In a radio play version of the holiday classic, a small ensemble plays dozens of roles. The story of George Bailey’s life unfolds one fateful Christmas Eve – can a stranger help him make the right choice?
Auditions will be held at ETC’s Studio on:
SUNDAY, October 22 from 2:00-6:00PM
MONDAY, October 23 from 6:30-9:00PM
The SIGN-UP button is below.
Rehearsals will begin the week of October 30 and run through performance week – 2 times a week – excluding the week of November 13. Specific rehearsal dates TBA.
ALL rehearsals until the tech/dress will beheld at ETC Studio in Upper Dublin Township (PA).
FINAL TECH/DRESS REHEARSAL:
Friday, December 15 from 6:00pm-10pm at the Shanis Auditorium, Upper Dublin Public Library
Saturday, December 16 at 10am & 2pm
Sunday, December 17/2pm
9 adults (6 to play various male roles and 3 to play various female roles)
4 t(w)eenagers (ages 12-14)
At auditions, hopefuls will be asked to perform cold readings from the script.
This is a great opportunity for all levels of experience. Being skilled with creating character voices is a plus!
Memorization worries? Actors will have scripts onstage with them during the performance!
There is no cost to audition. Once cast, performers will need to become a member of ETC for the 2023-2024 Season ($35).
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN by ACTOR with age ranges:
Male 1: George Bailey 30-40
Male 2: Clarence 50-65
Male 3: Joseph 50-65
Male 4: Henry Potter, Binky, Nick 30′-50s
Male 5: Announcer, Old Man Grover, Dr. Campbell, Man, Nick, Bridge Keeper, Cop 50-65
Male 6: Harry Bailey, Bert, Old Man Collins, Charlie, Martini, Horace The Teller, Mr. Welch, Sheriff, Sam Wainwright 45-60
Female 1: Mary 30’s
Female 2: Rose Bailey, Matilda, Ms. Hatch, Schultz 60’s
Female 3: Violet Black, Ruth Dakin Bailey, Mrs. Thompson, Sadie Vance 40-60
All kids ages 12-14
Boy 1: Young George, Pete
Boy 2: Young Harry, Tommy
Girl 1: Young Violet, Zuzu
Girl 2: Young Mary, Janie