Friday, October 23, 2015

Call for auditions

Audition Notice
 Musicals at Richter’s 2nd Annual Holiday Show!
This year Musicals at Richter will be bringing the classic television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas to life, live on the Palace stage!

We are looking for actors 
between the ages of 20-35 
for the Peanuts characters 

and a Youth Ensemble
 ages 5-15 who will also lead the caroling and portray the elves from Santa’s Workshop.

Directed by Mensah Robinson 
 Musical Direction by Bill D'Andrea

 Saturday, October 24th 
10:00AM– 2:00PM 
at the Richter House 
100 Aunt Hack Road, 
Danbury, CT 06811 

Please prepare 16-bars from a Christmas song, 
and be prepared to read from the script if asked to.

For more information or questions about auditions, please go to our website, or email us at

Character Descriptions
Charlie Brown: 
A lovable guy who is dominated by insecurities. He feels depressed by the holiday season and seeks to discover the true meaning of Christmas.
Linus Van Pelt: 
Charlie Brown’s blanket-toting best friend. 
He is innocent and smart and has a 
matter-of fact manner about him. He is a bit intimidated by his older sister Lucy.
Lucy Van Pelt: 
Linus’s older sister who is bossy and often self-centered. She has a crush on Schroeder.
Sally Brown: 
Charlie Brown’s younger sister. She is sweet and comical in the way her big ideas are often verbalized. She is smitten with Linus.
Usually immersed in his piano-playing music. 
He is an admirer of Beethoven 
and Lucy’s love interest.
(can be played by a male or female) 
Charlie Brown’s fun-loving, confident, energetic dog. The comic counterpoint to the show. 
Snoopy’s thoughts and feelings are expressed via movement and sound effects.
Lucy’s friend, a little opinionated
Sweet little girl who is obsessed 
with her naturally curly hair
Has little faith in Charlie Brown as the director of the Christmas play
A casual, normal kid
Pig Pen: 
Always messy, but also well-spoken. A cloud of dust follows him where he goes

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