[August 9-11] Dear Santa – auditions


Peter J. (theatreinlondon.ca admin)
Keymaster

[posted on behalf of LCP]

AUDITIONS FOR

LONDON COMMUNITY PLAYERS

2008-2009 SEASON

All auditions held at The Palace Theatre, 710 Dundas Street, London, Ontario

DEAR SANTA by Norm Foster

Synopsis: Christmas Eve is approaching, and Santa’s crotchety Chief of Staff thinks that after 500 years it’s high time for a new sleigh. The North Pole Special arrives with the latest model, a stowaway, and the last supplies of the season… minus one critically important item. Throw in a little unrequited love, silly elves, and an off tune choir, and you’ve got good clean fun for the whole family!

DIRECTOR: Steve Ogden

PRODUCER: Harry Edison

AUDITIONS:

  1. Saturday August 9, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  2. Monday August 11, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

PRODUCTION DATES: December 10, 11, 12, 13, December 14 matinee, 18, 19 and 2 shows on 20th

CAST REQUIREMENTS: (Note: The inhabitants of the North Pole are ageless, whether they have worked there for fifty-eight or three hundred years.)

Algernon Gladstone: Santa’s Chief of Staff.

Kit Bishop: a young girl in her late teens

Bozidar: Santa’s foreman – he speaks with a Russian accent

Octavia: Santa’s housekeeper

Lou Flapdoodle: sleigh salesman

Michael Bishop: Kit’s brother

Elves: Phooey, Balderdash, Fiddlesticks, Piffle, Skiffle, Yeegads

Non-speaking parts: Mrs. Bishop, choir, assorted elves.

For more information, please contact Steve Ogden at sogden@sympatico.ca or 519-637-1778.

Please note: casting preference for the elves and the role of Kit will be given to young people who have enrolled in one of LCP’s youth programs in 2008.

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GENERAL:

Scripts are available for the 2008/2009 season to read in advance – and must be returned no later than the first audition date. Please contact the Palace Theatre Box Office at 519-432-1029 to make arrangements. A $10.00 REFUNDABLE deposit is required.

For more information on any of the plays and/or auditions, please contact @londoncommunityplayers.com">info@londoncommunityplayers.com

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