Youth Auditions in Marietta, Ohio for “A Christmas Carol”

By | September 13, 2023

Mid-Ohio Valley Players hosting open youth auditions and a free 1 day workshop.

This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic by Susan Boyer recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly individual who despises Christmas. After being visited by the ghost of his late business partner, Jacob Marley, Scrooge is foretold that he will encounter three spirits: the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. With the guidance of these spectral visitors, Scrooge comes to understand the true essence of Christmas.

The production is under the direction of J.R. Wells and Susan Boyer and features a cast of diverse characters, including Scrooge, Marley, various ghosts, and a host of other memorable figures who contribute to the heartwarming tale.

The one-day free workshop is scheduled for September 16th, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., taking place in the theater auditorium. It’s designed for youth aged 8 to 18 who are either newcomers to the theater or wish to enhance their theatrical abilities.

Registration will commence at 8:30 a.m. on September 16th, and a registration link is available at During the workshop, participants will receive instruction in fundamental stage direction, choreography, and improvisation. Kids will have the opportunity to put their newly acquired skills to the test by participating in brief acting scenes. No prior experience is required.

Auditions for the production of “A Christmas Carol” are slated for 7 p.m. on September 17th, 18th, and 19th, in the theater auditorium. These auditions are open to youths in grades sixth through twelfth. The performances are scheduled for December 8th, 9th, and 10th. Individuals interested in auditioning are encouraged to bring their schedules, including any conflicting commitments such as sports, clubs, choir, or band concerts.

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Youth Player Auditions for A Christmas Carol:

Auditions for A Christmas Carol will take place September 17, 18, and 19 in the MOVP auditorium at 7 p.m. The show runs December 8, 9, and 10. These auditions are open to all youth in 6th – 12th grade.

The play tells the classic Charles Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean miser who learns the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by three spirits on Christmas Eve.

Please bring a copy of all other sports, activities, and vacations that may conflict with rehearsals.

This show is co directed by JR Wells and Sue Boyer

Audition form can be found here:

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