Artisan Children’s Theater announces auditions for
A FAIRY TALE CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL
Directed by Natalie Burkhart
AUDITION DATE: Friday, September 29, 2017 from 4:30–6:30pm.
- To audition, please schedule an appointment by clicking the following link: http://www.meetme.so/ArtisanChildrensTheater
- Audition form and more information on line at http://www.artisanct.com/auditions
- Auditions will be held at Artisan’s Rehearsal Hall, located at 404 East Pipeline Road, Hurst, TX 76053. (get directions and map from www.maps.google.com)
- Rehearsals begin Tuesday, October 10, 2017 and will generally be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, with some additional rehearsals on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons.
- Actors must be at least 8 years old at the time of auditions to be considered for casting.
PRODUCTION DATES: November 17–December 23, 2017
Performances will be on Fridays at 5:00pm and Saturdays at 10:00am and 12:00pm with an additional 12:00pm show on Tuesday, December 5. There will also be additional 10:00am and 12:00pm shows December 18–22 for Christmas break.
Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a Broadway or Disney song of your choice that best displays your vocal ability. No accompanist will be provided, so children are asked to bring a CD with their accompaniment. No singing a cappella please. Children singing a cappella will not be cast. A.C.T. discourages the use of iPod’s, phones or other digital devices during auditions, so please plan to bring a CD. Actors will also be doing cold readings from the script. Audition sides will be posted on the A.C.T. website prior to auditions.
Please bring your conflict information with you to the audition. It is critical that you let A.C.T. know all of your conflicts at the auditions. Artisan Children’s Theater will be unable to accept conflicts after casting is done unless they are emergencies.
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Everyone’s favorite classic holiday tale gets the fractured fairy-tale treatment with A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol – The Musical. You’ll never know who will show up next as the Big Bad Wolf meets his old business partner Jacob Midas, who could turn anything to gold. Midas warns Big Bad that he’ll be visited by a Fairy Godmother, Old King Cole, and the Queen of Hearts. The three make Big Bad realize what a scoundrel he’s been to the Charming family—including Prince Philip, Cinderella and their kids. This fun-filled adaptation teaches us to remember what the Christmas spirit is all about.
Mother Goose – She narrates the story
Big Bad Wolf – Scrooge
Philip Charming – aka Bob Cratchit
Bale (a Little Pig) – charity rep
Twig (a Little Pig) – charity rep
Brick (a Little Pig) – charity rep
Jack – Scrooge’s nephew and former giant slayer
Cinderella Charming – aka Mrs. Cratchit
Gretel Charming – a Cratchit child
Hansel Charming – a Cratchit child
Tabitha Charming – aka Tiny Tim and former little match girl
Jacob Midas – Marley’s ghost who loves his bling
Meriwether – Christmas Past and Cinderella’s fairy godmother
Little Bo Peep – Scrooge’s schoolmate in the past
Humpty Dumpty – another past schoolmate
Little Wolf – young Scrooge
Fan – Scrooge’s sister who’s sort of an Ugly Duckling
Fezziwig – Young Scrooge’s boss and shoemaker
Elf – an employee
Medium Wolf – Young adult Scrooge
Goldilocks – Scrooge’s former love who likes things JUST RIGHT
Old King Cole – Christmas Present and merry old soul
Queen of Hearts – Christmas Future
Snow White – party guest
Rumplestiltskin – party guest
Miss Muffet – party guest
Peter Piper – party guest
Mary – Jack’s quite contrary wife
Black Sheep – passerby on Christmas morning