Open Call ‘The Gift of the Magi’, December 2018

OPEN CALL FOR CAST AND CREW
THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

Adapted by Jon Jory
Original Story by O. Henri
The classic story of gift-giving and personal sacrifice by O. Henry has been adapted for stage and given a romantic and comical spin by playwright Jon Jory.

PLANNING MEETING
Please join us on Sunday, February 4th from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. to discuss the show and meet the production team. We will be taking sign-ups for cast, crew and volunteers.

We will also share in more detail Nagoya Players 2018 season, group updates and future plans. Join us at 2C, Clean Bldg., Honen-cho 14-13, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-0076. By train: Imaike Station Exit 1, walk north past 3 traffic lights including the pedestrian bridge. Parking is limited to one car, but coin parking lots are nearby. Please fill out the RVSP FORM below or email us at nagoyaplayers@gmail.com to RSVP.

SYNOPSIS
The story centers on the young but poor couple of Della and Jim. Their love for each other is unquestionable and their only desire is to see to the other’s happiness. Christmas is approaching and neither have the money to buy a proper gift. Unbeknownst to each other, Della and Jim both make great personal sacrifices in order to procure the money needed. A special and memorable lesson is learned by all when they realize that the gift of love is more valuable than anything money can buy.

SEEKING
Actors, singers and crew. Experienced theater performers and newcomers are both welcome.

Roles include the leads of DELLA and JIM and a supporting cast of up to 8 characters.
The show can be adapted for music and so we are also looking for CAROLERS/NARRATORS.

A director and creative team for this show. This project is being designed as a complete open call and we highly encourage anyone with an interest in theater to participate. Nagoya Players will handle administrative, budgetary and production elements so the creative team can focus on making a memorable and entertaining show.

IMPORTANT DATES
Auditions will be held beginning February 2018.
Rehearsals will begin on or about March 2018.
Performances will take place December 2018.

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