Lucky Stiff – auditions

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West Coast Players will hold auditions for Lucky Stiff  on Sunday, November 5th and Monday, November 6th at 7:00 PM at 21905 US 19 North, Clearwater, FL 33765.

Producer: John Timberlake

Co-Director and Musical Director: Jeremy D. Silverman

Co-Director: Margee Sapowsky


  • Harry Witherspoon: Shy, English shoe salesman who inherits $6 million. (20’s to 30’s)
  • Annabel Glick: Representative of the Dog Home of Brooklyn. (20’s to 30’s)
  • Vinnie di Ruzzio: Optometrist, brother of Rita and forced to travel to Monte Carlo with her. (30’s to 40’s)
  • Rita la Porta: Legally blind sister of optometrist, stole $6 million from her casino owner husband. (30’s to 40’s)
  • Dominique du Monaco: Lounge singer in Monte Carlo. (20’s)
  • Luigi Gaudi: American tourist who attempts to help Harry. (50’s to 60’s)
  • Uncle Anthony: Dead uncle preserved by taxidermist. Travels to Monte Carlo with Harry and a heart shaped box. (50’s to 60’s)
  • Ensemble: 3 men and 3 women who play all of the other parts: (Variety of ages)

Audition Procedures:

  • Please prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song (in your key) that showcases your range and personality, and relates to the style and tone of Lucky Stiff.
  • Please bring sheet music; a pianist will be provided.
  • NO a cappella or recorded music.
  • Although there is no dance component for the audition, please know that Lucky Stiff does feature some minor choreography.
  • There may be readings from the script.

Special Note: Due to the winter holidays, Lucky Stiff will feature a condensed and intense (but rewarding!) rehearsal experience.  Be advised that people with no or little conflicts during November and December will be given priority.

Lucky Stiff by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty is an offbeat, hilarious murder mystery farce, complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds, and a corpse in a wheelchair, an unassuming English shoe salesman stands to inherit a fortune if he can succeed in passing his uncle off as alive.

“ … Lucky Stiff is a thoroughly enjoyable example of good old fashioned musical theatre” – London Theatre News

West Coast Players Theatre is located at 21905 US 19 North, Clearwater, FL.  Directions to the theatre can be found here.
West Coast Players is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.
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