Hilo Community Players announce AUDITIONS for



Music and Lyrics by Joe Iconis

Book by Joe Tracz

Based on the Novel by Ned Vizzini

Directed by Rachel Klein

Music Direction by Rachel Edwards

Choreograhy by Nadia Schlosser

AUDITIONS will take place on the mainstage of the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center (200 W. Kawili St., Hilo)


Thursday, January 19, 2023
Starting at 6:00 pm



Saturday, January 21, 2023
Starting at 3:00 pm


*You may attend both days, however only one day is required*
Roles are available for teens and adults.
Please come prepared with at least 16 bars of a song which best shows your vocal abilities. Arrive dressed to move for a dance audition and expect readings from the script.
Resumes and headshots are encouraged but not required.
You must arrive by or before the stated audition start time. Please contact us at least 5 days prior to audition if you require special accommodations. Performance Dates: April 21-29, 2023

Available Roles:

  • Jeremy Heere – Awkward high school junior
  • Christine Canigula – High school theater girl, sweetly dorky
  • Michael Mell – Jeremy’s music-obsessed best friend
  • Jake Dillinger – High school awesomeness personified
  • Rich – The school bully
  • Chloe – The hottest girl in school, crass and confident
  • Brooke – The second hottest girl in school, insecure about it
  • Jenna Rolan – That girl who knows everyone’s business
  • Jeremy’s Dad – Never wears pants
  • Mr. Reyes – The schools drama teacher who is full of drama
  • Scary Stockboy – A scary stockboy
  • The Squip – The supercomputer in Jeremy’s head
  • High School Students – ensemble

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