Open call for children ages 8-12 on Saturday, September 16, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI: Trinity Rep announces auditions for children 8-12 years of
age for its upcoming production of beloved New England tradition, A
Christmas Carol.* Auditions will take place *Saturday, September 16, 9:00
am – 12:00 pm at Cardi’s Furniture, Route 1A, South Attleboro, MA*. This
is an open call, and appointments will not be taken. Actors will be seen
in groups of ten every ten 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 December 31, 2017 will not be eligible. *Please visit Trinity Rep’s
website at for
details, parent information and to access the audition side.* Questions may
be addressed to Lauren Ustaszewski at 401-521-1100 ext. 257 or .

The 40th anniversary production of Charles Dickens’ famous story of
redemption and the holiday spirit will run November 9 – December 31, 2017.
Acting company member *Joe Wilson, Jr. *will play the role of miserly
businessman Ebenezer Scrooge under the direction of *Angela Brazil and
Stephen Thorne. **A Christmas Carol* at Trinity Rep is presented by *Cardi’s
Furniture* with supporting sponsors *Amica Insurance* and *Hasbro, Inc*.
This year’s production is dedicated to *Stephen Hamblett* and his love for
the story of *A Christmas Carol*.


Rhode Island’s Tony Award-winning theater, Trinity Rep has created
unparalleled professional theater for and with its community since its
founding in 1963. Trinity Rep strives to facilitate human connection and
has been a driving force behind the creativity that fuels and defines the
region for more than 50 years.

Trinity Rep is committed to reinventing the public square and inspiring
dialogue by creating emotionally-stimulating live productions that range
from classical to contemporary and innovative education programs for all
ages and abilities. Its annual production of *A Christmas Carol* has
brought families together for 40 years and made memories for over a million
audience members.

Subscriptions for the 2017-18 season now on sale. The season includes *Death
of a Salesman* by Arthur Miller, *Skeleton Crew* by Dominique Morisseau, *Into
the Breeches! *by George Brant, *Othello *by William Shakespeare, *Native
Gardens *by Karen Zacarías, and *Ragtime* by Terrence McNally, music by
Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, based on the novel by E.L.
Doctorow. *For more information and to purchase tickets, call the box
office at (401) 351-4242 or visit Trinity Rep’s website at *
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