Miracle on 34th Street Auditions
PRODUCTION DATES: DECEMBER 7, DECEMBER 8, DECEMBER 9
DECEMBER 13, DECEMBER 14, DECEMBER 15, STRIKE DECEMBER 16
Either men or women may be cast in most of the roles, only the roles of Kris Kringle, Doris Walker, Fred Gayley and Susan are gender specific. Smaller roles may be doubled, all will most likely attend the Macy’s parade and the competency hearing. Miracle on 34th St. is not a musical, but caroling may happen.
Resident physician at the Maplewood Home, kind hearted. He believes.
Lead Role The man with the bag; the real deal.
Fun featured part that opens the show. Establishes the spirit of Christmas
Foil for the bag lady
Assistant to Doris, at the busiest time of the year.
Lead role Career driven single mother, a realist, pragmatic.
Lead role Eight year old girl, wise for her years. Actor must be young enough, or able to play it, to convincingly believe in Santa Claus but old enough to assume a major role
Lead role Romantic, idealist, love interest to Doris, pal to Susan, intrepid advocate for Kris.
Fun featured role, someone hit the pub before the parade….
Important featured role, knows a good gimmick when he sees one.
Macy’s vocational guidance counselor, the anti hero. Out to destroy the Santa myth. Fun part for an actor, great monologue.
Macy’s competition, also ready to make a sale
Up for reelection and assigned a hot potato. Central role for Kris’s competency hearing
Baliff to the Court, keeps things running smoothly
District attorney tasked with putting Santa in the looney bin. Just a little stress in the workplace…..
Judge Harpers campaign manager. Fun featured role, all politics.
Antelope keeper at the zoo. Hearing witness. Fun featured role
District Attorney’s child, about Susan’s age, surprise witness for the defense
Al and Lou….Native New Yorkers, Postal Employees, make a big plot point
Newscaster Sidney Stewart: covering the “Trial of the Century!!!”
ELVES: We will need four to eight, middle school/high school actors welcome
Children (3) “Sharon” “Johnny” “Dutch Girl” “Megan”
These children all get a visit with Santa, should be young enough to convince us they believe, but old enough to learn lines.
“Extras”: Parents, Pedestrian, Shoppers, Courtroom audience, Postal Baggers
All very important to set our scenes and make it real.