Centenary Stage Company plans to hold local, non-equity open auditions for “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” on Sat., Sept. 12, from 6 p.m.– 9 p.m.; and Mon., Sept. 14 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. From the creators of “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Little Mermaid,” “Ragtime” and “Seussical”, “A Christmas Carol, The Musical” is filled with beautiful melodies by Alan Menken and memorable lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.
Auditions will be held in the David and Carol Lackland Center located on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown. The production will be directed & choreographed by Broadway Veteran Michael Blevins with rehearsals beginning on Oct. 3.
CSC is seeking actors, singers and dancers – specifically strong dancers who sing and singers who dance – for this exuberant lively version of the Charles Dickens family classic. Performers should prepare 16-32 bars of a song from the traditional musical theatre genre. An accompanist will be provided. There will be a movement portion of the audition. Please be prepared to dance. Sides will be provided at the auditions. No appointment necessary. Performers will be seen on a first come first serve basis.
The role of Ebenezer Scrooge is cast. All other principal roles are available. CSC is seeking a diverse company. Ethnic performers are strongly encouraged to attend.
CSC is also seeking musicians for the Pit Orchestra. Interested musicians can submit materials via hard mail to Centenary Stage Company, 400 Jefferson Street, Hackettstown, NJ, 07840 or electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“A Christmas Carol: The Musical” will open Nov. 27 and run through Dec 13, with performances Wed. through Sun., in the Sitnik Theater of the David and Carol Lackland Center.
For more information regarding the auditions or Pit Orchestra positions contact the CSC box office at 908-979-0900.
Centenary Stage Company is a not-for-profit professional theatre in residency on the campus of Centenary College. The 2015-16 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Premier Season Sponsor Heath Village Retirement Community, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Regional Medical Center, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), The Holiday Inn in Budd Lake, and Fulton Bank of New Jersey, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.