Jaymie Bellous, dir.
Casting "Hannah, Hershele, and The Magic of Chanukah," a new musical by Lisa Cohen, John Cox, and James Post. It tells the story of two young Jewish children, who outsmart a Kingdom of Goblins to save Chanukah for a provincial Russian town.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin Nov. 12 (weekdays 6-10 p.m. and one weekend evening or afternoon per week); performs Dec. 7-8 (4 p.m.) in Santa Ana, CA.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Female, 16-30, All Ethnicities
to play 10; Hershele’s sister; proves that girls can be heroes too; must be a strong singer and have a childlike sense of wonder and be beli...
Males & Females, 16-29, All Ethnicities
to play 12; precocious hero of the story, who outsmarts the Goblins; must be a very charismatic actor, who can believably play a young child...
The Goblin Queen (Lead):
Female, 18-60, All Ethnicities
the overbearing and fabulous leader of the Goblins; lusts for gold, power, and magic and wants to learn about Chanukah for her own greedy pu...
Female, 45-90, All Ethnicities
the traditional Jewish matriarch, who loves to tell stories.
Male, 35-70, All Ethnicities
a generous peasant man, who lives outside the village.
Female, 35-70, All Ethnicities
Isaac’s wife; is kind & caring and upholds traditional values
The Goblin Visier (Supporting):
Male, 18-64, All Ethnicities
the highest official to the Queen; serves as a sort of henchman to her
The Goblin Princess (Supporting):
Female, 16-29, All Ethnicities
to play 9; the Queen’s sweet and innocent daughter; wants to learn the true meaning of Chanukah; must have a childlike sense of wonder and b...
Ensemble (Chorus / Ensemble):
Males & Females, 18-70, All Ethnicities
a dynamic group of 2-3 Women and 2-3 Men, any ages, to play: Villagers and Agents of the G.I.A, that is, The Goblin Intelligence Agency; mus...
Seeking submissions from: Santa Ana, CA
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