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AUDITIONS ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE AND NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.
Location is in our rehearsal building, next to the theater, at 720 East Third Ave, New Smyrna Beach, unless otherwise stated.
More information? Call 386.423.1246
A Christmas Carol - Directed by Kelly Grounds
AUDITIONS: October 1 & 2 at 7 pm
Show dates: November 30 - December 10 (preview November 29)
Everyone who auditions should be prepared to sing at least one stanza of their favorite Christmas Carol acapella, preferably an old Victorian Christmas Carol, not Jingle Bells or Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. Songs like “Silent Night”, “Little Town of Bethlehem” or “Oh Christmas Tree” are preferred. Monologues are welcome, but not required. Cold readings from the original story and the script will be provided. Improvisational exercises may happen.
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Some of these characters may be doubled/tripled up so actors play more than one role. There are also many small speaking roles and non speaking roles not listed here.
All the Spirit of Christmases will be female in this production. The Director will be looking for an older woman, a middle age woman and a girl between 10-14 years.
Ebeneezer Scrooge- an older man of at least 55 years. Must be physically able to climb stairs.
Bob Cratchit - his employee, a poor but kind family man 35 years or older
Mrs. Cratchit - Bob’s wife, 35 years or older
Martha Cratchit - the eldest Cratchit, 17
Peter Cratchit -the eldest boy around 16
Will Cratchit - the middle boy, around 11
Belinda Cratchit - the youngest daughter, around 8
Tiny Tim Cratchit- the youngest child, born lame and sickly
Fred - Scrooge’s young nephew and only living relative, a young man in his 20s.
Topper - Fred’s best friend who is in love with Fred’s sister-in-law
Proprietress - owns the Inn where Scrooge eats every evening.
Belle - Scrooge’s sweetheart from younger days. In her teens, then ages to her 30s.
Young Fan - Scrooge’s sister, a girl between 10-14
Young Scrooge - a boy around 8
Teen Scrooge - Scrooge when he first goes to work
Dick Wilkins - Teen Scrooge’s best friend
Fezziwig - a jolly old man who is Teen Scrooge’s boss
Mrs. Fezziwig - his jolly wife
Joe -the Pawnshop owner with a fondness for the ladies
The Laundress - a cockney lass who wants her fair share of the bounty
The Charwoman - She’s not afraid of anything or anyone, dead or alive.
The Undertaker’s Man - He also wants his fair share.
The Turkey Boy - a little boy who gives Scrooge the good news he hasn’t missed Christmas, probably around 10-12 years old. Must be unafraid to sing a solo acapello.
The Ghosts of Christmas
Marley -Scrooge’s old business partner who has been dead for seven years
The Spirit of Christmas Past - a gentle spirit but no nonsense
The Spirit of Christmas Present - this spirit loves a good party
Ignorance and Want -tiny boy and girl who make an appearance briefly
The Spirit of Christmas Future - this spirit doesn’t speak but is very spooky
3 additional Ghosts of Christmas, who will sing during scene changes.
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