Marley's Chains LLC
New York, NY
Call Type: EPA
Producers: Tom Smedes Productions and ShowTown Productions
Director: Matthew Warchus
Playwright: Jack Thorne
Original Story: Charles Dickens
Casting: Jim Carnahan
Casting Broadway Theatre TBA
First rehearsal: September, 30th 2019
First performance: November 7th 2019
Opening: November 20th 2019
Closing: January 5th 2020
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity Monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
Equity actors for various roles. All roles require an English accent. All roles (with the exception of Scrooge) will be asked to sing Christmas carols a cappella. Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition.
All SM positions have been filled.
CAST SCROOGE - TBA
SEEKING THE FOLLOWING:
All roles any ethnicities. All roles require an English accent. All roles (with the exception of Scrooge)
will be asked to sing Christmas carols a cappella.
BOB CRATCHITT (Male, 35-45) An affable man stuck in an ineffable job. He loves his family, he tries to love his boss, he believes if you project happiness in the world you will get happiness back - he's wrong.
MRS CRATCHITT (Female, 30-45) Bob Cratchitt's wife and mother to Tiny Tim. Kind, loving woman, focused on her family and providing what she can considering their poverty. Not a fan of Scrooge. She knows how to cook a goose.
NEWPHEW/FRED (Male, 25-35) A quick witted man who enjoys being fun and playful. He likes a game, he likes a chat, he doesn't do a great deal with his time but lives life lovingly.
LITTLE FAN (Female, 18-28) Soft and sweet and clever, Little Fan is the Jimminy Cricket we all wished we had as a relative. Scrooge's sister and the Ghost of Christmas future. Scrooge is very fond of Fan.
FATHER/MARLEY (Male, 35-55) Marley – Scrooge’s former business partner. A bitter man who bitterly regrets his bitterness. Father - Scrooge and Little Fan’s Father. Alcoholic. Commanding, pathetic, pathetically commanding.
BELLE (Female, 25-40) Cunning, beguiling, both extraordinary and ordinary. Scrooge meets Belle when they are young and falls in love with her. Leaves her behind with promise to return as a rich man and to marry her. Belle grows as Scrooge does, but in an entirely different way.
FEZZIWIG (Male, 40-60) The most joyous undertaker you'll ever meet. Father of Belle. Warm, welcoming man - his house is full of Christmas cheer. Offers the young Scrooge work with the intention of making him an associate and business partner. Scrooge rejects this in his mission to provide more for Belle.
GHOST PAST (Female, 55-75) Sinewy and clever, the first of the ghosts. Takes Scrooge back to his childhood and visits Little Fan, Belle, and Fezziwig through the years. Pensive and cunning but with a sweet Grandma-like appearance.
GHOST PRESENT (Female, 35-45) A giant. With giant ways. She sees the present clearly, mainly because she's so tall. She thinks he's funnier than he is. She enjoys life, which is a wonderful skill in a ghost.
NICHOLAS (Male, 30-40) A good and kind husband to Belle. Same age as Belle. Skills on tin whistle and/or accordion a plus.
JESS (Female,18-30) City type. Young, playful and competitive. A friend of Scrooge's nephew, Jess is quick witted and a keen game player.
YOUNG EBENEZER (Male, 18-30) The young Scrooge, but not as we know him. Young Ebenezer is playful, bright and energetic despite his sorrow at being left alone at boarding school throughout school holidays. Must play cello.
FERDY/ENSEMBLE (Male, 18-30) City type. Young, playful character.
TINY TIM (Male or Female, 8-12) 9 years old. A seer who carries a disability. Performers with disabilities are encouraged to audition.
Ripley-Grier Studios (305)
305 W 38th St
New York, NY 10018-2902
Check lobby upon arrival for studio info.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30
Actors will read from sides, provided at the EPA. Bring picture and resume.