prepared song with sheet music.  An accompanist will be provided.

Production dates are Feb 28th through Mar 8th, including a Thursday evening performance on Mar 5th.

A limited number of scripts are available for perusal in advance of auditions, contact Director Susan Rardin to obtain one.



Auditions for Carmel Community Players's production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last 5 Years will be held at CCP's warehouse on Sunday, February 9th and Monday, February 10th from 7-9pm.

Please come prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a song that shows off your range. Bring sheet music in the correct key, a pianist will be provided.

Both roles below are available and open for any race or body type.

Catherine Hiatt
Character arcs from an ambitious, fresh-faced girl in a new relationship to a woman stunned by a betrayal and a divorce that she is only beginning to understand.
Gender: Female
Stage Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: D#5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Jamie Wellerstein
Character arcs from an ambitious guy on a promising first date with a dazzling career to someone who is blinded by success and ego. He is very lovable, yet makes unintentional choices that sabotages his own happiness.
Gender: Male
Stage Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Please no actors under the age of 18.

The Last 5 Years Staff:
Producer: L Anne Raffel
Director: Bradley Allan Lowe
Assistant Director: Ginger Stoltz
Vocal Director: Ginger Stoltz
Music Directors: Ginger Stoltz & Ainsley Paton