Auditions for Miracle on Christmas Lake
by Jessica Lind Peterson
Expressions Theatre in Lakeville will hold auditions on September 21 and 22 from 7 – 9 p.m. and should pre-register on SignUpGenius. Masks and social distancing will be required during in-person auditions. Actors will audition live and read from the show.
Performance Dates: November 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22
Livestream may also be added to some of these performance dates depending on restrictions caused by COVID-19.
Soap opera star Colin Avery returns to his Minnesota roots to take over Christmas Lake Community Theater after his father dies. Colin’s new wife Tess comes along for the ride only to find the theatre on the verge of bankruptcy. After losing the rights to It’s a Wonderful Life, they race to come up with another play.
Colin Avery - 30’s
Tess - 30’s (Colin’s wife)
Martha - Mid to late 30’s
Neil - Mid to late 30’s (Martha’s love interest)
Gloria - 50’s or older (Colin’s Mom)
Mrs. Burlington - Late 50’s or older
The characters Martha, Neil and Gloria must have genuine Minnesota dialects. Martha must be able to play the saxophone, or another instrument that is not a piano or guitar.
Sign up for Audition times at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4fa4ac23a1f49-miracle
Audition Sides can be viewed at: https://www.lakevillemn.gov/385/Expressions-Community-Theater