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Broadway's A Christmas Story to Hold 'Are You Our Next Ralphie?' Contest

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Children of <i>A Christmas Story</i> at <i>Broadway in Bryant Park</i>
Children of A Christmas Story at Broadway in Bryant Park
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The search for the young boy to play Ralphie in the upcoming Broadway production of A Christmas Story, the Musical is going national.

Young performers are invited to enter the Are You Our Next Ralphie? contest for a chance to star in the holiday musical, which will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from November 6 to December 30. All they have to do is record a video of them singing a brief song (either a holiday tune or a classic Broadway belt number) that shows off their high notes, personality, and voice, and upload it, along with a recent photo or headshot and resume (or a brief paragraph about yourself in a Word Document), on the show's website.

Casting directors are looking for boys with unchanged voices, who are under 4'11', and can play 10-11. The role was originated in the iconic film version by Peter Billingsley. Rehearsals begin on October 1.

A Christmas Story features a score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, with a book by Joseph Robinette based on the writings of Jean Shepherd and the 1983 film. The production is directed by John Rando, with choreography by Warren Carlyle.

For more information on how to submit a video-taped audition, click here. Email ACSauditions@gmail.com with any questions.

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