A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Hanover Theatre Auditions

Posted: August 26, 2019

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Worcester MA EPA

Hanover Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Sep 23, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch break TBD. Accompanist provided after 2pm

APPOINTMENTS
AEA members please go to www.thehanovertheatre.org/auditions to make an appointment. Please no phone calls. Email auditions@thehanovertheatre.org with questions.

CONTRACT
LOA Ref. to LORT; $627.00/week

SEEKING
Equity actors with singing & dance experience. Performers of color are encouraged to audition. Local area actors are strongly encouraged.
The stage manager positions for this show have already been filled, but a representative with hiring authority will be in attendance at the auditions.

PREPARATION
Auditioners should prepare a short song (16 bars), holiday or traditional broadway preferred; sides for reading from the script can be obtained in advance by emailing auditions@thehanovertheatre.org. Both a reader and accompanist will be provided. Appointments are strongly encouraged.

LOCATION
Hanover Theatre - Conservatory and Event Center
551 Main St
Worcester, MA 01608

PERSONNEL
Director: Troy Siebels
Music Director: Tim Evans
Choreographer: Ilyse Robbins
Associate Directors: Annie Kerins and Steve Gagliastro
Stage Manager: Rachel Sturm
Assistant SM: Melissa Daroff

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal November 29, 2019; opening December 15; closing December 23.

OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
Seeking
LUCY: ANY ETHNICITY, 20s-30s, Female Identifying. The ‘life of the party’. Must be good with harmonies. STRONG DANCER.

DICK WILKINS: ANY ETHNICITY, 20s-30s, Male Identifying. Fezziwig’s Clerk. Must be good with harmonies. STRONG DANCER PREFERRED.

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST: ANY ETHNICITY, 10-12 years old, Female Identifying. Seemingly innocent, but with immeasurable knowledge and wisdom. SOPRANO. Dance ability a plus.
WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE ACTORS OF ALL CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS.
The following roles have been CAST:
SCROOGE [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 40s-70s. Stingy, Reclusive miser.
ADULT TIM [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 40s. Narrator.
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 30s-70s, Loud and Jolly.
JACOB MARLEY [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 30s-50s. Scrooge’s former partner.
BOB CRATCHIT [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 20s-30s. Scrooge’s Clerk.
MRS. DILBER [CAST] - any ethnicity. Female, 40s-70s. Scrooge’s Domestic.
MRS. CRATCHIT [CAST] - any ethnicity. Female, 20s-30s. Attentive Wife and Mother.
FRED [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 30-40s. Cheerful and outgoing.
MILLIE [CAST] - any ethnicity. Female, 25-40, a gracious hostess.
MR. FEZZIWIG [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 40s-60s. Boisterous and energetic.
MRS. FEZZIWIG [CAST] - any ethnicity. Female 40s-60s. Everyone’s favorite mother.
TOPPER [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male 20s-30s. Spirited party guest.
SUZANNAH [CAST] - any ethnicity. Female 20s-30s. Guest at Fred’s party.
YOUNG EBENEZER [CAST] - any ethnicity. Male, 20s. Full of vigor, but stubborn.
BELLE [CAST] - any ethnicity. Female, 20s. Wise beyond her years.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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