A CHRISTMAS STORY

Nov 19 – Dec 23

Peek into suburban life in the 1950’s as young Ralphie and the gang attempt to have the perfect Christmas, which will only be complete with an “official Red Ryder carbine-action two-hundred-shot range model air rifle!”With music by Pasek and Paul of The Greatest Showman and Dear Evan Hansen fame, a favorite holiday tradition is transported from your screen to our stage. You won’t want to miss A Christmas Story!

Venue

Barlow Main Stage 525 N 400 W 
Centerville, UT  Phone: 801-298-1302

Content/Guidance

Coming soon

ASL:

  • ASL Performance Nov. 27th, 2:30 PM Matinee
  • Certified Interpreter
  • Ticket requests need to be made 48 hours in advance to ensure interpreters.
  • Contact the Box Office for available seating. 801.298.1302

Cast List:

Character M/W/F T/Th/S
Ralphie Parker Soren Ray McGuire Bingham
Jean Shepherd Scott Butler Darin Beardall
Frank Parker - The Old Man Juston Lebaron Mark Gurney
Mother Jessica Love Mollee Steele
Randy Parker Sam Akerlow Ross Clemens
Miss Shields Bailee DeYoung Kacee Neff
Schwartz James Leger Edward Boam
Flick Trevin Hamblin Drew Gardiner
Scut Farkus Ben Liljenquist Cameron Berkley
Dill Simon Gibbs John Nelson Wakley
Santa Claus Andy Leger Nathan Asay
Elf #1 Andrew Bringhurst Matt Hewitt
Elf #2 Chantryce Diehl Taylor Barnes
Roger Micah Thornton Trenton Lundberg
Marybeth Sophie Utley Amy Gurney
Becky Sue Emmalee Larsen Reagan Miller
Esther Jane Andi Thomas Madison Child
Clara Mae Olivia Larsen Ainsley Monroe
Dora Jo Eden Liljenquist Tori Sommerville
Teen #1 Jaimee Monson Avery Koford
Teen #2 Patrick Simmons Tayson Wardle
Men's Ensemble Jordon LeBaron Romney Mathewson
Men's Ensemble Chad Wilkinson Tad Wilson
Men's Ensemble Landon LeBaron Derek Lundberg
Men's Ensemble Devon Oltmanns Paul Dixon
Women's Ensemble Megan Cash Tara Wardle
Women's Ensemble/Mrs. Schwartz Laura Crossett Angela Brown
Women's Ensemble Deveri Thornton Tara Wilson
Women's Ensemble Brooke Liljenquist Jennifer Morgan
Women's Ensemble Beth Campbell Erin Hazard
Waiter Matt Trenery Sandy Jensen

Production Team:

Executive Producer Krista Davies
Assistant Producer Carynn Butler
Director Jim Christian
Choreographer Jessica Merrill
Stage Manager Ashley Weller
Assistant Stage Manager Greg Larsen
Technical Director Derek Walden
Sound Designer Jay Clark
Lighting Designer Graham Whipple
Costume Designer Tammis Boam
Set Designer JD Madsen
Assistant Set Designer Emma Hoffbauer
Scenic Charge Artist Cynthia Klumpp
Prop Master Silas Stott
Hair & Makeup Artist Shelly Swenson

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Ticket Policies

  • In consideration of our patrons, no children under 3 are permitted in the theatre. Some productions may not be appropriate for all 3 year-olds. Parents should be the guide for young patrons. No babes in arms will be permitted.
  • No cancellations or refunds.
  • Ticket exchanges must be made in person at the Box Office at least one business day prior to the performance. Exchanged tickets must be surrendered at that time. We cannot accommodate late exchanges. There is a $5 exchange fee per ticket. Season Ticket Holders are allowed one free exchange per show. Additional exchanges are $5 per ticket.
  • Reserved seating will be held until curtain, after which alternate seating will be used. Doors open 30 minutes before show time. Patrons arriving after the start of the performance will be seated at the discretion of management. Late-comers cannot be guaranteed seating.
  • The use of cameras, recording devices, phones, radios and pagers is strictly prohibited.
  • Please do not bring outside food or drink into the theatre.

contact us

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre announces auditions for ‘The Music Man’ on Saturday, January 4th.

Auditions will take place by appointment from 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon. The show runs March 13th through April 11th. Shelby Ferrin will direct, Aaron Ford will choreograph and Tara Wardle will music direct.


Bring any conflicts from January 6th through April 11th along with a headshot and resume to auditions. Callbacks are scheduled for Tuesday, January 7th and Wednesday, January 8th. Rehearsals will start Monday, January 13th.


