San Diego, CA
$1096 weekly minimum (LORT B+)
Old Globe Associate Artistic Director Justin Waldman
Associate Producers, Lamar Perry & Kim Heil
See breakdown for production dates.
No phone calls, please.
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 submit.
Equity Actors of all Ethnicities, Gender Identities, and Physical Abilities for roles in Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show (see breakdown).
San Diego based performers encouraged to submit.
Please tape 2 contrasting monologues or 1 monologue and 1 song. Total audition time should not exceed 3 minutes. You may use a song of your choice or you may use the accompaniment for the below selections from GRINCH:
2021 OLD GLOBE WINTER SEASON EPA BREAKDOWN:
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Book and lyrics by Timothy Mason
Music by Mel Marvin
Original production conceived and directed by Jack O’Brien
Original choreography by John DeLuca
Directed by James Vásquez
1st Reh: October 8, 2021
1st Prev: November 3rd, 2021
Closes: December 31, 2021 (Opening Night: November 7, 2021)
Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 23rd incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “Santa for a Day,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Welcome, Christmas (Fah Who Doraze),” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.
Roles will be understudied. Seeking actors of all ethnicities, gender identities, and physical abilities. Employment in this production is contingent upon clearing a criminal background check.
The Grinch (30s-50s.) A beastly, charming curmudgeon. Scary but with a heart underneath his gruff exterior. Has the size and presence of a Music Hall superstar with deft athleticism. A triple threat. Needs a strong, booming baritone singing voice with falsetto. [OFFER OUT ON THIS ROLE]
Young Max (20s). The Grinch's dog, a young pup at heart. Endlessly energetic and acrobatic. Extremely loyal, shows great patience and humor in the face of adversity. Needs a strong Tenor singing voice. [OFFER OUT ON THIS ROLE]
Old Max (50s-60s) A trustworthy, benevolent narrator who is inspired by nostalgia. With his urbane elegance, long-limbed grace and gently sardonic humor, he actually reminds us of Dr. Seuss. Needs a strong bass-baritone singing voice. [OFFER OUT ON THIS ROLE]
Papa Who (30s – early 40s) The father of the family, the calm eye of the family storm. Goodness and benevolence pour out of him. A moral example for the rest of Whoville. Needs a strong high baritone or baritenor singing voice. [OFFER OUT ON THIS ROLE]
Mama Who (30s – early 40s) Quirky, funny, on the brink of saturation but still maintaining complete control. Until... Needs a strong, warm soprano singing voice with chest range as well. [OFFER OUT ON THIS ROLE]
Grandpa Who (40s – 50s) The eldest of the family, comically hard of hearing. Not unlike Grandpa Simpson. Needs a strong character baritone singing voice. [OFFER OUT ON THIS ROLE]
Grandma Who (40s – 50s) Loving, has the ear of the children and the patience to calm them. Needs a strong character mezzo singing voice.[OFFER OUT ON THIS ROLE]
Adult Ensemble (6 actors 20s – 40s). Seeking different types and vivid personalities. The more physically versatile the better. Need strong singing voices of all types. [OFFERS OUT ON THESE ROLES]
Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show
By Gordon Greenberg & Steve Rosen
Directed by Gordon Greenberg
Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
1st Reh: November 2, 2021
1st Prev: November 19, 2021
Closes: December 26, 2021 (Opening Night: November 23, 2021)
Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
San Diego has a new show for its Christmas stocking with this fast, funny, and highly theatrical reimagining of one of the most beloved holiday stories ever told. All the traditional elements of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol are intact—including the iconic ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future—but with a comic local twist! Audiences of all ages will cheer Ebenezer Scrooge’s rediscovery of the Christmas spirit in this riotous Dickens mash-up filled with music and laughter—all set in “wintery” San Diego!
Roles will not be understudied. Seeking actors of all ethnicities, gender identities, and physical abilities.
ACTOR ONE (20s): Frederick, Young Scrooge, Medium Scrooge, Tiny Tim puppet, Isaac, Leader of the Sons of Pitches
ACTOR TWO (20s): Prudence, Lavinia, Wigged lady, Ghost of Xmas Present, Team Captain, Jennie, Beggar Woman, Boy [ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]
ACTOR THREE (30s – 40s): Gertrude, Xmas Past, Lady Marmalahd, Mrs. Cratchit, Daisy/Joan, Lester, Mrs. Wrestlethwait, Woman 2
ACTOR FOUR (30s – 40s ): Mr. Catchit, Marley, Charles, Fezziwig, Jean/Jane, Man 1, Police Man, Hal, Man 2, Another Son [ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]
ACTOR FIVE (50s+): Scrooge
SEE BREAKDOWN OR PREPARATION. All auditions will be reviewed if received by July 30.
LORT Non-Rep $1096 weekly minimum (LORT B+)