Beef & Boards seeks to fill roles for younger performers


Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre has scheduled local auditions for young performers for roles in several productions in its 2019 season.

Roles include: “The Little Mermaid” (on stage May 23 through June 30): Flounder (one boy age 9-14); “A Christmas Story” (on stage Nov. 21 through Dec. 31): Ralphie Parker, Randy, Schwartz, Flick, Scut Farkus, Grover Dill, Esther Jane, Mary Beth; “A Christmas Carol” (on stage select dates Dec. 3 to 23): Tim Cratchit, Boy Scrooge/Peter Cratchit/Turkey Boy, Fran/Belinda Cratchit.

The audition will take place March 16. Auditions are by appointment only. Call-backs will take place March 17.

Those auditioning must be available for all scheduled rehearsals and performances. They should prepare one song, no more than 24 bars in length, that demonstrates their voice and bring sheet music in the correct key. Young performers should dress comfortably (no costumes or makeup) and provide a photo and a brief biography listing recent performing experience, if any.

Each child cast will receive a performance stipend and limited number of complimentary tickets.

It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to ensure that the child’s school is amenable to unavoidable missed school time, according to the Beef & Boards release.

For audition details or to request an appointment, visit The theatre requests no phone calls.


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