Audition: A Christmas Carol
Sept. 28 @ 1pm
Sept. 29 @ 7pm
Sept. 30 @7pm (Callbacks)
CENTERstage Productions will hold open auditions for Lou Trapani’s musical adaptation of the Charles Dicken's classic, A Christmas Carol directed by Diana di Grandi with music direction by Paul and JoAnne Schubert.
Location: The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck.
Performance Dates: Dec. 6 - 22, 2019. There will be four weekday morning performances for school field trips.
Seeking: Adult and child actors/singers/dancers. All ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition. Character breakdown below.
Prepare / Bring:16 bars of a Christmas carol or song and bring your sheet music for our pianist. Also be prepared to perform a one -two-minute monologue. Please bring your calendar and be prepared to list all rehearsal conflicts.
Scrooge (this role is cast)
Boy Scrooge – gender: male, age: 10 -15
Little Fan – Scrooge’s sister - gender female, age 10 - 15
Young Scrooge - gender male, age 20 -30
Young Alice/Old Alice – Scrooge’s fiancée, gender: female, age 18 -30
Fred – Scrooge’s nephew, gender: male, age 20 - 35
Fred’s Wife - age 20 - 35
Bob Cratchit – Scrooge’s clerk, age 30 - 50
Mrs. Cratchit – age 30 - 40
Young Bob Cratchit – age 12 - 16
Peter Cratchit – age 10 -12
Martha Cratchit – age 15 - 20
Belinda Cratchit – child any age
Sally Cratchit – child any age
Tiny Tim – age 6 – 10 (could be played by male of female)
Old Fezziwig – Scrooge’s former employer, male, age 35+
Mrs. Fezziwig – age 35+
Felicity Fezziwig – female, child any age
First Lady Bountiful – adult, any age (strong singer)
Second Lady Bountiful – adult, any age (strong singer)
Jacob Marley – Scrooge’s business partner, male, age: 50+
Ghost of Christmas Past - gender: any, age: adult any
Ghost of Christmas Present - gender: any, age: adult any
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come - gender: any, age: adult any
Ensemble – townspeople, partygoers, homeless, merchants, etc. ages: children and adults