Sep 192016

Nash Theatre Auditions for ‘THE FALL AND RISE OF MR SCROOGE’
Adapted from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by Sue Blackwood
Music & Lyrics by Sue Blackwood Musical Director: Stuart Crisp

Cast Required (Ages are notional. You know your capabilities)

Males (40+) Ebenezer Scrooge (The miserly owner of a London counting-house)
Jacob Marley’s Ghost (Scrooge’s greedy, dead partner appears to Scrooge)
Ghost of Christmas Present (A majestic giant clad in a green robe)
Males (30+) Bob Cratchit (Scrooge’s clerk, a kind, mild, and very poor man with a large family)
Males (20-25) Fred (Scrooge’s nephew, a genial man who loves Christmas)
Scrooge as a young man
Males (17-20) Peter Cratchit (Bob’s eldest son)
Males (10-12) Tiny Tim (Bob Cratchit’s young son, crippled from birth)
Scrooge as a schoolchild
Male (any age) Charity collector
Male/Female (any age)
Ghost of Christmas Past (The first spirit to visit Scrooge, curiously childlike)
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come (a silent phantom clad in a hooded black robe)
Male/Female (10-12)
3 or 4 children
Female (30+) Mrs Cratchit (Bob’s wife, a kind and loving woman)
Female (18+) Fred’s Wife
Fred’s two sisters
A schoolteacher
Rosie (Scrooge’s Fiancée)
Fan (Scrooge’s little sister, Fred’s mother)
Please prepare a MUSICAL THEATRE/FILM SONG with either CD or Sheet Music backing.
Cold Read from the Script.
If possible, please bring a photo and current performance CV to your audition.

Date: Saturday October 1st 2016

Time: 10am to 5pm (Appointment required)

Place: The Play Shed
The Play Shed is next to the car park behind Merthyr Road Uniting Church, 52 Merthyr Rd New Farm. Access is via the path next to the church or via Amity Street

Season: November 19 – December 10
There will be a minimum of two weekday evenings and one weekend daytime rehearsal each week.

To REGISTER for an audition please EMAIL with the heading SCROOGE AUDITION and containing your NAME, CONTACT DETAILS, and ROLE you are auditioning for. You will be notified by email of the time of your audition.
If you genuinely cannot make the Saturday, please indicate your interest and we may be able to find an alternative time.