>RiverTowne Players Auditions for "The Christmas Schooner"


Audition Notice for The Christmas Schooner
Book by John Reeger
Music and Lyrics by Julie Shannon
Sunday, August 28, 2pm-4pm
Wednesday, August 31, 7pm-9pm
The Masonic Theatre
514 Hancock Street
New Bern, NC

Please come with a prepared one-minute monologue and a song (at least 16 bars).

Needed: 11 adults and 2 children plus a chorus

Performances will be held November 18, 19, 25, 26 at 8pm and November 19, 20, 26, 27 at 3pm

Character List:
– Karl Stossel at age 9
– Gustave Stossel, Karl’s grandfather
– Alma Stossel, Karls’s mother
– Peter Stossel, Karl’s father

The Crew/Men Storytellers
– Rudy/Man #1
– Oskar/Man #2
– Steve/Man #3
– Hans/Officer Wells/Man#4
– Karl Stossel, at age 15/young man

The Women/Women Storytellers
– Enid/Woman #1
– Martha/Kate/Woman#3
– Mary Claire Daugherty, age 10/young girl

“This critically acclaimed holiday treat tells the true story a a Michigan shipping captain who braves the deadly winter weather to bring Christmas trees to homesick German American families in turn-of-the-century Chicago. His voyages become a yearly tradition despite his wife’s misgivings–until a fateful voyage makes her realize the true importance of his mission.” Want something new and exciting for the holidays? Take a ride on The Christmas Schooner.

Produced by Special Arrangement with Music Theatre International, Inc.

Submitted by: Linda Roach, Vice President of the Rivertowne Players, 252-634-7877