Auditions

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.

Auditions at the King's Town Players are open to the public. We advertise auditions on this site and through our Facebook and Twitter accounts. You do not have to be a King's Town Players member to audition.

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Auditions for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

King's Town Players will hold open auditions for performances of A Christmas Carol, adapted for the stage and directed by Richard Linley.

The Play

The Industrial Revolution has brought riches to some in London, but left much of the population destitute. Ebenezer Scrooge is among the fortunate few, but he has allowed his pursuit of wealth to eclipse all thoughts of tenderness for the rest of humanity. Scrooge does not discriminate: He hates everyone equally, and sees Christmas (“Humbug!”) as an excuse for his poor Clerk, Bob Cratchet, to do him out of a day’s earnings once a year for no work done. Then, on Christmas Eve in 1843, Scrooge is paid a visit by the ghost his long-dead partner, Jacob Marley. Marley is determined to save the terrified Scrooge from himself, and sets about doing so with the help of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet To Come. Sure to delight young and old alike!

Cast Requirements

The show has a large cast, with multiple parts for most actors. It is not a musical, but will be underscored with music, and children in the show must be able to sing.

AUDITIONS: We are looking for a wide arrange of actors, ages 7 to 70 play a role in this production. Auditions will be held at the Lakeshore School (2312-506 Princess Street, Kingston) on September 18th, 19th and 20th, with callbacks later (if necessary). Auditions are open to anyone in the community so come and out and be a part of the show.

There are no further auditions at this time.


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