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Saturday, February 20, 2016

McCarter searching for 50 local actors of all ages for Dickens’ classic tale

More than a dozen sessions to be scheduled at locations in Trenton, Ewing, Hamilton, Hightstown, East Brunswick, Princeton, and more.

McCarter Theatre Center will be renewing its annual tradition in December of 2016 with a reimagined version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. As part of this new theatrical endeavor, the production will include a Community Ensemble consisting of 50 local actors who will bring the story to life alongside a company of professional performers.

This diverse and enthusiastic group will fill the streets of London, dance with the Fezziwigs, carol at Scrooge’s doorstep, and bring Christmas cheer to every corner of the theater. McCarter is searching for a wide cross-section of the diverse and talented community that surrounds us, creating opportunities for performers of all ages, genders, physical abilities, races, and levels of experience to become a part of this Community Ensemble.

At each Casting Information Session, McCarter staff will introduce you team members, talk about the auditions, play theater games, and answer questions.

Below is a list of all currently scheduled casting sessions. Additional dates/times/locations will be announced.  Please visit our website for the most up-to-date information.  

Rider University
Monday, February 29
7pm | Fireside Lounge (Room 245)
Bart Luedeke Center
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ

Trenton Free Public Library
Saturday, March 5
10am | Community Room
120 Academy Street
Trenton, NJ

The ARC Mercer
Thursday, March 17  
7pm | Gymansium
180 Ewingville Road
Ewing, NJ 08638

Villagers Theatre
Friday, March 18
7pm | Main Stage
12 Rues Lane
East Brunswick, NJ

HomeFront Family Campus
Wednesday, March 30
6pm | Multipurpose Room
101 Celia Way
Ewing, NJ

Hightstown Memorial Library
Thursday, March 31
7pm | Community Room
114 Franklin Street
Hightstown, NJ

Hollowbrook Branch Library
Tuesday, April 5
7pm | Community Hall
Ewing Community Center
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Ewing, NJ 08638

Hamilton Area YMCA
Date/Time To Be Announced
1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619

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