Additional Auditions ~ A Christmas Story the Musical

Auditions ~ A Christmas Story the Musical

ADDITIONAL OPEN CALL!!

Looking for boys, men and women to fill several roles in our upcoming production of "A Christmas Story: The Musical." Please come prepared to sing a Christmas carol and learn a short dance.

Book by Joseph Robinette
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Based upon the motion picture A Christmas Story
Distributed by Warner Bros., Written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash Written by Jean Shepherd
Directed by Brennan Blankenship
Auditions October 14, 2017

Anyone who has a love for Christmas, a love for theater, or a love for a simply hilarious classic is encouraged to audition. Ages range from 6-99! There's a part for everyone in the hilarious Christmas favorite.

Details and Character Descriptions

The Pearland Theatre Guild at the Pearl Theater is proud to present A Christmas Story, the Musical running from December 1 - 17, 2017!

Production Dates:

  • December 1 - 17, 2017 (Friday, Saturday at 8pm and Sunday 3pm)
  • December 7 (Thursday at 7:30)

Rehearsal Details

You will only be required to attend rehearsals if you are in the scene/song scheduled to be blocked on that specific rehearsal day. All cast calls are not every night. ***The director is flexible with availability and prior commitments specified at auditions.***
Rehearsal Calendar will be available at auditions.

Audition Dates/Details:

  • Saturday October 14, 6pm to 8pm

**NO ROLES IN THIS PRODUCTION ARE PRE-CAST.***

Audition/Performance Location:

The Pearl Theater
14803 Park Almeda Dr.
Houston, TX 77047

What to Prepare:

  • Auditions will consist of singing a 32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show. Christmas music and songs from the show are allowed. Please bring a cd with a track, there will also be an auxiliary cord for those with songs in MP3 form.
  • Sides from the show shall be provided to read for at the auditions.
  • A dance combination shall be introduced the day of auditions, so please be prepared to move. Jazz shoes are recommended for dance call. If you do not own a pair, tennis shoes will suffice. No flip-flops, please.
  • Please bring a current head shot (or current photo) and resume.

 Show Synopsis/Snippet:

A Christmas Story: The Musical is a musical version of the film A Christmas Story. The musical has music and lyrics written by Pasek & Paul and the book by Joseph Robinette. The musical takes place in the 1940s in Indiana and focuses on a child named Ralphie, who wants a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas.

Character Breakdown

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Auditions ~ Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Auditions Announced:

Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare
Directed and adapted by Jonathan Gonzalez

Additional auditions for males for Antony and Cleopatra have been rescheduled to Monday, Sept 4 and Tuesday September 5 from 7:00 - 9:00pm. Stipends paid.

Shakespeare at the Pearl continues with the original celebrity couple: Antony and Cleopatra. Long before Brangelina this pair of star-crossed lovers traveled from Rome to Egypt and all parts in between with a blend of passion, lust, betrayal, power, tragedy, and double-crossing that only Shakespeare could create!

We are seeking a cast of 14-17 actors to bring this epic tale to life, The rehearsal process will include ensemble physical training, Shakespeare imagery work, and exercises throughout the process. No Shakespeare experience necessary to be in the production! Continuing in the tradition of the Pearl's productions of MACBETH, A WINTER'S TALE, and ROMEO AND JULIET, the show promises to provide an intimate, energetic, and innovative experience.

WHEN
Sunday August 20th @ 3:00pm
Monday, August 21st @ 7:00pm

WHERE
The Pearl Theater
14803 Park Almeda Dr.
Houston, Tx 77047

WHAT TO BRING
Please bring a Head shot and Resume.
The audition will consist of reading sides from the script. These will be provided at the audition upon check-in.

Stipends available for those qualified.

PERFORMANCES
Antony and Cleopatra runs 3 weekends, October 20 through November 5, 2017 NEW DATES!
with two weekday evening performances, Thursday,  Oct 26 and Tuesday Oct 24th

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Read more: Auditions ~ Antony and Cleopatra

2017/2018 Audition Dates

Individual audition announcements will be made for each show prior to auditions. Please check back for details.

  • The Foreigner: July 9, 2017 at 3pm and July 10 at 7pm
  • Antony and Cleopatra: August 20, 2017 at 3pm and August 21 at 7pm
  • Christmas Story: October 1, 2017 at 3pm and October 2 at 7pm
  • Miss Ever's Boys: December 10, 2017 at 3pm and December 11 at 7pm
  • Vanya Sonia and Sasha and Spike: February 11, 2018 at 3pm and February 12 at 7pm
  • Once on This Island, Jr. : March 25, 2018 at 3pm and March 26 at 7pm
  • To Kill a Mockingbird: April 22, 2018 at 3pm and April 23 at 7pm

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