Toledo, OH— Toledo Opera is holding auditions for small roles and chorus positions for the Broadway musical Ragtime (February – April 2024 commitment), on Saturday, August 12 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Those interested should prepare two arias or Broadway songs, which show off voice and acting ability. In addition, those auditioning must bring a resume, headshot, and sheet music. A pianist will be provided. Auditions will be held at Toledo Opera Offices, 425 Jefferson Ave., Suite 601. Toledo Opera is seeking the following singers:

Ragtime by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens
April 19 & 21, 2024
Valentine Theatre
In addition to the forty (40) member chorus (SATB), Toledo Opera is seeking performers for the following supporting roles: Willie Conklin (tenor, bigoted Irish fireman). Music rehearsals will begin February 25 and run weekly on Sundays. Additionally, Toledo Opera is seeking performers for the following spoken roles: Stanford White (50 year old Caucasian architect), Harry K. Thaw (31 year old Caucasian heir), First Officer Henson (20-40 year old black male), Admiral Peary (40-70 year old male), Coalhouse’s Followers (3) (20-40 year old black males), Baron’s Assistant (20-50 year old female), Bureaucrats (2) (20-50 year old white males), Black LawyerWhite AttorneyClerkConductor (white male), Doctor (white male), ReporterKathleen (Irish servant), Policeman (white male), Newsboys (3), Fireman (20-40 year old white male), Welfare OfficialHarlem Man (black male), Harlem Woman (black female), D.A. Whitman (40-60 year old white male). Staging rehearsals will begin on April 10 and typically run Monday through Friday in the evenings and on Saturdays and Sundays in the afternoons/evenings.

For more information regarding auditions, visit  To schedule an audition, please email James Norman at For more information about the 2023-24 season, visit For media access, please contact Rachael Cammarn at