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A Christmas Carol

OCP Hawks Mainstage Theatre

Directing Team: Susan Baer Collins, Jim McKain

Choreographer: Michelle Garrity

Music Director: Boston Reid

Associate Director: Emily Mokrycki


AUDITION DATES: Saturday, August 3rd – 12pm-4pm (Children) Sunday, August 4th – 1pm-5pm (Adults) Monday, August 5th – 6pm-9pm (Adults) Thursday, August 8th – 6pm-9pm (Adult Callbacks) Friday, August 9th – 4:30pm-7pm (Children’s Callbacks)

Charles Dicken’s classic tale of one man’s redemption is told through story, music, and movement. This will be the 49th annual production of Charles’ Jones beautiful adaptation at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

Omaha Community Playhouse is committed to diverse, inclusive casting.


Audition participants will be asked to prepare 16-32 bars of a song and have clearly marked sheet music available for the pianist. The second part of the audition will consist of learning a piece of choreography. Please bring or come dressed in clothes in which you can move. Reading for roles will take place at the Callback Audition.

Rehearsals Begin: Sunday, October 6, 2024

Production Dates: November 22 – December 22, 2022  (28 performances)

Compensation: Actors, age 18 and older, will receive a stipend of $950.00

Performances: Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.; Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., plus two performances on Sundays at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is provided and served to the cast between shows.

Actors are called to the theatre one hour before curtain.

Note: There are no performances on November 28th or November 29th (Thanksgiving).

A Christmas Carol will typically hold rehearsals on weekdays starting at 6:30 p.m. and on Sundays beginning at 6:00 p.m. There are no Saturday rehearsals. Actors will receive the rehearsal schedule well in advance of the first rehearsal.

To fill out an audition form and select date and time click HERE.

If you are unable to attend and would like to submit a video audition, please contact Eric Potter at epotter@omahaplayhouse.com

Available Roles for the Adult Ensemble:

Please Note: The role of Ebenezer Scrooge has been cast. All other roles are open.

Bob Cratchit A clerk in the Scrooge and Marley Counting House.

Mrs. Cratchit His wife.

Martha Cratchit His eldest daughter.

Jake Soup Cart Vendor

Nell Clothing Cart Vendor

Tessie Chestnut Cart Vendor

The Dancing Beggar A Street Entertainer

The Charity Men Two businessmen

Mrs. Crow A charwoman

Mrs. Dilber A laundress

Fred Scrooge’s nephew

Millie Fred’s wife

Topper Fred’s friend

Lucy Millie’s sister and Topper’s love interest.

Jacob Marley Ebenezer’s late partner, a ghost, seven years dead

Ghost of Christmas Past Appears to Scrooge as a woman

Ghost of Christmas Present Appears to Scrooge a man of large stature and voice

Young Scrooge Ebenezer as a young apprentice at the Fezziwig Warehouse

Dick Wilkins Young Ebenezer’s co-worker under Mr. Fezziwig.

Mr. Fezziwig Ebenezer’s employer.

Mrs. Fezziwig His wife.

Belle Fezziwig His Daughter, who will become engaged to Young Scrooge


Note: In addition to playing their signature role, each member of the adult ensemble will also appear in the four street scenes and in the two party scenes that take place in Scrooge’s past and present, with other performance duties as assigned.


Available Roles for the Children’s Ensemble:

Note: All children in the Children’s Ensemble will appear in the four Street Scenes and the Manger Scene in Christmas Past. Several will have additional responsibilities.

The Greenery Vendor – A young boy who sells Christmas wreaths on the street

The Toyshop Keeper’s Assistant – A young apprentice to the toymaker.

Little Bo Peep – The Toyshop Keeper’s mechanical dancing shepherdess doll,

Little Boy Blue – His mechanical dancing boy doll with a horn

Peter Cratchit – The Cratchits’ eldest son

Francis or Frances Cratchit – Can be played either as a daughter or son

Belinda Cratchit – The youngest daughter

Tim Cratchit – Bob Cratchit’s youngest son, walks with a crutch

Ebby – Ebenezer Scrooge as a boy

Fan – Scrooge’s little sister

Three Schoolboys – At the Boarding School with Ebby

Child with Sled – Encounters Scrooge on Christmas Morning


Save The Date

September 21st –  12:30pm-4:30pm
September 22nd – 6pm-10pm
September 23rd  – 6pm-10pm
September 28th  – 12:30pm-5:30pm (Callbacks)

October 19th – 12:30pm-4:30pm
October 20th – 12:30pm-4:30pm
October 21th – 6pm-10pm
October 24th – 6pm-10pm (Callbacks)


Through upholding high ethical standards, demonstrating respect for all and consciously working to provide diverse representation, OCP is committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment in which all community members feel a sense of belonging and does not discriminate in casting practices on the basis of an individual’s ethnicity, age, gender, physical and cognitive ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, country of origin or other factors. Omaha Community Playhouse is committed to diverse and inclusive casting.