East Haddam, Conn., August 29, 2019: Here’s your chance to join a professional acting company. Goodspeed Musicals is holding auditions for local Non-Equity child actors between ages 7-10 for its upcoming production of A Connecticut Christmas Carol. Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 28th from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Alice Hammerstein Mathias Rehearsal Studio in East Haddam, Conn.
The role of Tiny Tim will be played by a fragile boy ages 7-10. Candidates must be a strong actor and the boys need a solid unchanged singing voice.
All auditions are by appointment only. Appointments may be made starting immediately. Please call (860) 873-0021, Monday through Friday, 10 am - 5 pm to schedule an appointment.
Interested performers should prepare one 16-bar cut up-tempo song and one 16-bar cut ballad. Bring a resume, photo and sheet music. Music must be legible and in the proper key (no lead sheets please). An accompanist will be provided.
Candidates must be available for rehearsals, November 13th – December 4th, and performances, December 5th – December 29th. Rehearsals occur in East Haddam, Conn. and performances occur in Chester, Conn.
Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition.
Under the leadership of Executive Director Michael Gennaro, Goodspeed Musicals is dedicated to the preservation, development and advancement of musical theatre and is the first theatre in the nation to receive two Tony Awards (for outstanding achievement). Goodspeed produces three musicals each season at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn., and additional productions at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., which was opened in 1984 for the development of new musicals. Goodspeed also maintains The Scherer Library of Musical Theatre and The Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre. Goodspeed gratefully acknowledges the support of United Airlines, the official airline of Goodspeed Musicals; the official audio sponsor Sennheiser; and official auto sponsor Hoffman Audi. Goodspeed is also grateful for the support of the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts.