01 Auditions & Talent Calls, 2011 Tinkerman Christmas Eve

Plan Now to Audition for USP’s “Tinkerman Christmas Eve”

“ATinkerman Christmas Eve” – A family Christmas story in music and song

Written by Beverly Graves

Audition Info:


Parts for one girl (approx 6 years old) , one boy (approx age 9 – 10) ,

and several adults ages 18 to and up.

Auditions will be held at the Pella Community Center Auditorium

Thursday, Sept 15 – 6:30 PM and Saturday, Sept 17 – 9:30 AM

Callbacks, if needed, Thursday, Sept 22 at 6:30 PM

Production Dates: December 1, 2, 3 at 7 PM and Sunday, December 4 at 2 PM

Directed by Beverly Graves

Produced by Patrick Moriarity

Accompanist: Brian Nolder

Perusal scripts available at the Pella Community Library.  More audition information on unionstreetplayers.com.  The part of Judith has been pre-cast.  Also looking for help with Costumes, Set Construction, Sound, Lighting, Stage Crew, & Makeup.  For questions, call Beverly Graves 620-8238 or Pat Moriarity 628-1549.  Music royalties applied for. Sponsored by the Pella Community  Center.

Additional information:

Setting:  Modern day

Characters in order of appearance:

Karen Tinkerman, mother and lady of the house

Sarah Tinkerman, about 6 years old

Jacob Tinkerman , older brother age 9 – 10

Grandma Tinkerman

Jonathan Tinkerman, Karen’s husband

Judith Manley, Jonathan’s sister – NOTE THIS PART HAS BEEN PRE-CAST

Grandpa Tinkerman

Colonel David Manley, Judith’s husband – age 45 to 65?

Happyville Ladies Church Group (3 – 4)

Carolers/Church Choir

Pastor & Mrs. Perry


Note– all Characters are singing roles, except Grandpa Tinkerman


The Christmas Song – Karen Tinkerman

Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer – Sarah & Jacob

Holly Jolly Christmas – Jonathan

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – Jonathan

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – Jacob

Merry Christmas Darling – Judith

I’ll Be Home For Christmas – David

White Christmas – Happyville Ladies Church Group

What Child is This – Happyville Ladies Church Group

Away in the Manger – Grandma Tinkerman

Silent Night – Carolers/Church Group

Joyto the World – Carolers/Church Group

Blue Christmas – Jonathan

Jingle Bell Rock – Jacob

All I Want for Christmas – Sarah

Do You Hear What I Hear? – Grandma Tinkerman, Sarah & Jacob

Sweet Little Jesus Boy – Grandma Tinkerman

Deck the Halls – Happyville Ladies Church Group

Winter Wonderland – Judith & David Manley

Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem (choir)

O Holy Night (Rev. Perry or other Male Solo)

It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (choir)

Mary Did You Know (Mrs. Perry or other Female Solo)
Home for the Holidays – David Manley

Breath of Heaven – Karen Tinkerman

New Kid in Town – Judith & Nurse

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – entire cast

Production Team as of now:

Director: Beverly Graves

Piano Accompanist: Brian Nolder

Producer/Ass’tDirector: Pat Moriarity

Light Design: Arvin Van Zante

Set Design: Beverly Graves

Master Carpenter: Jim Palmer

Props: Shelley Buhrow & Carolyn Scharff

Light Board: Don Graves

Make-Up Coordinator: Peggy Moriarity

Sound Board: Cody Kooi


Set Construction:

Program: Anne McCullough Kelly

Poster Design: Mat Kelly

Front of House:

Audition form Tinkerman

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