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Volunteer The Forgotten Carols

at Clayton Community Theater in St. Louis, MO

Open auditions at Clayton Community Theatre for A Special Engagement Benefit Production of “The Forgotten Carols”, by Michael McLean, directed by Sheri Hogan

Auditions: Adult vocal & acting:
Friday Sept 22 at 6:00 p.m.
Sept 23 at 10:00 a.m; Sept 24 at 4:00 p.m.
Call Backs - if needed - Monday Sept 25 at 6:30 p.m; Cast lists posted online Sept 28

Rehearsals: 6:30-9:00 p.m:
Read Through Tues Oct 3
Thereafter every Tues & Thurs
Saturday’s (Date & time to be determined) as needed for problem areas

Tech week will start Sat Nov 25th
Mon Dec. 4 full dress rehearsal
Tues Dec 5 comp night
Shows Wed Dec 6 - Sat Dec 9 at 7:30pm,
Sat Dec 9 matinee at 1:30 p.m. “Rising Generation” pre-show
Shows were sold out the Mon after Thanksgiving so mark your calendars!
Ticket sales online only at

The auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and16 bars if applicable to the part. Accompanist provided or bring your own recording. Auditions will be held at: Washington University South Campus Theatre (the old CBC High School building), 6501 Clayton Rd, Clayton MO 63117

Synopsis: Nearly 25 years ago, Michael McLean created a Christmas performance that became an instant classic. It starts simply. Michael was seated at his piano when he wondered: “What if I met the innkeeper who tuned away Joseph and Mary?’ And from that one thought, a new Christmas tradition was born – a tradition that would touch the hearts of countless people through original music and the stories of “forgotten” characters of the Nativity story.
The Forgotten Carols shares the warmth of the Christmas spirit through a stage performance. The show tells the story of a nurse whose empty life is changed when a new patient recounts the story of Christ’s birth as told by little known characters in the nativity story. The accounts from the Innkeeper, the shepherd and others help the nurse discover what the world has forgotten about Christmas, and open her heart to the joy of this special season.
Michael McLean’s “The Forgotten Carols” has been enjoyed by sold-out audiences nationwide.
For more information contact Laura Leigh Robinson at


Constance: 25-40 Up tight but kind, well trained nurse. Soprano

John: 50-70 homeless but charming intruder. Tenor

Sarah: 50-70 Sarah from the Bible Sarah. Soprano

Man in Uniform, Cabby, Homeless Man, Inn Keeper, Shepherd (25-40) (Tenor) - roles cold be split or played by one actor

Dr. Halifax (25-40) sweet and loving doctor (non-singing)

Lillian, Policewoman, Jail Clerk, Meggan (mother of new born) (25-40) - these roles could be split up or played by 1 actor (non- singing)

Tree Vendor, Uncle Ted, Marty (Police Officer), Jerry (Off Stage Police Officer)- roles could be split or played by 1 actor (no singing)

Adult Choir- onstage thru-out entire production

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