Auditions for High Street Broadcast’s Golden Age of Radio: “A Christmas Carol”

First Free Theater

High Street Broadcast’s Golden Age of Radio: “A Christmas Carol” 

Directed by Heather Sartin

Seeking energetic and creative “singing” actors to tell this beloved Christmas ghost story in a fresh new way blending the 1940’s with Dicken’s Victorian London! Capturing the magic of the golden age of radio, the script utilizes original music, live sound effects created foley style, and true ensemble style acting. The cast will create 36+ characters using strong voice acting/dialect, radio style staging and full dramatic staging.

NITTY GRITTY:

-a play within a play to be performed by an ensemble cast of 12-14 actors.

-actors to be cast in multiple roles

-strong character voice capabilities will be required

-basic singing skills necessary (some ensemble carol singing)

-actors to serve as foley artists creating sound effects throughout the show

AUDITIONS:  **Please email heathersartin@yahoo.com to register for which night you will attend.**

WHEN:  September 19 & 20  beginning at 6:30pm

WHERE: The Chapel at First Free Church, 1375 Carman Rd. Manchester, MO

WHAT: Auditions will consist of:

1) cold readings from provided scripts

2) prepare a verse of your favorite Christmas carol to be sung acapella

3)PLEASE BRING A LIST of all conflicts from 9/25- 12/2  (Note: absolutely NO absences permitted during tech week beginning Dec 3)

REHEARSALS (all held at The Chapel at First Free Church)

Read through  2:00pm Sunday, September 25

Sundays  – 2:00 – 4:30pm beginning 9/25

Thursdays –  6:30-9:30pm beginning 9/29

PLEASE NOTE: TECH WEEK  (Dec 3 – 8) BEGINS Saturday December 3 at 1:00pm with load in/run through FOR FULL COMPANY.

TECH WEEK Dec 3- 8. NO ABSENCES PERMITTED PLEASE

PERFORMANCES held at The Chapel at First Free Church

DECEMBER 9,10,11*,16,17,18*

Evening performances 7:30pm

Matinee performances 2:30pm*

PLEASE  feel free to email me with any questions! I look forward to seeing you at auditions! It is going to be a wonderful, joyful, and incredibly creative way to celebrate this beautiful season of giving and love!

Heather Sartin

 

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