Auditions for Pirates of Penzance will be held on Sunday November 4th from 12 pm to 3 pm and Monday November 5th from 6PM to 10PM, Dances by Diane’s, 201 Broadway, Westville, NJ, 08093.

Callbacks will be scheduled on an as needed basis.

Director Jeanette Carden, and the production team are looking for very strong singers with comedic timing to cast this delightful show. Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Performances will be January 18th – 27th. The role of Major General Stanley has already been cast. All other roles are open. For an audition slot, please contact


Cast Breakdown:

Mabel (Soprano) – Young (stage age 17-20) and beautiful. She is genuine, and utterly sincere as she captures the love of young Frederick. Her naivety and innocence make her a sweet and funny character.

Edith (Mezzo-Soprano) – Featured Ensemble. One of Major General Stanley’s daughters.

Kate (Mezzo-Soprano) – Featured Ensemble. One of Major General Stanley’s daughters.

Ruth (Alto) – Frederick’s nanny (stage age 40+) who raised him. Has a deep, motherly connection with Frederick.

Frederic (Tenor) – Young (stage age 21), handsome, and genuine. Believes in love at first sight, and that he sincerely is trying to do the honorable thing. For him, duty is before all.

Samuel (Baritone) – The Pirate King’s right hand man. He is sincere, earnest, and simple-minded.

Pirate King (Bari/Bass) – Swashbuckling, athletic, and handsome leader of The Pirates of Penzance. An adventurer, and sentimental romantic fellow. .

Sergeant of Police (Bass) – Obeys his duty, and the law, but is a coward at heart.

Ensemble: 16 and up. Ensemble will make up the chorus of daughters, chorus of pirates, and chorus of constables.