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Auditions: A Dash of Dickens
November 2, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come out and audition for The Indiana Player’s holiday main-stage production!
It is a documented fact that Charles Dickens and his wife, Catherine, spent a night in Saltsburg, PA when he was investigating the canal system.This was in 1842. A Christmas Carol was published in 1843. This play is a fictionalized supposition of what ideas and character he might have found in Western Pennsylvania. “A Dash of Dickens” is a family Christmas comedy with lots of local flavor and familiar favorites.
“A Dash of Dickens: A Western Pennsylvania Christmas Carol”
Written and Directed by Mary Jo Bowes
Audition Dates: November 1st and 2nd, 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Performance Dates: December 9, 10, 11 and 16, 17, 18
Come in between 6:00pm and 8:00pm for open auditions. No experience necessary!
5 Males / 4 Females
Ghost of Christmas Present (Classic Jolly Father Christmas Type)
Ghost of Christmas Past (Once a Great Beauty, Past Her Prime)
Ghost of Christmas Future (A Goth Type; Wiseacre)
Charles Dickens (A Foppish Vain Young Man with a Good Heart)
Catherine (His Wife; a bit Naïve but Alert to Charles’ Needs)
Billy McCratchit (Canal Boat Captain from Saltsburg, PA)
Dora (Billy’s Wife)
Nell (Their Daughter; a Pubescent Lovely Blind Girl)
Tom (Their Teenage Son with Hidden Ambitions)