Audition Notice: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Plaza Theatre Company

September 17th or 18th between the hours of 7pm and 10pm

Plaza Theatre Company – 111 S. Main St, Cleburne, TX

Auditions are by appointment only. Audition appointments can be made here or by calling the Plaza Theatre Box Office at 817-202-0600. The audition will be held at Plaza Academy at 221 S. Mill Street (1 block from the theatre)

Click here to make an audition appointment

The show will be Directed by JaceSon & Tina Barrus with Musical Direction by Soni Barrus, Choreography by Tabitha Barrus and Stage Management by Stefanie Glenn.

AUDITION INFORMATION
Those auditioning are asked to come prepared to sing 32 bars of music in the style of traditional Christmas Carols that will best display their vocal ability. An accompanist will be provided. Additionally, auditioners will be asked to read cold from the script during the initial audition. The directors will spend around 5 to 10 minutes with each individual auditioner at this initial audition.
A call back audition will be held on Saturday September 22nd at 9am. Those auditioners who the Directors wish to see further will be invited to the call back audition which may last up to 4 hours time. PLEASE REFER TO THE PLAZA AUDITION GUIDELINES AS WELL AS THE PLAZA AUDITION CREDO WHEN PREPARING YOUR AUDITION FOR A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The guidelines and Credo can be found at plaza-theatre.com/auditions

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
The production will play on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Saturday afternoons opening on November 26th and playing through December 23rd. Rehearsals will commence on October 11th and take place Monday thru Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings till opening. No Sunday rehearsals or performances.

SHOW INFORMATION
Plaza Theatre Company’s bi-annual production of this timeless Christmas tale is back again for 2012. You’ll thrill to our original adaptation of this majestic story of change and forgiveness as the cantankerous Scrooge sees his life from the past, present and future. A wonderful holiday event for the whole family!

ABOUT THE THEATRE
Plaza Theatre Company is a 158 seat theatre-in-the-round located at 111 S. Main in Cleburne, TX. The Company produces 10 shows a year usually in the style of family-friendly comedies and musicals. PlazaCo opened in November of 2006 and is currently producing it’s 57th show. The Company has been the proud recipient of over 37 Column Awards including winning “Best Musical” in 2009 and 2010  in addition to recently being named “Best Theatre Group” by the WFAA A-List for 2011. Further information about PlazaCo is available by visiting www.plaza-theatre.com

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS
Ebenezer Scrooge, Male 50+
Scrooge’s Nephew Fred, Dickens, Male 30+
Bob Cratchit, Male 40+
Mrs. Cratchit, Female 40+
Tiny Tim Cratchit, Boy 5-6
Peter Cratchit / Boy Scrooge, Boy 13-14
Belinda Cratchit / Little Fan, Girl 10-11
Katherine Cratchit, Girl 6-7
Frederick Cratchit, Boy 8-9
Charity Man 1 / Alfred (Double Quartet Tenor), Male 25+
Charity Man 2 / Augustus (Double Quartet Bass), Male 40+
The Ghost of Christmas Past, Turkey Boy, Girl 9-11
Jacob Marley / Undertaker, Male 30+
Teen Scrooge, Teen Male 16-18
Dick Wilkins, Teen Male 16-18
Mr. Fezziwig / Walter (Double Quartet Bass), Male 40+
Mrs. Fezziwig, Female 40+
Elizabeth Fezziwig / Martha Cratchit, Teen Female 16-18
Belle / Fanny (Double Quartet Alto), Female, Early to Mid 20’s
Young Scrooge / Topper (Double Quartet Tenor)
The Ghost of Christmas Future, Male Early to Mid 20’s
The Ghost of Christmas Present / Old Joe, Male 40+
Fred’s Wife, Female 40’s
Topper’s Girl (Double Quartet Soprano), Female Mid 20’s
Georgiana / Charwoman (Double Quartet Alto), Female 20+
Letitia / Laundress (Double Quartet Soprano), Female 20+

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