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THE SEARCH IS ON FOR OUR FIRST TINY TIM!

GENESIUS THEATRE – THIS DECEMBER 2021

PRESENTS
An original version of the Dickens' Classic

“A BERKS COUNTY CHRISTMAS CAROL”

AUDITIONS – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 TH – 12:30 PM


Season Sponsor - SWEET STREET DESSERTS
Show Sponsor – THE WYOMISSING FOUNDATION.


If you wish to audition for the role of “Tiny Tim” please fill out the audition application to your right (on mobile, scroll below additional info). In the gray box that says - “any additional information we should know” - please give your first, second and third options for your audition appointment. We will get back to you to schedule an appointment after we receive your application. Audition appointments run every 15-minutes starting at 12:30 pm till 3:00 pm.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JULY 15, 2021 – READING, PENNSYLVANIA

*Auditions for Local Boys to play Tiny Tim.

Genesius is presenting an original musical, based on the Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic, this December, that’s especially customized for Reading & Berks County! The show is created by Genesius Artistic Director, L J Fecho and Genesius Co-Founder, Michael O’Flaherty, who will also be portraying the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.

A Berks County Christmas Carol will be presented at Genesius Theatre -10 th and Walnut Streets, Reading, and runs December 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, (may have added performances), and it could be your chance to be TINY TIM!!!

GENESIUS will be holding auditions for local child actors between ages 7-10 for its upcoming production of A Berks County Christmas Carol. Auditions will be held on Sunday, September 12 th, from 12:30 p.m.– 3:00 p.m. at Genesius – 153 North 10 th Street, Reading, PA 19601. The role of Tiny Tim will be played by a fragile boy age 7-10. Candidates must be a strong actor with a solid unchanged singing voice (boy soprano). All auditions are by appointment only. Appointments may be made starting immediately. Appointments are scheduled every 15 minutes. For example: 12:30 – 12:45 – 1:00- 1:15 – 1:30, etc. Please write to Larry Fecho at LJFecho@FechoProductions.com to schedule an appointment.

Interested performers should prepare one up tempo song and one ballad. Bring a resume (or bio), photo and sheet music. Music must be legible and in the proper key (no lead sheets please). An accompanist will be provided.

Candidates must be available for rehearsals, October 18 through December 9, and for all performances. We mainly rehearse – all day Sundays (1:00 to 9:00 p.m.) & Monday through Thursday (6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) Tiny Tim will not have to be at all rehearsals.

Genesius may have an understudy for Tim or have 2 boy’s alternate performances in the role. Rehearsals & performances occur at Genesius. Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition.

Some of the most beloved storytellers in Berks County history come alive for a yuletide gathering you won’t forget. Local heroes Daniel Boone, Albert Boscov and John Updike make spirited appearances opposite Scrooge in a highly theatrical twist on a family favorite. Custom-made for Genesius with all-original music, here’s a tuneful, heartfelt confection spiced with enough holiday flavor to sweeten your season.

Genesius is a 501-C-3 Non-Profit organization. The Genesius, 2021 Season, is sponsored by Sandy Solmon and Doug Messinger of Sweet Street Desserts Genesius is handicapped accessible and there is some PARKING aside of Genesius, otherwise there is street parking!


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