A Christmas Carol

Nov 30-Dec 2 & Dec 7-9, 2018

Co-directed by Royce Berry & Kelsi Frost

Auditions will be October 11-13, 2018!  To sign up for a slot, please click here.

SUMMARY

Broadway heavy hitters, Alan Menken (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical, Once on This Island), breathe fantastic new life into the classic tale of A Christmas Carol.

Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his Past, Present and Future. Thanks to their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and greets Christmas morning with a cheerful “Happy Christmas” before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those that mean the most to him.

A Christmas Carol is a spectacular adaptation of Charles Dickens’ most well-known story. Proving its staying power with a decade-long run at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden, A Christmas Carol, is an ideal choice for any theatre hoping to create a holiday tradition.

 

Character Breakdown

Scrooge
A man who lost his father to creditors as a kid and has grown up heeding his father’s advice to save his money. Until he realizes how terrible he’s become, he is grumpy, unsympathetic man and has no time for anyone or anything.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 65
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mr. Cratchit
A father and husband who cares deeply for his family, particularly his youngest son. He works hard to provide for them but is mistreated by his employer, Scrooge.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mrs. Cratchit
Tiny Tim’s mother and Mr. Cratchit’s wife. She is a loving mother who tries to provide the best for her children with what she’s got.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Tiny Tim
Mr. and Mrs. Cratchit’s youngest son. He is crippled and sick, but is the definition of loving Christmas spirit. He constantly reminds his family that as long as they all have each other, they will be happy.
Gender: male
Age: 9 to 12
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Fred
Scrooge’s nephew and only living relative. He is a pleasant young man who believes in the good a joyful Christmas spirit can make in the world.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ghost Of Christmas Present
A jovial, larger-than-life ghost who comes back to show Scrooge all the joy, love, and celebration he his missing out on while those around him celebrate Christmas. Actor doubles as Sandwichboard Man.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ghost Of Christmas Past
An ever cheerful, sprightly ghost who comes back with the history book of Scrooge’s past to show him the events that led to his current state. Actor doubles as Lamplighter.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Blind Old Hag / Ghost Of Christmas Future
A beautiful, and terrifying wrath, the Ghost of Christmas Future is strong and silent as she shows Scrooge what will happen to him and those around him if he continue down the path he is currently treading.
Gender: female
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Marley
Scrooge’s former business partner who, before his death, was exactly like Scrooge. Comes back as a ghost in chains to warn Scrooge of how his life decisions will bind him in the afterlife.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Scrooge’s Mother
Young Scrooge
Fan
Emily
Scrooge’s fiancé from when they were young. She is a beautiful girl, not impressed or in need of money.
Gender: female
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mrs. Fezziwig
The consummate hostess and Mr. Fezziwig’s wife, she loved to help throw the Christmas party every year. She is prideful.
Gender: female
Age: 50 to 60
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Mr. Fezziwig
A portly, jolly man who used to throw a huge Christmas party every year for the community. He was Scrooge’s first boss and after teaching him all he knew, he became deeply disappointed in the man Scrooge became.
Gender: male
Age: 55 to 65
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Ensemble
Charity Elves; Bankers; Street Vendors; Sailors; Ghosts; Jailers; Clerks; Monks

Song list

  • Mister Fezziwig’s Annual Christmas Ball
  • Marley’s Visitation
  • Fezziwig’s Annual Christmas Ball
  • Will Tiny Tim Live?
  • Hear the Bells
  • Jolly Good Time
  • Charity Men
  • Nothing to Do With Me
  • Link By Link
  • Lights of Long Ago (Part 1)
  • Old Bailey
  • Lights of Long Ago (Part 2)
  • A Place Called Home (Part 1)
  • Fezziwig’s Annual Christmas Ball
  • A Place Called Home
  • Money Machine Montage
  • Abundance and Charity
  • Christmas Together
  • Will Tiny Tim Live?
  • Dancing On Your Grave
  • Yesterday, Tomorrow & Today
  • Final
  • God Bless Us Everyone (Bows)