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The Milburn Stone Theatre, along with Director Daniel Combs and Artistic Director Andrew John Mitchell are excited to announce auditions for the December 2023 production of “Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play.”


Physical location for rehearsals and performances:

The Milburn Stone Theatre, Cecil College, One Seahawk Drive, North East MD 21901 | Box Office Phone Number: (410) 287-1037


Audition Dates:


There will be two auditions for Miracle on 34th Street. Monday, October 2nd and Thursday, October 5th, 2023. Auditions will take place between 6 - 9pm. Those auditioning can sign-up for a slot at after completing the form or can arrive and sign-up during the first hour of auditions. 


(Click here for a direct link to the audition form:




Callbacks for Holiday Inn will be held on Saturday, October 7th from 10am to 1pm, Callback notifications will be sent out by October 6th, 2023 at 5pm. 


Audition Preparation:


Please prepare a song (approx. 32 bars of music or less) in the style of the show. The Show consists of radio style jingles and jazzy, sometimes non-traditional versions of Christmas songs and carols. 

(You can listen to snippets cast recording of songs at: An accompanist will be provided so please bring sheet music for the accompanist to play. Performing with an accompanist is strongly preferred, but you may provide tracks if you do not have sheet music. 


Please note: Amplification will not be provided and playing backing tracks off of a cell phone (without proper additional amplification) is not a viable option.




Rehearsal for Miracle on 34th Street will begin in mid October. The schedule will be based on both performer and production staff availability, so please submit all known conflicts at the time of auditions. The Milburn Stone Theatre traditionally rehearses 2-3 times a week. Tech week for Miracle on 34th Street will be held Sunday, November 19th through Tuesday, November 21st and Monday, November 27th through Thursday, November 30th, no conflicts will be accepted for these tech dates.


Please note: Cecil College will be closed from Wednesday, November 22nd to Sunday, November 26th.


Performances for Miracle on 34th Street will begin on Friday, December 1st with performances on December 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th & 10th. Friday and Saturday night performances take place at 8pm and Sunday matinees take place at 2pm. There is the possibility of a school matinee on Friday, December 8th at 10am. Cast and crew will be notified on November 17th if the performance will not be held. 


There is also a possibility of an added matinee on Saturday, December 2nd or Saturday, December 9th at 2pm. Cast and crew will be notified on November 17th if the performance will not be held. 


Please note: The Milburn Stone Theatre is a community Theatre on a college campus, our productions are open to the entire community, not just Cecil College Students, Faculty and Staff. This production is non-paid/non-union


Character Breakdown:


All roles are available.  In addition, The Milburn Stone Theatre is committed to Cecil College’s principles of diversity, equity, and inclusivity, and encourages performers of all ethnicities, races, backgrounds, genders, and ages to audition but they will be performed as originally written. 


KRISTOFER VAN LISBERG as KRIS KRINGLE: Santa Claus. Singing optional* F3-E4


CORDELIA RAGSDALE as DORIS WALKER: Macy’s public relations expert. Alto/mezzo-soprano C4-C#5. (Also plays Mother, Girl, and Others.)


GRACIE DEMARCO as SUSAN WALKER: Her precocious daughter (Age 8). C4-C5


GRADY WILLIAMS as FRED GAILEY: Lawyer, looking for love and a miracle. Baritone/tenor Bb3-G4. (Also plays Alfred and Others.)


WALLACE AINSLEY as MALE CHARACTER ACTOR. Versatile. Baritone B3-E4. (Plays Drunken Santa, Shellhammer, Dr. Sawyer, Gimbel, R.H. Macy, Thomas Mara, Others.)


OLIVIA GLATT as FEMALE CHARACTER ACTOR. Versatile. Soprano C4-E5. (Plays Mortimer, 2nd Mother, Miss Prong, Dr. Pierce, Nurse, Charley, Mrs. Mara, Tommy, Others.)


ALEX MIALDO as ANNOUNCER and JUDGE. Plays keyboard (optional). Bass/baritone F2-E4


Additional Characters, played by the company:

DRUNKEN SANTA: Tight as a knot.


R.H. MACY: Owner of the department store.

ALFRED: Kris’ coworker.

SAWYER: Stuffy head of the personnel department.

MISS PRONG: His secretary.

MOTHER: Thick NY accent. Shopper.

MORTIMER: Her son. Wants toys.

GIRL: Also wants toys.

2ND MOTHER: Girl’s mum.

DR. PIERCE: Psychiatrist and friend to Kris.

GIMBEL: Owner of Gimbels, Macy’s hated rival.

NURSE: At Bellevue Hospital.

JUDGE: Hard as granite.

CHARLEY: Judge’s friend, an Irish priest.

THOMAS MARA: Prosecuting attorney.

MRS. MARA: His wife.

TOMMY: Their son.

POSTMAN: Jovial, knows the denizens of NYC well.



Setting: A radio studio in NYC, circa 1947, then NYC, same.


About Miracle on 34th Street:



DECEMBER 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 | Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm


Adapted from the 1947 Lux Radio Broadcast

by Lance Arthur Smith

Original Songs and Arrangements by Jon Lorenz


Radio Play Musical | Recommended for Ages 10+


When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way to the Supreme Court, and a little girl’s belief makes the difference in the ‘miracle.’ With live Foley effects and a score of holiday carols, Miracle on 34th Street is a beloved musical that will melt even the most cynical of hearts.


A MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: A LIVE MUSICAL RADIO PLAY is presented through special permission from Stage Rights/Broadway Licensing 


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