Wednesday, October 9, 2019

audition notice - A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL - Fountain Hills Theater - October 20 & 22


Adapted from Charles Dickens by Peter J. Hill
Music and Lyrics by Peter J. Hill and Jay Melberg

A Christmas Carol – The Musical

Audition Call for Adults and Children of all ages!

Audition Dates:
Sun., Oct. 20 at 6:00pm AND Tues., Oct. 22 at 7:00pm

Production dates: Dec. 6 – 22, 2019
(Thurs., Fri., Sat. at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm,
plus 10:00am show for schools on Thurs., Dec. 12)

We’ve taken the spirit of the season, wrapped it in beautiful original melodies and tied it with all the holiday magic and wonder of your childhood. Fountain Hills Theater is proud to present the return of our holiday tradition, the musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol: The Musical. Based on the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol tells the tale of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future hoping to change his destiny and save his soul. This delightful musical, an original adaptation written by Fountain Hills Artistic Director Peter J. Hill, with music and lyrics by Peter J. Hill and Jay Melberg, follows Scrooge through a series of strange and magical journeys, where he ultimately discovers the true spirit of the holiday season!

Auditioners should prepare:
– 16 to 32 bars of a song that best shows off their voice and range
– Bring sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist is provided. No recorded accompaniment, please.
– Please dress to dance

Auditioners should bring:
– Completed audition form (download from sign-up page)
– Headshot and resume if available
– List of possible rehearsal conflicts

CASTING:

Note: The roles of Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Ghost of Christmas Past, Present and Mr. Fezziwig have been cast.

Jacob Marley: (50+) In the living world, Ebenezer Scrooge’s equally greedy partner. Marley died seven years ago. He appears to Scrooge as a ghost condemned to wander the world bound in heavy chains. Marley hopes to save his old partner from suffering a similar fate.

Fred: (25-35) Fred is Scrooge’s nephew who is the opposite of Scrooge. Very lively and loves Christmas.

Fred’s Wife: (18-35) Fred’s charming and welcoming wife.

Young Scrooge: (18-25) Ebenezer as a young man, just starting out in the business world.

Isabelle: (18-25) Fezziwig’s daughter, engaged to Scrooge when he was a young man.

Mrs. Cratchit: Bob’s wife, mother of Tiny Tim and other Cratchit children. A kind and loving woman.

Mrs. Fezziwig: (40-60) A jolly woman who loves her husband.

Men of Good Will: (Two) Collecting for the poor, they encounter Scrooge several times and witness his miserliness. (Will consider 1 male 1 female)

Jenkins: The soup man/woman who represents Scrooge’s customers.

Many speaking/singing roles for children, including; but not limited to; The Cratchit children, Ebenezer as a boy, Fan (Ebenezer’s sister), Turkey Boy and more!

Also ensemble roles for all ages.

CLICK HERE for more information and to schedule an audition time

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