Ralph Parker (40+) – Adult main character, a colorful storyteller with a dry and ironic voice. This part is the narrator and needs to be able to memorize and deliver long monologues.Ralphie Parker (8-11) – Child main character, a bright, sometimes mischievous boy who is scheming to get everything he wants for Christmas! Not as many lines as Adult Ralph but a lot of stage time and acting.Mother (30-50) – Ralphie’s Mom, a woman trying to hold a household together but with a bit of a silly sense of humor and a lot of love.The Old Man (35-60) – Ralphie’s Dad, a typical 40’s man – hardworking, salt of the earth, and devoted to his family in his own quiet way.Randy Parker (6-9) – Ralphie’s younger brother, a mostly silent part but needs to be a silly outgoing boy who can whine, cry, pout, laugh, and do a mean piggy impression.Miss Sheilds (20+) – Ralphie’s teacher. A bit on the stern side.Flick (8-11) – Ralphie’s classmate and best friend. Perennially unlucky – gets his tongue stuck to a flagpole.Schwartz (8-11) – Ralphie’s classmate and best friend. His partner in crime.Esther Jane Alberry (8-11) – Ralphie’s classmate, has a crush on him.Helen Weathers (8-11) – Ralphie’s classmate, precocious and assertive.Scut Farkas (10-14) – Ralphie’s classmate and a bully.Extra Man (20+) – Plays several short roles including the voice of Santa Claus.