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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

By Barbara Robinson

Auditions – September 29 & 30

The Marion Art Center has announced open auditions for all roles in the upcoming production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson, a family comedy in one act about a church Christmas Pageant that threatens to go horribly awry when a family of juvenile delinquents show up to take part.


Saturday, September 29 at 10:00am

Sunday, September 30 at noon (12:00pm)

Location: The Marion Art Center


4 Adult males and 6 Adult females, ages late thirties and up

8 boys and 9 girls, all between the ages of 5-13


Some roles have minimal line memorization, so everyone is encouraged to audition!  Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script and actors auditioning for the parts.

No prior acting experience is necessary; both accomplished and aspiring actors are encouraged to audition.  Participants can expect 2-3 weekday rehearsals during October, November, and the first week of December. Rehearsal scheduling will be flexible and take actors’ needs into consideration.

Fishman said, “I’m also looking for volunteers for stage manager, set builders, and other tech help, so please contact the Marion Art Center if you’d like to be part of this production, we’d love to hear from you.”



Friday, December 7 at 7:30pm, Saturday, December 8 at 7:30pm, Sunday, December 9 at 2pm

Friday, December 14 at 7:30pm, Saturday, December 15 at 7:30pm, Sunday, December 16 at 2pm