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Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:21 AM

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Open auditions for “Just in the Nick of Time” will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the Marsh Foundation Theater auditorium in Van Wert located at 1229 Lincoln Highway, Van Wert.

Acting opportunities are available for kids and adults, ages 6 and up. All experience levels are encouraged to audition for this comedy with a witty dialogue, a mystery to solve, plenty of holiday warmth.

Show dates for this perfect family friendly holiday production are set for Dec. 6, 7 and 8. The cast consists of five adults (male and female) and up to 25 girls, boys and teens (ages 6-18).

“Just in the Nick of Time” is written by Linda Daugherty, playwright in residence at Dallas Children’s Theater, named as one of the country’s top five children’s theaters by Time magazine. More than 25 of her plays have premiered at Dallas Children’s Theater and national touring productions of her plays have been presented in more than 150 cities in 41 states and in community theaters, colleges and schools throughout the United States. She has received several playwright awards and has dramatized four books by celebrated children’s author and illustrator Steven Kellogg.



Character descriptions:

Red Mistletoe: Hard-boiled detective (ages 13-18)

Girl Elves: Energetic, enthusiastic (ages 9-18)

Toy Tester Elves: Athletic girls & boys (ages 9-13)

Elder Elves: Children & teens (ages 11-18)

Fruitcake Vendor: Humbug sidekick, not too bright (13-20’s)

Doctor Green: Doctor at North Pole (ages 13-30’s)

Mrs. Claus: Santa’s wife, kind, sweet (ages 40+)

Gumdrops: girls or boys (ages 6-12)

Snowflakes: girls (ages 6-12)

Candy Canes: girls or boys (ages 6-12)

Trees: Girls or Boys (ages 6-12)

Bob Humbug: Nasty & ill-tempered (age 20s-40s)

Holly Wreath: Humbug’s assistant (age 13-20s)

Santa Claus: Himself (age 40+)

Rehearsals begin at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and last no later than 8 p.m. Rehearsal days will vary by role. Rehearsals from Dec. 1-5 will be every evening and will likely last later than 8 p.m.

Audition packets with additional information are available at 211 S. Walnut St. or at For more information, call 419-605-6708.


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