Mystic Seaport is seeking actors for a comedic holiday production, Lantern Light Tours, The Spirit of the Holiday: A Christmas Ghost Story. Roles are available for adults, teens, and children 10 years or older. Some roles require experience with physical comedy, improvisation, Shakespeare, music, and/or dance. Applicants should be enthusiastic performers with an interest in history and good comic timing.
Auditions will be held September 25th, 26th, and 29th from 5pm to 9pm. Each audition will last approximately fifteen minutes. Performers should prepare one comedic monologue and one verse of a seasonal song, and provide a theatre resume and headshot. Email or call to schedule your audition.
Lantern Light Tours is a 70 minute progressive or travelling play, set in the year 1876 on Christmas Eve. The play unfolds through five 8-minute scenes that take place in different exhibits around the museum grounds. Between scenes, a tour guide provides entertainment and historic information through first-person story-telling and improvisation. We are seeking performers for scripted scenes and for tour guiding. Paid positions are available.
Performances will be 11/24, 11/25, 12/1, 12/2, 12/8, 12/9, 12/15, 12/16, 12/17, 12/22, 12/23, and the Snow Date will be 12/20
Please email or call to schedule an audition:
860.572.0711 ext. 5075
For more information please see www.mysticseaport.org/lanternlighttours.