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Audition Information for White Christmas

Audition materials must be requested by emailing
amandabetzwc2017@gmail.com.  Please include the name of the character
you are interested in auditioning for so that you will receive the
correct audition preparation kit. Actors will receive sides, music,
and choreography video links via email for the specific character; if you
wish to receive several parts, please list them in your email. We ask
that actors focus on no more than two characters in their audition.

Auditions will be held on October 3rd and 5th from 5:00-9:00pm at Walnut Street UMC (16 S Walnut St, Chillicothe, OH). Actors
do not have to present on both days.  Actors do not have to stay the
entire time. Actors may leave after their audition is complete.


CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS


ADULT ROLES

BOB WALLACE –A major singing star. A baritone who can move well.

PHIL DAVIS –  Song and dance partner of the team Wallace and Davis.
Bari-tenor, moves well.

BETTY HAYNES –  Destined to be a star. Chest mix sound with soprano
extension. Moves well.

JUDY HAYNES –  Other half of the Haynes sisters. Chest mix, strong
song and dance performer.

GENERAL HENRY WAVERLY* – A retired U.S. General.

MARTHA WATSON – Once a Broadway star now the General’s housekeeper at
the Inn. Character comedienne with belt voice.

RALPH SHELDRAKE – Army buddy of Bob and Phil’s now a TV mogul. Fast
talking NY professional. Baritone.

RITA AND RHODA – Star chorus girls. Brash, sexy and not too smart.

EZEKIAL FOSTER* – The ultimate taciturn New Englander, must have accent.

MIKE* – Bob and Phil’s stage manager. Over dramatic and hysterical.


ENSEMBLE ROLES (Teens and Adults)

TESSIE* – Bob and Phil’s assistant.

JIMMY – The proprietor of Jimmy’s Back Room nightclub.

CIGARETTE GIRL

SNORING MAN*

MRS. SNORING MAN*

TRAIN CONDUCTOR*

DANCE CAPTAIN

SEAMSTRESS*

ASSISTANT SEAMSTRESS*

ED SULLIVAN ANNOUNCER*

ENSEMBLE: Singers and dancers. This is 1950’s Hollywood movie musical
dancing – ballroom, tap and jazz. The ensemble will, over the course
of the show, play:

JIMMY’S BACK ROOM CLUBGOERS

TRAIN PASSENGERS / INN GUESTS

CHORUS Dancers

PATRONS OF THE REGENCY ROOM


ROLES FOR CHILDREN

SUSAN WAVERLY –The General’s granddaughter. Excellent belt voice and
can move well. (Lead Role)

Children’s Chorus*- Train passengers and Inn Guests

* Actor does not have to prepare a choreography audition. These actors
will just be asked to act and/or sing.