BARNUM - Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center Non Equity Auditions

Posted: August 1, 2019
Audition Location: Middletown, PA

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Be part of the show about the greatest showman on earth.

BARNUM will feature performers from fifth grade through adult with a plethora of amazing talents. We will be casting actors, singers, dancers, gymnasts, aerialists, jugglers, magicians and other unique talents. Auditions will be held September 3 and 5 at 6:00PM, and September 7 at 9:00AM. Callbacks September 7 at 11:00AM. Rehearsals Tuesday, Thursday, (some) Fridays, and Saturday morning.

ROLES AVAILABLE
Phineas Taylor Barnum (The Prince of Humbug)
Chairy Barnum (P.T. Barnum’s Wife)
Joice Heth (The Oldest Woman Alive)
Tom Thumb (Smallest Man in the World)
Julius Goldschmidt (Jenny Lind’s Manager)
Jenny Lind (Swedish Soprano)
James A. Bailey (Small Circus Owner)
Blues Singer
Ringmaster
Chester Lyman (Joice Heth’s Manager)
Amos Scudder (Owner of the American Museum)
Sherwood Stratton (Tom Thumb’s Father)
Mrs. Sherwood Stratton (Tom Thumb’s Mother)
Wilton (Barnum’s Assistant on the Jenny Lind Tour)
Edgar Templeton (Political Party Boss)
Humbert Morrissey (Political Party Boss)
Concertmaster
Tumblers, Jugglers, Clowns, Aerialists, Acrobats, Gymnasts,

Performers need only attend one audition date. Callbacks will be done as needed.

A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century’s greatest showman on earth, BARNUM is a colorful, dynamic spectacle with heart. The Cy Coleman and Michael Stewart’s rousing score includes “There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute,” “Join the Circus,” “The Colors of My Life,” and “Come Follow the Band.” Performances will be October 25 and 26 at 7:30PM, and October 27 at 2:30PM.

Tickets on sale soon.

The Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center (HCPAC) has been impacting youth in Central PA since 1962. Our mission is to produce quality theater while training youth and young adults with skills for the stage of life. We believe that placing Jesus center-stage is the most important element of being prepared for the stage of life. We strive to create an environment that allows our young people to discover a relationship with Jesus while loving them regardless of their response.

“Producing Quality Theater while Training Students and Young Adults with Skills for the Stage of Life.”

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