MOTHER: Matriarch of the family and mother to Ralphie and Randy. Should have great chemistry with all family members on stage. Must be a strong, lovable actress with a solid belt. Non-dancing. Female, late 20s to early 40s, Range: G3-D5.
RALPHIE: A regular kid – cute but not overly handsome, not precious. He wouldn’t be lost in a crowd, but he wouldn’t stand out either. Bright, but not precocious; the boy next door. Ralphie, above all, is a dreamer. Seeking a young boy who is comfortable and honest on stage. Must be an excellent singer and able to carry a show. Must also be able to tap dance. Should look 9 years old—must be under 5’ tall. Range: Alto, must have unchanged voice—low F# to high D
RANDY: Ralphie’s younger brother. Can be a bit awkward, but always has a deep admiration of Ralphie. Should be a kind and honest presense on stage. Must be a strong tap dancer. Should look 8-9 years old—must be under 5’ tall.. Range: Alto, must have unchanged voice—low F# to high C#
KIDS ENSEMBLE (including Flick, Farkus, Dill, etc.): Various children in Ralphie’s class and at Ralphie’s school. Eight actors will play all roles. Boys and girls needed. All actors should be strong singers and tap dancers. All actors must be under 5’ tall and should appear to be between 7-14 years old.
ADULT ENSEMBLE: Heavy dancing and singing requirements. Performers double as townspeople, teachers, and other adult roles in the show. Must be strong triple-threat character actors with intermediate musical theatre dance skills. Males and females needed. Preference for at least one male Asian actor. Ensemble members will also take on featured roles as well.