A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens, adapted by Colleen Madden

Directed by James Ridge

A Madison institution and a holiday tradition for hundreds of families, CTMís largest production of the year returns to the Capitol Theater stage. This adaptation of the Dickens classic focuses on community and family, enhancing Dickensí message of the importance of giving back and supporting those less fortunate.

Produced by Children's Theater of Madison at Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison

Performances: December 11-23, 2021

Performance Times: TBA

Ticket Prices: TBA

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Seeking: Fully Vaccinated* Enthusiastic and expressive young actors to perform in CTM's holiday production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Roles are available for many young performers from age 12 and up. Variety of roles from speaking/featured (such as Tiny Tim, Boy Scrooge, Cratchit family) to non-speaking ensemble members (partygoers, dancers, orphans, etc.)

Auditions will be via video submission. Please submit your submission NO LATER THAN 12pm on SEPTEMBER 20, 2021. Please contact us if there are technological barriers or any issues with you submitting a video audition.

Select ONE of the audition pieces available on the CTM website. You will need to complete the Youth audition form by clicking the link on the website, which will also give you the options for submitting your virtual audition.

Rehearsals begin November 7 (There is one day per week with no scheduled rehearsals and there will be no rehearsal on Thanksgiving 11/25)
Tech Week is December 4 - December 10 (no rehearsal 12/6)
Performances are December 11-23

Note: There are 2 potential school-day shows, Dec. 14 & 15 (9:30am & 10am)

Callbacks will be held Friday 9/24 6-8pm. For those that submit virtual auditions by 9/20, you will be notified by 9/22 if you will need to be seen at the callback. Location for the call back will be Madison Youth Arts Center, 1055 E. Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703.