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National Wide Casting Call For Nine Year Old Ralphie For A Christmas Story The Live TV Version

National Wide Casting Call For Nine Year Old Ralphie For A Christmas Story The Live TV Version

The character description: “Ralphie” is a bright, but not precocious, nine-year-old boy whose only dream is to get a Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action BB Gun for Christmas.

Auditions are open now through Tuesday, August 29, at 11:59 PM PT. Submissions will be accepted digitally only via castittalent.com/A_Christmas_Story. Candidates, ages 9-12, should express strong singing and dancing capabilities and be able to anchor the live three-hour production. As part of the audition, candidates should submit a video performing the original songs “Red Ryder BB Gun” and “Before the Old Man.”

 Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

Executive producer Marc Platt, composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Photo by Frank Micelotta/FOX/PictureGroup

Oscar and Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul scored A Christmas Story: The Musical, and will compose several new songs for the live television event, with Jonathan Tolins and Robert Cary (Grease: Live) adapting the book.

Saturday Night Live alum Maya Rudolph as Ralphie’s mom. will star as Ralphie’s mother and Scott Ellis will direct.

A Christmas Story will be produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television. The three-hour live musical event will air Sunday, December 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox.

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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