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Auditions - A Christmas Story-Philadelphia, PA - Casting ID # 1569407
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Philadelphia, PA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 04-02-18
Audition Date 10-08-18 Submission deadline 06-30-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
"A Christmas Story" is a based on the holiday movie classic with music from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the award winning duo behind the Broadway hit "Dear Evan Hansen", and movies "La La Land" and "The Greatest Showman." With all the iconic scenes from the movie: Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit; the bullies, Farkus and Dill; the leg lamp award; the bunny suit; the Chinese restaurant; Christmas dinner; and many others, this is sure to be a holiday treat for the whole family.

Role # 1 Ralphie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Cute and winsome, but not precious. He’s a bit mischievous and rascally but with a twinkle in his eye. Tap is a plus. Must appear to be age 9 going on 10. (High belter, unchanged voice, low F# to high D)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 2 Jean Sheperd
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A charismatic storyteller who has the ability to weave a spell and draw an audience into his magical world. A good-natured curmudgeon with a deadpan sense of humor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 The Old Man
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A guy with a good heart, through it is buried beneath a sometimes gruff exterior. He’s a devoted husband and father who loves his family but doesn’t overtly show it. (High Baritone or Tenor, must sing to a high G)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

More in charge of the family than the Old Man is, but she would never let him know it. A vibrant woman that is always busy. (Contemporary Mezzo with a strong mix, low G to high Db)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 5 Randy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ralphie’s younger brother. Admires his big brother but won’t admit it. Tap is a plus.(High belter, unchanged voice, low F# to high C#)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12

Role # 6 Miss Shields
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The local elementary school teacher, prim and proper. In Ralphie’s fantasy she becomes a dynamic, show-stopping, brassy belter and tapper.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 Schwartz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Classmates. Tap is a plus. (Strong Belt)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 8 Flick
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Classmates. Tap is a plus. (Strong Belt)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 9 Scut Farkus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The textbook example of a school-yard bully, except this truant doesn’t go to school. He is loud, obnoxious and intimidating. Tap is a plus. (Gruff character voice)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 10 Grover Dill
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Always at Farkus’ side is toady, Dill. Much younger and decidedly smaller than Farkus, Dill delights in being tethered to his “hero.” Tap is a plus.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 11 Esther Jane
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Classmates. Tap is a plus. (Strong Belt)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 12 Mary Beth
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Classmates. Tap is a plus. (Strong Belt)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 13 Santa
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Santa Claus at Higbee’s Department Store is decidedly unlike the typical “jolly old elf.” Ill-tempered and slightly inebriated, he is unhappy with his job.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 14 Ensemble
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking talents for the roles.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60