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March 30, 2023

Calling Child Actors!

Is your child an aspiring thespian?  Don’t miss this chance to audition for a local favorite, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s annual production of A Christmas Carol.


The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will hold auditions on Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14, for children interested in performing in several of the theatre’s 2015-16 productions, including A Christmas Carol, presented by U.S. Bank. Children also will be screened from among the applicants for roles in additional shows, including Mad River Rising and To Kill a Mockingbird.


For the 25th anniversary production of A Christmas Carol, nine area children will be cast to fill speaking and non-speaking parts. Roles are available for boys and girls 8 – 13 years old. Additionally, the part of Tiny Tim requires a boy 6 – 8 years of age. Those cast in previous productions of A Christmas Carol will need to email their information again to be considered for this year’s show. To be eligible, children must not turn 14 before Dec. 30, 2015.


Children should email a resume to of any experience to the Playhouse, along with a photograph (a good quality school or family photo is acceptable).  The resume must include exact birth date and height, as well as an email address and telephone number. At the audition, children will be asked to share a one-minute monologue, story or poem and to demonstrate a British accent.


Interested children must be available for all rehearsals of these productions, most of which are scheduled around school hours. Children must also be available for all performances of the shows, which are scheduled Tuesdays through Sundays and include some weekday student and public matinees. Performance dates are available on the Playhouse website at


The deadline for consideration is May 29. Those selected to audition will be contacted by telephone to schedule specific times. All auditions will be held at the Playhouse, located at 962 Mt. Adams Circle.


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