Auditions are open to all performers 8 years and older. Children are encouraged to audition with a parent or guardian. All roles are open. Come prepared to sing 30 seconds or less of a song in the style of the show. Live accompaniment will be provided. No pre-recorded music please.

Auditions will take place at the theatre located at 525 North, 400 West in Centerville. Enter in the building on the west side basement entrance. Please email the theatre at kdavies@cptutah.org to schedule an audition time.

Character Breakdown

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN 

Note: ages listed are approximate and represent how the characters read onstage, not necessarily the ages of the performers. Please note, where applicable, any requirements for on-stage intimacy or physicality. 

MALE ROLES: HAROLD HILL: Smooth-talking con man and traveling salesman who beguiles the town before falling in love with Marian; overflowing with charm and charisma; kisses Marian; physically struggles with Charlie Cowell. RANGE: Ab2-F4, AGE: 30-45 

MARCELLUS WASHBURN: Former con man and friend to Harold, now trying to settle down in River City; immensely likeable with comic timing; kisses Ethel; physically struggles with Charlie Cowell; leads an energetic dance. RANGE: A4-G2, AGE: 25-40 

MAYOR GEORGE SHINN: The Mayor of River City, protective of his town and family; self-important, blustery, pompous, but not too bright. RANGE: Any, AGE: 40-60 

WINTHROP PAROO: Marian’s adorable little brother who speaks with a lisp; precocious but moody. RANGE: C4-Eb5, AGE: 9-12 

CHARLIE COWELL: Rival traveling salesman out to expose Harold Hill; determined and moralistic; kisses Marian; physically struggles with Marcellus and Harold; may also play a townsperson in some scenes. RANGE: Any, AGE: 25-45

TOMMY DJILAS: Trouble-making teenager who becomes an assistant leader of the boys’ band; rebellious but smart and handsome. RANGE: Any, AGE: 16-20 

JACEY SQUIRES: Owner of livery stable and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the high tenor; married to Mrs. Squires. RANGE: C3-C5, AGE: 25-55 

EWART DUNLOP: Owner of the general store and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the second tenor; married to Maud. RANGE: F3-F5, AGE: 25-55 

OLIVER HIX: Banker and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the baritone; married to Alma. RANGE: B2-F4, AGE: 25-55 

OLIN BRITT: Newspaper editor and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the bass. RANGE: F2-C4, AGE: 25-55 

OTHER ROLES FOR MEN: Constable Locke, the town sheriff; Train conductor; Traveling salesmen; River City townspersons of all ages, shapes, and sizes some of them in “families”; River City boys/teens who sing, dance and join the boys’ band

FEMALE ROLES: MARIAN PAROO: Town librarian and piano teacher, sister of Winthrop and daughter of Mrs. Paroo; well-read, independent, head-strong, beautiful but elusive, hopelessly romantic but intensely guarded; kisses Harold and Charlie Cowell; RANGE: G3-A5, AGE: 25-35 

MRS. PAROO: Widowed mother to Marian and Winthrop; sweet, cheerful, always busy, and slightly intrusive in her daughter’s love life; speaks with an Irish accent. RANGE: Ab3-Eb5, AGE: 45-55 

EULALIE MACKECKNIE SHINN: Mayor Shinn’s peacock wife, a know-it-all busybody who knows everyone and everything in town; self-important, grandiose, gossipy, snobbish, and easily flattered; must have great comedic range without being over-the-top. RANGE: D4-D5, AGE: 40-50

AMARYLLIS: Marian’s piano student who likes Winthrop but teases him; sweet but a little bratty; must pretend to play the piano. RANGE: C4-E5, AGE: 9-12 

ZANEETA SHINN: Mayor Shinn’s teenage daughter with a crush on Tommy Djilas; cute, feminine, a little daffy; dances energetically. RANGE: Any, AGE: 16-20 

GRACIE SHINN: Mayor’s younger daughter. RANGE: Any, AGE: 9-12 ETHEL TOFFELMIER: Player piano player and town gossip who is dating Marcellus; jolly and friendly, but gossipy; kisses Marcellus. RANGE: Any, AGE: 25-35 

ALMA HIX: Wife of Oliver Hix and a town gossip. RANGE: G4-G5, AGE: 25-45 MAUD DUNLOP: Wife of Ewart Dunlop and a town gossip. RANGE: G4-G5, AGE: 25-55 MRS. SQUIRES: Wife of Jacey Squires and a town gossip. RANGE: G4-G5, AGE: 25-55 

OTHER ROLES FOR WOMEN/GIRLS: River City townspersons of all ages, shapes, and sizes, some of them in “families”; River City girls/teens who sing and dance.

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