Auditions: Miracles of the Season

Miracles of the Season
Two Original One Act Holiday Musical Plays From Different Traditions

Director: Victoria Silva-Davis
Producer: Deb Zimmer

Audition Dates & Times:  Sept. 22-23, 6:30-9:00pm
Audition Venue: Patio Playhouse Theater – On Kalmia at Grand Ave. Behind Vinz Wine Bar
Callbacks by invitation: Sept. 24, 6:30-9:00pm

Performances: Dec. 6-22; Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm & Monday Dec. 9 at 7pm
Venue: Patio Playhouse Theater – On Kalmia at Grand Ave. Behind Vinz Wine Bar 

This is a non-equity, volunteer position.
This is an open call audition, there are no time slot sign-ups.

Audition Information and Instructions: Auditions will consist of a 1 minute vocal selection. Please bring either sheet music, CD or MP3 of your song
Please bring a resume and headshot if you have them. If not, please allow extra time to fill out an info sheet at your audition.
Please come prepared to provide a list of schedule conflicts

Several actors will perform multiple roles from both stories:

Bubbe and the Mensch on a Quest
Synopsis – This story is about the Mensch, who is a small non-speaking character, who’s on a quest to find the lost Family Heritage Menorah. While on their quest to find the lost menorah, Bubbe tells the story of Chanukah and why it lasts 8 nights. This story is filled with lots of singing and laughter and in the end summarizes the Hanukah tradition. 
Characters:
Mensch – (5-7 years old) No lines but will sing.
Bubbe – An old grandmother who loves children and stories. 
Five Story Tellers – who will tell the Hanukah story and look for the family menorah.
Four Dreidels – who will sing and represent the 4 Hebrew letters on actual dreidels.

Las Posadas
Synopsis – It’s time for the choir to go caroling but the choir director is sick and cannot lead them.  A caroler volunteers to direct.  They try out one of their songs to make sure their idea works.  As they carol, they visit a family decorating their home for Christmas.  The carolers and the family share the Christmas story together and experience a bit of the tradition of Los Posadas.
Characters:
Mrs. Morales – Adult chaperone to the choir. 
Five Carolers – who will take the lead and move forward in performing Christmas carols. 
Father 
Mother
Child 1 / Child 2
Joseph / Mary 
Innkeepers

Email the producer at deborahzimmer@patioplayhouse.com with any questions