Actors are chosen through formal auditions that are open to the public. Auditions may involve cold reads from the script, prepared monologues or other material at the discretion of each director. Please refer to specific Audition Announcements for the requirements for any particular show.

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Auditions for Santa Claus the Panto

King's Town Players will hold open auditions for performances of Santa Claus the Panto, written and directed by Richard Linley.

The Play

Archvillain Dr. Fiendish McAwful and his assistant, Eyesore, begin their campaign to undermine Christmas by stealing the secret of Santa’s flying reindeer. Working to thwart their dastardly scheme is Mrs. Claus, the Clauses’ daughter, Sandra, Kevin, an ice-country pilot, Cosmos, an underemployed reindeer, two stable elves, Stoop and Scoop, the Christmas Spirit (personified), the Workshop Elves, and Santa, himself!

Directed by Richard Linley


Dr. Fiendish McAwful, a mad, bad scientist (male - 40+)

Eyesore, his assistant (male - adult)

Stoop, a stable elf (male or female - adult)

Scoop, a stable elf (male or female - adult)

Cosmos, a reindeer (male or female)

Kevin, a bush pilot (male - 18-24)

Santa Claus (really, really old)

Sandra Claus, the Clauses’ daughter (female - 18-24)

Mrs. Claus (Ostentatia), Santa’s wife (male - a pantomime dame)

The Christmas Spirit (female - 25-35)

Chorus of Workshop Elves (children)

AUDITIONS: We are looking for ten adult and a number of child actors to play a role in this production. Auditions will be held at the King's Town Arts Studio (202-506 Days Road, Kingston) on September 16th and September 17th, with callbacks later (if necessary). Auditions are open to anyone in the community so come and out and be a part of the show. ** An additional audition session for youth has been added on September 23. **

There are no further auditions at this time.

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