Calling all budding actors! A Christmas Story, The Musical! is preparing to launch a five-city national tour for the 2011 holiday season. Casting directors are seeking to fill the iconic lead role of Ralphie and his troupe of friends and classmates, including: Randy, Flick, Schwartz, Scut Farcus, Grover Dill, Mary Beth, and Esther Jane. Children, ages of 8 13, should be extraordinary actors, singers, and dancers. The production seeks young actors of all ethnicities who are 4 11 and shorter. (Boys, your voice should not have changed yet.). Young performers can now submit their audition by clicking here and following three simple steps:
1. Record a video of yourself singing a brief song that is rhythmic and that shows us your voice, high notes, and personality. A classic Broadway or a holiday song is suggested.
2. Get a recent digital picture or headshot of yourself and your resume. (If you dont have a resume, just prepare a brief paragraph about yourself in a Word Document.)
3. Go to www.AChristmasStoryTheMusical/casting and follow the link to register with our online casting site, LetItCast®, and follow their instructions to submit your video, photo, and information.
Submissions should be no longer than 90 seconds and only one audition video is allowed.
A Christmas Story, The Musical! will rehearse in Chicago, October 10 before commencing a five-city national tour: Hershey, PA (Hershey Theatre, Nov. 8 13); Detroit, MI (Fisher Theatre, Nov. 15 27); Raleigh, NC (Memorial Auditorium, Nov. 29 Dec. 4); and Tampa, FL (Straz Center, Dec. 6-11), before returning to The Chicago Theatre for performances Dec. 14 - 30, 2011.