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A Christmas Carol Auditions


  • Dakota Stage Ltd. 412 East Main Avenue Bismarck, ND, 58501 United States (map)

Open auditions for the Dakota Stage production of A Christmas Carol will be held on Sunday and Monday, October 6-7, from 6 pm to 9 pm.

Seeking 15 - 20 actors. Actors should expect to have 2-3 roles per person. Character breakdowns will not be finalized until casting is complete.

All roles require some singing; some roles require specific music skills.

PRINICPAL CHARACTERS:

Chorus 1/Belle/Caroline - W - 20+

Chorus 2/Robinson Crusoe/Belle’s Husband - M - 20+

Chorus 3/Wilkins/Debtor - M/W - 20+

Ebenezer Scrooge - M, 40+

Marley/Christmas Ghosts (Past, Present, Yet To Come) - M, 40+

ADULT ENSEMBLE (18+ to cover a variety of ages):

Solicitor 1/Fan/Mrs. Crachit/Laundress - W

Solicitor 2/Mrs. Fezziwig - W

Char Woman/Martha/Fred’s Wife - W

Crochet/Mr. Fezziwig/Joe - M

Fred/Ali Baba/Young Scrooge, Undertaker’s Man - M

CHILDREN’S ENSEMBLE, 12 - 18:

Child/Tiny Tim/Belle’s Child - M/W

Belinda/Child 2 (Want) / Caroline’s Child 1 - W

Peter/Boy Scrooge/X-Mas Morning Boy - M

Henry/Child 1 (Ignorance) / Caroline’s Child 2 - M

Kate/ Child (Act II)/ Belle’s Child 2 - W

Age is a number and the age ranges here are broad purposefully. Directors cast based on multiple factors, regardless of the ages suggested by the script. If you are passionate about a role or the show, audition regardless of your age!

Directed by Danny Devlin. Rehearsals begin October 14th.

PERFORMANCE DATES

December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 @ 7:30pm; December 1 @ 2:00pm.

Synopsis:

Perhaps the most famous story ever told — and one of the greatest — Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is lovingly retold in an innovative, entertaining, accessible, and relevant way through Paul Hustoles’ adaptation. As charming, classic, and irresistible as ever, A Christmas Carol reminds us all of the importance and value of finding our humanity, charity, and humor; and reminds us that it is never too late to seek redemption. Musical and merry, heartfelt and magical, A Christmas Carol is sure to become a holiday favorite for the Bismarck/Mandan.

Earlier Event: October 3
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