Christmas Belles
by City Theatre Company

Oct. 03 - Oct. 04

It’s Christmas-time in the small town of Fayro, Texas, and the Futrelle Sisters—Frankie, Twink and Honey Raye—are not exactly in a festive mood. A cranky Frankie is weeks overdue with her second set of twins. Twink, recently jilted and bitter about it, is in jail for inadvertently burning down half the town. And hot-flash-suffering Honey Raye is desperately trying to keep the Tabernacle of the Lamb’s Christmas Program from spiraling into chaos.

But things are not looking too promising: Miss Geneva, the ousted director of the previous twenty-seven productions, is ruthless in her attempts to take over the show. The celebrity guest Santa Claus—played by Frankie’s long-suffering husband, Dub—is passing a kidney stone. One of the shepherds refuses to watch over his flock by night without pulling his little red wagon behind him. And the entire cast is dropping like flies due to food poisoning from the Band Boosters’ Pancake Supper.

And when Frankie lets slip a family secret that has been carefully guarded for decades, all hope for a successful Christmas program seems lost, even with an Elvis impersonator at the manger. But in true Futrelle fashion, the feuding sisters find a way to pull together in order to present a Christmas program the citizens of Fayro will never forget. Their hilarious holiday journey through a misadventure-filled Christmas Eve is guaranteed to bring joy to your world!  

Casting Call! City Theatre Auditions for the hilarious southern holiday comedy Christmas Belles.

Ocdober 3 and 4, 2023 .Time: Tuesday and Wednesday, 6:30 – 9:30 pm. 10-minute spots by appointment.  

Genesis Creative Collective.1507 Wilshire Blvd, Austin, TX. On the campus of Genesis Presbyterian Church.

No prepared monologue needed. Sides will be performed. We will try and send those a few days before your audition date. Please be familiar with the show and plan to stay a few minutes after your time as you may audition with others. Please bring headshot, resume, and your best understanding of your calendar as we need to anticipate holiday conflicts.

This is an open call to all actors and anyone can audition. 512-470-1100 or to set up an appointment. More info at  Show dates December 1 - 17, 2023 with rehearsals beginning mid-October. Directed by guest director Tracy Arnold for City Theatre Austin.