La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio will be an open audition for their upcoming production of A CHRISTMAS STORY on Saturday August 28, 2021 at 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, Ohio.
9:00 AM CHILDREN
- RALPHIE PARKER: 10-13 year old boy. Needs to be a strong singer with an unchanged voice. Also needs to act and move well.
- RANDY PARKER: 8-11 year old boy. Needs to be a strong singer with an unchanged voice. Also needs to act and move well.
- SCUT FARCUS: 13-17 year old boy. The bully, every child in town fears him. Needs to have a strong voice and presence on stage.
- GROVER DILL: 13-17 year old boy. Scut’s right hand man, just as mean as he is. Needs to have a strong presence on stage.
- ENSEMBLE CHILDREN: 7-17 year old boys and girls to play other roles throughout the show. Will sing and dance in production numbers.
10:30 AM ADULTS
- JEAN SHEPHERD/NARRATOR: 40-60 Man. Strong actor with great presence and spark. He needs to be an animated storyteller with a deadpan sense of humor.
- THE OLD MAN: 30-50. Good heart, but a rough exterior. Always expects the worst. High baritone/tenor range.
- MOTHER: 30-50. More in charge than she lets on. Very much the “mom”, warm with a sense of humor. Mezzo soprano with a strong mix.
- MISS SHIELDS: 20-40. The elementary school teacher. Needs to be a strong comedic actress. Comfortable with legit and strong Broadway-style belt.
- ENSEMBLE: 18-older. Male and Female strong singers/actors/dancers to fill multiple roles.
Be prepared to sing 16 bars of an uptempo musical theatre song appropriate to the show.
Be prepared to learn a dance combination to show movement ability.
Please bring sheet music in appropriate key, current headshot and resume.
Director/Choreographer is Chris Beiser.
Rehearsals for Adults begin Monday Oct 18, 2021 (Mon-Sat 10-7).
Children’s rehearsal start date to be determined.
Performances Nov. 4 – Dec. 30, 2021. Wed-Sun Matinees & Evening Shows.
Questions call Kris Byerly (937)746-4554 ext 241.