Readers’ Theatre Auditions: Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

Auditions online, rehearsals and performance in glorious person!

Zoom links for auditions:
Friday November 11th at 7pm
Saturday November 12th at 7pm

“Marley was dead, to begin with…” And what happens to Scrooge’s mean, sour, pruney old business partner after that? Chained and shackled, Marley is condemned to a hellish eternity. He’s even given his own private tormentor: a malicious little hell-sprite with a wicked sense of humor who thoroughly enjoys his work. Desperate, Marley accepts his one chance to free himself: To escape his own chains, he must first redeem Scrooge. So begins a journey of terror, laughter, redemption and renewal, during which Scrooge’s heart, indeed, is opened; but not before Marley—in this irreverent, funny, and deeply moving story—discovers his own. Two Christmas Carols are better than one!

CHARACTERS (all actors play multiple parts)

ACTOR 1: Jacob Marley, Young Marley, Christmas Past and Present, and A Boy (Male adult)

ACTOR 2: Bogle ( a minor demon, but major character), A Little Girl (Female adult)

ACTOR 3: Scrooge, Young Scrooge, and A Damned Soul (Male adult or young adult)

ACTOR 4: Fezziwig, Record Keeper, A Damned Woman, Fred (Scrooge’s Nephew), Bob Cratchit, The Bully Dick Wilkins, Marley’s Father, and The Shadow. (Male adult or young adult)