Coming up in September!
“MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET – THE MUSICAL”
Book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson (author/composer/lyricist of “The Music Man”)
Miracle is produced by special arrangement with MTI.
Directed by Jon Young (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Musical Direction by Micaela Bundy
Choreography by Connie Rea
AUDITIONS: Sept. 18-20, 7:00 p.m. at The Paramount Theatre, 128 E. Front Street, downtown Burlington, NC. Sign in begins at 6:30. Seeking a diverse and spirited cast of 25 or more. Rich acting roles, upbeat music, and a heartwarming story make this musical the perfect holiday treat. You can click here for more info about the show.
PERFORMANCES: November 10-12 & 17-19, 2017.
PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS: (Please note: Ages are guidelines only for the age of the character — not necessarily the age of the actor or actress)
Doris Walker: 25+ A strong executive working in a man’s world. A single mother whose life experiences have made her cynical and unsentimental. Rich acting and singing role.
Susan Walker: 8-11. A wonderful acting and singing role for a young girl. A born sceptic who sees the world through her mother’s jaded lens.
Fred Gaily: 28+ Strong leading man. A retired marine captain and aspiring attorney who tackles an impossible-to-win case and wins the hearts of Doris and Susan.
Kris Kringle: 45+ The real Santa Claus. A sensitive, insightful, kind-hearted character who somehow sees who every other character really is.
Marvin Shellhammer: 30+ Doris’ slightly insecure assistant. An aggressive and occasionally bumbling junior executive.
R. H. Macy: 30+ The big boss. Owns Macy’s Department Store. Mr. Sawyer: 30+ Macy’s store psychologist. A scheming man. The villain of the story. Sawyer is a non-singing role.
Judge Martin Group: 40+ A judge who finds himself in a sticky position.
Tammany O’Halloran: 30+ A political boss.
Thomas Mara, Sr.: 30+ The District Attorney.
Alvin, Whitey, Climber: 25+ Marine buddies of Fred’s.
Harry Finfer: 8-10. One of Santa’s fans.
Hendrika: 8-10. A Dutch orphan who recognizes Santa.
Tommy Mara: 8-10. District Attorney’s son. Testifies on Kris Kringle’s behalf.
Miss Crookshank: 30+ Mr. Sawyer’s kindhearted secretary.
ENSEMBLE ROLES: Many children, adult female & adult male roles will be combined, with each ensemble member playing several roles.