Auditions for Upcoming Productions

Please check back soon for our upcoming auditions!

What to Expect at an Audition:

  • After signing in you will have some time to rehearse scenes from the show you are auditioning for. They will be provided at the audition

  • In the Audition room you can expect to be auditioned by three or more people, usually the Producer, the Director, and the Musical Director, sometimes other staff members will be present

  • You may be asked to read lines and perform your prepared song (Song is ONLY for Musical Auditions)

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What to Bring to an Audition:

  • Yourself (Obviously!)

  • Resume

  • Headshot

  • 16 Bars of Music Pre-Prepared (ONLY for Musical Auditions)

The Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave. Merrick , will hold initial auditions for their upcoming musical A Christmas Carol, by Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens.

Directed by :Tarmo Kirsimae

Monday, July 22, 2019 
and 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 
from 7:00 to 8:00 pm for children 
and 
from 8:00 to 10:00 pm for adults at the theatre.

Performances for A Christmas Carol are from November 30, 2019 to December 29, 2019; Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 3:00 pm. Please be available for all performances.

Please be prepared to sing a song at least 8 bars in length. An accompanist will be provided.
Looking to cast a multi-generational, multi-ethnic cast with many featured roles. All actors must be strong singers and must be able to learn choreography and staged movement. Call back dates are TBD. During call backs actors may be asked to sing again and to read from the script. Sides will be provided.

Male roles:

Ebenezer Scrooge - lead, aged 45-65, baritone
Ghost of Jacob Marley - Scrooge’s former partner, aged 45-65, tenor
Ghost of Christmas Past/Lamplighter - a sprightly, joyful apparition, aged 18-30, tenor 
Ghost of Christmas Present/Sandwich Board Man - jovial showman, larger than life, must be able to soft shoe and tap dance, aged 30-45; baritone
Bob Cratchit - Scrooge’s hardworking clerk, aged 30-40; tenor/baritone
Tiny Tim - sickly son of Bob Cratchit, aged 9-12, boy soprano
Fred Anderson - Scrooge’s nephew, aged 20-30, tenor/baritone
Mr. Fezziwig - kind-hearted bank owner, aged 40-65, tenor
John Smythe - recently widowed and in debt to Scrooge, aged 30+, baritone
Beadle - worker in Scrooge’s bank, aged 35-55, baritone
Old Joe - rag picker who scavenges off the deceased, aged 45-65, baritone
Jonathan - street urchin, aged 8-14, boy soprano
Young Ebenezer Scrooge - aged 18+, tenor
Young Jacob Marley - aged 18+, tenor/baritone
Ebenezer Scrooge aged 8-10 - boy soprano
Ebenezer Scrooge aged 12-14 - boy soprano/tenor
Peter Cratchit aged 8+, boy soprano

Female roles:

Ghost of Christmas Future/Blind Old Hag – goes from blind old hag to beautiful mute dancer; aged 40-60, alto/mezzo soprano
Mrs. Fezziwig - cheerful wife of Mr. Fezziwig, aged 40-50, soprano
Emily - love interest of young Ebenezer Scrooge, aged 18+, soprano
Mrs. Cratchit - Cratchit’s patient wife, aged 30-40, alto/mezzo soprano
Mrs. Mops - Scrooge’s dour housekeeper, aged 40-65, alto/mezzo soprano 
Grace Smythe - daughter of John Smythe, whose mother died recently, aged 8-12, soprano
Fan Scrooge - sister of Ebenezer Scrooge, aged 8-12, soprano
Sally Anderson - Fred’s (Scrooge’s nephew) wife, aged 20-30, soprano
Pantomime Girl, aged 15+ (must be able to dance)
Martha Cratchit - aged 12-15, soprano 
Belinda Cratchit - aged 8+, soprano

Ensemble includes rich men/women, charwomen, carolers, businessmen, bankers, street vendors, ghosts, party guests, undertakers, creditors, cooks, sailors, monks, gravediggers, Salvation Army folks, villagers and children, and a chorus of child angels. Full chorus will be in several large group scenes and big production numbers.

Please contact the theatre at 516-868-6400 with any questions.

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The Merrick Theatre, 2222 Hewlett Ave, in Merrick, 516 868 6400, will be auditioning for their upcoming performance of “The Addams Family”.

Tuesday Aug 13th and Wednesday Aug 14th at 7pm.

Show opens October 19th and plays thru November 17th.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm.

Directed by Tommie Gibbons

It’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

Looking to cast the following roles :

MALE ROLES:
GOMEZ ADDAMS (18 & up to audition) – stage age 40+, showman, passionate, Spanish accent
UNCLE FESTER (18 & up to audition) – stage age 50+, drives the story as narrator, funny, bald
LURCH (18 & up to audition) – stage age 40+, tall, expressive facials, creepy grunts/groans/growls 
MAL BEINEKE (18 & up to audition) – stage age 40+, nervous, sarcastic, uptight
LUCAS BEINEKE (18 & up to audition) – stage age 18-24, handsome, earnest, endearing
PUGSLEY ADDAMS (12 & up to audition) – stage age 12-16, mischievous, odd, pesky

FEMALE ROLES
MORTICIA ADDAMS (18 & up to audition) – stage age 40+, regal, passionate, deadpan
GRANDMA (18 & up to audition) – stage age 60+, funny, quirky, absent-minded
ALICE BEINEKE (18 & up to audition) – stage age 40+, nervous, effusive, sweet
WEDNESDAY ADDAMS (16 & up to audition) – stage age 18-24, beautiful, intense, conflicted

THE ADDAMS ANCESTORS:
Strong choral singers, male (12 & up) & female (16 & up)
Please be available for ALL performances.

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The Merrick Theatre, 2222 Hewlett Ave,516 868 6400, in Merrick, will be auditioning for their family theater's fall production of "High School Musical"
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Sunday August 4th and Monday Aug 5th at 7pm.
All roles open.

Show opens Sept 14th thur Oct 19 Saturdays only at 2pm.

Please be available for ALL shows.