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Auditions for STC’s Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical

October 8, 2022 @ 9:30 am 1:00 pm

Auditions for STC’s Miracle on 34th St will be held at the Hoogland Center for the Arts on Saturday October 8th. Performances are December 2-4 and 9-11, 2022

Director: Andrew Rains

Audition Schedule and Information

Auditionees will choose a time slot for your audition. These will be small group time slots. Auditionees will need to prepare a song of their choosing (30-60 seconds in length). Please bring sheet music – an accompanist will be provided. Auditions will consist of your audition song, cold readings from the script and a short movement piece. The movement will be taught at the time of audition. Time slots will start at 9:30 am. and run one hour in length.

Call-backs, if needed, will be Saturday, October 8th in the late afternoon and will consist of additional scene readings and possible musical excerpts. Those called back will be notified by 2:15 p.m. for a 3 p.m. callback.

Audition Registration

Sign up for you audition time slot on the Sign up genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4cafac2fabf9ce9-stcs.

All auditionees must also fill out the Miracle on 34th Street Form prior to auditions: https://forms.gle/yLqsLVwuKzY4UdqG6

Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled audition time slot.

Summary

A holiday classic from the writer of the musical theatre classic, The Music Man!, and based on the movie of the same name, Miracle on 34th Street features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson.

Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn’t want her six-year-old Susan’s head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus at Macy’s, where Doris works. Doris is not impressed, but when it turns out that Macy’s Santa may, in fact, be the real Kris Kringle, a wave of love spreads across New York City that melts even the most cynical hearts.

Cast (16-20 members)

Doris Walker – Special Event Coordinator for Macy’s Department Store. She is a driven career woman and free thinker who has recently divorced. Hard-working and cynical. Vocal range: F3-F5

Susan – Daughter to Dorris. She is wise beyond her years and a self-sufficient city girl. Vocal range: G3-Eb5

Fred Gailey -A handsome Military Captain mustering out into civilian life. Smart, hopeful and warm. Vocal Range: Ab2 to Ab4

Kris Kringle – Kind old man or woman who believes he is Santa Claus. He/she embodies all of the classic characteristics of the jolly, friendly, warm-hearted icon. Vocal range: B2 to E4 (up an octave if female)

Marvin Shellhammer – An aggressive but somewhat bungling junior executive and the head of Public Relations. Vocal range: C3-F#4

R.h. Macy – The boss of Macy’s. Very concerned with public opinion. Vocal range: Bb2 to E4

Ensemble – Shoppers, Children, Citizens, Government Officials, Townspeople

Questions can be directed to Cynthia Higginson ([email protected]) or Glenn Smith ([email protected]).

Free

(217) 523-0878

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420 S 6th St
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