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Auditions

Please note: All children and adults will be required to wear masks, both for auditions and rehearsals unless otherwise notified.

In order to enter the building, all cast, staff, crew, parents, and volunteers who are eligible will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test within the last 72 hours.

Overview

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!

We invite you to audition!

Children ages 8-12: auditions are from 1:00pm-3:00pm (please arrive by 12:45pm)

Teens and adults: auditions are from 3:30pm-5:30pm (please arrive by 3:15pm)

Cast

  • FATHER (BOB BRADLEY) – solid family man, 35-38
  • MOTHER (GRACE BRADLEY) – trim, attractive, 35ish
  • BETH BRADLEY – the narrator, strong voice and presence, 10-11
  • CHARLIE BRADLEY – traditional kid brother, 8-9
  • RALPH HERDMAN – ragged, scroungy, slouching manner, touch of adolescent cool, 12-13
  • IMOGENE HERDMAN – loud, bossy, crafty, 11-12
  • LEROY HERDMAN – tough, sure of himself, 10-11
  • CLAUDE HERDMAN – tough, combative, 9-10
  • OLLIE HERDMAN – looking for trouble, Claude’s usual partner in crime, 8-9
  • GLADYS HERDMAN – small, wiry, feisty, 7-8
  • ALICE WENDLEKEN – prim, proper, pain in the neck, 10-11
  • MRS. ARMSTRONG – largish woman, managerial in voice and manner, 50ish
  • MRS. SCLOCUM – pleasant, motherly woman, 35-60
  • MRS. CLARK – 35-60
  • MRS. CLAUSING – 35-60
  • MRS. McCARTHY – a younger, less imperious version of Mrs. Armstrong, middle40s
  • MAXINE – 10-11
  • ELMER HOPKINS – 12-13
  • HOBIE – 9-10
  • DAVID – 8-9
  • BEVERLY – 7-8
  • FIREMAN – 25-30
  • SHIRLEY – 5-6
  • JUANITA – 5-6
  • DORIS – 9-10
  • REVERAND HOPKINS – middle-to-late 40s
  • EXTRA ANGEL CHOIR MEMBERS, BABY ANGELS, & SHEPHERDS

Forms and Information

Auditions

Sunday, September 19th

Audition Location:

College Light Opera Company Building
West Falmouth Campus
54 Chapoquoit Road, West Falmouth

Callbacks

Wednesday, September 22nd

Callback Location:

Highfield Theater
58 Highfield Drive, Falmouth

Show Dates

  • Fridays, 12/3 & 12/10, at 7:30pm
  • Saturdays, 12/4 & 12/11, at 4:00pm
  • Sundays, 12/5 & 12/12, at 4:00pm

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