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THE CHRISTMAS CAROL - Centenary Stage Company Non Equity Auditions

Posted: September 17, 2020
Audition Location: Hackettstown, NJ

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Centenary Stage Company will hold A Non-Equity open call audition for the upcoming 2020 holiday production of The Christmas Carol written by Stephen Temperley based on the story by Charles Dickens. Auditions will be held by appointment on Friday, October 2 from 10:30 am – 6:30 pm. To schedule an appointment interested performers must call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900. Walk-ins will be seen as time permits. The auditions will be held in the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University. Interested performers may prepare a monologue appropriate to the material or read from sides. Sides will be provided. If unable to attend, send resumes to [email protected] Att: Casting. Rehearsals begin November 3 and run through November 25 with performances beginning November 27 through December 13. Performance days are Wednesdays and Sundays at 2PM, Thursdays at 7:30PM and Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM. Centenary Stage Company is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in residency at Centenary University.

The Christmas Carol by Stephen Temperley, author of SOUVENIR.  A new dramatization of the classic Charles Dickens novel for a versatile small cast of versatile performers. Six actors will bring to life all the Dickens characters. A Christmas Carol, probably the most popular piece of fiction that Charles Dickens ever wrote, was published in 1843.  Charles Dickens, through the voice of Scrooge, continues to urge us to honor Christmas in our hearts and try to keep it all year round.


ACTOR 1: Narrator, Timothy Cratchit, Beggar, Ignorance, Boy

Actor 2: Mrs. Dilber, Christmas Past, Mrs. Cratchit, Annabel, Businessman

Actor 3: Businessman, Fezziwig, Ghost of Christmas Present. Old Joe

Actor 4: Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley, Businessman

Actor 5: Fan, Belle, Want, Annabel

Actor 6: Fred, Young Scrooge, Peter Cratchit

For more information, to download sides or the full text visit To schedule an appointment please call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Centenary at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown NJ on the campus of Centenary University. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 – 5PM and two hours prior to every event. Centenary Stage Company can also be found across social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Like and follow to receive the latest in CSC news and offers.

The 2018-2019 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Premier Season Sponsor The House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), Fulton Bank of New Jersey, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.


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