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Scrooge, the Musical
Book, Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Directed by Barbara Cochran

Auditions:
Sunday, August 21, 2002 (2-5PM)
Monday, August 22, 2022 (7-9 PM)

at the Lake of the Woods Community Center
110 Sweetbriar Park Rd
Locust Grove, VA 22508

*please note, LOW is a gated community. If you live outside LOW, please contact us HERE to let us know you are planning to come for auditions. We will put your name on the guest list at the guard gate. You may be asked for ID to enter.

Leadership:
Director: Barbara Cochran

Producer: Bob McFarland
Stage Manager: Michelle Ditzler
Music Director: Paul Beaulieu
Choreography: Bobbi Jo Phillips

Auditions:
Parts and part sizes are listed below. Please be prepared to sing a piece that is reflective of the part you may be interested in. You may prepare a piece from the show if you like. We will NOT have an accompanist available. You may use a karaoke track or sing a capella. If you are auditioning for a non-featured singing role, you may sing in a group.
Please be prepared to dance in a group. We will teach you movement and a combination at the audition.

You may attend either audition date.

There will be no callbacks.


*We will follow COVID protocols as may be appropriate for the time.

*We are casting children age 8 and up for this show.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

All rehearsals take place at the LOW Community Center

Rehearsals begin on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2002

Sundays: 2-5 PM (could end later)

Mondays: 7-9PM

Tuesdays: 7-9PM

Tech Week Schedule:

Sunday, Nov. 6: 2PM

Monday, Nov. 7: 7PM

Tuesday, Nov. 8: 7PM

Wednesday, Nov. 9: 7PM

Thursday, Nov. 10: 7PM

Cast of Characters: (YOU MAY BE CAST AS MORE THAN ONE CHARACTER)
The Scrooges:
EBENEZER SCROOGE: Male, 50s or older. Scrooge is a grumpy old man who has buried a lot of memories by focusing only on his work and material success. Soloist--Vocal Range: A2-F#4.
FRED: Male, 20s and up. Fred is the opposite of his uncle Scrooge— upbeat and optimistic, he celebrates his life, even though he’s not well off financially. Featured solos--Vocal Range: C3-G4.
ELIZABETH: Female, 20s and up. Elizabeth is Fred’s wife; confident and strong, a modern woman who isn’t afraid to let her voice be heard. Featured solos--Vocal Range: B3-E5.
The Cratchit Family:
BOB CRATCHIT: Male, 30s or older. Bob is a good-natured and hard-working man, doing his best to stay positive while supporting a large family and working for a very difficult boss. Soloist--Vocal Range: C3-Gb4.
MRS. CRATCHIT: Female, 30s and up. Bob Cratchit’s supportive wife and mother to their large brood. Featured solos--Vocal Range: A3-D5
TINY TIM: Male, between 8-12. Tiny Tim is Cratchit’s partially disabled son who still believes in everything around him, despite his physical condition. Soloist--Vocal Range: D4-D5.
MARTHA CRATCHIT: Female, late teens or older. Bob Cratchit’s oldest child who has moved out but who makes it home for Christmas, knowing how important it is to the family. Featured Solos--Vocal Range: C4-E5.
CRATCHIT CHILDREN: Age 13-17
The Spirits:
JACOB MARLEY: Male, 40s or older. The ghost of Jacob Marley shows the tragic end of a life lived like Scrooge’s. He deals in heavy emotions at all times— anger and anguish mostly. Soloist--Vocal Range: C#3-Eb4.
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST/MATCH GIRL: Female, teens and up. The Ghost seems gentle and ethereal, but her questioning of Scrooge intentionally causes him to address memories he’d be happier to push aside. Soloist--Vocal Range: B3-F5.
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT: Male, adult. Loud and boisterous, the Ghost lives in the moment but mixes his good nature with a serious understanding of the weight of time. Soloist--Vocal Range: Ab2-Gb4.
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS YET TO COME/UNDERTAKER’S MUTE: Non-speaking
From Scrooge’s Past:
BOY EBENEZER: Male, pre-teen. Scrooge as a child is sullen and lonely, mostly content to bury himself in books rather than engage the world around him. Vocal Range: Non-singing role.
YOUNG EBENEZER: Male, late teens-early 20s. Unlike his older self, Young Ebenezer tempers his drive to succeed with a dash of wide-eyed romance. Soloist--Vocal Range: C3-G4.
BELLE: Female, late teens-early 20s. Belle is the girl of Young Ebenezer’s dreams, who falls for him but is strong and independent enough to walk away when he chooses work over her. Soloist--Vocal Range: B3-E5.
FAN: Female, pre-teen; Scrooge’s slightly older sister. Her warmth is such that she can make even Boy Scrooge’s saddest day better. Vocal Range: Non-singing role.
DICK WILKINS: Male, late teen or early twenties. Young Ebenezer’s best friend, an outgoing and confident young man. Featured Solos--Vocal Range: C3-F4.
FEZZIWIG: THIS PART HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
MRS. FEZZIWIG: Female, 40s or older. Much like Mr. Fezziwig, Mrs. Fezziwig is a big personality who turns everything she touches into a celebration. Soloist--Vocal Range: C4-D5.
BESSIE FEZZIWIG: Female, older teen. Mr. Fezziwig’s pretty daughter. Vocal Range: Sings only with the ensemble.
Londoners:
COLLECTING MEN 1-2: Male. The Collecting Men are somewhat lovable fops who finish one another’s sentences and have their sales pitch down to a science. They make great harmonies together.
MRS. DILBER: Female, 30s or older. Scrooge’s miserable housekeeper who runs with a rougher crowd than Scrooge probably knows. Featured solos--Vocal Range: A3-C5.
OLD JOE: Male, adult. Old Joe is a street person with a wicked sense of humor who’s not afraid to engage in some dishonest business. Featured solos--Vocal Range: A2-E4.
MOLLY: Female, adult. The female equivalent of Old Joe. Featured solos--Vocal Range: A3-C5. 

TOPPER: Male, 20s or older. Fred’s somewhat rowdy but entertaining friend. Featured solos--Vocal Range: Bb2-D4.
CLARA: Female, early 20s and older. A guest at Fred’s party and one object of Topper’s affections. Featured solos--Vocal Range: F4-C5.
CORA: Female, early 20s and older. Another guest at Fred’s party and another object of Topper’s affections. Featured solos--Vocal Range: F4-C5.
TURKEY BOY: Male, pre-teen. A boy Scrooge meets on the street who is sent on an errand. Vocal Range: Non-singing role.
PUNCH AND JUDY MAN: Puppeteer. Non-singing role.
ENSEMBLE, CAROLERS, and various non-speaking roles