Auditions for:

Heathers: The Musical

A Riotous Musical Comedy
Directed by Philip Muehe; Music Direction by Robyn Loewen

December 17th
12-7pm @ The Rep
Potential Callbacks December 18th 


Auditions by appointment. Click here to sign up for an audition slot.  See below for audition materials.

If all audition slots are full, please contact director Philip Muehe at It’s possbile more slots can be added. 

About the Show
: Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But when misfit Veronica Sawyer has a chance to join their clique, things quickly spiral out of her control as she does anything to gain their approval in this darkly delicious musical comedy. 


– 11 Actors (5 Male-Presenting, 6 Female-Presenting), plus Ensemble
– With the exception of adult tracks, all other roles are intended to pass as High Schoolers
As required by the license agreement, all actors auditioning must be at least 20 years old by the start of rehearsals 

– All ethnicities and gender identities are encouraged and warmly welcomed to audition

Character Breakdown:

  • Veronica Sawyer; Our Heroine, Idealistic. Strong belt required
  • Jason “J.D.” Dean; Dreamy, Mysterious. Strong belt required
  • Heather Chandler; Leader of the Heathers, “A Mythic Bitch”. Strong belt required
  • Heather McNamara; Spacey, Skittish. Strong belt required
  • Heather Duke; Hungry for Power. Strong belt required
  • Martha Dunnstock; Veronica’s Best Friend, Sweet, Outcast. Strong belt required
  • Ram Sweeney; Football Player, Not a Very Nice Dude
  • Kurt Kelly; Also a Football Player….Also Not Very Nice
  • Adult Male #1 (Bill Sweeney/Big Bud Dean/Coach Ripper); 40s to 50s
  • Adult Male #2 (Paul Kelly/Mr. Sawyer/Principal Gowan); 40s to 50s
  • Adult Female (Mrs. Sawyer/Ms. Fleming); 30s to 50s. Strong belt required
  • Ensemble (Various Roles); 20s to 30s

Audition Details/Materials

  • The audition will consist of singing from the score (memorization not needed) and telling us a story
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your audition slot
  • Actors seeking female-presenting roles should prepare Dead Girl Walking
  • Actors seeking male-presenting roles should prepare Freeze Your Brain
  • Actors seeking the adult-male roles should prepare My Dead Gay Son
  • Actors seeking the adult-female role should prepare Shine a Light
  • ALL actors should come prepared to share a BRIEF rendition of their worst High School experience or an embarrassing moment. Be prepared to act some of it out in an exaggerated style

Important Dates:

  • Rehearsals start February 5th (Final rehearsal schedule will be set once the show is cast)
  • Performing April 19-20, 25-28 and May 2-5, 2024 (10 Total Performances) 

It is the Rochester Repertory Theatre’s current policy to require anyone involved in a production (director, stage manager, cast, crew, technicians) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate.