Auditions

Goose Creek Players is having SAFE auditions for “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol” adapted by Mike Goshorn.

Auditions will be on Saturday September 12 from 1-4 at Trillium Gathering Building in Purcellville, VA.

NEW! Audition Form and Rehearsal Schedule is here.

SignUp Genius link is here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c48aaa62faaf58-auditions

Note: For performances, seats will be limited, will be socially distanced, and masks will be required. We will have masks, hand sanitizer, and gloves available at the door.

Actors will not be wearing masks on stage, but will be 8 feet away from the audience. Actors will wear masks when not on stage. Actors can wear masks during performances if they choose.

Theater will be cleaned and sanitized before every performance.

Dates for performances are December 11-13 and December 18-20.

LIST OF CHARACTERS And Gender/Age requirements:

Many of the minor roles will come from the Ensemble. Likely people will take on many minor roles. Same for Children. They will be in Christmas Past as kids at the school, as Belle’s kids, in Christmas present and future as Cratchit kids, and on the street, etc…

LIST OF CHARACTERS

Narrator 1  (could be doubled as Bob Cratchit) – minor role – Any adult

Narrator 2 – minor role Any adult

Bob – major support – M 25-35

Ebenezer Scrooge – lead – M 40-70

Fred – major support M 20-35

Mr. Bertram – minor role Any – Adult

Mr. Applegate- minor role- Any – Adult

Marley – major support – M 40-70

Mr. Harrington – minor role – M 20 – 40

Ghost 1 – of Christmas Past – major support – F 16-50

Fan – cameo – F 12-16

Boy Scrooge – cameo – M 10-12

Fezziwig – minor – M 30-70

Young Scrooge – major support role – M 20-35

Dick – minor – M 20-35

Mrs. Fezziwig – cameo F 30-60

Belle – minor – F 21-35

Child 1 Any

Child 2 Any

Child 3 Any

Child 4 Any

Husband – Belle’s Husband – (Could be Dick) M 20-35

Ghost2 – major support – M 40-65

Mrs. Cratchit – minor role – F 25-35-

Martha – cameo – F 14-16

Tiny Tim – minor B – 10-12

Peter – cameo B 12-16

Singer 1 – cameo -Any

Singers 2&3 (maybe more) – cameo  – Any

Wife –  Fred’s Wife – minor role – F 18-35

Topper  cameo – M 25-40

Spectre (non-speaking) – minor  Any (tall person, 5’ 10” or greater)

Man 1- cameo – Any Adult

Man 2- cameo – Any Adult

Man 3- cameo – Any Adult

Mrs. Oliver- cameo – F Adult

Old Joe- cameo – M 30-60

Mrs Dilber- cameo – F Adult

Mr. Tackleton- cameo- Any Adult

Caroline –  (Mr. Harrington’s wife) – cameo – F 18-40

Boy – (gets turkey) – cameo – Any 10-16

Poulterer- cameo Any Adult

Servant – add Fred’s house (could be doubled as Martha)- cameo – F 14-18

Ensemble:  Adults and Children

  • Spirits  –
    • 2 spirits that haunt Ebenezer,
    • 2 spirits that haunt Marley  (non -speaking)
    • 1 Spirit haunt Mrs Cratchig
    • 1 Spirit haunt Topper
  • Ensemble
    • Townspeople, Any
    • Party (Fezziwig, Fred’s) – ad lib lines  2 M, 3 F Adults
    • Spirits
    • Choir – a few songs