Auditions

Auditions


Emmett HOOK Center announces an audition call for
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
September 12 OR September 13, 2022 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Emmett Hook Center; 550 Common Street; Shreveport, LA 71101
318-429-6887

Cast Requirements:
Adults:
3 men ages 30-40
5 women ages 30-60
Children:
8 boys ages 8-13
9 girls ages 5-12

Note: You need not be these chronological ages, but you must be able to play them
This is the story of how a local church’s annual Christmas Pageant is transformed by the participation of some local children who have never before heard the story of Jesus’ birth.
It’s a funny and thoughtful look at Christmas that’s sure to be a memorable part of your celebration for many years to
come.

CHARACTERS
FATHER [Bob Bradley] – solid family man, Mid 30s
MOTHER [Grace Bradley] – hard working mom, mid 30s
BETH BRADLEY – narrator, 10-11
CHARLIE BRADLEY – typical little brother, 8-9
RALPH HERDMAN – adolescent cool, grungy,12-13
IMOGENE HERDMAN – loud, bossy, crafty, 11-12
LEROY HERDMAN – tough, sure of himself, 10-11
CLAUDE HERDMAN – tough, combative, 9-10
OLLIE HERDMAN – troublemaker, Claude’s wingman, 8-9
GLADYS HERDMAN – small, wiry, feisty, 7-8
ALICE WENDLEKEN – prim, proper, pain in the neck,10-11
MRS. ARMSTRONG – bossy, matronly, 50s
MRS. SLOCUM – pleasant, motherly, 35-60
MRS. CLARK – 35-60
MRS. CLAUSING – 35-60
MRS. MCCARTHY – younger version of Mrs. Armstrong, mid 40s
MAXINE – 10-11
ELMER HOPKINS – 12-13
HOBIE – 9-10
DAVID – 8-9
DAVID – 8-9
BEVERLY – 7-8
FIRE FIGHTER – 25-30
SHIRLEY – 5-6
JUANITA – 5-6
DORIS – 9-10
REV. HOPKINS – Mid 40s
EXTRA CHOIR MEMBERS
BABY ANGELS
SHEPHERDS

CREW
Dressers
Set Assistants
Wranglers
Parents are welcome and encouraged to be part of the crew to make this a family affair.
We look forward to kicking off the Christmas season together.


The Emmett Hook Center is a new, state-of-the-art theatre on the corner of Common at Milam Street in downtown Shreveport at First United Methodist Church. For further information, phone 318-429-6887.

 

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