Casting Call “A Christmas Story” | Seattle

09/12/2011

Seattle Theatre Auditions

Casting notice posted on auditionsfree.com, casting location: Seattle, WA

Audition Information for CCT website and press release/mailings
Production Name: A Christmas Story, by Jean Shepherd – adapted by Philip Grecian
Contact Name: Doug Poage, Director; Michelle Lewis & Jane Pattinson, Co-Producers
Contact Email: acs@cctplays.org
Contact Phone: (206) 686-0203 (messages)
Production dates: December 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 8th, 9th, & 10th
Audition date(s):
Adult Auditions – Friday, September 16th @ DPA – 4:30pm-10:00pm (email info@cctplays.org for apt.)
Children/Youth Auditions – Saturday, September 17th @ Carnation Elementary School – 10:00am-3:00pm (email info@cctplays.org for small group apt.) Walk-ins and open calls from 2-3pm on Saturday only.
Audition Location: Friday – Duvall Performing Arts & Saturday – Carnation Elementary School
Audition times: Friday – 4:30-10:00pm & Saturday – 10:00am-3:00pm
Number of parts being cast: 4 Adults (2 men & 2 women) age range 30-50; 5 boys & 2 girls (with speaking parts) & 10 children (non-speaking roles) age ranges 8-12.
List of characters:
Ralph (as an adult) – Storyteller (age 30-50)
Ralphie Parker – Ralph at age 9-12
Mother – his mother (age 30-40)
The Old Man – his father (age 30-40)
Randy – his little brother (age 6-8)
Miss Shields – his teacher (age 20-40)
Flick – his friend and classmate (age 8-12)
Schwartz – a friend and classmate (age 8-12)
Ester Jane Alberry – a classmate (age 8-12)
Helen Weathers – a classmate (age 8-12)
Scut Farkas – a bully (age 8-13)
Children – classmates (ages 8-12) – non-speaking roles

Any special requirements (monologue, etc.):
Monologue for audition is optional. Scripts will be available for cold reading at audition. Children/youth will audition in small groups and will read parts from script.
Any other information that needs to be included in the audition announcement:
Rehearsals will begin 2-3 days per week, late afternoon/evenings in late September-December @ Carnation Elementary School. In addition, some Saturday rehearsals will be required. Actors must be available the weekend and week after Thanksgiving for technical rehearsals and all performances (unless double cast). No singing or dancing required for this production, however, children’s parts do require being a strong reader and the ability to memorize lines well.

Casting Location: Seattle, WA
Contact email: acs@cctplays.org

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