Audition Notice: Just in the Nick of Time!

Villagers Theatre
is excited to announce
Auditions for its 2019 holiday KidsVill production
Just in the Nick of Time!
(A Detective Red Mistletoe Mystery)
by Linda Daugherty

Performances are scheduled for
Saturday, December 14 at 12:00 noon and 3:00pm
Sunday, December 15 at 12:00 noon
Saturday, December 21 at 12:00 noon and 3:00pm
Sunday, December 22 at 12:00 noon

Auditions will be held on Monday, October 14th, from 7:00-8:30 and Thursday, October 17th from 7:00 to 8:30pm.

All roles are open, except the role of Mr. Claus.

Sides will be provided at the audition.

Roles will be cast with children and adults; all auditioners from age 7 on up are encouraged to audition!

Just in the Nick of Time!
(A Detective Red Mistletoe Mystery)
Directed by Emily Russoniello
Stage Managed by Melissa Noble

In this Christmas Whodunit, ace detective Red Mistletoe is retained by the citizens of the North Pole to find Santa Claus, who has disappeared at the height of the season.  If losing Santa wasn’t enough, the heretofore colorful citizens are losing their Christmas spirit.  Could three suspicious new arrivals know anything about Santa’s whereabouts? Can Red save Santa in time to bring Christmas back to the children of the world?

RED MISTLETOE: Hard-boiled Bogart/Columbo type detective. (adult)

GIRL ELVES: Enthusiastic, energetic teenagers.

TOY TESTER ELVES: Athletic elves, athletic. (male or female, age 10+)

ELDER ELVES: The older generation. (age 7-15)

FRUITCAKE (VENDOR)Humbug’s Sidekick. Not too bright.(Male or Female, age 14+)

DOCTOR GREEN: Doctor at North Pole (for people and animals)(Male or Female, adult)

MRS. CLAUS: Santa’s wife.  Kind, sweet, a bit disorganized.  (adult)

GUMDROPS, SNOWFLAKE, CANDY CANE: Child, 7-10 years old.

TREE:  Age 10-18.

BOB HUMBUG:  Nasty and ill humored.  Dressed as Scrooge in nightshirt and cap. (Adult)

HOLLY WREATH:  Humbug’s attractive assistant. (Adult)


All those auditioning must agree to and sign the Villagers Liability/Photo Release Form found at:


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