WHEN: Sunday, August 21, 2 pm and Monday, August 22, 7 pm

You need attend only one of these two days.

Invited Callbacks if needed on Tuesday, August 23, 7 pm

WHERE: Village Theatre Guild of Glen Ellyn, located at the corner of Park Blvd. and Butterfield Road.

This is an “Open Call” audition. No appointment is necessary. This is a non-equity, non-pay production.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Sides are posted on VTG website. No monologues are necessary but prepared monologue will be seen if actor chooses to share. All those auditioning are encouraged to provide a resume of their onstage experience and provide a list of all potential conflicts including travel. Any conflicts with the posted schedule must be discussed with the Producer and agreed to by the Director before casting can be confirmed.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Village Theatre Guild requires all those who attend auditions to present proof of their COVID vaccination and to be masked.


  • 12 Total Performances
  • Fridays and Saturdays – October 21, 22, 28, 29, November 4, 5, 11, 12 at 8 pm
  • Matinees at 2 pm October 23, 30, November 5 & 6

Go behind the scenes of a 1964 New York advertising agency when Daisy, the most controversial television commercial for a presidential political campaign was created and how we elect our leaders was forever changed. 


Directed by Terry Kozlowski

Produced by Renata Allelujka

roles/character descriptions

Role Name


Age Range


Louise Brown


Late 30s but age flexible

Ambitious copywriter with the advertising firm

Tony Schwartz


Early 40s but age flexible

Eccentric sound archivist, media specialist agoraphobe

Clifford Lewis


Early 30s but age flexible

African-American, a White House lawyer

Bill Bernbach


Early 50s but age flexible

The founder and creative director of the advertising firm, Doyle Dane Bernbach

Sid Myers


Mid 30s but age flexible

An art director with the advertising firm

Aaron Ehrlich


Early 40s but age flexible

Television producer with the advertising firm, excitable and nervous


M & F


Additional supporting characters or recorded voice overs