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Sing Along With Santa presents Toy Shop Krismessy Mystery!

Steel Beam Theatre is seeking to cast 12 actors age 8-16 for their Winter youth show Sing Along With Santa presents Toy Shop Krismessy Mystery! Auditions start at 6 p.m. Monday, October 22, 2018, at the Steel Beam Theatre, located at 111 West Main Street St Charles, IL 60174. No appointment is necessary. Actors will be seen in the order that they arrive. A free parking garage is available on the South side of the building. You may enter the theatre on the Southside through the Plaza.

Actors age 8-16 auditioning will read sides from the script and should prepare a short song they know well to be sung acapella. Wear comfortable clothes that allow you to move easily. Please bring an acting resume if you have one and also a photo (a candid one is acceptable). Information sheets will be provided to fill out at the theatre for those who do not have a resume available. Please direct any questions to Lori Holm via email at

Rehearsals begin the week of November 5 and are held 1-2 times a week depending on availability of actors and necessity. You must be available for all rehearsals through the performances. Showtimes are: Saturday, December 15 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Sunday, December 16 at 10 a.m.

Sing Along With Santa show series is a beloved interactive event for the entire family to attend, and a much-anticipated show during the holiday season. Toy Shop Krismessy Mystery!, written by Lori Holm, is inspired by the Christmas song "Parade of the Tin Soldiers." One of Santa's wee elves, Waffles, has been given a special task to help Santa surprise Mrs. Claus! But something has gone terribly wrong and Mrs. Claus' gift is missing! Will Waffles and the toys fix things before time runs out and Santa arrives?!