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Storybook Theater Production of Frosty the Snowman, A New Musical to Hold Local Auditions

08/12/2013

Raleigh, NC — The upcoming Storybook Theater production of Frosty the Snowman in partnership with Broadway Series South will host general auditions on September 6 & 7, 2013 for area actors.

Producers are seeking children and adults for this new musical adaptation of the beloved William Francis holiday classic.  Filled with some of your favorite holiday tunes, Frosty the Snowman is a new musical that tells the story of a young boy's wish to have a family, the magic of the holiday season and the unlikely ways in which dreams can come true.

Everyone auditioning must be able to sing and execute standard musical theatre style dancing.
Roles available are as follows:

"Julie" (Must be able to play age 8-12) A young girl that befriends Billy and joins him on his adventure with Frosty to find a family.

"Billy" (Must be able to play age 8-12) A young, homeless boy who writes a letter to Santa Claus asking for Santa to bring him a family for Christmas.

"Joey" (Must be able to play age 8-12) The third member of the trio, along with Julie and Billy, who plays a principal part in the story.

"Mr. Gardner" (Age range 40-55) Owner of Gardner's Groceries in town who everyone see as a grumpy, surly loner who dislikes children but underneath is a warm and kind man who eventually becomes the "family" that Billy asks Santa to bring him.

Narrator (Any age) This member of the cast introduces the story and continues to guide the audience through the different scenes throughout the show.

"Frosty the Snowman"--The classic character given the special job by Santa of helping Billy find a family.

"Santa Claus"—The jolly old elf of Christmas.

The production is also seeking adults and child ensembles to play additional roles as townspeople.


Adult Auditions
Friday, Sept. 6
5:30pm-9:30pm
Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Room 306A

Children's Auditions
Saturday, Sept. 7
10am-2pm
Marbles Kids Museum
Venture Hall at the IMAX Theatre
201 E. Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Callbacks for all roles
Saturday, Sept. 7
Marbles Kids Museum
Venture Hall at the IMAX Theatre
3pm-6pm
201 E. Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 

To sign up for an audition slot, email Michele Weathers at frosty.auditions@gmail.com. Auditions will be scheduled until all available times are filled. Rehearsals begin on Monday, November 11, 2013 and will continue through the day before Thanksgiving with Thanksgiving day as a day off from rehearsal. Specific information regarding rehearsals will be available at the auditions.


Frosty the Snowman Performance Schedule - November 29- December 24, 2013 (A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater) November 29, December 4, 17, 19, 20 - 6:30pm, November 30, December 7, 14 & 21 - 11am, 2pm & 5pm, December 1, 8, 15 & 22 - 11am & 2pm, December 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24 – 6:30pm, December 4, 11, 18 – 10:30am & 6:30pm.

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