Auditions and Registrations

UPCOMING AUDITIONS AND REGISTRATIONS

Theatre Bristol On Air radio theatre auditions

Auditions for the winter production of Theatre Bristol On Air radio drama are here! Summoning the days of Theatre Bristol’s “Don’t Touch That Dial” radio program, we announce our own updated spin under our 2020 “Keeping Drama On – and Off – Stage” Series.

Auditions for Theatre Bristol On Air, a radio drama production of “A Christmas Carol,” are September 26 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, September 27 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm, and September 28 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm on Zoom. Callbacks are September 29-30 as needed. Auditions, rehearsals, and recording sessions will be held on Zoom. Rehearsals will be held Wednesday and Thursday evenings 6:30-8:00 PM.

About “A Christmas Carol”

A Christmas Carol is a play about a mean-spirited and selfish old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who hates Christmas.

One cold Christmas Eve, Scrooge is particularly unkind to the people who work for him. When Scrooge gets home, he is visited by the ghost of his old business partner Jacob Marley – and then by three ghosts! They are the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future.

The Ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge on a journey through Christmases from his past. The Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge his clerk, Bob Cratchit’s family. Then, the ghost then takes him to see his nephew Fred’s Christmas celebrations – which he had been invited to, but rebuffed. Finally, The Ghost of Christmas Future terrifies Scrooge by showing him visions of his own death…

The ghosts’ journey through time teaches Scrooge the error of his ways. When he wakes up on Christmas Day he is full of excitement, and buys the biggest turkey in the shop for the Cratchit family before spending the day with his nephew, full of the joys of Christmas.

To sign up for an audition slot, please click here.

Characters

(In order of vocal appearance)

  • Dickens
  • Fred
  • Scrooge
  • Cratchit
  • Gentlemen #1
  • Gentlemen #2
  • Young Boy
  • Marley
  • Christmas Past
  • Fan
  • Young Scrooge
  • Fezziwig
  • Mrs. Fezziwig
  • Young Scrooge
  • Belle
  • Christmas Present
  • Mr. Michaels
  • Mrs. Seymour
  • Mrs. Martin
  • Mrs. Cratchit
  • Peter
  • Martha
  • Tiny Tim
  • Captain
  • Helmsman
  • Niece
  • Topper
  • Sister
  • Businessman #1
  • Businessman #2
  • Old Joe
  • Mrs. Dilber
  • Charwoman

*Due to COVID-19, all auditions will be held virtually until further notice.*

Auditions are held Theatre Bristol, 512 State Street, Bristol. Additional details will be added to this page by each director for the auditions, such as the audition music selected, so please check back prior to auditions. Auditions are open to anyone. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes to move in. Be sure to bring your calendar to list all of your conflicts. No conflicts are permitted for tech week or performances.


The Sound of Music – postponed to 2021

One of the most popular musicals of all time, “The Sound of Music,” directed by Glenn Patterson comes to the Paramount Center for the Arts, June 2021. Auditions will be in early March 2021, so please mark your calendar!

To Kill a Mockingbird – postponed to 2021

The classic “To Kill A Mockingbird,” directed by Camille Gray, takes the ARTspace stage weekends September 2021. Auditions TBA for men, women, and children.

elf The Musical – postponed to 2021

The holiday movie favorite “elf The Musical” comes to the Paramount Bristol stage under the direction of Kenn Naegele weekends November 2021, and the ARTspace stage weekends December 2021. Auditions for men, women, and children for this production are TBA. Rehearsals begin August 2021.

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