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Upcoming Auditions

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

by Barbara Thompson | Directed by Rachael McDonald


YOUTH (7-16)

Families are encouraged to audition together as there are roles for various age groups!

Audition Date/TimeSunday September 17, 2-4 p.m.
Audition LocationDomino Theatre Lounge
52 Church St., Kingston

Youth are asked to prepare a memorized piece for the audition (approximately one minute), to showcase their enthusiasm, stage presence and capability to memorize. This can be a short excerpt from a play (monologue), and/or a poem.

For Larger Speaking Roles: Some youth auditioners may be asked to attend "Call Backs", to read components of the scripts with other potential cast mates.

Angel Choir/Kids Chorus: There is also an opportunity for children to be involved in the angel choir/kid chorus" as an ensemble member. This is a great opportunity for young actors to participate in most of the "kid" scenes, as all the children hilariously rehearse and perform "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever"!

ADULTS

Families are encouraged to audition together as there are roles for various age groups!

Audition Date/TimeMonday September 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Audition LocationDomino Theatre Lounge
52 Church St., Kingston

Adult auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Adult auditioners may be required to return for Call Backs, to read with the youth auditioners.


Performance Dates:Nov. 30-Dec. 16, 2017
Cast Required (ages approximate):4 men - 35+
17 youth 7 to 16
6 women - 35+

Adult Roles Available:
(Ages are approximate)
Father (Bob Bradley) – Solid family man, a bit clueless to matters outside the home (35-50)
Mother (Grace Bradley) – Loving mother who gets ‘stuck’ directing the Pageant (35-50)
Mrs. Armstrong – Large personality, bossy, demanding know-it-all (50ish)
Mrs. Slocum – Pleasant, motherly woman who wants to help. Sunday school teacher (35+)
Mrs. Clark – A Ladies Auxiliary member and sympathetic to Grace’s dilemma (35+)
Mrs. Clausing – Another member of the Ladies Auxiliary who tries to be helpful and supportive (35+)
Mrs. McCarthy A younger, less imperious version of Mrs. Armstrong, a bit bossy and a hindrance to Grace’s progress (30+)
Fireman - Also participates as “moving man” and church member. Good comedic routines with few lines (25-30)
Fireman - Also participate as “moving man” and church member. Good comedic routines with few lines (25-30)
Reverend Hopkins - A man of faith and loving father. Somewhat bullied by Mrs. Armstrong (40+)
Youth Roles Available:
(Ages are approximate)
Beth Bradley - The narrator, strong voice and presence (10+)
Charlie Bradley - Traditional kid brother (9+)
Ralph Herdman - The senior Herdman boy. Ragged, scroungy, slouching manner, touch of adolescent cool, leader of the pack (12+)
Imogene Herdman - The older Herdman sister. Loud, bossy, crafty (11+)
Leroy Herdman - Tough, sure of himself, second in command (10+)
Claude Herdman - Tough, combative (9+)
Ollie Herdman - Looking for trouble, Claude’s usual partner in crime (8+)
Gladys Herdman - Small, feisty, firecracker, all about fun (7+)
Alice Wendleken - Prim, proper, pain in the neck (10+)
Maxine - Participates in all rehearsals and performs as the “Narrator” during the pageant (10+)
Elmer Hopkins - Minister’s son,slightly nerdy (12+)
Hobie - A nice kid, often a target for bullying (9+)
David - A bright kid, inquisitive and overly helpful(8+)
Beverly - A child who rehearses and participates in the pageant(7+)
Shirley - A child who rehearses and participates in the pageant (7+)
Juanita - A child who rehearses and participates in the pageant(7+)
Doris - A child who rehearses and participates in the pageant (9+)
Angel choir: participates in most “kid” scenes, and sings the”brief” carols within the pageant.

For more information contact the director at sunraejoy@yahoo.ca


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