Casting Call

“It’s a Wonderful Life”


Philip Grecian


Produced by: Paula Windus & Joan Wagner

Directed by: Emily M. Muller

Assistant Directed by: Mark Noble

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Director Emily M. Muller is seeking:

10+ Males (Ages 30+)
5+ Females (Ages 30+)
2 to 4 Youth Male (Ages 8-14)
2 to 4 Youth Females (Ages 8-12) 

CharacterAge Range# LinesDescription
George Bailey40-ish453The hero of our story
Clarence Oddbody40s+161An Angel, Second Class, trying to earn his wings
Mary (Hatch) Bailey35-ish132George’s wife, she is his rock
Joseph40s+92Clarence’s mentor (voice, mic-d off stage)
Henry Potter50s+76The villain of the story
Mother Bailey60s64George’s and Harry’s mother
Uncle Billy57-ish56George’s uncle, works at the Bailey Bldg and Loan, very forgetful
Tilly30s+51works at the Bailey Bldg and Loan
Ernie30s-40s37George’s friend, a cabdriver
Bert30s-40s31George’s friend, a police officer
Mr. Gower50s+31The town pharmacist
Harry Bailey30s29George’s younger brother
Violet Bick30s26Friend of George’s, has a crush on George
Reineman30s+15Mr. Potter’s assistant
Peter Bailey60s10George’s father
Ensemble30s+1-11various roles which may be doubled
Young George Bailey13-1453
Young Mary Hatch10-1219
Young Harry Bailey10-1210
Young Violet Bick10-129
Peter Bailey II13-1411George and Mary’s son, may be doubled with young George
Janie Bailey11-1211George and Mary’s daughter, may be doubled with young Violet
Tommy Bailey8-107George and Mary’s son, may be doubled with young Harry
Zuzu Bailey8-1012George and Mary’s daughter, may be doubled with young Mary

Auditions will be held at the


Located at 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough

Directions to SVP

Sunday, September 10th
at 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 13th

at 7:00 PM

Call Backs
To be announced, if necessary.

The show runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm
December 1st through December 17th.

*** A special matinee performance will also take place at 2 pm on Saturday, December 9th, in addition to the scheduled 8 pm performance. ***


Readings will be from the script. Sides will be available at auditions.
Yes, this production is very much like the movie.

Please bring a resume and a headshot, if you have them.
It is not necessary to come to both audition dates.

Actors of any age are welcome to audition but the actor will need to portray ages listed for characters.

The Director will schedule 2-3 rehearsals per week, Sunday – Wednesday,
based on best cast availability on the following dates: September 18 – November 30.
Not all cast will be called for all rehearsals in the beginning, as we work on individual scenes.

Please be prepared to list your potential rehearsal conflicts on your audition form.

** Rehearsals will be mandatory starting the week of November 12.

Rehearsals will be 7:15 – 9:15 pm, until mid-November, when they will likely go later.
All tech week rehearsals and all performances are mandatory, including Tech Sunday.

Please note that Tech Sunday is November 26, which is the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend.
Rehearsal will likely begin at 2 pm on Tech Sunday.

 Somerset Valley Players are committed to diverse, inclusive casting.  Non-descript roles are available to all performers, regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis.    

For further information call 908.369.7469