Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Headmistress / Captain Ahab
The Headmistress is a stern and uptight ruler over the academy. Played in drag with fearless confidence. Doubles as Captain Ahab.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: F2
Ishmael
The story's narrator, she is a goody two-shoes who everyone picks on. An earnest, but nerdy, musician and student.
Gender: female
Age: 14 to 18
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Esta
A boy-crazy hussy and the smart aleck of the group. Doubles as Ahab's wife.
Gender: female
Age: 14 to 18
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Starbuck
The stern and strong girl that the others look up to. She is very Christian, upright and fair.
Gender: female
Age: 14 to 18
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Stubb
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Queequeg
The mystical, strange, savage harpooner who is tender and kind underneath it all. A cannibal of sorts.
Gender: female
Age: 14 to 18
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Elijah / Pierre / Janitor
As Elijah, a wacky, one-armed crew member of the Pequod who is a gossipmonger spreading rumors. Doublings include: Pierre and Janitor.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Father Mapple / Flask
As Mapple, a flamboyant, revival-type preacher. As Flask, a crew member on the Pequod who tries to steal Queequeg's money.
Gender: male
Age: 14 to 18
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Gardiner / Dagoo
As Gardiner, Captain of the Rachel with a penchant for classical comedy. Doubles as Dagoo.
Gender: male
Age: 14 to 18
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Coffin
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Pip
The school's puny security guard and cabin boy aboard the Pequod. He is smaller and weaker than the others.
Gender: male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Ensemble
Sailors; Shrunken Heads; Wives; Heathens; Ghosts