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AUTHOR: Charles Dickens, adapted by Philip Brickey

DIRECTOR: Philip Brickey

RUN:  December 9th – 23rd, 2023

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Special performances on Wednesday and Sunday nights may be added for private parties and special events.

This is a volunteer community theater production.  Non-Equity.  There is no pay. 


Open Call:

Dates: Tuesday, October 17th and Wednesday, October 18th, 2023.

(Auditioners only need to come to one night of Open Call Auditions.)

Times: 7pm – 9pm

Location: Long Beach Playhouse  

Callbacks: By Invitation Only.

Date: Thursday, October 19th, 2023

Times: 7pm – 10pm


First Read-Through: Saturday, October 21st from 12pm- 4pm

Regular Rehearsal: Starting on Monday, Oct. 23rd:

Mon-Thurs.: 7pm – 10pm

Sat.: 9am – 12pm

No Rehearsal on Nov 22nd and Thanksgiving.

Open to working with conflicts except for tech dates and performances.

(See Beginning Rehearsal Schedule BELOW for Specific Dates and Times.)

Location: Long Beach Playhouse


Bring headshot, resume, and calendar of conflicts. 

Audition will consist of cold readings from the script. 

Sides will be provided at auditions. 

British accents required for all roles.

Non-traditional casting welcome: open to all races, genders, and ages.


An adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas novella. A Christmas Carol is the tale of a miserable and miserly man, Ebenezer Scrooge, learning to value people over riches with the help of spirits. This story takes a critical look at the responsibilities of those with wealth to those in need.


NOTE: All roles require a British Accent. Non-traditional casting welcome: open to all races, genders, and ages.

EBENEZER SCROOGE (M, to play 50+) A cold-hearted miser, whose fear of the world has manifested in a hatred for Christmas. (Role requires a British Accent.)

BOB CRATCHIT (M, 35-50) An optimistic, mild-mannered man who loves his family. (Role requires a British Accent.)

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST (F or M, to play 18-20) A strange, otherworldly spirit who shows Scrooge his past. Singing voice is a bonus. Will also play Jeeves, a Caroler, and Martha Cratchit. (Role requires a British Accent.)

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT (M or F, all ages 20+ considered) Anexuberant spirit who is the embodiment of Christmas Day. Singing voice is a bonus. Will also play Thomas, a Caroler, and Mr. Fezziwig. (Role requires a British Accent.)

JACOB MARLEY (M, to play 50 +) The ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge’s dead business partner. Will also play a Narrator, Old Joe, and the Poulterer. (Role requires a British Accent.)

FRED HOLLOWELL (M, 18-30) Scrooge’s nephew and a joyful young man filled with Christmas cheer. Will also play Young Ebenezer and Broker 2. (Role requires a British Accent.)

BELLE (F, 18-30) A young woman with fierce convictions and the lost love of Ebenezer. Will also play Caroline, Catherine, and Broker 1. (Role requires a British Accent.)

MRS. CRATCHIT (F, 35-50) A strong headed matriarch of her family. She is kind-hearted but not afraid to speak her truth. Will also play Mrs. Fezziwig, a Narrator, and Mrs. Oliver. (Role requires a British Accent.)

JANET HOLLOWELL (F, 18-30) Fred’s outgoing and playful wife.  Singing voice is a bonus. Will also play a Narrator, a Caroler, a party goer and Mrs. Dilber. (Role requires a British Accent.)

PETER CRATCHIT (M, 13-17) Eldest son of the Cratchits. Singing required. Will also play Ignorance, and Boy. (Role requires a British Accent.)

BELINDA CRATCHIT (F, 7-13) Youngest daughter of the Cratchits. Will also play a Street child, Fan, Belle’s daughter, and Want. (Role requires a British Accent.)

TINY TIM (M, 7-10) A kind-hearted, sickly boy who loves Christmas. Singing voice is a bonus. Will also play School-age Scrooge. (Role requires a British Accent.)

DICK WILKINS (M, 18-30) Ebenezer’s best friend when he was younger.  Singing voice is a bonus. Will also play David, a Caroler, and a Narrator. (Role requires a British Accent.)

ARTHUR (M, 18-30) a friend of Janet and Fred.  Will also play Howell, Belle’s husband, and a Narrator. (Role requires a British Accent.)


October 17, 2023 @ 7:00 pm October 19, 2023 @ 10:00 pm