Trinity Repertory Company announces auditions for children 8-12 years of age for its upcoming production of “A Christmas Carol.” Auditions will take place Saturday, September 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Cardi’s Furniture, Route 1A, South Attleboro, Mass. This is an open call, and appointments will not be taken. Actors will be seen in groups of 10 every 10 minutes and will be asked to read from a side and sing a few bars of a holiday song of their choice. Children turning 13 before Dec. 31, 2014 will not be eligible. Visit Trinity Rep’s website at www.trinityrep.com for details, parent information and to access the audition side. Questions may be addressed to Lauren Ustaszewski at 521-1100 ext. 257 or Lustaszewski@trinityrep.com.
“A Christmas Carol” at Trinity Rep is presented by Cardi’s Furniture with supporting sponsor Amica Insurance. This year’s production is dedicated to Stephen Hamblett and his love for the story of “A Christmas Carol.”
The State Theater of Rhode Island, Trinity Repertory Company is now in its 51st season. Since its founding in 1963, Trinity Repertory Company has been one of the most respected regional theaters in the country. Featuring the last permanent resident acting company in America, Trinity Rep presents a balance of world premiere, contemporary, and classic works for an estimated annual audience of approximately 145,000. In its 50-year history, the theater has produced 62 world premieres, mounted national and international tours, and, through its MFA program, trained hundreds of new actors and directors.
This season marks the 47th year of Project Discovery, Trinity Rep’s pioneering educational outreach program. Last season, Trinity Rep’s educational programs reached over 16,000 Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut students through matinees as well as in-school residencies and workshops. Brown University/Trinity Rep offers professional training for actors and directors in a three-year MFA program.
Subscriptions are now on sale for Trinity Rep’s 2014-2015 Season, which includes the world premiere Curt Columbus’ translation of “Ivanov” by Anton Chekhov, “Barefoot in the Park” by Neil Simon, “Middletown” by Will Eno, “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams, “A Flea in Her Ear” by Georges Feydeau and the world premiere of “Melancholy Play,” a new chamber musical by Sarah Ruhl with music by Todd Almond. For more information call the box office at 351-4242 or visit Trinity Rep’s website at www.trinityrep.com.