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Audition Notice forA Christmas Story
Director,Julie Barnett, invites you to audition for A Christmas Story.
Oct 2nd and 3rd, 2017 at 7 pm
Red Carpet Community Theatre – 422 N. Jefferson St. Elk City, OK
Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2017
Rehearsals will be 4 to 5 days a week starting in TBA.
Show Summary –Follow 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Higbee’s Department Store. The consistent response: “You’ll shoot your eye out!” All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family’s temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the school bully; the boys’ experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie’s father winning a lamp shaped like a woman’s leg in a net stocking; Ralphie’s fantasy scenarios and more.
Ralph–as an adult, a stroyteller
Ralphie Parker–Ralph at 9 years old
The Old Man–his father
Randy–his little brother
Miss Shields–his teacher
Flick –his friend and classmate
Schwartz–a friend and classmate
Esther Jane Alberry–a classmate
Helen Weathers –a classmate
Santa Claus–a jolly old elf; heard, never seen (played by the same actor who plays The Old Man)
The opportunity exists to cast the roles, plus extras, including children walking to school, on the playground…etc.
Auditions will include cold readings. For more information on auditions email firstname.lastname@example.org.