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Audition Notice for Prince William Little Theatre’s holiday production of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.”

Prince William Little Theatre is holding auditions for “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” adapted by Joe Landry. It’s a comedic (behind the scenes) interpretation of the 1940’s styled live radio production of It’s a Wonderful Life.

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SYNOPSIS
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

PRODUCTION TEAM
Director: Caroline Scarborough
Producer: Christine Mastrangelo
Stage Manager: Natalie Foley
Properties and Set Dressing: Natalie Foley
Costume Design: Michelle Macdonald
Set Design: Nicholas Mastrangelo
Lighting Design: Peter Ponzini
Sound Design: Matthew Scarborough
Hair & Make-up Design: Caroline Scarborough

AUDITION DATES
• Monday, 9/24/2018, 6:30 PM to 9:00PM
• Wednesday, 9/26/2018, 6:30 PM to 9:00PM

AUDITION LOCATION INFORMATION
Hylton Performing Arts Center
10960 George Mason Circle
Manassas, VA 20110

**Rehearsal Room (enter through the front door and follow the signs)

PERFORMANCE LOCATION AND DATES
Gregory Family Theater
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Manassas, VA

Performances are as follows for ONE WEEKEND ONLY:
December 14, 2018 at 8:00 pm
December 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm
December 15, 2018 at 8:00 pm
December 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm
December 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Rehearsals will take place 3 – 4 times a week in Manassas, VA.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
– Each Auditionee will be required to fill out audition form and conflict information. Please bring your personal calendar for this information.
– Please be prepared to stay the entire time (6:30-9pm) if necessary.
– Auditions will consist of multiple cold readings from the script.

Prince William Little Theatre is a volunteer organization. All parts are volunteer (unpaid) and no parts have been pre-cast.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN
Casting ages 18 and up

*Actors will play multiple characters except those cast as Jake Laurents/George Bailey and Sally Applewhite/Mary Hatch
5 Male, 5 Female; no age requirements

Freddie Filmore (M): The actor playing the Announcer and others
Jake Laurents (M): The actor playing George Bailey
Sally Applewhite (F): The actress playing Mary Hatch
Lana Sherwood (F): The actress playing Violet and others
Harry “Jazzbo” Heywood (M): The actor playing Clarence and others
Hope Marriwether (F): The actress playing Zuzu and others
Marjorie Applebee (F): The actress playing Matilda and others
Hazel Jenkins (F): The actress playing Old Man Gower and others
Trevor Ward (M): The actor playing young George and others
Phillip Arnold (M): The actor playing Billy Bailey and others

The audition form will become available on the Prince William Little Theatre website (www.PWLT.org) if you wish to download and fill it out before the audition.

**PWLT yearly membership is a requirement ($15), and a production fee of $25 to be collected at the first read thru. **

www.PWLT.org

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