Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol 2023 Auditions
Auditions will be held at the New Life Ministry Center, 221 Baker Ave Concord, MA, on September 28 @ 6:30 p.m. and September 30 @ 8:30 a.m. Please review all material below and register to audition.
WELCOME TO THE AUDITION PAGE FOR
NEW LIFE FINE ARTS’ PRODUCTION OF
“Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol”
Performance dates are December 8, 9, 15, and 16 @ 7:30 p.m. and December 9, 10, 16 and 17 @ 2:30 p.m. at the
Groton Dunstable Performing Arts Center.
AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD at the NEW LIFE MINISTRY CENTER, 221 Baker Avenue, Concord, MA
Thursday September 28th, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
and Saturday, September 30th, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
New Life Fine Arts’ spiritually uplifting musical adaptation of the 1843 Charles Dickens’ classic tells the story of the tight-fisted curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge, and his personal transformation as he is supernaturally confronted with the haunting truth of his wounded past, his spiritually impoverished present and his woeful future.
“Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol” is directed by Concord composer, David MacAdam who wrote the adaptation while living in England, where it was first produced in 1984.
For over 25 years, thousands of NLFA patrons have been given an inspirational glimpse into the true meaning of Christmas and are encouraged to spread their holiday cheer throughout the year.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE AUDITION
(Please note that auditions will be videotaped for the production team’s reference.)
- Practice and be prepared to sing Hark the Herald Angels Sing. (click here for sheet music). You can either sing melody or the alternate written harmonies (alto, tenor, or bass).
- Pick a scene appropriate to your gender, age, etc. from the Audition Packet and Role Chart and become familiar with that part and be prepared to read it (Memorization is a plus, but not mandatory). You may be asked to read an alternate part.
If circumstances prevent you from being able to audition in person, you may upload an audition video containing the song Hark the Herald and acting in one of the scenes. Every video audition should consist of the participant’s full body. If the participant is only auditioning as one character, they will need another person to read the lines of the other characters. That person can be on-screen or off-screen.
*Cast scheduling information including time commitments for rehearsals and production week leading up to the performances, can be found on the Audition Form