Auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
September 29, 2015

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Auditions: 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 10

 

A couple struggles to produce a church Christmas pageant. They must cast the Herdman kids - the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem! FAMILY 

Directed by Shelli Long
Sponsored by Hyundai of St. Augustine
  
SHOW DATES & DETAILS
•    December 11, 2015 - January 3, 2016
•    Matuza Main Stage, Holiday/Family
•    Preview: Dec. 10 - Terrific Tuesday; Dec. 15
•    No shows: Dec. 24-25
•    New Year's Eve Event: Dec. 31
ROLES 
4 men, 6 women, 8 boys, 9 girls
•    FATHER (Bob Bradley) - solid family man, 35-38
•    MOTHER (Grace Bradley) - trim, attractive, 35ish
•    BETH BRADLEY - the narrator, strong voice and presence, 10-11
•    CHARLIE BRADLEY - traditional kid brother, 8-9
•    RALPH HERDMAN - ragged, scroungy, slouching manner, touch of adolescent cool, 12-13
•    IMOGENE HERDMAN - loud, bossy, crafty, 11-12
•    LEROY HERDMAN - tough, sure of himself, 10-11
•    CLAUDE HERDMAN - tough, combative, 9-10
•    OLLIE HERDMAN - looking for trouble, Claude's usual partner in crime, 8-9
•    GLADYS HERDMAN - smail, wiry, fiesty, 7-8
•    ALICE WENDLEKEN - prim, proper, pain in the neck, 10-11
•    MRS. ARMSTRONG - largish woman, managerial in voice and manner, 50ish
•    MRS. SLOCUM - pleasant, motherly woman, 35-60
•    MRS. CLARK - 35-60
•    MRS. CLAUSING - 35-60
•    MRS. MCCARTHY - a younger, less imperious version of Mrs. Armstrong, middle 40s
•    MAXINE - 10-11
•    ELMER HOPKINs - 12-13
•    HOBIE - 9-10
•    DAVID - 8-9
•    BEVERLY - 7-8
•    FIREMAN - 25-30
•    FIREMAN - 25-30
•    SHIRLEY - 5-6
•    JUANITA - 5-6
•    DORIS - 9-10
•    REVEREND HOPKINS - middle to late 40s
•    Extra angel choir members, baby angels, shepherds
REQUIREMENTS
•    Audition requirements: Actors will perform cold readings from the script. Prepared dramatic monologues of 1 to 2 minutes are not required, but they will be accepted. Children can memorize a poem.
•    Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings; and 2 p.m. Sunday afternoons. One Terrific Tuesday performance at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the run.
•    Rehearsal schedules will be determined by cast availability.
•    Please bring a list of conflict dates for rehearsals.
•    Performers cast in the show must be available for all performances.
•    Box office: 904-825-1164
•    limelight-theatre.org 
Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Ave.
uptown St. Augustine
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