Auditions for A Christmas Carol Coming Soon

The final production in Playhouse 2000’s 15th Anniversary Season is a highly theatrical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story A Christmas Carol.  It’ll be seen on the VK Garage stage December 6 though 21.

The unique staging by Christopher Schario calls for six actors and one musician who create all of the classic characters we know and love: Scrooge, Cratchitt, Nephew Fred, Jacob Marley and all the rest.  All of the sound effects in the show are created live, and the characters change before our very eyes!  It’s a wonderful opportunity for actors to display their versatility and skill.  The show will be directed by Jeffrey Brown.

Available roles include:

Ebeneezer Scrooge – the only single-character role in the show.  We all know the old skinflint, so no further description is needed here.

Actor #1 – the young man, who plays our only modern character, and assumes the roles of Dick Wilkins, Tiny Tim and The Turkey Boy, among others.

Actor #2 – portrays Bob Cratchitt, Marley’s Ghost, Fezziwig and more.

Actor #3 – portrays Fred, Christmas Present and Peter Cratchitt.

Actor #4 – assumes the roles of Fan, Mrs. Fezziwig, Belle, Marth and more.

Actor #5 – takes on Christmas Past, Mrs. Cratchitt, a Charwoman and more.

The Musician – the script calls for a fiddler (who must actually play and improvise) but other instruments could also work.

AUDITIONS will be held at the VK Garage Theater on Sunday, October 20th at 2:30, and Monday, October 21st at 6:30 (pick one.)  We will do readings and theater “games” – no advance preparation is necessary.  Perusal Scripts are available for checkout at the Cailloux Box Office or at the VK Garage Office, but must be returned promptly.

If you have questions, reply to this email or call Jeffrey at (830) 896-9393.  See you here!

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