Latest News of Auditions for the Garrick 2014/15 ?Season
The Ghosts of Scrooge? ?Director Carole Carr
Auditions have been announced for the musics/play?‘The Ghosts of Scrooge’?, which is?playing in the Studio from 9th to 13th December 2014 and also from 6th ?to 10th January 2015
The auditions ?will be on Sunday ?12th October ’14 ?from 5.30 – 8.00pm.
The Director & Musical Director will be at the auditions and each auditionee must prepare a piece of ?music and bring the musical score for their chosen piece/or on a CD.
The chosen musical piece needs to be something a bit dark and from the last 30 years (such as Jeykll & Hyde.)
Rehearsals will start on 2nd November ’14 from 7.30-10.0pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday afternoons from 2.30 – 5.00.
Some Sundays ?will include the MD from 4.00 – 6.00pm.
There will also be two initial ?”Music only Rehearsals” on Sunday 19th & Sunday 26th with Simon Murray ?the MD
As usual we require each auditionee to e-mail us to register their interest before the auditions.
THE GHOSTS OF SCROOGE – CHARACTERS: 9th -13th December ?14 / 6th-10th January?15
The production will have a very modern, zany take on the classic Dickens? Christmas Carol. The Chorus must all be good singers & actors who will have the opportunity to play several roles and change from Ghosts to Characters in order to fill the stage full of energy, movement, pathos, humour & fun so that it will appeal to everyone from 10 ? 100!
SCROOGE?? Age about 35 & 60 – a slim and not too small actor who is capable of showing a mean, dour and miserable character with no warmth but with the ability to change into a genial, smiley, happy and kindly man in the end!
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST/PRESENT/FUTURE?? One actor plays all three Spirits – needs to be an actor with versatility to cope with the three different Spirit characters.
TINY TIM?? Age about 9-13 he should be a small boy who could look sickly a singer with big beseeching eyes that can captivate the audience. Also playing URCHIN
(An understudy for Tiny Tim may be a possibility so that the roles can be alternated).
CHORUS 1 & JACOB MARLEY?? Age about 40-60 – an actor who plays a feisty ghost who is searching for eternal rest – he was Scrooge?s business partner.
Also playing MR FEZZIWIG & OLD JOE
CHORUS 2 & BOB CRATCHIT?? Age about 35 he is slim, humble, pleasant and a long suffering character who is a devoted family man family man.
Also playing BOY 1 & CHORUS
CHORUS 3 & FRED?? Age 20-30 Scrooge?s nephew a happy/genial fellow and an eternal optimist.
Also playing YOUNG JACOB MARLEY
CHORUS 4 & DICK?- Age about 20 ? 30 he is young apprentice/school friend with Scrooge.
Also playing PETER CRATCHIT & BOY 2
CHORUS 5 & MRS CRATCHIT?? Age about 30s she is at the end of her tether with poverty, children and a sick youngest child and is tired of excuses for Scrooge?s miserliness
Also playing GIRL 1 & YOUNG JOSEPHINE
CHORUS 6 & BELLE & BELINDA? Age about 20s – Belle was Scrooge?s fianc? and Belinda is Fred?s fianc?e.
Also playing GIRL 2
CHORUS 7 & MRS FEZZIWIG?? Age about 30?s to 40?s a jolly lady who has an eye for the boys!
Also playing LADY & MRS DILBER
CHORUS 8 & FRAN?? Age about 20s she is Scrooge?s sister who appears as a delicate & ethereal young girl ? Fred is her child.
Also playing MARTHA CRATCHIT
Please register your interest by e-mailing:
Include?‘SCROOGE’?as the subject of the email -?stating clearly your contact details (email and phone) and which part/s you are auditioning for.