Expressions Community Theater will be holding auditions for Miracle on 34th Street. Auditions will be held at the Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Avenue on August 29 & 30, and September 5 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Please bring a headshot or current photo with you along with your calendar. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Rehearsals will begin September 18. Show dates are November 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19.
About the Show
By chance, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy's. Kris unleashes waves of good will with Macy's customers and the commercial world of New York City by referring parents to other stores to find exactly the toy their child has asked for. Seen as deluded and dangerous by Macy's vocational counselor, who plots to have Kris committed to Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, Kris ends up in a court competency hearing. Especially at stake is one little girl's belief in Santa. In a dramatic decision, the court confirms Kris as the true Santa, allowing Susan and countless other children to experience the joy of childhood fantasy.
Roles for Miracle on 34th Street
Doctor Pierce (M/W) Physician at Maplewood Home’
Kris Kringle (M) Santa Claus
Bag Lady (w) at Thanksgiving Parade
Rich Person (m/w) At Thanksgiving Parade
Shellhammer (m/w) Mrs. Walkers Assistant
Doris Walker (w) Personnel Manager at Macy’s
Susan Walker (g) Doris’ Daughter – age 7 -8
Fred Gayley (m) A lawyer, neighbor and friend of Doris and Susan
Drunken Santa (m) employee of Macy’s
Macy (m/w) Owner of Macy’s Department Store
Bloomingdale (m/w) Owner of Bloomingdale’s Department Store
Judge Harper (m/w) of the New York State Court
Finley (m/w) Bailiff of Judge Harpers Court
Mara (m/w) Prosecuting Attorney
Halloran (m/w) Judge Harper’s political campaign manager
Duncan (m/w) Antelope keeper at the Central Park Zoo
Mara Jr (b/g) Prosecuting attorneys child
Al and Lou (m/w) Postal employees
Teenagers (3), Children (3) elves (4-8) Parents (3) Additional extras as shoppers, postal emplyees.