Miracle on 34th Street


Director & Choreographer: Ron Chisholm
Music Director: Sarah Baumgardner


Friday, October 15th 6:00-9:00pm - Adult Actors

Saturday, October 16th 1:00-3:00pm - Youth Actors

Sunday, October 17th 6:00-8:00pm - Callbacks by invitation

Matthews Playhouse
Matthews Community Center 

100 E McDowell Street

Matthews, NC 28105



December 9-19, 2021

see important dates information below for more details


Matthews Playhouse is proud to announce auditions for Miracle on 34th Street. We are in need of a diverse cast of actors for this wonderful family production! We do ask that all actors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as we will be rehearsing and performing in close proximity to one another.  We are requiring proof of vaccination at the time of auditions. Please be sure to bring a copy or digital copy of your card with you.  All rehearsals will be held at the Matthews Community Center and face masks will be required for all rehearsals per community center guidelines. 


Audition Info: 

  • All auditions will take place in-person at the Matthews Community Center

  • Face masks are required while inside the building and during auditions.

  • Adult Actors (Ages 18 and Up): Friday, October 15 from 6:00-9:00pm. Please come prepared to do a cold reading from the script.

  • Youth Actors (Ages 12-17):  Saturday, October 16 from 1:00-3:00pm. Please come prepared to do a cold reading from the script. We are specifically in need of vaccinated young teens who could play the role of a younger child. These actors would need to appear younger or be smaller in stature.  Those auditioning for Singing/Dancing Elves should come dressed to move/dance and have a holiday song of your choice prepared to sing.

  • Callbacks will be Sunday, October 17 from 6:00-8:00pm as needed

Tentative Rehearsal Schedule: (please note that not all actors are called to all rehearsals)

  • Rehearsals begin October 30, 2021 

  • Monday-Thursday 7:00-9:30pm

  • Saturdays 10:00am-6:00pm

  • Sundays 2:00-5:00pm


Important Dates:

  • -Load-In: November 14 

  • -Tech Week: December 5-9


  • Thursday, December 9 at 7:00pm

  • Friday, December 10 at 10:00am and 7:00pm

  • Saturday, December 11 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

  • Sunday, December 12 at 2:00pm and 6:00pm

  • Thursday, December 16 at 7:00pm

  • Friday, December 17 at 10:00am and 7:00pm

  • Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

  • Sunday, December 19 at 2:00pm and 6:00pm

Cast List:

  • DOCTOR PIERCE (m/w) Physician at Maplewood home

  • KRIS KRINGLE (m) Santa Claus

  • BAG LADY (w) at Thanksgiving Day parade

  • RICH PERSON (m/w) at Thanksgiving Day parade

  • SHELLHAMMER (m/w) Mrs. Walker’s assistant

  • DORIS WALKER (w) personnel manager at Macy’s

  • SUSAN WALKER (g) Doris’ daughter, aged 7

  • FRED GAYLEY (m) a lawyer, neighbor and friend to Doris and Susan

  • DRUNKEN SANTA (m) employee of Macy’s

  • MACY (m/w) owner and manager of Macy’s department store

  • SAWYER (m/w) Macy’s vocational guidance counselor

  • BLOOMINGDALE (m/w) owner and manager of Bloomingdale's department store

  • JUDGE HARPER (m/w) of the New York State court

  • FINLEY (m/w) bailiff in Judge Harper’s court

  • MARA (m/w) prosecuting attorney

  • HALLORAN (m/w) Judge Harper’s political campaign manager

  • DUNCAN (m/w) antelope keeper at the Central Park Zoo

  • MARA JR. (b/g) prosecuting attorney’s child

  • AL & LOU (m/w) postal employees



Questions? Contact: 704-846-8343 or

Please submit an audition form AND sign up for an audition slot using these links. 
You will need to complete BOTH parts below in order to audition.


Note: You will have the opportunity to attach an optional resume and/or headshot with the audition form.  

We are not accepting any physical form submissions, only forms submitted through the website.