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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Auditions: Holiday 3 Act Event at The Barn Theatre in Montville

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The Barn Theatre in Montville, New Jersey, is holding open auditions on October 29th & 30th for its upcoming holiday production of three one act plays. Directed by Jeff Knapp.

AUDITION DATES: Sunday October 29th 7pm to 9 pm, Monday October 30th 6pm to 8 pm

PERFORMANCE DATES: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11am Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 2pm Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2pm

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Three zany, fun-for-the-whole-family stories to help ring in the holiday season! 

  • Lights... Camera.. Christmas by Sally Carpenter
  • Murray, The Motion Sick Dreidl by Jeff Knapp
  • What Could Go Wrong The Night Before Christmas? by Kim Kao Hines

CAST REQUIREMENTS:

There will likely be doubling.  There is a NARRATOR character who will link all the shows together and take a larger role in WHAT COULD GO WRONG....

LIGHTS, CAMERA, CHRISTMAS

AROUND HIGH SCHOOL AGED:

  • J.D. high school aged, film director
  • SANDY plays Eve in the film
  • MARCY plays Mother in the film
  • CHARLIE plays Father in the film
  • FILM EXTRA female, plays a Christmas Tree
  • GOPHER runs errands

ADULTS

  • MR. BIG the studio boss
  • CAMERA PERSON works the movie camera

COULD BE EITHER

  • SET DESIGNER male or female
  • LIGHTING DIRECTOR male or female
  • PROPERTIES MISTRESS female
  • COSTUME DESIGNER male or female
MURRAY, THE MOTION SICK DREIDL
  • MURRAY, A Dreidl of Indeterminate Age
  • SHLOMO, A Dreid of Indeterminate Agel
  • DOCTOR, An Adult Doctor
  • LEFTY, A Kid
  • SAM, A Kid
WHAT COULD GO WRONG ON THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
  • HOST (doubles as NARRATOR for the show)
  • CHILDREN (at least 6 kids needed; ages flexible - no infants please; but if your child can sit still and be quiet, it might be a good fit!)
  • STAGE MANAGER
  • OWEN, a surfer bum mouse, kid aged or older
  • CHAD, a "regular guy" mouse, kid aged or older
  • NERMAL, a nerd mouse, kid aged or older
  • MAMA, She wears the kerchief, adult
  • PAPA, He wears the cap and throws open the sash, adult
  • SANTA: Stocky, not obese, adult - should be comfortable posing for pictures with the audience in the lobby afterwards

Actors are asked to arrive to sign in within the first hour of the audition start time. All roles are available. Casting is open, and newcomers are especially welcomed. Crew and other volunteers are also needed for the event. If interested, please contact info@barntheatre.org

***IMPORTANT: You will be asked to list ALL potential conflict dates AT THE TIME of your audition, (NOT after casting). Please be prepared with your calendar and out-dates, as a rehearsal schedule will be generated based upon availability of staff and cast.

The Barn is an all-volunteer organization

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