A Christmas Carol
by Paradox Players
Oct. 13 - Oct. 14 (2018)
Paradox Players will hold auditions for their upcoming production of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol adapted by C. Schario.
Directed by Barbara Abbate.
Audition Dates: Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday, October 14, 2018, 1 – 3 p.m.
Audition Location: First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Ave., Austin 78756
Performances will run from November 23 - December 9 in the Sanctuary of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin.
No prepared material required. Actors will read from script. Sides will be provided.
Contact Barbara Abbate (518) 429-0074 to schedule an audition time slot.
Rehearsals will run evenings and weekends beginning Monday, October 15, 2018 at the First UU Church.
The following roles will be cast:
Ebenezer Scrooge - Male 60+
Marley’s Ghost, Spirit of Christmas Future, Fezziwig - Male 50’s+
Actor #1 - Narrator, Young Scrooge, Tiny Tim - Male 11-12
Actor #2 - Narrator, Fan - Female 14-15
Actor #3 - Bob Cratchit, Adult Scrooge - Male 50’s
Actor #4 - Fred, Spirit of Christmas Present - Male 30’s
Actor #5 - Salvation Army, Mrs. Fezziwig, Belle, Martha, Charwoman- Female 20+
Actor #6 - Salvation Army, Spirit of Christmas Past, Mrs. Cratchit, Charwoman - Female 50’s+
Two children - A boy and a girl - Cratchit Children, Ignorance and Want - Ages 10+
Musicians, choir and dancers will be incorporated into the show.
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