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Auditions

Casa Mañana holds auditions for Broadway and Children's Theatre shows.
Please check back regularly for new audition notices.

Pictured: Troy Valjean Rucker and Trisha Jeffrey | Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, 2019 | Photo by Curtis Brown

AUDITION NOTICE

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Director: BJ Cleveland
Choreographer: Merrill West
Music Director: James McQuillen
Producer: Wally Jones

Rehearsals begin on or around November 12, 2022 – Performances are November 25-December 23, 2022 at Casa Mañana Theatre.

Casa Mañana holds rehearsals during the day. Performances include weekends and weekday matinees. For students who attend school, excuse letters may be requested.

Video Submissions Only!
All auditioning must submit a headshot and resume in one file labeled with your first and last name and a link to an unlisted youtube video of you singing in your key for one minute in a holiday style song or from one of the 4 songs here. Please send all material to submissions@casamanana.org.

Audition tapes are due by 4pm on September 25, 2022.

Casa Mañana and Actor’s Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Equity and Non-Equity contracts available.

ROLES:

Ebenezer Scrooge – Male aged 40’s–60’s. Strong Character Actor, cantankerous old man with a sarcastic sense of humor (example: Bill Murray in the film Scrooged) Baritone/low Tenor, must Sing and be a good mover/physical comedy.

Jacob Marley – Male, age late 30’s–50’s. Strong Character Actor, contemporary of Scrooge, can have frightening presence and sense of humor. baritone/low tenor – sings and moves well. Onstage most full show- takes Scrooge on the full journey once he is revealed,.

Bob Cratchit – Male, age 30’s–early 40’s, – tenor, sings ballad. Strong actor, Sweet natured, loving father.

Lamplighter/Ghost of Future – Male, age late 20’s to 50’s. Strong actor, Our Narrator through the story (i.e. Burt in Mary Poppins) and doubles as Ghost of Future. Tenor/Baritone, good Singer – some dance. Standard English or Cockney dialect. Genial with the audience and have a scary but humorous presence as Ghost of Future.

Ghost of Christmas Present/Fezziwig/Gentleman #1 – Male, age late 30’s to late 50’s. Commanding presence, boisterous voice. Baritone – Sings and moves well.

Fred (Scrooge’s Nephew)/Ensemble – Male age 20’s/early 30’s – tenor – strong soloist, strong scene work. Genuine, Friendly, Earnest, celebrates Christmas.

Mrs. Cratchit/Mrs. Fezziwig – Female, late 20’s-40 – strong scene work. Mother to 4 children. Compassionate-

Fred’s Wife/Laura (Young Scrooge fiance) female 20’s – strong soloist, dancer -needs to move well for dream sequence.

Ghost of Christmas Past/Martha Cratchit – female, mid teen’s/early 20 – strong singer – scene work. Sweet natured ghost to lead Scrooge through past/ loving daughter to Bob Cratchit.

Tiny Tim – male age 6–10, the Cratchit’s youngest child, sweet little boy on crutch, good scene work.

Adult Ensemble – men and women ages 18–40’s to play London townspeople with lines, customers, partygoers. Strong singers and Movers/some dance.

Youth/Student Ensemble – boys and girls ages 8–1 7, singers, light choreography for Children’s choir, and to play Cratchit children – Peter, Belinda; Young Scrooge, Scrooge’s sister, Dick Wilkins, and others

 

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