Theater: Musicals

'A Christmas Carol: The Musical'

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Company

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
Rod A. Lansberry, artistic prod.; Gavin Mayer, dir.; Kitty Skillman Hilsabeck, choreo.; David Nehls, musical dir.

Production Description

Casting "A Christmas Carol: The Musical."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin Nov. 5. Performances run Nov. 26-Dec. 22 at the center in Arvada, CO.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $788/wk. min. Equity LORT Non-Rep/LORT B Contract.

Auditions

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Available Roles (in alphabetical order)

BEADLE/CREDITOR: male, a worker in Scrooge's bank. C#3 - Bb3 (Baritone).

BOB CRATCHIT: male, a hardworking clerk in Scrooge's employment. Dedicated to his family, especially his young son, Tiny Tim. Cratchit maintains a kind heart, even in the face of Scrooge's mean-spiritedness. G#2 - E4, Baritenor.

EMILY: female, young, lovely, and goodhearted. Truly in love with young Ebenezer. Happy with the simple things in life - friends, family, and the joy that comes from loving someone and being loved in return. D4 - F, Soprano.

FRED ANDERSON: male, warm and compassionate, Scrooge's nephew, feels sorry for the old man, yet still obligated to him, being family. C3 - D4, Baritenor.

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS FUTURE/BLIND OLD HAG: female, C4 - D5, Alto. (Doubles as Blind Old Hag).

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST/LAMPLIGHTER: male, A=a young, twinkly, spritely apparition, full of the Christmas spirit. Eb4 - G5, Boy Soprano. (Doubles as Lamplighter).

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT: male, a large jovial man who wears a long cape and has a wreath on his head. D3 - D4, Baritone. (Doubles as the Sandwich Board Man).

GRACE SMYTHE: female, the young daughter of Mr. Smythe who accompanies her father to ask Scrooge for leniency following her mother's death. Respectable, but poor. Db4 - Db5, Soprano.

JACOB MARLEY: male, returned from the grave to warn Scrooge of the consequences of living the life of a miser. D3 - Ab4, Baritenor.

MR. FEZZIWIG: male, a portly, jolly man. A kind-hearted bank-owner who helps Ebenezer Scrooge get his start. Later, must ask Scrooge for help and is turned away. D#3 - B4, Tenor.

MR. SMYTHE: male, recently widowed and left with a young daughter, Grace. Hopes Scrooge will be lenient and give him time to pay his debt. Respectable, but poor. C3 - C4, Baritone.

MRS. CRATCHIT: female, a wonderful wife and mother, hopeful and generous. G#3 - D5, Alto.

MRS. FEZZIWIG: female, the cheerful wife of Mr. Fezziwig, the banker. Happy to reach out and help her fellow man. Later, becomes poor and can't understand why Scrooge won't help her husband. D4 - Ab5, Soprano.

OLD JOE: male, a rag picker who scavenges off the dead. F3 - E4, Baritone.

SALLY ANDERSON: female, the wife of Scrooge's nephew Fred. Tired of having "Uncle Scrooge" over for Christmas dinner each year. C4 - C5, Alto.

EBENEZER SCROOGE: male, an old man whose great wealth has turned his heart to stone. Deaf to the needs of his fellow men, Scrooge must journey through his past to regain the spirit of charity and kindness he had as a young man. A2 - Eb3, Baritone.

SCROOGE AT 12: male, a poor orphan who works all day at a boot-making factory. Tired of poverty, he vows to save his money and make his fortune. He desperately misses his parents and wants to find a home of his own. F#3 - A4, Tenor.

SCROOGE AT 18: male, saving his money and running from a life of poverty, young Ebenezer is still happy and sociable and deeply in love with Emily. He is still searching for a place to call home, but has found a second family in the Fezziwigs. D3 - D4, Tenor.

THREE CHARITY MEN: male, D3 - F4, TTB.

THREE RICH WIVES: female, C4 - D5, SSA.

TINY TIM: male, the young son of Bob Cratchit. Weak and crippled, but full of true goodness and hope. More than anyone, Tiny Tim embodies the Christmas Spirit. Bb3 - D4, Boy Soprano.