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The Christmas Express Auditions-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1574995
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-02-18
Audition Date 10-14-18 Submission deadline 10-13-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
"This is the most hopeless place in the world!" Hilda intones as she dreams of faraway places and only finds tedium in running the Holly Railway Station. That is, until Leo Tannenbaum drops in out of nowhere the day before Christmas Eve. Suddenly, an old radio that hasn't worked in years springs to life, the local group of carolers (which usually yowls like a gang of wet cats) begins to sound like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the whole town gets the Christmas spirit. Coincidence? …. Or is Leo doing all this? This nostalgic theatrical greeting card is full of eccentric small town characters, wise-cracking their way to finding the true wonder of Christmas. And on the way they make us all wish we could take a ride on The Christmas Express. The

Role # 1 Hilda Trowbridge
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A rather grumpy woman, manages the Holly Railway Station.



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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Satch Brunswick
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Hilda’s assistant with a better outlook on life.


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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Maggie Clooney
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A mail carrier.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Leo Tannenbaum
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A pleasant, mysterious man.



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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Penelope Blaisedale
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Editor of the local newspaper, “The Holly Herald”.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 36
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Mr. Fairfax
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An ominous man.


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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Mryna Hobsnagle
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Secretary at City Hall.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Donna Fay Cummings
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A stubborn newlywed.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Jerry Cummings
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Donna’s equally stubborn husband, a little slow at times.





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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Deborah Smith
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A slightly haggard woman.


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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -