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Auditions “Miracle on 34th Street”, Magenta Theater

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 1:30 AM - 4:30 AM


Auditions “Miracle on 34th Street”, Magenta Theater – Monday, September 23rd, 6:30pm
Magenta’s December show is the stage adaptation of the classic film, MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, a film that warms the hearts of families every year at Christmas time. The original movie starred Maureen O’Hara and a very young Natalie Wood. Magenta’s casting promises to be equally as charming.
For those unfamiliar with the story: Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy’s. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy’s customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy their child has asked for. Seen as deluded and dangerous by Macy’s vocational counselor, who plots to have Kris shanghaied to Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, Kris ends up in a court competency hearing. Especially at stake is one little girl’s belief in Santa. In a dramatic decision, the court confirms Kris as the true Santa, allowing Susan and countless other children to experience the joy of childhood fantasy.
Auditions are open to the public. Acting Roles are volunteer only; no pay. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script; no monologues are required. Please bring a headshot with you to auditions, along with your calendar. Be prepared to move and have some fun, kids! Parents are encouraged to audition along with their children….we love our Magenta families!
Performances Dec 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14x2, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 (Dec 14 + 21 2pm matinees)
Rehearsals
Oct 5 (12:30-5),14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
Nov 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26
Dec 2, 3, 4, 5, 10 – refresher
(Weekdays 6:30-9:30pm, Saturdays 10-4 unless noted otherwise.)
Magenta Theater
1108 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660
Check website for role descriptions: www.magentatheater.com

Roles:
5 females, 8 males, 16 either gender, some extras including children.
Some actors will be playing multiple characters
Dr. Pierce – physician at Maplewood Home (m)
Kris Kringle – Santa Claus - grow out your beards guys - if you don’t have a beard but can grow one bring a picture of your grown beard. (m)
Bag Lady – at Thanksgiving Day parade (f)
Rich Person – at Thanksgiving Day parade (m)
Shellhammer – Mrs. Walker’s assistant (f)
Doris Walker – personnel manager at Macy’s (f)
Susan Walker – Doris’ daughter looks age 7-8 (f)
Fred Gayley – a lawyer, neighbor and friend to Doris & Susan (m)
Drunken Santa – employee of Macy’s (m)
Macy – owner and manager of Macy’s Dept store (m)
Sawyer – Macy’s vocational guidance counselor (m)
Bloomingdale – owner and manager of Bloomingdale’s Dept store (m/f)
Judge Harper – of the NY state court (m/f)
Finley – bailiff in Judge Harper’s court (m/f)
Mara – prosecuting attorney (f)
Duncan – Reindeer keeper at the Central Park zoo (m)
Mara Jr – prosecuting attorney’s child (b/g)
Al & Lou – postal employees (m/f)
Children – 3 (m/f)
Parents – 3 (m/f)
Elves – 4-5 (m/f)
Names may be changed to fit gender change

Phone: (360) 635-4358
Event url: http://www.magentatheater.com

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