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An Audition for "A Christmas Story"-Hartford, CT - Casting ID # 1599788
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Hartford, CT Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 08-14-19
Audition Date 09-10-19 Submission deadline 09-08-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Bespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle (“You’ll shoot your eye out kid!”) An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa, and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas wish. Based on the perennial holiday move favorite, this show will absolutely put you “in the spirit!”


Please prepare 16-32 bars from the show or in the style of.

Role # 1 Jean Sheperd
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jean Sheperd/Narrator - Charismatic storyteller with a dynamic speaking voice who can draw an audience into the world of the play. Radio personality. He (like his younger self) has a twinkle in his eye. An actor with presence and spark. A good-natured curmudgeon. Midwestern, This is a non-singing role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 49 to 53
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Ralphie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A regular kid – cute but not overly handsome, not precious. He wouldn’t be lost in a crowd, but he wouldn’t stand out either. Bright, but not precocious; the boy next door. Ralphie above all is a dreamer. Seeking a young boy who is comfortable and honest on stage. Must be an excellent singer and able to carry a show. Tap Dancing is a big plus. (High belter, low F# to high D)



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 9 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Randy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ralphie’s younger brother. Can be a bit awkward and offbeat; admires his big brother, Ralphie, but won’t admit it. Seeking a young boy who is comfortable and honest on stage, cute, cuddly, & whiny but not a brat. Must be able to tap. (High belter, low F# to high C#)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 9
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Miss Shields
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She is Ralphie’s elementary school teacher. Perhaps a little boring looking at first – ah but underneath! Great with comedy. Character woman. An actress with a flexible voice who is comfortable singing both legit and contemporary Broadway – a belter. Great mover and a strong tapper. (Alto belter)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 24 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Scut Farcus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The classic bully; tough, perhaps taller than the other kids; there’s nothing about him you want to like. He’s that kid you always made sure to avoid in school. Gruff character voice. Must be able to tap.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 12 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Grover Dill
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Farcus’ toady, smaller.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Santa
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ill-tempered, inebriated, unhappy with his job. (Tenor)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Tap Specialty Boy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Strong tap dancer – performs a featured tap solo.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Schwartz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Flick
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Esther Jane
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Mary Beth
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Nancy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Goggles Kid
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Can-Can Girls
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Can-Can Girlfriend
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Waiter’s Daughter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Kid Ensemble
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Children\'s Ensemble. All kids need to sing and dance (tapping experience is a plus).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 14
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Elves
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Delivery Men
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Townspeople
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Villain
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Bank Robbers
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Escape Prisoner
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Mrs. Schwartz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Flick’s Mom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Nancy’s Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Bartender
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Policeman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Firemen
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Doctor
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Nurse
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 Waiter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 34 Prairie Ensemble
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Part of Adult Ensemble. All adults need to sing and be comfortable with some dancing. Strong dancers also needed.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -