Merry Christmas George Bailey !
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Becky Bly
Seneca Community Players
Auditions for ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Characters
SENECA FALLS, NY, October 16, 2018 –––– Seneca Community Players will be holding open auditions for Merry Christmas, George Bailey! a live radio play based on the movie It’s A Wonderful Life, and for It’s a Wonderful Life Festival street characters on Sunday and Monday, October 21 & 22 from 6:00-8:00 pm at 91A Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY.
Interested actors need not come with anything prepared; the auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Actors needed to read roles of the movie characters, many of them multiple roles read by the same actor. Persons to perform live sound effects needed as well.
Look-alike, sound-alike street actors are also needed to entertain festival visitors by portraying various characters from the movie, most notably George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), Mary Hatch Bailey (Donna Reed), Uncle Billy, Mr. Potter, Clarence the angel, Violet Bic, Ernie the cab driver, Bert the cop, Nick the bartender and Mr. & Mrs. Martini.
Seneca Community Players has adapted the original Lux Radio Theatre version of the movie It’s a Wonderful Life, including the commercials as they were originally broadcast on March 10, 1947, to create a 60 min. show performed in front of a live audience, complete with live sound effects and piano/organ. Merry Christmas, George Bailey! will be performed the dates of December 6-9.
Interested persons can call (518)651-5090 or (315)569-1305 for more information. No previous experience necessary to participate.