Youth (aged 5 – 17) performers of all race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, mental and physical abilities, sexual/affectional orientation and gender are welcome to audition for Goodman Theatre’s 42nd annual production of A Christmas Carol; prior experience is not required. Available roles include:
- Tiny Tim
- Boy Scrooge
- Belinda Cratchit
- Emily Cratchit
- Peter Cratchit
- Turkey Child
Performers should come prepared to deliver a memorized poem or monologue (one minute or less in length); sing a cappella one verse of a song, preferably a traditional holiday song or Christmas carol (no piano or musical accompaniment will be provided); and bring a photo and resume including previous theatrical and related experience/training.
Saturday, September 21
In-person registration from 8:30 – 10:30am; Auditions from 9am – 2pm
Goodman Theatre (170 North Dearborn) *Please note: this is an accessible facility
ABOUT A CHRISTMAS CAROL
For more than four decades, nearly 1.5 million theatergoers have attended “the best Christmas story ever told” (Time Out Chicago) since the Goodman launched the annual Chicago tradition in 1978. The 42nd production of A Christmas Carol features acclaimed Chicago actor Larry Yando returning for his 12th turn as Ebenezer Scrooge. Directed by Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper for the seventh year, Charles Dickens’ classic tale follows Scrooge as he journeys through his past, present and future to rediscover the joys of kindness, compassion and redemption—with plenty of music, costumes, stage magic and “Bah, Humbugs!” along the way. Tickets to A Christmas Carol ($25 – $89; subject to change) are on sale now at GoodmanTheatre.org/Carol, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). Discounted Group Tickets for 15+ are available at 312.443.3820.