A Christmas Carol adapted by Christopher Schario from the novel by Charles Dickens, produced by the Paradox Players and directed by Barbara Abbate will be offered this holiday season at the First Unitarian Universalist Church. A Christmas Carol will run December 6 & 7 and Dec 13 & 14 at 8pm and December 8 & 15 at 3pm at the First Unitarian Universalist Church at 4700 Grover Street in Austin, Texas. The play will be produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Auditions will be held on Friday, October 18 from 7-9pm, and Saturday, October 19 from 10-Noon.

The scene is set in London at Christmas in 1843. The cast includes 9 actors, 8 of whom will play a variety of roles. The play is narrated by two young actors, a boy of 11 or 12 and a girl of 14 or 15. These roles can be double cast. Please call 518-429-0074 to set up an audition appointment or for more information.

Ebenezer Scrooge – Actor 60+
Marley’s Ghost, Spirit of Christmas Future – Actor 50’s+
Actor #1 – Narrator, Young Scrooge, Tiny Tim – Actor 11-12
Actor #2 – Narrator, Fan, Martha – Actress 14-15
Actor #3 – Bob Cratchit, Joe
Actor #4 – Spirit of Christmas Present, Fezziwig- Actor 50’s
Actor #5 – Fred, Adult Scrooge, – Actor 30’s
Actor #6 – Salvation Army, Mrs. Fezziwig, Belle, Charwoman- Actress 20’+Actor
#7 – Salvation Army, Spirit of Christmas Past, Mrs. Cratchit, Charwoman – Actress 50’s
Two children – Cratchit Children, Ignorance and Want – Ages 10+

Please contact us if you are interested in joining our email list for auditions.