New York, NY 10002
A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! (2021 TOUR)
NON-UNIONProducer: Xmas 6 LLC
Executive Producer: Daniel Sher
Book: Joseph Robinette
Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Original Director: John Rando
Original Tour Director: Matt Lenz
Associate Director: Michael Rader
Choreographer: Warren Carlyle
Associate Choreographer: Brooke Martino
Musical Supervisor: Andrew Smithson
Casting Director: Alison Franck / Franck Casting
Location: New York, NY (rehearsals, tours around US)
NOTE: first tour stop is a “sit-down” in Boston at the Wang Center 12/03-12/19/2021
Rate for Adult Ensemble: $500 min, week, housing, travel and per diem ($280/wk)
Rate for The Old Man: $1300 min, week, housing travel and per diem ($280/wk)
All Adults Must be vaccinated.
Principal Kids: (Ralphie and Randy) $600 week Salary.
Ensemble Kids - $400 a week salary.
All Kids - $280 week per diem
All Kids 12 and older to play 12 and under. Must be vaccinated
SEEKING THE FOLLOWING ROLES:
THE OLD MAN] 30s-40s.Male. Genius comic actor who sings. Untight, fuss-budget, flawed. Humorously “terrifying” dad with a heart somewhere. Range is high baritone. LEADING ROLE. Pay Rate is $1300 week plus per diem.
[MISS SHIELDS/FEMALE ENSEMBLE] 30s-40s. Female. MISS SHIELDS. School teacher. Not a stick-in-the-mud, she’s sassy. Funny musical comedy belter who taps. Also will be in the female ensemble when not Miss Shields. MUST SING EXTREMELY WELL(belt) and TAP DANCE EXTREMELY WELL.
[MALE ENSEMBLE/WAITER] late 20s-30s. Asian. Interesting, off-beat, singer-dancer-actors with bright contemporary voices to play a multitude of roles, some to play featured roles, and some to cover the principals. Roles in the ensemble: Fathers, Neighbors, Delivery People, Elves, etc. Seeking warm and interesting types. Vocal ranges include tenors to high A and high baritones to F
[MALE ENSEMBLE] All ethnicities male. Interesting, off-beat, singer-dancer-actors with bright contemporary voices to play a multitude of roles, some to play featured roles, and some to cover the principals. Roles in the ensemble: Fathers, Neighbors, Delivery People, Elves, etc. Seeking warm and interesting types. Vocal ranges include tenors to high A and high baritones to F
[RALPHIE] Principal. Age: 12 to play 9-10. MALE. Under 5 feet tall. A regular boy. Appealing but not necessarily a handsome boy. Can have some extra weight on him. Strong presence, honest actor. Not “show-bizzy.” Experienced on stage and a great strong singing voice, high belter voice must be UNCHANGED. Must be a clear singer with a great range. Range is low f# to high D. Huge lead role. Will be casting 2 boys to play Ralphie.
[RANDY] Principal. 12 to play about 7-8. Must be smaller than RALPHIE. MALE. CUTE and FUNNY little boy. FUNNY in the sense that he is awkward and off-beat. Must be physically comfortable onstage and have a lot of strong concentration….but, like Ralphie, not show-bizzy. Vocally, voice is unchanged and height belter low F# to high C#.
[SCUT FARKUS/ENSEMBLE] MALE. At least 12. Taller than the other kids. The bully. Must be able to tap.
[FLICK/ENSEMBLE] MALE. 12 to play 9-10. He will sing a song with his tongue “stuck” to a flag pole. Must be funny and natural. Strong singer. VOICE: Belter (unchanged voice) low B to high C#. Must be able to tap. Must be 4’11” or shorter.
[SCHWARTZ/ENSEMBLE] MALE. 12 to play 9/10. VOICE: Belter (unchanged voice) low B to high C#. Must be able to tap. Must be 4’11” or shorter.
[DILL/ENSEMBLE] MALE. 12 to play 9/10. Farkus’s sidekick. VOICE: Belter (unchanged voice) low B to high C#. Must be able to tap. Must be 4’10” or shorter.
[FEMALE CHILDREN ENSEMBLE] FEMALE. 12 to play 9/10. Children’s chorus. Must be high belters. Sings from a low B to high D#. Must be a strong/engaging performers. Must be able to tap. Must be 4'11" or shorter.
[TAP DANCE SPECIALTY/ENSEMBLE] MALE. 12 to play 9/10. EXCELLENT TAP DANCER. Singing a plus.
NOTE: please email email@example.com with photo and resume and for those who seem right for the project, instructions for SELF-TAPING will follow. please write A CHRISTMAS STORY SUBMISSION in the subject line, you can also include what role interests you.
October 28, 2021 - January 3, 2022
$400/wk min plus $280 per diem