Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Dr. John Dolittle
A country animal doctor who can talk to animals. He is kind-hearted, good-natured, and loving.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Polynesia
Dolittle's large, brilliantly plumaged, 199-year-old, long-tailed, multi-lingual, Macaw parrot. She is able to speak English.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Matthew Mugg
The Irish cat's meat man. He is a good friend to Dolittle and helps take care of the house and garden while he is away.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Tommy Stubbins
An intelligent, bright-eyed local boy and Dolittle's assistant.
Gender: male
Age: 10 to 14
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: B3
General Bellowes
A local landowner and the magistrate to the Puddleby Court who is trying Dolittle.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 65
Emma Fairfax
Bellowes' niece, who is short-tempered like her uncle. She gets off on the wrong foot with Dolittle, but ends up defending him in court.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3
Albert Blossom
A rugged and pompous Yorkshire man, who owns a run-down touring circus.
Gender: male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Gertie Blossom
Albert's German wife, she helps him run the circus and is very money-oriented.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Straight Arrow
Dolittle's colleague who is the leader of Sea Star Island. He is very refined, majestic, elegant and highly educated.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 60
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Ensemble
Villagers; Circus Folk; Animals