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Centenary Stage Company To Hold Open Call Auditions For "A Christmas Carol" On October 25th


Centenary Stage Company To Hold Open Call Auditions For "A Christmas Carol" On October 25th

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company will hold an open-call audition for the upcoming 2021 holiday production of A Christmas Carol written by Stephen Temperley and based on the story by Charles Dickens. Auditions will be held by appointment on Monday, October 25 from 10:30am – 7:00pm.

To schedule an appointment, call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979-0900. Walk-ins will be seen as time permits. The auditions will be held in the Kutz Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University.

If you are unable to attend, send resumes, headshots, and reels to boxoffice@centenarystageco.org Att: Casting. Performers may prepare a monologue appropriate to the material or read from sides. Sides can be found online at centenarystageco.org and will also be provided the day of auditions. 

A Christmas Carol by Stephen Temperley, author of Souvenir. A new dramatization of the classic Charles Dickens novel for a versatile small cast of cersatile performers. Six actors will bring to life all the Dickens’ characters. A Christmas Carol was published in 1843, Charles Dickens, through the voice of Scrooge, continues to urge us to honor Christmas in our hearts and try to keep it all year round. 

Performances will run November 26 through December 12. 

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They are seeking: 

ACTOR 1: Narrator, Timothy Cratchit,   

ACTOR 2: Mrs. Dilber, Christmas Past,   

ACTOR 3: Businessman, Fezziwig,  Ghost of Christmas Present. Old Joe  

ACTOR 4: Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley, Businessman  

ACTOR 5: Fan, Want, Annabel  

ACTOR 6: Fred, Young Scrooge, Peter Cratchit  

ACTOR 7: Belle, Mrs. Cratchit, Ignorance  

For more information, to download sides or the full text visit centenarystageco.org org. To schedule an audition call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900.   

Centenary Stage Company remains committed to the health and safety of our community and adheres to all requirements set forth by the State of New Jersey.  For more information regarding CSC COVID-19 policies and policy updates, visit centenarystageco.org/faq

The 2021-22 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, the John and Margaret Post Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including Platinum Season Sponsor The House of the Good Shepherd, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center Atlantic Health System, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), and Fulton Bank, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters. 

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originally published: 10/12/2021

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