Prather Entertainment Group is a company consisting of three professional year-round dinner theatres and a national tour company. The dinner theatres feature Broadway-style musicals and comedies combined with a dinner buffet. Children's Theatre and concerts are also featured throughout the season.
Prather Entertainment Group's national tour division tours one non-Equity musical tour each year.
Our actors are all professionals, most of them having college degrees in Theatre Performance, Musical Theatre, Dance and other Performing Arts categories and are selected at national auditions each year.
FOR A CHRISTMAS STORY – Monday, August 10th with Callbacks set for
Sunday, August 23, 2015.
Boys and Girls 9-14 years old; all performers MUST look like children, not
teenagers (Youth 24 bar vocal cut)
Male and Female ages 20 and up for ensemble and older character roles. (Adults
16 bar vocal cut)
Please prepare a short vocal selection to be sung with a piano player that
shows off your voice and personality. Bring sheet music in the correct key.
Also, please bring a headshot or school photo and a resume with any performing
or class experience. Be prepared to
learn a brief tap combination. Please
email Lauren Sobon Lsobon@dutchapple.com or call 717-898-1900 to set up an
audition time. Please state the child’s
name, age and height and if there is a particular role he/she is interested in.
A Christmas Story will start rehearsals on October 29th. The production runs November 12 through
December 31. Youth Roles will be double
cast to help offset the demand of the schedule.
Youth cast will be required to perform in 4 – 5 shows a week which
includes matinee productions. School
Clearance papers must be signed off on for participation.
Ralphie (Lead) Male Ages 9 – 12 Caucasian
To play 9 going on 10 actor’s voice must be unchanged. Must
emulate the kid you would like to have as a next door neighbor. Must be 5’ or shorter, must be an excellent
singer and able to carry a show. Voice:
boy’s unchanged voice, high belter, low F# to high D; ability to tap dance is a
big plus. Prepare an uptempo Broadway
Belt song that displays range, personality, and strong lyric interpretation. 24
Randy (Supporting) Male Ages 8 – 9 Caucasian
Ralphie’s younger brother, must be 4’10” or shorter, smaller
than Ralphie, can be a bit awkward and offbeat, admires his big brother, but
won’t admit it. Voice: boy’s unchanged
voice, high belter, low f# to high C#; must be able to tap; prepare an uptempo
Broadway belt song that displays range, personality and strong lyric
interpretation. 24 bar cut
Scut Farkus (Chorus / Ensemble) Male Ages 12 – 14 All
The bully, Must be 5’ or shorter, a meanie, lean taller than
the other kids; there’s nothing about him you want to like, he’s that kid you
always made sure to avoid in school; gruff character voice, should be able to
Flick (Chorus / Ensemble) Male 10 – 13, All Ethnicities
Ralphie’s Classmate, He will sing a song with his tongue
"stuck” to a flagpole, must be funny and natural, strong singer, voice should
be Belter (unchanged voice) low B to high C# must be able to tap, must be 5’ or
Schwartz (Chorus/Ensemble) Male 10 – 13, All Ethnicities
Ralphie’s Classmate, voice should be Belter (unchanged
voice) low b to high C#, must be able to tap, must be 5’ or shorter.
Grover Dill (Chorus / Ensemble) Male 9 – 12 All
Farkus’s sidekick, a smaller kid, voice should be Belter
(unchanged voice) low B to high C#, must be able to tap, should be 4’10” or
Chlidren’s Female Ensemble (Chorus / Ensemble) Females 9
– 14 All Ethnicities
Children’s chorus, must be high belters, sing from a low B
to high D#; must be stong and engaging performers, must be able to tap, must be
4’11” or shorter.
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