“Pippin,” directed and choreographed by David Jendre. Musical director is Jason M. Fair and Joanna Andrei is assistant director. Auditions at Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown, 330-788-8739, 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Performance dates are Sept. 7-9, 14-16. Roles available are as follows: Pippin (male, early to mid-20s); Leading Player (male or female, 20s to 30s); Charlemagne (male, late 40s to early 60s); Fastrada (female, early 30s to early 40s); Lewis (male, early 20s); Berthe (female, early 60s to 70s); Catherine (female, late 20s to mid-30s); and Theo (9 to 11 years old). The singing-dancing ensemble called The Players in the show, is heavily featured throughout and a small group of men and women (age 18 and up) will be selected. A more complete breakdown of character requirements is available on the Playhouse’s Facebook page. Those auditioning are asked to prepare a song that showcases their voice and range. Wearing comfortable attire for dance is strongly suggested. Rehearsals are expected to begin in late July. For information, call The Youngstown Playhouse or go to

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